A new boil water advisory

At approximately 3:15 a.m. this morning (June 13), Grand Rapids Water System crews responded to a water main break in Southeast Grand Rapids.

Name a new park!

The City of Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department is asking the community to help name a new park that's coming to southwest Grand Rapids.

Veterans homes recognized this week

June 2 – 8 was just dubbed "State Veterans Homes Recognition Week," reflecting Michigan's dedication to those who have served our country.

ArtPrize artist registration is live! 

Registration is now open for artists who would like to participate in ArtPrize 2024.

Ludington clinches 10 Best title

Hip, hip, hooray! Ludington has clinched the prestigious title of “Best Historic Small Town” in the entire United States.

The Great Founders Reset

A downtown Grand Rapids brewery just announced a slew of improvements.

Downtown Holland beckons breakers

Downtown Holland is extending a warm welcome to all of the spring breakers who didn't head South.

Update: City lifts advisory, issues instructions

Grand Rapids residents affected by the ongoing "Boil Water" advisory may collect free bottled water thanks to community efforts.

Ludington leads in national poll

A popular Michigan beach town is leading a national poll as a nominee for "Best Historic Small Town." 

$7M flagship lab to open on Ann Street

Haviland Enterprises, Inc. has announced a new Ann St. laboratory which will open in 2025.

FEMA says prepare for winter storm

With a significant winter on the way, the FEMA Region 5 office has issued a statement.

A ‘mulch better’ option

Grand Rapids residents have two options for the disposal of live-cut Christmas trees after the holidays.

New dogs on the beat

The Grand Rapids Police Department has some K9 Unit changes to share with the community.

Three Southeast Side Homicides Under Investigation

Police are involved in an ongoing investigation of three homicides that took place at two separate crime scenes in the Burton Heights neighborhood on Nov. 6, 2023. 

Gaslight Village heralds new era

People who enjoy visiting the Gaslight Village Business District will now be able to do so drink-in-hand thanks to a provision approved last July.
Santa Claus is coming to town for the Art Van Santa Claus Parade

Santa’s show must go on

You'd better watch out if you try to cancel a Santa Parade in Grand Rapids.

Beer City docu-series launches fundraiser

A local filmmaker is looking for crowdfunding donations for a documentary series that celebrates the culture and history of West Michigan’s beer industry.

$6.1M in ‘RAP’ funds allocated to housing

Five housing developments across the city of Grand Rapids will benefit from more than $6.1 million awarded through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s second round of the Revitalization and Placemaking Program.

Police ask help identifying ‘B&E’ suspect

The Grand Rapids Police Department is asking for community members' help in locating a suspect.

Important dates and links for voters

Some deadlines regarding the upcoming midterm elections on Nov. 8 are fast approaching.

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