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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

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Haymaker Farmers’ Market starts its’ summer season for the 29th year

Brynne Mann Reporter May 15, 2021

The Haymaker Farmers’ Market is kicking off is 29th year in downtown Kent with its summer season on Franklin Avenue every Saturday. The summer season features a wide variety of vendors with fresh produce,...

Four candles, representing the four students that died, sit on the Victory Bell, along with a black flag for recently passed Alan Canfora. 

51 years and counting: People gather to commemorate May 4, 1970

For the past 51 years, people have continued to gather to remember those who were killed and wounded during the Kent State shootings on May 4, 1970. Although the official commemoration was hosted virtually,...

Britains Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh attends the Presentation Reception for The Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award holders in the gardens at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh on July 6, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Jane Barlow (Photo credit should read JANE BARLOW/AFP via Getty Images)

Prince Philip, longtime consort to Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

(CNN) -- The most famous family on earth is mourning the loss of its patriarch.Prince Philip, the husband of British monarch Queen Elizabeth II, has died, Buckingham Palace has announced. He was 99.The Duke...

Acorn Alley also joined in the festivities. 

Downtown Kent goes Red for National Heart Month

Brynne Mann Reporter February 14, 2021

Downtown Kent has hearts lining the streets and filling window fronts for National Heart Month. Main Street Kent was inspired by the American Heart Association’s National Heart Month to create an event...

The owner of The Pub in Kent on Franklin Avenue offered an apology for its COVID-19 violations after being referred to the state for further investigation last month.  

Owner of The Pub in Kent issues apology

Lyndsey Brennan Reporter October 11, 2020

Becky Lindsey, the owner of The Pub in Kent, issued an apology on Facebook on Oct. 5 that acknowledged The Pub’s staff has not done the best they could to comply with COVID-19 requirements issued by...

Kent Crime

Most crimes reported on Main St., Franklin Ave.; Theft still main crime in Kent

Carley Hull, Sean Eiler, Yujing Yu, Mariam Makatsaria November 16, 2014

Criminal activity in the City of Kent is primarily concentrated along Franklin Avenue, Main Street, Silver Meadows Boulevard, Mantua Street and Water Street. Most of these crimes are thefts, according...

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