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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…
Product of Society Won the WGRD/Wayland Band Contest!
A couple months ago, when we announced the Free Beer and Hot Wings Live Show at the Intersection, and the Wayland Hometown Holiday Extravaganza, we had an idea: How about we have a contest to get a new local band up on stage for the show?
It turned out to be pretty cool, as dozens of bands sent in th…
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...
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…
Danny Trejo and Jesse Metcalf Filming Movie In Grand Rapids
Last weekend, Danny Trejo posted on Facebook that he was in Grand Rapids shooting the movie  “In Stranger Company”.  When he posted on social media, we still weren't quite sure what the movie was about; well now we know a bit more..
“In Stranger Company” is…
Artprize Eight 2016 Survival Tips for Grand Rapids Workers
Artprize Eight is here! Wednesday, September 21st, downtown Grand Rapids filled up with thousands of additional people, wandering aimlessly through the streets and buildings, taking your favorite booth at the restaurant you love for lunch, and clogging the streets as they try to decided if they're r…

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