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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Chipotle on East Main Street replaces old Burger King location

Chipotle on East Main Street replaces old Burger King location

Gianna Cicchi, Reporter June 23, 2022

The old Burger King on East Main Street in Kent will be replaced with a new Chipotle that offers drive-thru pickup and better outdoor seating. The current Chipotle location on East Main Street has an...

James Bowling, superintendent of the city of Kent’s engineering department, led the public meeting to discuss the East Main Street traffic circle project. The meeting was held at the Kent United Methodist Church on Tuesday evening.

Roundabouts reduce driver’s speed and heighten pedestrian safety, East Main Street project

Liam Morrison Reporter September 23, 2021

Speed reduction was addressed at the East Main Street public meeting Tuesday evening.   The city of Kent plans to eliminate the entrance to Terrace Drive on East Main Street to prevent drivers from using...

A public meeting was held Thursday evening to discuss the East Main Street traffic circle construction project. Superintendent of the city of Kent’s engineering department, James Bowling, led the meeting.

Traffic safety will increase with more roundabouts in Kent, East Main Street project

Lucy Connolly Reporter September 17, 2021

A public meeting was held at the Kent State Student Center Thursday evening to discuss construction plans for safer and less congested traffic toward East Main Street.James Bowling, superintendent of the...

President Todd Diacon sent an email press release requiring vaccinations for student, faculty and staff at all Kent State campuses. 

Kent State announces COVID-19 vaccine requirement, plans for December deadline

Emma Andrus Reporter August 27, 2021

A COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students, faculty and staff at all Kent State campuses will be phased in over the fall semester, according to an email sent by President Todd Diacon Friday.“As the delta...

Raising Cane’s broke ground in May on its newest location, set to open on June 26, 2018. June 8, 2018.

Raising Cane’s opens newest location in Kent

Chris Spegal June 26, 2018

Raising Cane’s opened its newest location on East Main Street today with its first costumer getting in line at 10 p.m. Monday night.Ian Hose, from Akron, stood outside Monday night to be first in...

Heritage Fest Map

Kent Heritage Fest set for July 1

Kaylee Peterson June 28, 2017

The 22nd annual Kent Heritage Fest is set to take over Downtown Kent Saturday.The Kent Heritage Fest — the largest annual family-friendly event held in Downtown Kent — begins at 9 a.m. Saturday morning...

Gap widens between downtown Kent and East Main Street business activity

Emily Crilley, Alicia Balog, Alaina Altieri and Megan Brown November 13, 2014

Walking through Downtown Kent, visitors can explore, eat and shop at new businesses that have moved to the area, seeing the work the city has done to build up downtown over the past four years.However,...

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