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Thinking outside the ballot box

by (Dwelling Place)

Submitted 05-01-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

In early April at the Herkimer Community Room, Dwelling Place residents played a very interesting game of bingo. Voting Bingo is not played with letters and it’s not played with numbers. However, the competition was just as intense. It’s...

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What cities lose when plagued by low voter turnout

by (alexandersinn)

Submitted 02-02-2016 under OPINION

Voters in the Grand Rapids area decided vital issues close to home in the last local election election, which included ballot proposals for millions of dollars to improve the quality of public schools as well as new candidates for local office. That...

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Grand Rapids leaders launch Yes! GR Parks campaign

by (NicoleGR)

Submitted 09-16-2013 under NEWS

On September 6, Grand Rapids citizens stood in an abandoned splash pool in Cherry Park to hear about the Yes! GR Parks campaign. The proposal to improve parks and implement a new property tax will appear on the ballot November 5. This tax includes a...

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