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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


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...

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Mental health resources offered at regional campus Kent State Stark

Sam Wright Reporter June 22, 2021

Mental health services at Kent State Stark will be offered for free: online or in-person, starting fall 2021. The services offered for mental health are located in the Campus Center. According to the...

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza banners put up in windows of old Pizza Fire location.

New pizza restaurant moves into downtown Kent

Brynne Mann Reporter March 5, 2021

Pizza Fire is being replaced by a new restaurant called Uncle Maddio’s Pizza.The new restaurant will offer fresh ingredients and made-to-order food for customers. “It’s a great location. You look...

Haymaker Farmers’ Market thrives amid pandemic

Maddy Haberberger TV2 reporter October 15, 2020

The Haymaker Farmers’ Market has been a staple of the Kent community since 1992 — housed under the Haymaker Parkway bridge, it’s grown from a few tables to over 50 vendors across its year-long...

Kent State University and Kent City Council plan to discuss the closing of South Willow Street from East Main Street to East College Avenue later this year. The university would like the section of South Willow Street closed to keep pedestrians on the Esplanade safe from oncoming traffic. 

City tables Willow Street closure talks with university

Hilary Crisan November 23, 2014

Discussions between Kent State University and the City of Kent to permanently shut down South Willow Street have been postponed to next September. The university’s desire to shut down a part of South...

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