West Michigan

Community updates: Wednesday, June 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-03-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids extends state of civil emergency, takes action to improve police-community relations Continuing to respond to weekend rioting and lasting anger over nationwide police brutality, Grand Rapids leaders extended the city’s...

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Community updates: Monday, June 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-01-2020 under NEWS

Peaceful protests of George Floyd death return before Grand Rapids curfew "I hear you. I've been hearing you. Black lives matter," Grand Rapids Police Chief Eric Payne told protesters hours before the city’s curfew kicked back in...

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Community updates: Friday, May 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-29-2020 under NEWS

Shared in this May 29 update are developments relevant to local life from the Grand Rapids Police Department, City of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Kids, and Michigan Secretary of State.   Grand Rapids Police Department issues statement on George...

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In Season Report: May 30, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 05-29-2020 under NONPROFITS

We are one month into Main Season Market and we couldn’t be more grateful to remain open! Join us for another great weekend and shop for all your local food needs. Shopping at the market during the pandemic brings you peace of mind about where...

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Community updates: Wednesday, May 27

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-27-2020 under NEWS

Shared in this May 27 update are civic, economic, and public health developments impacting Grand Rapids residents from the State of Michigan, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., and Avenue for the Arts.   State of Michigan launches MI Safe Start Map...

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Community updates: Friday, May 22

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-22-2020 under NEWS

Shared in this May 22 update are public health, civic, and economic developments impacting West Michiganders from the Kent County Health Department, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the City of Grand Rapids, and The Rapid.   Kent County Health Department...

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In Season Report: May 23, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 05-22-2020 under NONPROFITS

Enjoy the fresh air and sunshine as you shop from a large selection of fresh Michigan produce and farm products! 40 vendors will be attending this Saturday at our open-air market! Come support the local food community during this time of need. The...

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When Crisis Mode Becomes the Norm: Interrupting a System of Emergency with a System of Justice

by (Access of West ...)

Submitted 05-21-2020 under NONPROFITS

West Michigan is known for its deeply rooted and abundant philanthropy. In the food access sector we have hundreds of non-profits, churches, and agencies working to address hunger and food insecurity via an emergency charity food system that is now...

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Community updates: Wednesday, May 20

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-20-2020 under NEWS

Shared in this May 20 update are civic, economic, and public health developments impacting Grand Rapids life from the City of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Community College, Fulton Street Farmers Market, and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.   City of Grand...

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Community updates: Monday, May 18

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-18-2020 under NEWS

With the growth rate curve of coronavirus cases and deaths continuing to slowly flatten statewide and across Kent County, the gradual reopening of economic and social life for West Michiganders continues to follow in response. Shared in this May 18...

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