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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Kent Applied to be a Bicycle Friendly Community

bicyclists in the city of Kent

The League of American Bicyclists represents bicyclists in the movement to create safer roads, stronger communities, and a Bicycle Friendly America. The League’s Bicycle Friendly America (BFA) program provides a roadmap, hands-on assistance and ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Haymaker Farmers' Market Outdoor Season

Haymaker Farmers' Market

The Drive -Through Haymaker Farmers’ Market at the United Methodist Church of Kent was a huge success for March through May! They had up to 270 cars visiting each Saturday and were able to continue getting local food to local people - thanks to ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Yard Waste Transfer Site Hours during the month of July

piles of mulch on the side of road

July Hours for the Yard Waste Transfer Site.

The site will be closed July 4th in observation of Independence Day.

Beginning Thursday July 2nd 2020, the City of Kent Yard Waste Transfer Site will continue to remain open with limited hours and limited access....

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

50th Commemoration of May 4 - Banner Installation

May 4 Banners

In keeping with the commitment to honor and remember those tragic events of May 4, 1970, and in partnership with Each + Every, the Kent Historical Society Museum, and the Kent State University Wick Poetry Center and Mapping May 4th project, banners were i...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Support Our Locals

support our locals

Support local businesses in Kent! Enjoy free 2-hour parking at meters through June 14th. 

Please check with each business directly through phone, websites, or social media for up-to-date information, including days & hours of operation, distan...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

COVID-19 Spring/Summer Safety Message

dan smith community park

As the weather warms, graduations occur, and holidays appear on the calendar it is important to note several things:

  • COVID-19 is still circulating in our community.
  • Gatherings over 10 people are discouraged. Large groups increase the risk of spread.
  • The need...
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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Income Tax Information

rita notice for tax deadline

Municipal income tax returns and payments for tax year 2019 with a due date of April 15, 2020 have been extended to July 15, 2020.  Estimated payments for the first and second quarters of tax year 2020 have also been extended to July 15, 2020. &a...

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