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2024 Press Releases 28 documents
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June 8 Festival to Feature Food Trucks, Live Music, Sports Tournaments and More
document date 05-22-2024
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document date 05-22-2024
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May 22 Event Will Include Hands-on Activities, Live Demonstrations and Giveaways
document date 05-13-2024
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document date 05-08-2024
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Annual Fundraiser Will Benefit Kellogg Woods Dog Park
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document date 04-25-2024
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document date 04-24-2024
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document date 04-16-2024
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document date 04-08-2024
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April 16 Event Will Feature 50 Vendors, Free Health Screenings and Lunch
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document date 03-13-2024
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document date 03-07-2024
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March 12 Event to Spotlight Parks and Recreation, Public Works Opportunities
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document date 03-06-2024
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Community Members Invited to Participate in Variety of Events
document date 02-29-2024
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document date 02-20-2024
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Events Offered in Partnership with City of Kentwood, New Hope Baptist Church
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Event on Saturday, Feb. 17 Will Feature Ribbon Cutting for Jaycee Park Improvements
document date 02-12-2024
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Kids Ages Two and up and Their Adult Chaperones Invited to Magical Evening Featuring Dancing, Crafts, Food and Other Activities
document date 01-31-2024
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Annual Event to Benefit Kentwood's Little Free Pantry
document date 01-30-2024
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document date 01-24-2024
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All-ages Event Will Feature Clues Along Walking Path, Warm Drinks and Photos with Yeti 
document date 01-22-2024
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Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Grant Will Help Enhance Accessibility on Paul Henry Thornapple Trail
document date 01-18-2024
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Free Series Will Feature Artists Performing a Range of Music and Food Trucks
document date 01-09-2024
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Jan. 11 Event Will Feature Local Programs and Resources for Individuals of All Abilities
document date 01-04-2024
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2023 Press Releases 47 documents
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document date 11-30-2023
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document date 11-28-2023
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document date 11-21-2023
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City Hosting Four Programs to Benefit Neighbors in Need
document date 11-20-2023
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Student Essay Winner Will Again Serve as Event Grand Marshal
document date 11-14-2023
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Donations Collected Will Help Restock Kentwood's Little Free Pantry
document date 10-30-2023
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document date 10-17-2023
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document date 10-16-2023
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All-Ages Event Will Include Business Expo, Health Screenings, Prizes and More
document date 10-10-2023
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document date 10-02-2023
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document date 09-25-2023
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document date 09-18-2023
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document date 09-11-2023
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Community Members Are Invited to the Backyard Tropical Party Featuring Food, Music and More
document date 08-28-2023
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document date 08-22-2023
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document date 08-21-2023
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Communitywide Events Will Feature Kentwood Police Officers, Firefighters and Leaders
document date 07-25-2023
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document date 07-20-2023
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The City of Kentwood is inviting community members of all ages to participate in its Fourth of July celebration on Tuesday, July 4. 
document date 06-21-2023
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The City of Kentwood has announced Keyla Garcia as its new finance director.
document date 06-20-2023
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The City of Kentwood's Farmers Market and Summer Concert Series will return for the 2023 season on June 15.
document date 06-05-2023
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The City of Kentwood and GR8 Food Trucks will once again celebrate the start of summer with the annual Food Truck Festival.
document date 05-30-2023
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The City of Kentwood Parks and Recreation Department is inviting individuals to join them on the dance floor for two adaptive dance events in June.
document date 05-22-2023
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A temporary four-way stop will be in place Friday, May 19 from 9 a.m.- noon at the intersection of East Paris Avenue SE and Burton Street for a traffic signal repair.
document date 05-18-2023
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The Kentwood Police Department is inviting high school students to apply for its youth academy set for July 24-27.
document date 05-09-2023
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The City of Kentwood has announced its tentative road construction and maintenance schedule for the summer.
document date 05-08-2023
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Breton Avenue SE will be closed to all traffic from 52nd Street to Rum Creek Drive starting Monday, May 8 through Wednesday, May 10 for a planned water main replacement. 
document date 05-04-2023
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The City of Kentwood's Bark for the Park event is set for Thursday, May 18 to raise funds for new amenities at the dog park at Kellogg Woods Park.
document date 05-02-2023
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The Kentwood Department of Public Works and Kent County Road Commission are inviting community members to take a behind-the-scenes look at how local public works departments serve residents during an open house Thursday, May 18.
