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Community updates: Thursday, Aug. 20

Submitted 08-20-2020 under NEWS

Kent County’s COVID-19 case growth continues downward trend; City of Grand Rapids shares more details about month-long "The Bridge GR" event happening this fall; and The Rapid transitions to fall service schedule on August 31.

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2020 census enters home stretch with Grand Rapids' turnout goal still to be reached

Submitted 08-20-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Some neighborhoods in the city have lower response rates than others. Much of the southwest side and neighborhoods along US 131 have rates closer to 50 percent.

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Community updates: Tuesday, Aug. 18

Submitted 08-18-2020 under NEWS

MHSAA moves Michigan high school football to spring; Grand Rapids' Blue Bridge getting upgraded lighting system; Vertigo Music record store reopens downtown; Greater Grand Rapids Women's History Council hosting downtown event to celebrate 19th Amendment; and more.

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Community updates: Thursday, Aug. 13

Submitted 08-13-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports decline in county’s new COVID-19 cases, urges face covering use for younger students; Grand Rapids coalition developing month-long "The Bridge" event as alternative to now-canceled ArtPrize 2020; and more.

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Community updates: Tuesday, Aug. 11

Submitted 08-11-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Police Department releases draft strategic plan to improve policing; Grand Rapids Public Schools announces more details about its online-only learning plan for school's return; and alleyways in downtown Grand Rapids named, given street signage to honor local women leaders.

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Community updates: Thursday, Aug. 6

Submitted 08-06-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports continued flattening of Kent County’s COVID-19 case growth; Grand Rapids' autonomous vehicles receive national recognition for local government innovation; Celebration Cinema bringing pop-up drive-in theater to Grand Rapids; and more.

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Community updates: Tuesday, Aug. 4

Submitted 08-04-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer strengthens enforcement of Michigan face covering, capacity orders; Grand Rapids Public Schools hosting virtual town hall on distance learning plan; Rad Women Walking Tours return to downtown Grand Rapids; and more.

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Community updates: Saturday, Aug. 1

Submitted 08-01-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Police Department addresses city’s recent gun violence; State of Michigan launches online hub to help Michiganders learn new job skills amid economic strains; and Grand Rapids Symphony launches Sidewalk Serenades concert program.

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Community updates: Wednesday, July 29

Submitted 07-29-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer limits indoor gatherings to 10 people, closes indoor bar service across Michigan; Grand Rapids nears August 4 primary elections; and The Rapid implementing fare payment changes on August 1.

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Community updates: Monday, July 27

Submitted 07-27-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Schools starting school year online-only for first nine weeks; Grand Rapids Community College extends fall tuition due date, reduces parking fees to help students during pandemic; and more.

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