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Portage parks approve contract to continue Elvis Fest

PORTAGE | The Park Board on Tuesday approved a contract which will allow them to continue hosting the Elvis Fantasy Fest in Portage for at least two more years.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am

Portage park officials ponder Elvis offer

PORTAGE | For the last 21 years, Elvis Presley fans have gathered in Portage during October to celebrate the King's legacy and raise money for local Special Olympians.

December 16, 2013 9:00 pm

Portage Park Board considers fee waiver policy

PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board on Tuesday tabled a request to waive hall rental fees, saying they need to develop a policy.

February 19, 2013 8:15 pm

Contractor picked to install park elevator

PORTAGE | It will be close, but an elevator should be installed in the community center by the time of this year's Senior Health Fair May 2.

January 21, 2013 8:40 pm

Community Market will return with some revisions

PORTAGE | The Portage Community Market will return this summer with slight changes.

March 12, 2012 12:00 am

Board eyes nixing employee discounts

PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board will continue to study whether to eliminate employee discounts for rentals.

January 17, 2012 12:00 am

Park Board confirms superintendent pick

PORTAGE |The Park Board approved the appointment of Jenny Orsburn as the department's superintendent Tuesday night.

January 04, 2012 12:00 am

Parks holds public meeting on future development

PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board is seeking input from the public on the future development of the city's park system.

December 05, 2011 12:00 am
Portage shopping center gets makeover

Portage shopping center gets makeover

PORTAGE | Owners of the Portage Commons Shopping Center on U.S. 6 and Willowcreek Road weren't going to wait until the economy turned around.

December 04, 2011 1:00 pm Photos


No search started for new Portage park superintendent

PORTAGE | There's been no timeline established to fill the vacant Portage Park Department superintendent position.

September 01, 2011 5:00 pm

Elvis Fantasy Fest Car Show to benefit Special Olympics

PORTAGE | The 19th annual Elvis Fantasy Fest Car Show to benefit the Porter County Special Olympics will be held Sunday.

August 05, 2011 12:00 am

Portage Park Board elects new officers

PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board elected new officers during its meeting earlier this week.

January 20, 2011 12:00 am
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