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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Get Outside and Enjoy the Parks!

RiverEdge Trail

Kent’s parks, playgrounds, athletic fields, skate park, nature trails, walking/bike trails, river access, and ponds all remain open for hiking, biking, skateboarding, sports play, in-river play, fishing, birdwatching and whatever activity you en...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Face Mask Ordinance

face covering signage

Effective July 23rd at 6:00 pm, facial coverings are required in the State of Ohio.

These additional measures are needed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the community. The safety of City residents, guests, business owners, and patrons are best prote...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Kent City Health Department Public Service Announcement

Haymaker Farmers' Market - Outdoor Season 2020

The Kent City Health Department (KCHD) encourages residents and visitors in Kent to wear facial coverings when in public. Please watch the Public Service Announcement for more information. 

KCHD also encourages local businesses to take the SAFER b...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Become a SAFER Business

Become a SAFER Business

Our local businesses that take the pledge for SAFER actions are committing to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Through safety standards outlined by the CDC, Ohio Department of Health, and the Kent City Health Department, they will ensure the safety of th...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Yard Waste Site to Temporarily Close 8/12/2020

piles of mulch on the side of road

Beginning Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 the City of Kent’s Yard Waste Transfer Site will be temporarily closed to allow for accumulated material to be processed.  The City anticipates the site will be closed for approximately two weeks. ...

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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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