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Community updates: Wednesday, Nov. 25

Submitted 11-25-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids, partners launch #SupportOurGRBiz challenge; New City Neighbors partners with GVSU to expand educational farm; and MDHHS issues Thanksgiving guidance for vulnerable populations.


Ethics and Religion Talk - Exposé on Adultery

Submitted 11-23-2020 under OPINION

From Harry, in Sydney, Australia: “A good friend who is also a talented and award winning journalist has, in an article, exposed the extra marital affairs of a politician. ... What are the moral ramifications of such an exposé?”


In Season Report: November 21, 2020

Submitted 11-20-2020 under NONPROFITS

Skip the long lines at the grocery store and grab all your holiday meal needs this weekend at our open-air market!


Community updates: Thursday, Nov. 19

Submitted 11-19-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids launches small business grant program, announces temporary service adjustments; Kent County awards violence prevention grants to local nonprofits; Grand Rapids Public Museum makes Collections images public domain; and more.


Local observatory sees steady turnout, interest in 2020 with in-person, online astronomy events

Submitted 11-18-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Amid this year’s fluctuating restrictions on social activities in response to the pandemic, Lowell's Veen Observatory was able to stay open to the public for much of the summer and fall months.


Ethics and Religion Talk - What is the Meaning of My Soul, part 2

Submitted 11-16-2020 under OPINION

Vaughn asks, “What is the meaning given to your soul in life?”


In Season Report: November 14, 2020

Submitted 11-13-2020 under NONPROFITS

Thanksgiving is just TWO weeks away! Come down to the market and get all your holiday meal essentials. Shop from over 40 vendors this week offering a variety fresh local produce and food products!


Community updates: Thursday, Nov. 12

Submitted 11-12-2020 under NEWS

Kent County’s COVID-19 case growth continues upward trend; Kent District Library returning to curbside, online services only; and Grand Rapids Public Library announces Kyd Kane as city’s new Poet Laureate.


City commissioners to vote on funding for ShotSpotter in Grand Rapids, as resident input continues

Submitted 11-11-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

If approved, the gunshot detection system would encompass a three square-mile radius on the city’s southeast side and a one square-mile radius on its northwest side.


Architecture Association Names 2020 Award Winners

Submitted 11-11-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Chapter of the American Institute of Architects celebrated several Architects, Firms, Projects and individual Honorees during its 2020 Honor Awards Celebration Live Broadcast.