document date 04-30-2023
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The City of Kentwood's Economic Development Corporation and the Wyoming-Kentwood Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering to offer a training program for small businesses in Kentwood.
document date 04-24-2023
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The City of Kentwood will offer its annual Community Cleanup Day on Saturday, May 6 to help residents "spring clean" their homes and yards.
document date 04-18-2023
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The City of Kentwood and local orthotic and prosthetic care provider Hanger Clinic are again partnering to host the fifth annual Hanger Limb Loss Awareness 5K on Saturday, April 29 in honor of Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month.
document date 04-11-2023
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The City of Kentwood will once again honor Arbor Day with a tree planting and celebration, which will include a free tree seedling giveaway. 
document date 04-10-2023
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The 62-B District Court is inviting community members to celebrate Law Day 2023 with a free community event May 1.
document date 04-06-2023
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The City of Kentwood's Parks and Recreation Department has received two awards from the Michigan Recreation & Park Association.
document date 03-28-2023
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The Kentwood Police Department is inviting community members to participate in Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 22.
document date 03-27-2023
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The City of Kentwood and Georgetown Seniors are inviting community members to connect with senior-focused resources at the 24th annual Spotlight on Seniors Expo on Tuesday, April 18.
document date 03-20-2023
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The City of Kentwood will once again offer its brush and leaf drop-off service for residents starting Saturday, April 1.
document date 03-14-2023
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A temporary four-way stop will be in place Thursday, March 9 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the intersection of 32nd Street SE and Breton Avenue SE while traffic signal maintenance is completed.
document date 03-08-2023
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The City of Kentwood will host its first-ever Frozen Frenzy Fat Tire Bike Relay race on Saturday, March 4.
document date 02-20-2023
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The City of Kentwood and Great Lakes Disc are partnering to host the eighth annual Freeze Fest doubles disc golf tournament and food drive on Saturday, Feb. 18.
document date 02-07-2023
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Impactful Events Offered in Partnership with the City of Kentwood and New Hope Baptist Church
document date 02-01-2023
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The Kentwood Police Department is inviting individuals who are interested in a career in law enforcement to attend its recruitment event Wednesday, Feb. 15.
document date 02-01-2023
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The City of Kentwood will host its sixth annual Valentine's Dash 5K at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 to benefit Kentwood's Little Free Pantry, which provides food and personal care items to community members in need.
document date 01-24-2023
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The City of Kentwood is inviting local organizations and community members of all abilities to its first-ever Adaptive Recreation Expo on Thursday, Jan. 26.
document date 01-09-2023
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Stauffer Avenue SE is closed between Bowen Avenue and Innwood Drive for a water main repair.
document date 01-05-2023
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2022 Releases 44 documents
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document date 12-27-2022
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The City of Kentwood's Winter Concert Series will return with free concerts at the Kent District Library – Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch, 4950 Breton Ave. SE. 
document date 12-20-2022
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The City of Kentwood will offer tree and string light recycling services to residents this holiday season at the Department of Public Works, 5068 Breton Ave. SE.
document date 12-06-2022
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The City of Kentwood is inviting residents to get in the holiday spirit by participating in the second annual holiday light display contest.
document date 11-17-2022
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document date 11-07-2022
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Donations Will Help Restock Kentwood's Little Free Pantry
document date 10-19-2022
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The City of Kentwood's leaf and brush drop-off services will return this fall from Oct. 15 through Dec. 3 at the Kentwood Department of Public Works, 5068 Breton Ave. SE. Residents may drop off loose leaves, brush, sticks, tree limbs, logs and grass clippings.
document date 09-21-2022
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Community members are invited to brighten the night with the City of Kentwood's Glow in the Park event 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15.
document date 09-14-2022
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The City of Kentwood and GR8 Food Trucks have again partnered to offer a Food Truck Festival with more than 30 vendors to help the community support small businesses and make the most of the remaining summer season.
document date 09-06-2022
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Community members are invited to The Vibe, an annual celebration and fundraiser to enhance the City of Kentwood's adaptive recreation programs, on Thursday, Sept. 8.
document date 08-24-2022
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Competitors Will Vie for Votes in Timed Competition Using Only Farmers Market Ingredients
document date 08-22-2022
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Permanent Dedicated Millage Estimated to Generate $2.3 Million in the First Year 
document date 08-03-2022
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The City of Kentwood will host its first-ever Power Wheels Derby for children ages 1-7 on Saturday, Aug. 20.
