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City honors those who helped complete 30-year, $400 million sanitary sewer system reconstruction

Plaque overlooking Grand RiverAs part of the global festivities celebrating Earth Week (April 16–22), the City hosted a public ceremony yesterday on the Gillett Bridge to commemorate the three-decades-long, nearly $400 million public-private partnership that helped achieve one of the greatest environmental success stories in Grand Rapids history. 

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Study shows disparities in traffic stops: GRPD to review and implement recommendations

Results of a Traffic Stop Data Analysis shows that Black motorists are twice as likely to be stopped by police within the City of Grand Rapids than non-Black drivers. Hispanic drivers also experienced disparities while driving in some areas of the community. White and women drivers, however, did not face disparate treatment.

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In the News- Week of April 10

This week's news is about reactions to proposed education funding changes, a profile of a student artist, and a feature about a recent student conference. 

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Union High School and Westwood Middle School Tree Planting

Students will plant 48 trees on the Union High School and Westwood Middle School campus on Friday, April 14. The planting is part of the “Planting For Our Future” project to contribute to the City’s tree canopy, in conjunction with Friends of Grand Rapids Parks.

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First Place Soda Shop

Young adults network while enjoying soda and treatsThe Community Transition Campus (CTC) at First Place is one of the community sites for the GRPS transition program for young adults 18-26 with developmental disabilities.  In February, this group of young adults hosted a networking event for their peers from the other community sites, including Mercy Health, Eberhard Center and North Kent.  

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LOOP Attends Junior NASA Event

Student speaks to film crew about projectOn Thursday, March 30th, 8 fifth graders from the CA Frost Environmental Science Academy LOOP program attended the Junior NASA event at Impressions 5 Science Center in Lansing. 

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Results of Traffic Stop Study discussed at five community town hall meetings

As part of its continued commitment to improving community and police relations, the City will host four community meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 18 and 19, to discuss the final results of the Race-Based Study of Traffic Stops by the Grand Rapids Police Department.

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