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Refugees are a blessing, not a burden

Submitted 06-18-2021 under OPINION

Refugees bring blessings to Grand Rapids

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Community updates: Tuesday, June 15

Submitted 06-15-2021 under NEWS

Movies in the Park series returns to Grand Rapids this Friday; The Right Place launches online Diverse Business Directory; and city pools and splash pads now open.

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Community updates: Thursday, June 10

Submitted 06-10-2021 under NEWS

Heritage Hill hosting Garden Tour, Pleasant Park Marketplace on June 19; Fulton Street Artisans Market opening day this Sunday; and Grand Rapids Public Library kicking off adult summer reading program.

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Community updates: Friday, June 4

Submitted 06-04-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids expands micromobility pilot with electric assist bikes; Kent County expands Chief Hazy Cloud Park to nearly 400-acre natural preserve; and local YMCAs to host Healthy Kids Day events on Saturday.

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Community updates: Friday, May 28

Submitted 05-28-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Library expanding branch hours; Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation kicking off summer outdoor fitness classes; and Michigan loosens COVID-19 workplace rules.

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Community updates: Thursday, May 20

Submitted 05-20-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids leaders approve 2022 budget; Gov. Whitmer announces lifted outdoor capacity limits in June, no indoor limits in July; and Uptown Grand Rapids continues beautification projects for east side business districts.

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Community updates: Thursday, May 13

Submitted 05-13-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids receives $75K grant for local Indigenous art along Grand River; ArtPrize shifts away from traditional public vote for 2021 event; and qualifying households now eligible for federally-funded discounts on internet service.

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Community updates: Thursday, April 29

Submitted 04-29-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids releases proposed 2022 budget plan; The Rapid switching to summer service schedule; Gov. Whitmer announces 'MI Vacc to Normal' plan for relaxing state’s COVID-19 restrictions; and more.

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Community updates: Friday, April 23

Submitted 04-23-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids park improvements continue through millage investments, leveraged funding; artist registration opens for ArtPrize 2021; MDHHS extends epidemic order, expands face covering requirement to kids age two and up; and more.

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Passing the Mic: Grand Rapids Buddhist Temple's Rev. Yong Su answers, "Has there been any aspect of your faith that you've changed your perspective on over this pandemic?"

Submitted 04-16-2021 under VOICES

Rev. Yong Su, Buddhist practitioner, responds to Muneeba Khan, Islamic practitioner.

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