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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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...

Randy Jayne and his daughter, Alexis Jayne, a Kent State freshman and psychology major, walk through downtown Kent on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.

After “Best College Town” poll, city leaders share positives of Kent

Megan Hornyak September 1, 2015

It wasn’t too long ago that the city of Kent wouldn’t have been considered for the best college town in the state, but city leaders and the Kent community have finally received recognition.Early last...

Kent’s Allen Drive Bridge to be replaced in 2016

Brooke Bower April 10, 2014

The Ohio Department of Transportation, or ODOT, has selected Kent’s Allen Drive Bridge as part of its new Ohio Bridge Partnership Program.James Bowling, city of Kent superintendent of engineering and...

The extreme temperatures and the abnormally harsh winter at Kent have created cracks and damage to campus roads and sidewalks.

City of Kent increases budget for street, sidewalk repairs

Brooke Bower April 10, 2014

The Kent City Council voted by voice April 2 to approve the City of Kent Engineering and Central Maintenance Divisions request for an additional $250,000 for the current $1.1 million 2013-2014 street and...

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