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POLL: The Biggest Story in Kent for 2011 Was...

Vote for the biggest news story to happen in Kent in the past year

Our poll is composed of stories that were the most-read on the site in the past year and from suggestions given to us from you, the readers.

There's so much news happening in Kent this year that it was hard to pick just a few options for our poll.

If we missed a story you think should have been included, tell us what the story was and add it in our comments section below.

So, what do you think was the biggest news story to break in Kent for the past year...

Just me December 30, 2011 at 12:51 PM
I think the closing of Silver Oaks and all of the seniors being evicted and 5 or more of them subsequently dying from the disruption of their lives is the biggest story.
M. J. Holloway December 30, 2011 at 02:55 PM
I think the closing of Silver Oaks should be included. The closing is still having an impact on many residents. There are some that the move has not worked and are going to have to move again and others are still dealing with depression. People who are in their 80's and had their homes of 20 some years taken away it is not as easy to adjust as it might be for those of younger years.
Erik Clarke January 17, 2012 at 08:58 PM
I agree with Dina Harley and M.J. Holloway. The biggest story of the year was the Silver Oaks Place situation.

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