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City ordinance would allow eateries more freedom to operate on public property downtown.
There’s now heavy legal energy moving behind Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss’s dream of having more food trucks in the downtown area. Read More
Are aid efforts backfiring?
Matt Hanlon thinks Grand Rapids can do better. Read More
Sheriff’s department, GR police will test behavioral health program for one year.
July 15, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Amid the heated and complex national conversation surrounding the deaths of Philando Castile, Alton Sterling and five police officers in Dallas, some West Michigan police will get help coping with a tough job that seems to be getting tougher. Read More
First one burned to the ground and was then rebuilt.
The CrossFit label is spreading in Grand Rapids. Read More
Builders will have easier access to state agencies.
Michigan has become the first state to fully implement the new Accela Inc. technology plan. The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs recently announced that plans can be submitted to the Bureau of Construction Codes through a new Accela e-PlanCheck progam. Read More
Panel discusses city’s strengths at annual meeting of lieutenant governors.
Local stakeholders got a chance to tell the country’s lieutenant governors how grand Grand Rapids is. Read More