document date 08-01-2022
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The City of Kentwood will celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 2 with a variety of activities that include block parties, neighborhood events and more. 
document date 07-20-2022
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The Kentwood Fire Department recently welcomed a new fire engine that will enable it to continue providing leading fire and medical services to the community.
document date 06-15-2022
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The City of Kentwood will host meetups in several city parks June 20 to provide information and answer questions about the upcoming millage proposal.
document date 06-13-2022
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document date 06-09-2022
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The City of Kentwood has a day filled with activities for all ages planned on Monday, July 4 for its annual Fourth of July Celebration, including a pancake breakfast, 5K race, parade, carnival and fireworks show.
document date 06-07-2022
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document date 06-01-2022
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Eighth Season to Feature Variety of Goods From 30-Plus Vendors and Special Activities
document date 06-01-2022
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document date 05-24-2022
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Event Will Take Place June 4 and Feature Food Trucks, Live Music and Beer Tent
document date 05-18-2022
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Annual Event to Benefit Kentwood's Dog Park in Kellogg Woods Park
document date 05-09-2022
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document date 05-02-2022
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Interactive Event with Kent County Road Commission to Include Up-Close Look at Equipment, Hands-on Activities, Live Demonstrations and Giveaways
document date 05-02-2022
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document date 04-20-2022
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All-ages and all-abilities event to increase awareness of limb loss, build community and raise funds for Kentwood's adaptive recreation programs
document date 03-30-2022
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Participants Will Earn $23 an Hour While Attending the Police Academy Free of Charge
document date 03-17-2022
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April 19 Event Will Feature 50 Vendors, Free Health Screenings and Lunch
document date 03-15-2022
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document date 03-14-2022
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document date 02-21-2022
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document date 02-08-2022
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document date 02-07-2022
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Survey Will Help City Evaluate and Improve Crosswalks for Safety and Accessibility
document date 01-31-2022
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Annual Event to Benefit Kentwood's Little Free Pantry
document date 01-31-2022
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document date 01-25-2022
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Program Encourages Individuals to Get a Valid License and Avoid Criminal Conviction
document date 01-24-2022
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The 62-B District Court is the first in Kent County to offer a touch-screen kiosk that allows individuals to check-in remotely.
document date 01-11-2022
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Food Pantry Donations Also Will Be Collected, Continuing Community Service Tradition
document date 01-10-2022
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2021 Releases 43 documents
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document date 12-15-2021
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document date 12-08-2021
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document date 11-29-2021
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document date 11-29-2021
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Event Will Run Nov. 26-Jan. 3; Top Vote-getters Will Earn Prizes
document date 11-23-2021
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document date 11-15-2021
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Reelected Mayor Stephen Kepley, Commissioner At-Large Betsy Artz, City Clerk Dan Kasunic and City Treasurer Laurie Sheldon Also Take Oath of Office
document date 11-10-2021
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Canned Food Donations Will Restock Kentwood's Little Free Pantry
document date 11-03-2021
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document date 11-01-2021
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All-ages Event Will Feature 35-plus Businesses, Health Screenings, Flu Shots, Food and More
document date 10-18-2021
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document date 10-11-2021
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document date 10-04-2021
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Event Proceeds to Support Kentwood Parks and Recreation's Youth Programs
document date 09-28-2021
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Annual Event to Feature Food, Drinks, Live Music, Silent Auction and Other Activities
document date 09-08-2021
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document date 09-07-2021
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document date 08-31-2021
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Residents May Report Debris on City Streets to the Department of Public Works
document date 08-11-2021
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document date 08-04-2021
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document date 07-27-2021
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document date 07-07-2021
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ADR Plan Allows Civil Disputes to be Resolved Outside the Courtroom, Saving Clients Time and Money, Preserving Relationships
document date 07-06-2021
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Designation Highlights City's Commitment to Being Open for Business and Engaging Residents in Creating a Vibrant Community
document date 06-29-2021
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Celebration Includes a Full Day of Activities on Saturday, July 3
document date 06-21-2021
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'Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz' to Run June 21-July 6 as Part of Community Effort to Identify Flowering Plants and Pollinating Insects in Kent County
document date 06-16-2021
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Event Will Take Place June 19 and Feature Food Trucks, Live Music and Beer Tent
document date 06-09-2021
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document date 05-25-2021
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document date 05-25-2021
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Committees to Prioritize Ideas for Recreation and Regional Competitive Sports
document date 05-18-2021
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Outdoor Event Will Feature 40 Vendors, Free Health Screenings and Lunch
