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   Registration now open for Kent’s Christmas Rush Fun Run, Dec. 12

November 23, 2015 – Starting and finishing at Hogan Park at Russell Road, the holiday tradition features a 10K run and 5K run/walk.... (more)

   Kent officials outline snow and ice response plan

 November 23, 2015 - It's your move now, Mother Nature. Kent is ready for winter weather with enough sand, de-icer and salt on hand to get through two, four-day storms.  ... (more)

   Magical Strings Celtic Yuletide: A Spotlight Series Tradition

November 20, 2015 – Kent's 29th annual Magical Strings Celtic Yuletide concert takes place on Sunday, December 6 at 3 p.m. at Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center.... (more)

   Comedy legends The Second City return to Kent Spotlight Series

November 4, 2015 - “Holidazed and Confused” features original songs, brand new sketches and classic favorites made famous by Second City legends like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell. It’s naughty. It’s nice. ... (more)

   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)

   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)

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