Street Talk

A casual, and sometimes cutting, roundup of what's being said around town.


Street Talk: Safe at home

Name game.

August 10, 2018
Not every question on last Tuesday’s ballots involved two or more candidates seeking public office. Read More

Street Talk: On the road to cybersecurity

The other shoe.

August 3, 2018
A new Michigan high school curriculum focused on automotive cybersecurity training will be piloted this fall. Read More

Street Talk: ICE price not nice

Contamination cost.

July 27, 2018
Several Kent County commissioners called for action after dozens of protestors spoke against the local presence of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Read More

Street Talk: Education is good policy

Eyes have it.

July 20, 2018
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Michigan might have something to learn from Florida. Read More

Street Talk: Trade war casualties

Bing out.

July 13, 2018
As U.S. job cuts rise year over year, one firm is looking in the direction of the White House. Read More

Street Talk: International bridge construction closer

Social storm.

July 6, 2018
Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority made several announcements July 5 regarding construction and design of the new Gordie Howe International Bridge. Read More

Street Talk: Handling the heat

Amending grievances.

June 29, 2018
About 100 protesters joined the Kent County Board of Commissioners meeting June 28 to protest the county’s contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Read More

Street Talk: Completely sustainable

Civic duty.

June 22, 2018
A nonprofit that promotes sustainable business looks like it will remain sustainable. Read More

Street Talk: Leaders of the club

Read all about it.

June 15, 2018
The region will celebrate its business prowess this week while handing out some awards along the way. Read More

Street Talk: Addressing serious issues

Neighborly advice.

June 8, 2018
Battle Creek-based W.K. Kellogg Foundation announced a $10-million investment to establish a Battle Creek Small Business Loan Fund. Read More