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Expect Your Water Bill To Increase Next Year
If you live in Grand Rapids, Kentwood, Walker, Cascade Township, Grand Rapids Township and Tallmadge Township, you may see an increase in your water bill next year, according to WZZM.
It doesn’t seem to be that huge of a hike, but still… city commissioners say that after they received th…
People Doing Good: 10 Year Old Gathers Blankets For Homeless
This is a great story!  A 10 year old from Grand Rapids is doing something to make sure our homeless population is a bit warmer.
Ayden Quimby is 10 years old and he’s collecting blankets for the homeless.  He calls it 'The Ayden Project 2016' and according to WOODTV he puts …
Numbers Were Down For 2nd #NotMyPresident Rally
After 2000 people marched through the streets Thursday night for the #NotMyPresident protest, only about 500 people showed up to the second rally Saturday Night.
According to WOODTV,  people unhappy with the election results exercised their first amendment right by carryings signs that said &ldq…
Election Day Info You Might Need For Tuesday
Tuesday is finally Election Day!  After Tuesday, we’ll no longer have to watch political ads, thank goodness!!  Officials around the state have reported more absentee ballots being returned all ready this year in comparison to the 2012 election...
Power Restored To Northeast Side Of Grand Rapids
Just over 4,500 Consumers Energy customers woke up Sunday morning to their power being out.
Why?  Because a squirrel thought it had found affordable housing near downtown and jumped into a substation.  Like most of us, when you think you’ve found that perfect place, downtown adjacent,…
What’s Happening To 50 Monroe Downtown Grand Rapids
If you’ve been downtown Grand Rapids recently, you may have noticed construction or possibly demolition on the old Huntington Bank building (now known as just 50 Monroe.)
The building happens to also be the home to Townsquare Media (Channel 95...
Meijer Announces They’re Eliminating Plus Size Sections
Meijer just announced they are doing away with their plus-size departments in their stores.
Starting early 2017, in all 230 stores, Meijer will integrate plus sizes with the straight sizes in their women’s and misses section.
By putting all sizes together, they'll g…
The Geek Group Is Handing Out Free Computers On Halloween
As a kid, we always knew which neighborhoods had the best candy… especially who gave out full size candy bars.  Kids on the Northwest side of Grand Rapids might get something better than a full size candy bar come this Halloween.
The Geek Group, on Leonard St NW in Grand Rapids, has annou…
Grand Rapids City Job Fair to Happen Monday Evening
If you’re looking a for a  new job, the city of Grand Rapids may have an opening.
In the next three years, the city looks to have around 300 openings happening due to employees retiring.  This is a perfect opportunity for you to start a new career...

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