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Dave Ruller at Breakfast with the City Manager on April 25th.

City manager shares a shortstack and Kent City updates with citizens

Taylor Patterson April 28, 2018

Once a month, you can enjoy a cup of coffee and a shortstack with Kent’s city manager at Mike’s Place.Every fourth Wednesday of the month, residents gather at the local restaurant to ask questions...

Ballot Box

Getting educated on the issues

Carlyle Addy November 1, 2017

On Tuesday, voters in Kent will head to the polls to vote on issues for both the city and the state. On the state level, the highly publicized Issues 1 and 2 talk about crime victim rights and drug price...

City Council approves adding pocket park to downtown Kent

Celia Fernandez October 13, 2014

RPA DailyStory2 Haberman from Alyssa Haberman on Vimeo.The Community Development Committee of the Kent City Council voted 8-0 to begin plans for a pocket park between Bar145 and The Landmark Building,...

Letter to the editor from Michael Wilkins

Michael Wilkins May 1, 2014

President Lester A. Lefton will leave a great legacy behind him when he retires this June. When I first came to Kent in the fall of 2011, I can remember all of the construction going on around Kent. Throughout...

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...

Fracking, other ‘pending issues’ for Kent city council

Madeleine Winer March 13, 2014

Fracking and rentals housing regulations were two of 26 issues that remained in discussion after Kent City Manager David Ruller attempted to clean the list of pending issues city council has not moved...

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