Sports complex land deal decided, faces board vote

November 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

ECONOMIC BOOST—A proposed ball field complex on Ten Mile Road could generate millions in revenue for the area. Kent County Commissioners will vote on granting a two-year option to buy. Photo courtesy WZZM13.com The West Michigan Sports Commission will have two years to come up with the cash to purchase 90 acres for a proposed ball field complex if the Kent County Board [...]

Plainfield firefighter, Deputy Clerk arrested as habitual sexual offender

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  Jeff Hawkins was arrested Monday, November 9, as a second-offense habitual offender, of Accosting Children for Immoral Purposes and for Using a Computer to Commit a Crime. On Monday, November 9, an arrest warrant was issued for 40-year-old Jeffrey Shawn Hawkins, of Plainfield Township. Hawkins was arrested and lodged at the Kent County Correctional Facility. He was [...]

Plainfield firefighters honored for service

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SERVING THE PEOPLE—The honored firefighters stand before the Plainfield Township Board of Trustees and those in attendance at the October regular meeting. Members were honored for their years of service to the public during the meeting. Members of the Plainfield Township Fire Department were recognized for their years of service on Monday, October 5 during the [...]

Rockford Education Foundation awards fall grants

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LIGHT SURPRISE—The second-grade class at Crestwood Elementary School is happy to accept their requested light lenses for the fluorescent light fixtures in their classroom. The Rockford Education Foundation awarded this grant to the students at a recent surprise presentation in their classroom. The second-graders in Mrs. Sanders’ and Mrs. Schroder’s Crestwood [...]

Small amount of bond went to sports fields

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RPS’s Mike Cuneo offers breakdown on millage spending It may look as though the lion’s share of $45.8 million in remodeling for Rockford’s schools went to athletic fields, but that could not be further from the truth, stated Mike Cuneo, Director of Finance at Rockford Public Schools. Cuneo said improvements to athletic fields throughout the district are easy to see, [...]
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