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Posted on: September 11, 2019

La limpieza anual de otoño de la ciudad es la semana que viene

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La limpieza anual de otoño de la ciudad se llevará a cabo 16 a 20 Septiembre, solo para aquellas personas que viven dentro de los límites de la ciudad.

Este período de limpieza permite que los vecinos de la ciudad depositen en el bordillo (durante su día h...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Annual fall cleanup set for next week

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The city’s annual fall cleanup will take place next week – Monday, Sept. 16 to Friday, Sept. 20 – for those within Battle Creek city limits only.

On their regular pickup days, neighbors within city limits can place up to 10 cubic yards of construc...

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En Español Environment
Posted on: July 15, 2019

City holds online rain barrel sale

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July 15, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 For more information contact: Lizzy Paul, environmental program coordinator, 269-966-3355 ext. 1889

City holds online rain barrel sale

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The City of Battle Creek is, once again, holdi...

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Environment
Posted on: April 24, 2019

La recolección de residuos de jardín comienza el lunes

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La limpieza de las ramas de árboles caídas por los fuertes vientos recientes está a punto de ser más fácil: la recolección de residuos de jardín comienza la semana pró...

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Environment
Posted on: March 23, 2019

Curbside yard waste begins on Monday

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Cleaning up fallen tree limbs from recent high winds is about to become easier – curbside yard waste pickup begins this coming week – the week of March 25.

Yard waste pickup will continue through Nov. 29 this year. City neighbors may place yard waste items...

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En Español Environment
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Clean Water Partner calendars now available; event dates set

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Ready for the new year, the free 2019 wall calendar featuring Calhoun County Kalamazoo River Watershed images from local photographers is available at locations throughout the region.

The calendar is created by the Battle Creek Area Clean Water Partners. S...

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Fire

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

No injuries in West Fountain fire

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Incident number: 2019 - 05446 Type of emergency: Structure Fire Incident date: 9/10/2019 Alarm time: 4:20 am Address/location: 91 W. Fountain St. 

Occupied? Unknown Owner: Unknown 

Probable cause (if known): Under Investigation Structure t...

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Fire
Posted on: September 10, 2019

No injuries in Oaklawn Avenue fire

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Incident number: 2019 - 05541Type of emergency: Structure FireIncident date: 9/10/19Alarm time: 2:01 amAddress/location: 64 Oaklawn Ave . 

Occupied? NoOwner: Unknown 

Probable cause (if known): Under InvestigationStructure type: Two Story ...

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Fire
Posted on: September 10, 2019

No injuries in Cherry Street fire

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Incident number: 2019 - 05445 Type of emergency: Structure Fire Incident date: 9/10/2019 Alarm time: 4:16 am Address/location: 222 Cherry St. 

Occupied? No Owner: Undetermined 

Probable cause (if known): Undetermined Structure type: Multi ...

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Fire
Posted on: September 10, 2019

No injuries in vacant Wabash fire

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Incident number: 2019 - 05440Type of emergency: Structure FireIncident date: 9/10/2019Alarm time: 1:54amAddress/location: 17 N . Wabash 

Occupied? NoOwner: Brittany Nash 

Probable cause (if known): Undetermined/SuspiciousStructure type: Va...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

UPDATE: Building conditions at 34 E. Michigan Ave.

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Sept. 10, 2019 -- UPDATE

After consultation between the city's Inspections and Fire staffs, and structural/engineering professionals, we have determined that the businesses in the block around 34 E. Michigan Ave. downtown can reopen, and power has been res...

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General News
Posted on: August 6, 2019

City will undergo first zoning ordinance rewrite in 35 years

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Aug. 6, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information contact: Planning Division, 269-966-3320

City will undergo first zoning ordinance rewrite in 35 years

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The city’s Planning team will lead an update of our law tha...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Columbia water main project shifts to Riverside intersection

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Starting on Monday, Sept. 9, the Columbia Avenue water main project will progress and change, now limiting traffic through the intersection with Riverside Drive.

  • Traffic driving east and west on Columbia will not be able to make left turns onto Riverside.
  • T...
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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Water main replacement starts on Columbia July 22

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The city team highly encourages neighbors who use Columbia Avenue to seek alternate routes in the coming weeks, as crews begin work to replace a water main between Capital Avenue SW and Riverside Drive.

Work begins this coming Monday, July 22. The road wil...

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