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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

Firefighters rise into the blaze in downtown Kent.

No cause found for 2022 Star of the West Mill fire

Lauren Bischof, Reporter December 7, 2023

One year later, no cause has been determined for the fire that consumed the Star of the West Mill in downtown Kent on Dec. 2, 2022.  The fire and later explosion destroyed multiple buildings of the city’s...

Damage sustained after the Star of the West Mills fire remains evident as of Nov. 20, 2023. Plants have begun to take root in the exposed interior of the portion of the building lost due to the fire.

PHOTO STORY: Mill fire, one year later

One year later, no cause has been determined for the fire that consumed the Star of the West Mill in downtown Kent on Dec. 2, 2022.  The fire and later explosion destroyed multiple buildings of the city’s...

An overview of the site of the proposed intergenerational village project shown to attendees of the Vision of a Village community meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. 

‘A Vision of a Village’: Kent State, Kent representatives hold public meeting for intergenerational housing project

Emma Andrus Reporter October 29, 2021

Representatives from Kent State and the city of Kent hosted a public information session for a proposed intergenerational housing project Wednesday evening. The proposed project would be a community of...

New apartments and townhomes to come to city of Kent as early as 2024

Emma Andrus Reporter October 28, 2021

The city of Kent can expect to see newly constructed apartments and townhomes as early as 2024.The proposed site is at the intersection of Routes 43 and 261, north of Mike’s Place and south of the plaza...

Kent City Council approves medical marijuana zoning, talks record retention

David Williams April 5, 2018

Kent City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to approve the inclusion of medical marijuana into the Kent zoning code, pursuant to all current state laws.Since the state legalized medical marijuana in...

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