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City to accept applications for Neighborhood Match Fund projects in June

by (AlaynnaDressler)

Submitted 05-30-2024 under NEWS

Applications will be accepted in June for Neighborhood Match Fund (NMF) projects taking place between September 2024 and February 2025, the City of Grand Rapids announced in a press release Thursday.   Contracts ranging from $500 to $5,000...

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Trump visits Grand Rapids touting anti-immigration rhetoric, protesters say he is 'weaponizing tragedy'

by (allisondonahue)

Submitted 04-02-2024 under NEWS

Conflicting voices clashed at the intersection of Lyon Street and Monroe Avenue Tuesday afternoon in anticipation and tension surrounding former President Donald Trump's scheduled appearance at DeVos Place Convention Center. Proponents of Trump...

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GRCC Men's Basketball Looks to Bounce Back After 3-3 Start

by (Justin Mills)

Submitted 11-15-2023 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Community College men's basketball team, led by second-year head coach Joe Fox, is back on the courts this season with a 3-3 start.  With challenging games ahead in the coming weeks, the team aims to capitalize on the...

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Community Updates: Friday, July 28

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-28-2023 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids Seeks Proposals for Third Set of PBGR Community Improvement Projects On Thursday, July 27, the City of Grand Rapids sent out a press release to announce that it has put out a request for proposals (RFPs) for the third set of...

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Community Updates: Friday, June 16

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-16-2023 under NEWS

Grand Rapids City Commission Hosts "Commission Night Out" Meeting in GR's Third Ward On Tuesday, the Grand Rapids City Commission was at the Gerald R. Ford Academic Center (in the Third Ward) for the second Commission Night Out meeting of the...

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Community Updates: Friday, May 19

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-19-2023 under NEWS

Kent County Prosecutor Announces Charging Decision in Case of Seven-Year-Old Student Who Brought Unloaded Firearm to Cesar E. Chavez Elementary  On Wednesday, May 3, security personnel at Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School in Grand Rapids...

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Clean Your Heart(side) Out!

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 04-20-2023 under NONPROFITS

“People see the historic buildings, they see all different types of people, and they’re not quite sure what they’re looking at – we who work in the neighborhood space are constantly thinking of the 4,000+ residents, and how...

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Celebrating the Youth of the Year 2023

by (bgcgrandrapids)

Submitted 03-24-2023 under NONPROFITS

On Wednesday, March 8th, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids held their highly anticipated annual Youth of the Year Luncheon, presented by Lake Michigan Credit Union, at the Steil Club. The event was a celebration of our community’...

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Body, Mind, & Solstice event comes to Creston Heights 3/25/2023

by (scott warren)

Submitted 03-12-2023 under LOCAL LIFE

The Body, Mind & Solstice event is a community event located in the Creston Neighborhood of Grand Rapids MI, showcasing a wide variety of experts, educators, and resources within our community that are focused on empowering people towards the...

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Everyday Community Leaders

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 01-30-2023 under NONPROFITS

“I think of the problems that we have in society – if we want them to change, we have to be the ones to change them. It’s not like someone else is going to change things for you.” Every year, dozens of residents are...

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