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Community Updates: Friday, July 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-29-2022 under NEWS

Several Committee/Commission Meetings Take Place in Grand Rapids on Tuesday On Tuesday, July 26, city leadership gathered at City Hall for a day full of meetings. In the morning, Mayor Bliss, City Manager Mark Washington, and members of the City...

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Community Updates: Friday, May 27

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-27-2022 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum and the OBON Society Work Together to Return a Japanese Soldier's "Good Luck Flag" to His Family Among the thousands of artifacts in the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s collections, there are three...

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Community Updates: Friday, May 13

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-13-2022 under NEWS

Grand Rapids City Commission Meeting Interrupted by Protestors Tuesday night's City Commission meeting was adjourned prematurely due to disruptions by protestors. At first, the meeting progressed as usual -- with the reciting of the Pledge of...

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Community updates: Wednesday, Nov. 24

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-24-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids adding eco-friendly vehicles to operations The City of Grand Rapids has accepted a state-awarded grant helping it to reach 90 eco-friendly vehicles in its operations—aiming to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by up to...

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Grand Rapids Police Receive $120,000 Grant

by (benbrushaber)

Submitted 11-08-2021 under NEWS

The City of Grand Rapids passed a resolution granting the Police Department  $120,000 from the US Department of Justice. The grant is part of a larger, $33 million attempt to advance community policing efforts across the country. Grand Rapids...

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Community updates: Friday, Oct. 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-01-2021 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department offering COVID-19 vaccine boosters The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) is now offering booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to eligible people, it announced this week. Effective since Tuesday, the boosters...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 16

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-16-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids creates Affordable Housing Fund The Grand Rapids City Commission established an Affordable Housing Fund on Tuesday, aiming to address racial and ethnic disparities in housing in Grand Rapids. The fund was six years in the making...

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Community updates: Thursday, July 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-15-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Urban League selected to lead Cure Violence in Grand Rapids The Grand Rapids Urban League (GRUL) has been unanimously selected by the Grand Rapids City Commission to lead the Cure Violence program in the city, the City of Grand Rapids...

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Community updates: Thursday, July 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-08-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids resuming in-person government meetings next week The City of Grand Rapids is resuming in-person government meetings starting July 13, it announced Thursday. The meetings had been held virtually since March 2020, in...

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Community updates: Thursday, May 20

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-20-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids leaders approve 2022 budget Grand Rapids city commissioners approved a $546 million city budget for 2021-2022 on Thursday, maintaining current service levels and aiding in economic recovery. Presented by the City of Grand Rapids as a...

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