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Mayor Heartwell responds to citizen concerns on police relations, street plowing, fracking

by (GRTV)

Submitted 02-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

Every month on the first Monday, Mayor Heartwell is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, The Rapidian's intern CeNique Yeldell asked the mayor his thoughts on the 12 point plan for our...

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Volunteers needed for annual Mayors' Grand River Cleanup

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-09-2014 under NEWS

Registration is now open for volunteers for the 11th annual Mayors' Grand River Cleanup presented by West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) on Saturday, September 20.  Staging will take place at Sixth Street Park promptly at 9 a...

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Mayor adresses sharing economy, elections live on City Connection

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Every month on the first Monday, Mayor Heartwell is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, on the eve of the primary elections, Mayor Heartwell talked about what's on our local ballots. He also...

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WMEAC honors Mayor Heartwell with first Environmental Legacy Award

by (jwiegand08)

Submitted 04-28-2014 under NEWS

The West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) hosted their Second Annual Earth Day Celebration on Wednesday, April 23 at the Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park. The event brought together environmental advocates, community leaders...

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Mayor answers citizen questions on City Connection

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-07-2014 under NONPROFITS

Every month, the mayor is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, intern Hayley Gryzch asked the mayor about possible changes to free parking at meters downtown on weekends. On Monday, April 7...

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Mayor to answer citizen questions about new police chief tonight on City Connection

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

UPDATE: City Connection has been postponed until April 7. Every month, the mayor is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, in light of the current search for a new police chief,...

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Mayor to answer citizen questions on eve of elections

by (Holly)

Submitted 11-01-2013 under NEWS

Monday night at 5:00 p.m., Mayor Heartwell answered questions from local citizens in his monthly call-in show on GRTV (and streamed live here on The Rapidian!) "City Connection."  Each month, you can add your own questions for City Connection...

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City officials take voluntary pay cuts

by (NicoleGR)

Submitted 10-07-2013 under NEWS

Much has changed since 2010 in our local government. In 2010, there was an operating deficit of $33 million. Local officials knew action must be taken and started to look for ways to bring down costs. City Manager Gregory Sundstrom created a plan...

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Grand Rapids leaders launch Yes! GR Parks campaign

by (NicoleGR)

Submitted 09-16-2013 under NEWS

On September 6, Grand Rapids citizens stood in an abandoned splash pool in Cherry Park to hear about the Yes! GR Parks campaign. The proposal to improve parks and implement a new property tax will appear on the ballot November 5. This tax includes a...

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Commissioner White answers citizen questions on City Connection

by (GRTV)

Submitted 05-05-2013 under NONPROFITS

Got a question for our city officials? Ask it every month on City Connection!  Monday evening at 5:00, City Commissioner James B. White answered questions from local citizens on the monthly call-in show on GRTV, archived right here on The...

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