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Impacted by last summer's severe weather? You may be eligible for financial assistance

Submitted 03-26-2024 under NEWS

Five months after severe weather and tornadoes swept through parts of Michigan's lower peninsula, aid is available to impacted residents of Grand Rapids and Kent County.


36th Annual Fair Housing Workshop Series - Fair Housing: The Bridge to Welcoming, Equitable Communities

Submitted 03-25-2024 under NONPROFITS

The FHCWM is hosting the 36th Annual Fair Housing Workshop Series held at DeVos Place on April 18, 2024. The event will begin at 8am for check-in, networking, & light breakfast with the program beginning at 8:45am. There is a choice of 1 of 3 workshops that will begin at 9:30am.


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.