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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

Tom Wilke, the economic development director for the city of Kent, discusses the redevelopment of North Water Street over Zoom.

North Water Street redevelopment in Kent progresses toward completion

Dylan Bowers Reporter November 1, 2021

The multi-year redevelopment of Kent’s North Water Street is nearing its final stages, as the city plans to complete the project by the end of 2022. The street is narrower and crosswalks were added to...

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...

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...

Water St. hit-and-run kills Ravenna man

Emily Mills July 18, 2014

Editor's Note: This story was updated on Monday, July 21.A hit-and-run accident in the 100 block of North Water Street killed a Ravenna man Thursday morning.A vehicle struck Richard Schoepe, 37, at 9:53...

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