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Portage Utility Board to make formal request to City Council for employee back pay

PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board will send a letter to the City Council asking for back pay for one of its employees.

June 11, 2014 5:20 pm

Portage council approves federal COPs grant application

PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday approved applying for a federal grant to put more cops on the street.

June 04, 2014 12:41 pm

Portage Mall improvements up to council, mayor

PORTAGE | Whether or not the city's Redevelopment Commission invests some $2.6 million in improvements in the Portage Mall could be determined this week.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am

Portage Redevelopment Commission at odds over spending

PORTAGE | Members of the city's Redevelopment Commission are sparing over how funds should be spent.

May 11, 2014 12:00 am
Hundreds attend Portage Senior Health Fair

Hundreds attend Portage Senior Health Fair

PORTAGE | Joyce Vinyard of Griffith and her sister Loyce Rigdon of Portage rested a bit at a table set up in the middle of the Senior Health Fair Thursday afternoon.

May 01, 2014 2:21 pm Photos

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Portage Mall project could be in jeopardy

PORTAGE | A $2.5 million project to improve the Portage Mall may be in jeopardy.

April 24, 2014 8:42 pm

Future of Portage's U.S. 20 corridor unveiled

PORTAGE | Consultants unveiled what the U.S. 20 corridor could look like in the future Wednesday.

March 27, 2014 11:30 am

Portage council overrides mayor's veto of gay marriage resolution

PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday voted to override Mayor James Snyder's pocket veto of a resolution regarding a proposed state constitutional amendment involving the definition of marriage.

March 05, 2014 5:11 pm

Portage commission to hire planning staff despite objections

PORTAGE | The city's Department of Community Development will get a new staffer, despite objections from a couple of officials.

March 04, 2014 12:00 am

Some question Portage's second attempt at park bond

PORTAGE | Portage officials are taking a second try at floating a bond issue to benefit the parks department.

February 08, 2014 8:00 pm

Portage council's attorney says mayor acted beyond powers

PORTAGE | Mayor James Snyder acted beyond the powers of his office by sending snow plows to neighboring Gary, according to a legal opinion rendered by the City Council's attorney.

February 06, 2014 6:15 pm

Portage mayor, council in showdown over HJR3

PORTAGE | A proposed amendment to the state constitution likely will cause a showdown between the Portage City Council and Mayor James Snyder.

February 05, 2014 5:25 pm
EDITORIAL: Beat critics' swords into snowplows

EDITORIAL: Beat critics' swords into snowplows

When Gary was hammered by lake-effect snow Tuesday, its next-door neighbor, Portage, acted neighborly. Portage Mayor James Snyder sent snowplows to help Gary clear the streets.

January 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Portage mayor gets backlash for helping Gary with snowplows

Portage mayor gets backlash for helping Gary with snowplows

PORTAGE | Some Portage City Council members are criticizing the mayor for sending snowplows to neighboring Gary on Wednesday to help with snow removal.

January 23, 2014 9:00 pm Related

Portage commission differs on how it should spend its money

PORTAGE | On a consistent 3-2 vote, the city's Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday approved how its should be spending its money.

January 22, 2014 8:00 pm

Portage City Council votes down park bond issue

PORTAGE | The Portage City Council on Tuesday voted down the proposed $3.5 million park bond issue.

November 05, 2013 9:00 pm

Portage council cuts HR, IT spending in '14 budget

PORTAGE | The City Council this week approved the 2014 budget, but not without cutting the budget line for the city's human resources consultant and slashing funding for the city's information technology department.

October 02, 2013 6:30 pm

Portage to remove some trees from along Central Avenue

PORTAGE | The city will begin removing some of the trees from the area of Central Avenue this fall trying to save them.

September 28, 2013 11:00 pm

Portage may be looking for new animal shelter

PORTAGE | For more than a decade, Portage has contracted with the Humane Society of Hobart to take the city's stray animals.

August 30, 2013 6:00 pm

Portage committee gives informal nod to $3.5 million in park bonds

PORTAGE | The City Council Strategic Planning Committee on Monday gave informal approval for the city's park department to move forward on a bond issue to finance $3 million to $3.5 million in improvements.

August 26, 2013 7:00 pm
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