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Mayor Heartwell says farewell to his role as Grand Rapids mayor

by (Mayor George K....)

Submitted 12-29-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Dear Rapidian readers,   This is my “swan song” letter, as I prepare to leave office after 12 years as Mayor of Grand Rapids and eight years before that as Third Ward City Commissioner. I leave office deeply satisfied at the direction Grand...

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Mayoral Candidate Spotlight:John George

by (Jhodges)

Submitted 07-27-2015 under NEWS

John George considers himself an average citizen, outside of the normal political groups that dominate our city. An electrical engineer by trade, John George decided to run for mayor because of one issue, fluoride in drinking water. While Grand...

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