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Community updates: Tuesday, August 11

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-11-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Police Department releases draft strategic plan to improve policing Grand Rapids Police Department's (GRPD) Chief Eric Payne released a draft of the department's three-year strategic plan on Friday, which aims to improve police-...

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In Season Report: August 8, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-07-2020 under NONPROFITS

The market is filled with colorful fruits and veggies right now and we could not be more grateful for its beauty. Nectarines, peaches, plums, beans and so much wonderful produce is popping up at the market. Join us tomorrow for another FULL market...

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Community updates: Thursday, August 6

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-06-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports continued flattening of Kent County’s COVID-19 case growth Kent County’s rate of new COVID-19 cases has remained flat over the last week, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) reported on...

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Community updates: Tuesday, August 4

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-04-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer strengthens enforcement of Michigan face covering, capacity orders Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive directive on Tuesday to ensure enforcement of her COVID-19 response orders, including Michigan's face covering requirement...

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Community updates: Saturday, August 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-01-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Police Department addresses city’s recent gun violence Grand Rapids Police Department's (GRPD) Chief Eric Payne addressed Grand Rapids' rise in gun violence and homicides this year on Friday, affirming that the department...

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In Season Report: August 1, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-31-2020 under NONPROFITS

Why is it that February, March and April felt like three years and May, June and July felt like three weeks?! Although the seasons go quickly, they do not go unappreciated. The market is full of color right now and we could not be more grateful for...

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Community updates: Wednesday, July 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-29-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer limits indoor gatherings to 10 people, closes indoor bar service across Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued executive orders on Wednesday limiting Michigan's indoor gatherings to 10 people and closing indoor bar service across all...

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Community updates: Monday, July 27

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-27-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Schools starting school year online-only for first nine weeks Grand Rapids Public Schools’ (GRPS) Superintendent, Leadriane Roby, announced on Monday that the school district plans to start the 2020-21 school year online-...

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Grand Rapids independent venues join day of action to support federal aid for endangered venues

by (Community Media...)

Submitted 07-27-2020 under NEWS

Nine of Grand Rapids’ independent entertainment venues have joined the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) and other Michigan venues for a day of action that supports two federal bills ensuring the venues’ survival. Taking...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What did Clergy do during the Pandemic?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 07-27-2020 under OPINION

The Rev. Rachel J. Bahr, pastor of Plymouth UCC, responds: “I’ve learned an incredible amount about digital film production and editing. The value of a good mic, and green screen. As many went down the sourdough starter hole, I’ve...

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