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Community Updates: Friday, Mar. 25

Submitted 03-25-2022 under NEWS

GRFD is asking for help with information about a suspicious fire; the Heritage Hill Tour of Homes returns after two years; GRFD plans a renaming ceremony for the current Franklin Street Fire Station; and more

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Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 9

Submitted 12-09-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Schools extends mask mandate through end of school year; World of Winter Festival returns to downtown Grand Rapids next month; and WYCE bringing back Jammie Awards in Feb.

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Community updates: Wednesday, Dec. 1

Submitted 12-01-2021 under NEWS

ArtPrize returns to annual format; City of Grand Rapids accepting new Neighborhood Match Fund entries.

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Community updates: Wednesday, Nov. 24

Submitted 11-24-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids adding eco-friendly vehicles to operations; Kent County leaders approve 2022 budget; and LaughFest returns for in-person 2022 festival.

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Community updates: Friday, Nov. 12

Submitted 11-12-2021 under NEWS

Mel Trotter Ministries, partners to expand winter shelter services for unhoused residents; GRCC, city to host training for local chefs to help after disasters; and Grand Rapids Public Schools seeking feedback on mask mandate.

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Grand Rapids Police Receive $120,000 Grant

Submitted 11-08-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids passes a resolution granting the Police Department $120,000 from the US Department of Justice.

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Community updates: Thursday, Nov. 4

Submitted 11-04-2021 under NEWS

Kent County starts COVID-19 vaccinations for kids ages 5-11; Blandford Nature Center hosting fall Nature Makers Market this month; and Gov. Whitmer signs bill repealing Michigan's 'tampon tax.'

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Community updates: Friday, Oct. 22

Submitted 10-22-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids extends outdoor 'social zones' through Nov. 2022; 10-digit dialing requirement for West Michigan starts Sunday; and Grand Rapids Public Museum seeking support for renovation of Spillman Carousel.

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Finding Her Voice: Gabriella de la Vega is a connector through the Community Media Center

Submitted 10-20-2021 under NEWS

Gabriella de la Vega has found her community voice through the Community Media Center. Now she wants to help others tell their stories.

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Community updates: Friday, Oct. 15

Submitted 10-15-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids renames streets for Martin Luther King Jr., César Chávez; Kent County coalition seeking help for local Afghan refugees.

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