PORTAGE | More than 100 Portage Township youngsters will have something special under their tree this Christmas, thanks to a group of woodcarvers and high school students.
Man wrecks motorcycle, gets arrested
PORTAGE | Homeowner applications for 2014 Portage Rebuilding Together are available.
PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | A woman was ejected from her car in a crash at 8:49 a.m. Wednesday at U.S. 6 and County Road 450 West.
It’s that time of year again when leaves are turning color and Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder is mailing the now annual Form 11 property assessment notices. Their September arrival means our local governments can continue providing public safety and our quality of life – without having to borrow.
PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | Notices of assessments for assessment year 2013 were mailed on Sept. 20, according to Portage Township Assessor Millie Arocho.
Burglary reported at home in Chesterton
PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | A local lung cancer patient is without a wheelchair after someone stole it from her daughter’s front yard on Tuesday.
VALPARAISO | The Center Township Board voted to contribute $5,000 a year for two years to the county effort to end homelessness, but might not be able to give Valparaiso Schools $700 for a month of drug testing.
PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | Three men were arrested after a fight Thursday night in the 200 block of Pleasant Drive.
PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | Tucked between a mobile home park and the Indiana Toll Road lies the resting place of some of the area's earliest settlers.
Man arrested following girlfriend's theft arrest
PORTAGE | With more than 50 percent of Portage Township Schools students on free and reduced lunch programs, the Portage Township Trustee's office is launching the Fuel the Kids Summer Project.
PORTAGE | The deadline for vendor registration for the 2nd Annual Portage Township SummerFest is quickly approaching on Friday, May 17th at 4p. There are a limited number of spaces still available.
PORTAGE | Ninety-five volunteers participated in the Portage Township Team Up 2 Clean Up event on Saturday, April 20th. “We had returning groups, new groups, and community residents participate in this year’s event” stated Joy Lundstrom, Superintendent of Portage Township Parks, “its heart-w…
PORTAGE | The Portage Township Education foundation will host its annual wine tasting and auction from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Woodland Park, 2100 Willowcreek Road.
PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | Members of the newly formed Friends of Portage Township are hoping to familiarize folks with themselves and what the township has to offer during an inaugural event next month.
PORTAGE | With a few strokes of her brush, muralist Theresa Channell-Moore worked to bring to life an exhibit at the Portage Community Historical Society's Alton Goin Museum.
During the 52 years I have lived in Portage Township, I have visited the Porter County auditor's office two or three times. I found the personnel to be very efficient and courteous.
PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | A Portage Township man was arrested Saturday after punching an officer in the face at the man's home, police said.
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