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Impactful Events Offered in Partnership with the City of Kentwood and New Hope Baptist Church
The Kentwood Police Department is inviting individuals who are interested in a career in law enforcement to attend its recruitment event Wednesday, Feb. 15.
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.
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.
Stauffer Avenue SE is closed between Bowen Avenue and Innwood Drive for a water main repair.
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.
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.
The City of Kentwood is inviting residents to get in the holiday spirit by participating in the second annual holiday light display contest.
Donations Will Help Restock Kentwood's Little Free Pantry
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.
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.
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.
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.
Competitors Will Vie for Votes in Timed Competition Using Only Farmers Market Ingredients
Permanent Dedicated Millage Estimated to Generate $2.3 Million in the First Year
The City of Kentwood will host its first-ever Power Wheels Derby for children ages 1-7 on Saturday, Aug. 20.
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.
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.
The City of Kentwood will host meetups in several city parks June 20 to provide information and answer questions about the upcoming millage proposal.
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.
Eighth Season to Feature Variety of Goods From 30-Plus Vendors and Special Activities
Event Will Take Place June 4 and Feature Food Trucks, Live Music and Beer Tent
Annual Event to Benefit Kentwood's Dog Park in Kellogg Woods Park
Interactive Event with Kent County Road Commission to Include Up-Close Look at Equipment, Hands-on Activities, Live Demonstrations and Giveaways
All-ages and all-abilities event to increase awareness of limb loss, build community and raise funds for Kentwood's adaptive recreation programs
Participants Will Earn $23 an Hour While Attending the Police Academy Free of Charge
April 19 Event Will Feature 50 Vendors, Free Health Screenings and Lunch
Survey Will Help City Evaluate and Improve Crosswalks for Safety and Accessibility
Annual Event to Benefit Kentwood's Little Free Pantry
Program Encourages Individuals to Get a Valid License and Avoid Criminal Conviction
The 62-B District Court is the first in Kent County to offer a touch-screen kiosk that allows individuals to check-in remotely.
Food Pantry Donations Also Will Be Collected, Continuing Community Service Tradition
Event Will Run Nov. 26-Jan. 3; Top Vote-getters Will Earn Prizes
Reelected Mayor Stephen Kepley, Commissioner At-Large Betsy Artz, City Clerk Dan Kasunic and City Treasurer Laurie Sheldon Also Take Oath of Office
Canned Food Donations Will Restock Kentwood's Little Free Pantry
All-ages Event Will Feature 35-plus Businesses, Health Screenings, Flu Shots, Food and More
Event Proceeds to Support Kentwood Parks and Recreation's Youth Programs
Annual Event to Feature Food, Drinks, Live Music, Silent Auction and Other Activities
Residents May Report Debris on City Streets to the Department of Public Works
ADR Plan Allows Civil Disputes to be Resolved Outside the Courtroom, Saving Clients Time and Money, Preserving Relationships
Designation Highlights City's Commitment to Being Open for Business and Engaging Residents in Creating a Vibrant Community
Celebration Includes a Full Day of Activities on Saturday, July 3
'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
Event Will Take Place June 19 and Feature Food Trucks, Live Music and Beer Tent
Committees to Prioritize Ideas for Recreation and Regional Competitive Sports
Outdoor Event Will Feature 40 Vendors, Free Health Screenings and Lunch
KPD's School Safety Campaign Recognized by Governor's Traffic Safety Advisory Commission
Road Will Be Closed for Reconstruction Through August
Events Part of Arbor Day Week That Includes April 30 Celebration Featuring a Tree Planting and Free Food, Slushies
Four-day Program in July Will Offer Hands-on Experience in Police Training and Operations
Outfitting All Officers with Cameras Part of KPD's Commitment to Accountability and Transparency
Volunteers Help With Invasive Species Control, Native Habitat Restoration and Park Beautification
James Kirkwood, P.E. Brings 31 Years of Civil Engineering Experience to the Role
Investment Possible Through Kent County Partnership
Community Invited to Watch Virtual Swearing-in at 3 p.m. Dec. 16
Community Invited to Join Virtual Celebration of Judge Kelly's Retirement at 3 p.m. Dec. 30
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.
Work expected to take place between at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13 and 7 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19.
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.
The work is expected to be completed between July 7-9.
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.
Except for Essential Functions Involving Health and Safety and Constitutional Rights
Doubles Disc Golf Tournament and Food Drive at Old Farm Park
Deputy Chief to be Appointed to the Position
Grand opening set for Friday, June 21.
The community is invited to explore a smorgasbord of local cuisine.
Donations to be Collected to Stock Kentwood's Little Free Pantry
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.
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.
Begin the holidays with Kentwood's annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Light Parade, slated for Friday, Dec. 7.
Kentwood City Commission Approves Purchase Agreement for 13.23-Acre Parcel on Walma Avenue
Programs will run concurrently at the Kentwood Department of Public Works, 5068 Breton Ave. SE, from Saturday, Oct. 13 through Saturday, Dec. 8.
The 17th annual Taste of Kentwood will celebrate a smorgasbord of local cuisine on March 15