PORTAGE | In less than a year, two blocks within the city's downtown redevelopment area will look much different.
PORTAGE | Bids for some $4 million in street paving projects within the city came in under budget Tuesday.
PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Tuesday approved paving half of Monnier Street between Stone and Mulberry avenues.
PORTAGE | The University Center will soon no longer be the University Center.
PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission will invest some $7 million this year in Portage's downtown.
PORTAGE | The city's Department of Community Development will get a new staffer, despite objections from a couple of officials.
PORTAGE | The city is moving forward with plans to develop a portion of the property it owns just south of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk.
PORTAGE | When the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk opened five years ago, officials knew it would be a success.
Keeping streets paved and maintained has been anything but smooth sailing for region municipalities in recent years.
PORTAGE | Despite encouragement by city officials for residents to quit bagging their grass clippings, plastic and biodegradable bags keep piling up outside of the city's street department facility.
PORTAGE | As U.S. 20 cuts across the northern part of the city, its identity is somewhat muddled.
PORTAGE | The city is moving ahead with the development of a geographic information system that officials say will improve efficiency for multiple departments.
PORTAGE | The Portage Utility Services Board this week decided to look at alternative ways to handle flooding along Willowcreek Road south of U.S. 6.
PORTAGE | The city's ethics ordinance will get a full review by a separate, specially appointed committee.
PORTAGE | City officials believe they have found a low-cost fix to the sinking 66-inch stormwater outfall pipe just east of Willowdale Road.
PORTAGE | The city will take a second stab at developing Founder's Square Park.
PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission this week approved the hiring of Abonmarche of Portage to engineer the extension of Robbins Road west of Willowcreek Road.
PORTAGE | The Portage Township Park Board hit the ground running Tuesday evening, holding its first official meeting, getting an update on park projects and planning a session to meet with residents on future park development.
PORTAGE | Nine individuals, groups or businesses will be honored Friday night by having their names placed on the Portage Township Education Foundation's Founder's Wall.
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