The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

According to the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness, homelessness in Ohio has increased by 1,478 people from 2014 to 2019.

How COVID-19 has affected Kent’s homeless community

COVID-19 has changed homeless services and has caused people to pay more attention to the homeless community in Kent and Ravenna.According to endhomelessness.org there were 10,345 homeless people in Ohio...

Ohio curfew has been extended from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Kent businesses are extending their hours.

Kent business owners celebrate Ohio curfew extension

Chloe Zofchak Reporter February 7, 2021

As of Jan. 28, Ohio’s curfew has been extended from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. due to the hospitalization numbers staying below 3,500 for seven days straight. Downtown Kent businesses have been forced to adapt...

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...

157 Lounge on South Water Street in downtown Kent was referred to the Ohio Investigative Unit for being out of compliance during 10 COVID-19 safety check-ins conducted from mid-June through mid-Sept. A main issue was that employees consistently failed to enforce mask wearing for customers and staff.

Three Kent bars referred to state investigators for repeated COVID-19 violations

Lyndsey Brennan, Reporter October 1, 2020

Three bars in downtown Kent, 157 Lounge, Ray’s Place and The Pub in Kent, have been referred to the Ohio State Highway Patrol for investigation after repeatedly being found out of compliance with critical...

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