City Connection: Jennifer Kasper, interim director of Mobile GR, to join Rapidian program manager in the GRTV studio

Submitted 03-25-2024 under NONPROFITS

Watch live on GRTV's Facebook page and YouTube channel beginning at 4:00pm on Monday, April 1.


[Watch] Guiding Light is Opening a Women's Substance Abuse Recovery Program

Submitted 03-22-2024 under NONPROFITS

Thanks to the City of Grand Rapids, Guiding Light is just cleared the last hurdle to opening a dedicated women's, in-patient, long-term substance abuse treatment program offered at no financial cost to participants. Thank you so much for all the support!


Grand Rapids City Commission selects Bing Goei as Third Ward Commissioner

Submitted 03-19-2024 under NEWS

At Tuesday's Committee of the Whole meeting, the City Commission selected Bing Goei to fill the vacant Third Ward seat on the Commission.


City, SpartanNash to give out water to residents under Boil Water Advisory

Submitted 03-18-2024 under NEWS

SpartanNash and Grand Rapids distribute water Monday evening amid Boil Water Advisory after Sunday's main break.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Does Your Congregation Require a Financial Commitment for membership?

Submitted 03-17-2024 under OPINION

What financial investment (if any) is required to be a member of your congregation/religion?


Boil water advisory issued for Northeast Grand Rapids after water main break

Submitted 03-17-2024 under NEWS

Residents living east of US 131 and north of Hall Street in Grand Rapids are urged to boil water following a significant water main break impacting multiple districts. A public safety alert notifies residents of the disruption.


Local Artist Highlight: Jacob Wiseheart

Submitted 03-17-2024 under NONPROFITS

Avenue for the Arts interviews Jacob Wiseheart about his painting practice, his thoughts on the role of an artist, and his brand new studio space in downtown Grand Rapids. Interview by Pamela MacDougal


Resident Orientation to Resources Promotes Housing Stability

Submitted 03-12-2024 under NONPROFITS

Permanent Supportive Housing provided by Dwelling Place helps vulnerable people live and thrive in their community, leading to increased housing stability.


Ethics and Religion Talk: When Your Religion Impinges on My Religion

Submitted 03-11-2024 under OPINION

Would you encourage members of your community to do business, or attempt to do business, with businesses who fundamentally disagree with some aspect of their lives?


3 finalists vying for vacant Third Ward seat advance through second-round interviews

Submitted 03-06-2024 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids City Commission conducted a second round of interviews for the vacant Third Ward seat. Finalists Marshall Kilgore, Bing Goei and John Krajewski faced questions from Mayor Rosalynn Bliss and commissioners. The seat was emptied by Nathaniel Moody's resignation in December 2023.