PORTAGE | The city's police, street and fire department are all looking to purchase new vehicles.
PORTAGE | Old Man Winter is taking its toll on Portage coffers.
PORTAGE | Residents here saw drastic changes in how their trash and recycling was picked up in the last year.
PORTAGE | The Board of Works opened bids Tuesday for the purchase of two fully-automated trash/recycling trucks.
PORTAGE | City officials will have the ability to better track where some city vehicles are going or where they've been.
PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Monday approved seeking bids for two more automated trash trucks.
PORTAGE | City officials here have been whittling away at the proposed 2014 budget, attempting to balance expected revenue with expenses.
PORTAGE | Because of the amount of grass clippings being dropped off at the city's street department, officials here are changing procedures.
If it's hard to teach old dogs new tricks, teaching old gardeners might be tricky.
PORTAGE | Breaking habits can be difficult, even when it comes to something as simple as cutting the lawn.
PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Monday authorized spending up to $21,000 for additional trash and recycling bins.
Recycling is good for the ecology and a community's economy, but efforts at recycling vary greatly across the region.
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board this week approved reimbursing the street department for work done by its employees.
PORTAGE | Delivery of the new 96-gallon trash and recycling toters has been delayed to about half of the city.
PORTAGE | Delivery of the new 96-gallon trash and recycling toters is scheduled to begin this week.
PORTAGE | The streets and sanitation department was given approval by the Board of Works this week to seek bids on five new pieces of equipment.
PORTAGE | Officials are expecting the city's recycling collection to triple within the first month of putting a new collection system in place.
PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a new trash collection ordinance.
PORTAGE | Parked outside the city's Street and Sanitation Department facility is a row of equipment.
PORTAGE | After a few delays, the Board of Works on Monday approved a five-year contract with Republic Services of Chesterton as the city's waste hauler, making automated trash and recycling one step closer to reality.
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