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Recent City News Releases

   Celebrate Kent’s history at multiple August events

July 27, 2015 - Visitors and residents are invited to celebrate Kent’s past at multiple events in August. ... (more)

   Kent to add more school zone speed safety cameras

July 27, 2015 – The city of Kent is expanding its school zone speed camera program to both Meridian and Millennium elementary schools.... (more)

   Kent mayor and city council name appointees to Financial Sustainability Task Force

July 22, 2015 – Mayor Suzette Cooke names appointees to Kent’s newly formed Financial Sustainability Task Force.  ... (more)

   Summer Green Kent Interns Keeping Restoration Going

July 20, 2015 – The majority of Green Kent Partnership restoration events take place in the spring and fall. To ensure that invasive species don’t get the upper hand over the summer, college and high school interns are providing additional staff support. ... (more)

   City seeks community’s priorities on parks and open space plan

June 23, 2015 - The city invites the Kent community to share its priorities for Kent’s parks and trails system via an online survey at MyKentParks.com.... (more)

   Kent Police stepping up fireworks enforcement for July 4

June 23, 2015  - Emphasis patrols will be in effect with the sole purpose of targeting fireworks violations.... (more)

   Where would we be without the $138 million ShoWare Center has contributed to Kent’s economy?

June 12, 2015 - This opinion/editorial by Ben Wolters, Kent's Economic and Community Development Director, was submitted to the Kent Reporter. Wolters clarifies ShoWare Center’s finances and the City’s contractual obligations, and contrasts them with the considerable economic benefit the building has brought to Kent's economy.  ... (more)

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