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   The facts speak for themselves: Kent is a safe community

October 13, 2015 - What follows is a simplified version of an Op-Ed by Chief Thomas that was published in the Oct. 9 issue of the Kent Reporter. Chief Thomas wrote this in order to provide interested parties with factual information and to counter incorrect perceptions about crime in Kent. ... (more)

   In Kent, a dry place to walk for fitness

October 6, 2015 – Starting Thursday, October 8, outdoor walking enthusiasts can get out of the cold and rain by participating in ShoWalk, is a free indoor walking opportunity held Mondays and Thursdays, 9 to 11 a.m. at ShoWare Center.... (more)

   Taiko master brings Japanese art form to Spotlight Series

October 6, 2015 – The Kenny Endo Contemporary Ensemble brings an evening of Japanese Taiko drumming and world music to Kent’s Spotlight Series on Friday, October 16.... (more)

   Mayor Cooke presents balanced mid-biennium budget adjustment to Kent City Council

October 2, 2015 - The following is the complete text ofMayor Suzette Cooke’s mid-biennium budget adjustment speech as prepared.  Cooke presented her budget proposal to the Kent City Council during a special meeting Tuesday, Sept. 29.... (more)

   Photo enforcement speed camera citations begin October 1 at Meridian and Millennium elementary schools

September 24, 2015 - Starting Thursday, October 1, traffic citations will be sent to the owners of vehicles caught speeding through the school zones at Meridian and Millennium elementary schools.... (more)

   Tickets now available for Kent’s 2015-2016 Spotlight Series

August 13, 2015 – The upcoming season features nine performances which kicks off October 2 and runs through April 2016.  ... (more)

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