document date 05-17-2021
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KPD's School Safety Campaign Recognized by Governor's Traffic Safety Advisory Commission
document date 05-12-2021
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Road Will Be Closed for Reconstruction Through August
document date 04-29-2021
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document date 04-26-2021
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Events Part of Arbor Day Week That Includes April 30 Celebration Featuring a Tree Planting and Free Food, Slushies 
document date 04-19-2021
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document date 04-14-2021
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Four-day Program in July Will Offer Hands-on Experience in Police Training and Operations
document date 04-05-2021
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Outfitting All Officers with Cameras Part of KPD's Commitment to Accountability and Transparency
document date 03-22-2021
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document date 03-03-2021
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Volunteers Help With Invasive Species Control, Native Habitat Restoration and Park Beautification
document date 03-01-2021
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James Kirkwood, P.E. Brings 31 Years of Civil Engineering Experience to the Role
document date 02-25-2021
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Investment Possible Through Kent County Partnership
document date 02-24-2021
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document date 02-01-2021
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document date 01-25-2021
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document date 01-11-2021
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2020 Releases 29 documents
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Community Invited to Watch Virtual Swearing-in at 3 p.m. Dec. 16
document date 12-09-2020
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Community Invited to Join Virtual Celebration of Judge Kelly's Retirement at 3 p.m. Dec. 30 
document date 12-07-2020
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Community members are invited to share their feedback on a proposed update to Kentwood's five-year Community Park and Recreation Plan online or in person at an open house Monday, Nov. 16.
document date 11-11-2020
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document date 10-27-2020
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document date 10-27-2020
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Work expected to take place between at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13 and 7 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19.
document date 10-09-2020
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document date 10-07-2020
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document date 09-28-2020
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The City has partnered with the Kent Conservation District Invasive Species Strike Team to train community members on how to identify and control aggressive and harmful weeds harming trees in Kentwood. Five volunteer training sessions will be offered the week of Sept. 28 for those interested.
document date 09-24-2020
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The work is expected to be completed between July 7-9.
document date 07-01-2020
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document date 06-29-2020
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document date 05-26-2020
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document date 05-13-2020
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The City of Kentwood has accepted a donation of nearly 109 acres of the property known as the Christian Athletic Complex for public park and recreational purposes.
document date 05-08-2020
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document date 04-13-2020
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Except for Essential Functions Involving Health and Safety and Constitutional Rights
document date 03-20-2020
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document date 02-25-2020
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document date 01-17-2020
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2019 Releases 38 documents
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document date 12-18-2019
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Doubles Disc Golf Tournament and Food Drive at Old Farm Park
document date 10-28-2019
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document date 10-15-2019
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Deputy Chief to be Appointed to the Position
document date 10-07-2019
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document date 09-17-2019
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Grand opening set for Friday, June 21.
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The community is invited to explore a smorgasbord of local cuisine.
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document date 01-28-2019
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Donations to be Collected to Stock Kentwood's Little Free Pantry
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document date 01-09-2019
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2018 Releases 28 documents
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On Dec. 18, the City Commission voted for the appointment of Groce to fill the vacant commission seat through November 2019. Of the 20 applications submitted, 16 residents were interviewed for the opening, which arose in November with the resignation of Richard Clanton.
document date 12-26-2018
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document date 11-28-2018
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In preparation of the holiday shopping season, the Kentwood Police Department is again partnering with local store owners to prevent retail theft with Operation P.R.I.C.E., an educational program that has helped area retailers reduce crime during the holidays since 2014.
document date 11-14-2018
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Begin the holidays with Kentwood's annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Light Parade, slated for Friday, Dec. 7.
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document date 10-30-2018
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document date 09-25-2018
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Kentwood City Commission Approves Purchase Agreement for 13.23-Acre Parcel on Walma Avenue
document date 09-20-2018
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Programs will run concurrently at the Kentwood Department of Public Works, 5068 Breton Ave. SE, from Saturday, Oct. 13 through Saturday, Dec. 8.
document date 09-18-2018
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document date 09-04-2018
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document date 03-20-2018
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The 17th annual Taste of Kentwood will celebrate a smorgasbord of local cuisine on March 15
document date 03-09-2018
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