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Play It Safe This Summer!

Summer is finally here and now is the time to prepare you and your family to play it safe during the warm weather months. E.S.C.A.P.E. Fire Safety offers some simple yet important tips to remain safe while having fun this summer...
(Courtesy Photo) Teachers and staff assemble before heading out to visit the homes of children who will be kindergarten age this fall

Kindergarten Karavan connects with incoming students

Every fall, a new group of kindergartners --  some excited, some teary -- heads to school for their first day of what should be a 13-year foray into formal education. Inevitably, a few are missing: Perhaps their families didn’t...

It’s Burn Awareness Week – do you know these tips?

Scald injuries affect all ages and about every 60 seconds, someone in the U.S. gets burned. Children, older adults and people with disabilities are most vulnerable. Since this is Burn Awareness Week, E.S.C.A.P.E. Fire Safety staff provided this information on scald injury prevention...

Hey, budding writers: get published & win cash

Short stories can be submitted at www.writemichigan.org through Friday, Nov. 30.

Grand Rapids Public Museum sponsor to help rural schools come visit

Educators from rural schools who would like to bring students to visit the museum this fall may be able to get transportation reimbursement according to an Aug. 21 announcement by the museum and Crystal Flash...
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Working hard on the field, and giving back off of it

As high school football season gets under way, at least one team looked for a way to score one for the larger community...

Grand Rapids Library Vote on Tuesday Ballot

Like reading? Like libraries? Like the programs and activities libraries offer? The Grand Rapids Public Library would like you to know about a millage proposal Nov. 7 to improve services and programs for the community. The library is asking for...

GR Museum Hosts Sensory Events Nov. 8

The lights will be dimmed and the sound will be lowered when the Grand Rapids Children's Museum hosts its bi-annual "Connor's Friends: A Night for Families Affected by Autism." Special sensory activities, art projects with the Artists Creating Together...

Seussical Features EKHS ‘Cat’ AND Low Sensory Performance

"It is fun to have fun, But you have to know how." - The Cat in the Hat, by Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss knew how to have fun and The Grand Rapids Civic Theater knows too. Well-loved characters take the...

Want to Help Puerto Rico? Here’s One Way

The City of Grand Rapids is teaming up with the school district to provide aid to the people of Puerto Rico, who face a humanitarian crisis after Hurricane Maria ripped through the island last month. GRPS and the city,...
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