Items Tagged with 'Kent County'

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Needed: A state budget that supports infrastructure, talent and economic growth

May 31, 2019
West Michigan’s economy has been on the right track — earning the region national recognition for being a great place for businesses, entrepreneurs, jobs, millennials and families. Read More

Nonprofit giving students free eyeglasses

February 4, 2019
A nonprofit vision care provider is teaming up with a school district to give students free glasses. Read More

Ex-prosecutor sentenced to night in jail

December 20, 2018
| By AP
A former assistant prosecutor for Kent County has been sentenced to a night in jail for a 2016 crash that led to the firing of a police lieutenant and the suspension of two other officers accused of covering up the man's intoxication. Read More

Kent County hosting forums on strategic master plan

December 3, 2018
Kent County is holding three community forums to gain input from residents on the development of its strategic master plan. Read More

GVMC to identify funding needs

Number of road miles in Kent, Ottawa rated ‘good’ has declined from 481 in 2016 to 297 in 2018.

November 30, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The Grand Valley Metro Council has begun the planning process for the fiscal year 2020-23 Transportation Improvement Program. Read More

County spreads budget cheer

Medical examiner needs funds for 100 more opioid-related autopsies.

November 23, 2018
The proposed 2019 Kent County budget includes a $7.4 million increase and the addition of 36 jobs. Read More

Kent looks to drop marijuana charges

County prosecutor estimates there could be 400 cases to examine this year.

November 16, 2018
Kent County is in the process of deciphering which pending marijuana cases to dismiss, but that could take some time. Read More

Prosecutor likely to drop some pot cases

November 9, 2018
| By AP
Kent County’s prosecutor said he probably will drop pending marijuana cases that match the law recently passed by voters. Read More

Downtown government buildings getting $11M update

October 3, 2018
An $11-million project to update some infrastructure at government buildings downtown is beginning soon. Read More

Kent County appoints first female sheriff

September 28, 2018
Kent County has named its new sheriff. Read More