Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, Kent County leaders call for using COVID-19 relief funds toward anti-violence resources

by (Brett)

Submitted 09-04-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

A coalition of community leaders are calling for more resources to address Kent County's recent rise in shootings and thefts, which they say is directly tied to the pandemic. In a September 1 press conference organized by Grand Rapids Second...

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In Season Report: September 5, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 09-04-2020 under NONPROFITS

Happy Labor Day Weekend! We hope you all are able to take a break and relax this weekend before life starts to pick-up again. With school starting and people getting back to a, somewhat, regular schedule, it is good to take a moment and just enjoy...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-03-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer reopens Michigan gyms, allows organized sports to resume Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued executive orders Thursday reopening gyms and pools and allowing organized sports to resume across Michigan. Gyms and pools may begin to reopen for...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Sept. 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-01-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre launches Drive-In Live Theatre Series Grand Rapids Civic Theatre (GRCT) is launching a Drive-In Live Theatre Series, it announced Tuesday. The series will take place at the DeltaPlex Arena's parking lot and run...

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Community updates: Friday, Aug. 28

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-28-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports slight increase in county’s COVID-19 case growth, raises awareness about mosquito-borne diseases Kent Conty's rate of new COVID-19 cases has increased slightly over the last week, the Kent County...

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In Season Report: August 29, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-28-2020 under NONPROFITS

Join us tomorrow for another chance at purchasing peak season produce. Blueberries and peaches will soon be off the market so be sure to get here before your favorite products are gone for the season! Try your hand at canning this season and pick up...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Aug. 25

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-25-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids’ police oversight department gives update on draft strategic plan, improved policing report Grand Rapids' year-old Office of Oversight and Public Accountability (OPA) gave an update to city commissioners on Tuesday, which...

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In Season Report: August 22, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-21-2020 under NONPROFITS

Blueberries, nectarines, peaches, plums, beans and so many other delicious produce can be found at the market during peak season. Join us tomorrow for another chance at stocking up for the winter! Be sure to get here before your favorite products...

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Community updates: Thursday, Aug. 20

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-20-2020 under NEWS

Kent County’s COVID-19 case growth continues downward trend About 32 new COVID-19 cases per day are now being reported in Kent County, a weekly average that continues the county's downward case trend over the last two weeks. In the Kent...

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2020 census enters home stretch with Grand Rapids' turnout goal still to be reached

by (Brett)

Submitted 08-20-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Just under six weeks remain to get counted in the 2020 census, after the U.S. Census Bureau shortened the deadline this month to September 30. That’s a month earlier than planned, as the deadline was originally October 31. Census officials...

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