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Portage police seek suspect in pool vandalism

PORTAGE | Portage police are seeking information on the vandalism of a swimming pool in the 2200 block of Sandalwood Street.

July 16, 2014 10:50 am
Portage police seek assistance with ID'ing fraud suspect

Portage police seek assistance with ID'ing fraud suspect

PORTAGE | Police are seeking the public's help identifying a woman in connection with a prescription fraud investigation.

July 08, 2014 11:00 am

Portage City Council approves veterans preference hiring policy

PORTAGE | The City Council on Wednesday night unanimously approved a hiring policy that gives preference to veterans.

May 07, 2014 8:45 pm

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 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

Portage approves tightening solicitor's licenses

PORTAGE | Beginning next year, when a door-to-door solicitor bangs on a front door in Portage, they better have a large, visible identification tag.

December 08, 2013 12:00 am

Portage approves new dog, cat licensing measures

PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday approved new measures for the licensing of residents' dogs and cats.

December 03, 2013 8:00 pm

Portage continues to consider business licensing

PORTAGE | Portage officials are continuing to look at how they license businesses throughout the city without causing hardships to either the businesses or city employees.

December 01, 2013 10:30 pm

Portage committee proposes changes to pet licensing requirements

PORTAGE | The City Council's Ordinance Committee heard a proposal Tuesday night that would make it easier for residents to register their dogs.

November 12, 2013 8:45 pm

Portage council delays tweaks to park employee salaries

PORTAGE | The City Council delayed changing salaries for two park department employees Tuesday.

August 06, 2013 9:00 pm

Portage won't change ordinances to accomodate sheep

PORTAGE | The City Council's Ordinance Committee decided it wouldn't change a Portage ordinance to accommodate a resident wanting to keep sheep on a large parcel of land within the city.

May 18, 2013 12:00 am

Portage council reviews proposed commercial sewer rate increases

PORTAGE | The Portage City Council on Tuesday reviewed a proposed sewer rate increase for commercial properties, asking for clarifications.

May 08, 2013 12:00 am

Portage council sidesteps action on sewer rate increase

PORTAGE | The Portage City Council declined to take any action last week on two issues involving the city's Utility Services Department.

April 07, 2013 5:45 pm

Portage City Council approves vacation policy for department heads

PORTAGE | The Portage City Council on Tuesday approved 4-1 an ordinance amendment outlining vacation policy for department heads.

December 05, 2012 12:00 am

Portage eyes changing personnel policies for supervisors

PORTAGE | A change in city personnel policy four years ago has come back to bite officials as they wrangle over what to do about vacations for department supervisors.

November 28, 2012 5:45 pm

Portage's ethics ordinance faces revamp

PORTAGE | The city's ethics ordinance will get a full review by a separate, specially appointed committee.

November 27, 2012 8:00 pm

Portage council OKs firefighters pact

PORTAGE | The City Council narrowly approved a contract this week with Firefighters Local 3151.

July 04, 2012 7:00 pm

Council overrides mayoral vetoes

PORTAGE | The Portage City Council overrode two mayoral vetoes Tuesday night.

July 03, 2012 9:14 pm

Portage to apply for COPS grant again

PORTAGE | Just four months after the Portage City Council rejected accepting a federal COPS grant, it has given its approval for the police chief to seek the grant again.

May 06, 2012 7:00 pm
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