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Mosquito spraying delayed after equipment damaged

PORTAGE | The mosquitoes have scored another win in the region, at least temporarily.

September 03, 2014 11:00 pm

Portage looking to purchase vehicles

PORTAGE | The city's police, street and fire department are all looking to purchase new vehicles.

February 26, 2014 12:00 am

Winter weather taking a toll on Portage's budget

PORTAGE | Old Man Winter is taking its toll on Portage coffers.

February 04, 2014 8:00 pm

Portage recycling improves, but still just 19.4%

PORTAGE | Residents here saw drastic changes in how their trash and recycling was picked up in the last year.

January 18, 2014 6:15 pm

Portage opens bids for automated trash trucks

PORTAGE | The Board of Works opened bids Tuesday for the purchase of two fully-automated trash/recycling trucks.

December 17, 2013 7:30 pm

Portage OKs GPS units for street, park vehicles

PORTAGE | City officials will have the ability to better track where some city vehicles are going or where they've been.

December 09, 2013 1:46 pm

Portage to order two more automated trash trucks

PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Monday approved seeking bids for two more automated trash trucks.

October 28, 2013 2:15 pm

Portage offiicals work to balance 2014 budget

PORTAGE | City officials here have been whittling away at the proposed 2014 budget, attempting to balance expected revenue with expenses.

August 10, 2013 7:22 pm

Grass clipping drop-off procedures changed in Portage

PORTAGE | Because of the amount of grass clippings being dropped off at the city's street department, officials here are changing procedures.

June 30, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Mow down improper yard waste

If it's hard to teach old dogs new tricks, teaching old gardeners might be tricky.

May 28, 2013 12:00 am

Portage urging residents to rethink how they cut grass

PORTAGE | Breaking habits can be difficult, even when it comes to something as simple as cutting the lawn.

May 18, 2013 7:00 pm

Portage to purchase more trash bins to meet demands

PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Monday authorized spending up to $21,000 for additional trash and recycling bins.

March 26, 2013 12:00 am
More communities finding the cash value of recycling

More communities finding the cash value of recycling

Recycling is good for the ecology and a community's economy, but efforts at recycling vary greatly across the region.

March 24, 2013 12:00 am

Utility board to reimburse street department for work

PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board this week approved reimbursing the street department for work done by its employees.

March 16, 2013 12:00 am

Trash, recycling toters delayed for half of Portage

PORTAGE | Delivery of the new 96-gallon trash and recycling toters has been delayed to about half of the city.

February 01, 2013 3:45 pm

Portage to roll out new trash, recycling system

PORTAGE | Delivery of the new 96-gallon trash and recycling toters is scheduled to begin this week.

January 05, 2013 8:15 pm

Portage seeks bids for new street/sanitation equipment

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.

December 12, 2012 12:00 am

Portage aims to boost recycling, save money

PORTAGE | Officials are expecting the city's recycling collection to triple within the first month of putting a new collection system in place.

December 08, 2012 6:00 pm

Portage council approves new trash ordinance

PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a new trash collection ordinance.

December 05, 2012 7:00 pm
Portage looks to revamp street, sanitation facility

Portage looks to revamp street, sanitation facility

PORTAGE | Parked outside the city's Street and Sanitation Department facility is a row of equipment.

October 20, 2012 8:45 pm Photos

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