Walk-in COVID-19 vaccines available at Spectrum Health locations

Spectrum Health will be offering walk-in opportunities to receive a free COVID-19 vaccination Tuesday through Saturday at the West Michigan Vaccine Clinic and the 60th Street clinic.

Michigan hits 55% vaccine rate, will end remote work rule

LANSING — Michigan on Monday surpassed a 55% COVID-19 vaccination rate, reaching a milestone that will lead to the automatic easing of in-person work restrictions in two weeks.

Bissell and partners launching National Shelter Alliance

A group of organizations formed an alliance that will provide service and support for animal shelters facing urgent needs.

Andronaco Industries hosting job fair

Express Employment Professionals of Grand Rapids is partnering on a career fair to fill 15 jobs at Andronaco Industries.

Indian Trails launches bus tracker app

The Indian Trails Bus Tracker is now available for free download on Apple and Android smartphones. 

HealthBar opens lakeshore location

HealthBar, a Grand Rapids-based provider of custom health care services to businesses and consumers, opened a new drive-thru medical center along the lakeshore.

Studio Park announces summer events

The piazza at Studio Park in downtown Grand Rapids will be the site of Studio C’s summertime outdoor programming beginning in June.

Grand Rapids to receive Arbor Day Foundation grant for tree planting

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and the Mayor’s Greening Initiative will receive a grant to increase their tree planting during the next year.

Grand Rapids-area schools can make own quarantine policies

GRAND RAPIDS — Schools in some of West Michigan's largest counties can make their own COVID-19 quarantine policies, local health departments said Friday.

Fitness companies partner to track exercisers’ progress

ShapeLog, a Midwest-based fitness technology company and provider of connected strength solutions, has partnered with Life Fitness, a global commercial fitness equipment company, to provide strength training data to individuals who are exercising.

Aquinas College students will return to campus this fall

Aquinas College plans to bring its students back on campus and resume normal in-person classes and student activities for the fall 2021 semester.

Prein&Newhof acquires Allendale land surveying company

Grand Rapids-based Prein&Newhof announced it acquired Summit Surveying Inc., a 20-year-old Allendale company focused on land surveying.