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Items Tagged with 'George Heartwell'
There is nothing better for sparking the “revitalization of a city than having people live downtown,” says Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell. Read More
Gov. Rick Snyder’s budget proposal for FY2015 sounds like maybe the state, at long last, will loosen the purse strings and share some funds with GR — which would be great for fixing Furniture City’s streets that are now more pothole than pavement. Read More
Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell focused on five capital-intensive demands in his State of the City address Saturday, “any one of which could sink us, and none of which could be accomplished without additional resources.” Read More
In his July 24 speech in Galesburg, Ill., President Barack Obama laid out his economic vision for America. Read More
Last week’s unprecedented 1,500-volunteer sandbag effort in support of the city of Grand Rapids’ Environmental Services Department was essentially organized over the course of a one-story stair climb following Mayor George Heartwell’s first emergency press conference at City Hall, and later deployed from the back of a speaker hall. Read More