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.
PORTAGE | City employees will take on more work maintaining city-owned property, including mowing and landscaping.
PORTAGE | The city made its first pitch Tuesday to switch from traditional trash collection to an automated system.
Follow The Times
When you have an unresolved legal matter, you want a lawyer wh…
Custom Kitchens, Vanities, Bars, Entertainments, Wall units & Mantles with quality, reliability and affordability.
We take pride in putting Custom Cabinets within your reach. 2…
How long has it been since your Dryer Vents have been cleaned? Call Four Seasons - not just Chimneys! 219-942-6643
Call Four Seasons Chimney Sweeps today at 219-942-6643. We pro…
Stop in & get a great deal on gift certificates
$100 off a Snap-on Smile!
In Today's Paper
Should the new Porter County Council districts take effect in 2014 or after next year's elections?