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Byron Center Survey Focuses on Racial Equity and Neighborhood Change

VoiceGR is an annual survey conducted by researchers at Grand Valley State University’s Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy.

Johnson Center at GVSU has announced that the VoiceGR survey is expanding to include surveys for Byron Center and Muskegon this year with an emphasis on questions focusing on racial equity and neighborhood change.

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Matt Milhouse
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2015 West Michigan Chalk Art Festival [Photos]

The West Michigan Chalk Art Festival brought children, artists and spectators to Byron Center on Friday and Saturday for the sixth annual event.

View some of the work on display over the weekend.

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West Michigan Chalk Art Festival in Byron Center This Weekend

The West Michigan Chalk Art Festival brings children and adult artists together for two days of art and competition.

The festival is June 19 - 20 in Byron Center.

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Tanger Outlets Reveals Map and Directory of New Grand Rapids Mall

West Michigan shoppers can start planning their first trip to Tanger Outlets in Byron Township.

Tanger Outlets has released a map and directory of the new mall.

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Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids Location to Host Job Fair on June 6

Tanger Outlets has announced that it will host a job fair on June 6, 2015, to hire more than 900 employees for the new Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids, which is scheduled to open on July 31, 2015.

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Matt Milhouse
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Byron Center Ranks Third on List of ‘Best Cities for Young Families in Michigan’

Earlier this month, NerdWallet named the ten best cities for young families in Michigan.

The list considered: home affordability, prosperity and growth, quality of education, and family friendliness.

Byron Center ranked third. Hudsonville, Grandville and Rockford all made the top 20.

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Tanger Outlet Mall in Byron Township to Open on July 31

Construction of the Tanger Outlet Mall in Byron Township is ahead of schedule.

WZZM-13 reports the mall is now scheduled to open on July 31.

The mall was originally expected to open this fall. 

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Tanger Outlets to Open Grand Rapids Location in July

Tanger Outlets has announced the opening of its new location in West Michigan.

According to its website, the new outlet center will have its grand opening in July 2015. An exact date hasn’t been announced.

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Grandville Hockey’s Mitchell Parsons Named High School Athlete of the Week

Mitchell Parsons, who captains eighth-ranked Grandville High School's hockey team, is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Bird’s-Eye Views of Lake Michigan’s Wintry Shoreline Near Grand Haven [Video]

Talk about cool.

Byron Center's Tommy Sadler took some awesome Lake Michigan shoreline visuals on Saturday at Rosy Mound Natural Area near Grand Haven.

The aerials were shot with a DJI Phantom 2 drone-mounted GoPro camera.

Wintry and wonderful.

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Break-Ins in Byron Township

Police are warning Byron Township residents and business owners after seven break-ins in the past few weeks.

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Byron Township Hosting Trunk-or-Treat Event on Saturday

Are your kids' costumes ready for Halloween?

Take advantage of an early opportunity to show them off and have some fun this Saturday in Byron Township.

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