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City High Middle School Ranked #1 in State
City High Middle School has been ranked the #1 high school in the state on Bridge Magazine’s list of “2015 High School Academic State Champs”.
Ottawa Hills Receives Golden Football
Ottawa Hills recently received a Golden Football from the NFL as part of the NFL's Super Bowl High School Honor Roll program.
City sets final interviews with 2nd Ward Candidates
The public process for selecting and appointing a new 2nd Ward Commissioner is moving to its next phase; as final interviews are now scheduled with the top candidates. The Grand Rapids City Commission will conduct final interviews with the top three ranked candidates next Tuesday in the City Commission Chambers (300 Monroe, NW, Ninth Floor). The interviews will be broadcast and streamed live by the Grand Rapids Information Network (Comcast - Channel 26 and www.grcity.us).
Don’t Become a Victim, Learn How to Protect Yourself
It seems every time the weather changes in West Michigan we have a new scam. It’s fairly common for these scam artists to target older adults because they know this population tends to be home more and often reachable by phone. With tax time around the corner and home projects on many people’s minds for spring, it’s a good time to learn about current scams and ways to protect yourself before it’s too late.
Water System earns national award for water quality
Repeated studies have shown that Grand Rapids’ high quality water is safe, but now an independent national group is also touting its public health benefits. This summer, the Grand Rapids Water System will receive the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) Dr. John L. Leal Award for distinguished service to the water profession.
February Wellness Tip: Women's Heart Health Month
The GRPS School Social Work Wellness Team is working to improve wellness throughout the Grand Rapids area. Each month through May, we will be sharing monthly wellness tips.
Grand Rapids Water System lead at all time low
Lead levels in drinking water provided by the Grand Rapids Water System have consistently improved over the last 20 years and are now holding steady. That fact is backed by 11 straight readings showing declining lead levels.