City of Grand Rapids

Community Updates: Friday, November 18

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-18-2022 under NEWS

Camp Curious and Other Holiday Exhibits, Activities Return to the Grand Rapids Public Museum As the holiday season approaches and parents prepare for their students' upcoming winter breaks, the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) has...

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Community Updates: Friday, November 11

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-11-2022 under NEWS

Kent County Encourages Residents to Ensure Their Pets' Safety as Cold Weather Approaches As autumn begins to wind down and the weather grows increasingly colder, the KCSO Animal Control Division and the Kent County Animal Shelter are encouraging...

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Community Updates: Friday, October 28

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-28-2022 under NEWS

SAFE Task Force to Host "Pitch and Highlight Night" in November The SAFE Task Force has announced that it will be holding a "Pitch and Highlight Night" at the Grand Rapids Center for Community Transformation on Wednesday,...

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Community Updates: Friday, October 7

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-07-2022 under NEWS

First City Commission Meeting of October Takes Place at City Hall on Tuesday On Tuesday, the Grand Rapids City Commission held the first of its October meetings at City Hall. The meeting began with the usual roll call and Pledge of Allegiance before...

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City Connection: Second Ward Commissioner Joe Jones and City Manager Mark Washington discuss city budget

by (GRTV)

Submitted 06-06-2022 under NEWS

On Monday, June 6, Second Ward Commissioner Joe Jones will be joined by City Manager Mark Washington for this month's episode of City Connection. The two will discuss the new budget for the City of Grand Rapids, which has just wrapped up a...

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Community updates: Wednesday, Dec. 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-01-2021 under NEWS

ArtPrize returns to annual format ArtPrize will be back in 2022—along with its original every-year schedule, it announced Tuesday. Next year’s return of the Grand Rapids-based international art competition marks the first time ArtPrize...

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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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Community updates: Friday, Nov. 12

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-12-2021 under NEWS

Mel Trotter Ministries, partners to expand winter shelter services for unhoused residents Grand Rapids city commissioners on Tuesday approved a $330,000 agreement with Mel Trotter Ministries (MTM) to expand winter shelter services for unhoused...

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Community updates: Friday, Oct. 22

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-22-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids extends outdoor 'social zones' through Nov. 2022 Grand Rapids’ outdoor dining “social zones” will remain active through Nov. 1, 2022, after city commissioners unanimously approved their extension last...

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Community updates: Friday, Oct. 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-15-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids renames streets for Martin Luther King Jr., César Chávez Grand Rapids city commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved the renaming of two major city streets in honor of civil rights icons Martin Luther King Jr. and César E. Chávez....

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