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Lakewood Police Department Unveils Innovative Autism Safety Roster

Officers from the Lakewood Police Department may now have a crucial advantage when responding to a call of a resident with autism who has wandered
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Hundreds turned out for the grand opening of Lakewood's Solstice Steps at Lakewood Park on Friday, Oct. 30.  The city of Lakewood hosted the special event to celebrate the new the $2 million project that reinvents Lakewood’s access to Lake Erie.

Lakewood Summer Solstice Celebration Slated for June 21

There have been reports of residents spontaneously applauding as the sun sets over Lake Erie at the city’s new Solstice Steps at Lakewood Park. It’s
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11th Annual Meet the Trucks Event Slated for Saturday, June 4

The Meet the Truck event at Lakewood Park continues to be something of a family tradition. Eleven years strong. Lakewood’s got a big fleet of
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Memorial Day Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule

There will be no refuse or recycling collection on Monday, May 30, because of the Memorial Day holiday. Residents whose refuse is normally collected on
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City Transitions Birdtown Nuisance Property Into State-of-the-Art Single Family Home

The city of Lakewood has taken a former four-unit apartment nuisance property in the Birdtown neighborhood, and transformed it into a single-family home complete with
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Lakewood Public Art Task Force Moving Forward, Hosting First Public Forum

Public art has the ability to provide aesthetic beauty; educate and inspire; stimulate commerce and increase real estate values; build better citizens; provide for cultural
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Scene Magazine Calls Lakewood ‘Best Place to Buy a Home’

Lakewood received some high honors in Cleveland Scene’s 2016 Best of Cleveland Awards. The magazine named the city the “Best Place to Buy a Home”
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

About 1 in 5 Americans will be affected by a mental health condition in his or her lifetime. Every American is affected or impacted through
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Cleveland Marathon to Close Traffic on Lake Avenue on Sunday, May 15

The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon will make it way through Lakewood on Sunday, May 15. That means Lake Avenue will be closed to all vehicle traffic
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City Seeks Development Partner for Historic Curtis Block

The city of Lakewood is looking to bring the historic Curtis Block building back to life. The city is seeking qualifications from development firms to
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