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Kent, Ohio is located in Portage County. Zip codes in Kent, OH include 44243, 44240, and 44242. The median home price in Kent is $118,900 which is roughly $81/per square foot. More Kent information.

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8 hrs ago | Aurora Advocate

Route 43 delays possible in Twin Lakes area during road resurfacing

Starting today Route 43 between the northern Kent corporation limit and the southern Streetsboro corporation limit will have various lane restrictions for roadway resurfacing.


12 hrs ago |

Stacy Simera is named Social Worker of the Year

Rootstown resident and Kent therapist Stacy Simera was named 2014 Social Worker of the Year by region 2 of the Ohio chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.


16 hrs ago | Aurora Advocate

May 6 election: Portage parks levy OK could bring new Aurora trails

GATEWAY NEWS EDITOR Making connections between existing trails is a big part of Portage Park District Executive Director Christine Craycroft's vision for the northwest portion of Portage County, including Aurora, Streetsboro and Kent.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

Aurora Advocate

Staff enjoys comforts of new courthouse in Kent

But for those inside, Kent's Portage County Municipal Court is a safer, brighter, tidier and more efficient place to work.


Kent Lions have rich history of service to community

For more than 67 years the Kent Lions Club has been serving the Kent community and beyond.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bob Dyer: Dialing up a death discount

When you've spent 95 years on this planet, and you've had an active social life, and you have lots of relatives, your death tends to generate a long obituary.


Former Kent Davey Tree executive named president of U.S. operations

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Future trails, partnerships envisioned by Portage Parks District

Making connections between existing trails is a big part of Portage Park District Executive Director Christine Craycroft's vision for the northwest portion of Portage County, including Aurora, Streetsboro and Kent.


AAF students win ad award

Eight members of the Marietta College American Advertising Federation team recently competed in the Regional National Student Advertising Competition in Louisville, Ky.


Fri Apr 11, 2014

Bake sale is Sunday at Spelman Chapel

A bake sale will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Spelman Chapel AME Church, 910 Walnut St., Kent.


Vendors sought for indoor yard sale

An indoor yard sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 26 at Christian Life Center's new location, 1972 E. Summit St., Kent, .


Thu Apr 10, 2014

Filmmaker Ken Burns Comes to Kent State for Presidential Speaker Series

Filmmaker Ken Burns will speak at the fifth Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series on April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center .


Judy Gaiser works on display at Group Ten Gallery in Kent

The artists of Group Ten Gallery in Kent announce a new exhibition featuring work by Judy Gaiser.


Wed Apr 09, 2014


10 Albums to Stream: Slint, Afghan Whigs, Woods, the Both, and More

Another week, another batch of fresh album streams. Below you'll find a remastered version of Slint's classic Spiderland , followed by new releases from Afghan Whigs, the Birds of Satan, Woods, and more.


The Plain Dealer

Transparency in fashion: Marylou Luther

Dear Marylou: You've written a lot about transparency, but how, really, can you see it being applied in clothes we actually wear? - H.M., Cleveland, OH.


Kent Jaycees donate to Visiting Nurse & Hospice

The Kent Junior Chamber of Commerce hosted its 35th annual Reverse Raffle at the Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center.


Tue Apr 08, 2014

Herald Star Online

Heritage Ohio offers workshop on Friday

Heritage Ohio officials will offer a series of workshops Friday to help individuals and communities understand the historic building rehabilitation process.


ODOT announces S.R. 59 work

Beginning April 14, S.R. 59 between Menough Road and South Scranton Street in Ravenna Township will have various lane restrictions for sidewalk repairs.


La Leche League plans meeting

At its regular monthly meeting, members and guests of La Leche League of Kent will be discussing the topic "The Other End of Breastfeeding: Nutrition and Weaning."


'Popeye' dinner to be held in Kent

"A Popeye-sized meal at a Sweet-Pea price" will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Faith Lutheran Church, 931 E. Main St., Kent.



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