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Posted on: November 8, 2018

City awarded second year of lead control funds

Lead testing information image

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services awarded nearly $7 million in grants to expand residential lead hazard control services to eligible households with a Medicaid-enrolled resident.

Funding is provided through Michigan’s Children’s...

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City Lead Safe Program information General News
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Firefighter application process extended to Nov. 30

Fire Department recruitment brochure, page 1

The application period for the Battle Creek Fire Department is extended through 5 p.m. on Nov. 30, as the city seeks a driven group of candidates representing our diverse community.


Those who are at least 18 years old and have a high school diplo...

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Fire Department web page General News
Posted on: November 6, 2018

BCPD, BCFD hold food drive

Fire Station 1 and Police Station

To the rescue! The Salvation Army Battle Creek Corps is in need of non-perishable items for their client-choice pantry. The local police & fire departments instantly stepped up to help! Battle Creek Police Department & Battle Creek Fire Department...

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General News
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Heritage Tower work now requires complete road closure

Heritage Tower work

Starting this Thursday, Nov. 1, West Michigan Avenue will close completely to accommodate work on the Heritage Tower project, at 25 W. Michigan.

The project’s contractor determined that the traffic shift in place does not allow enough room for th...

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General News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Battle Creek open for business

BC Cargo

Battle Creek is open for business.

Recently, the U.S. Small Business Administration estimated that three in five new jobs in the United States are created by small businesses.

Additionally, they note that small businesses accounted for 61.8 percent of net n...

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More info on the BC Small Business Loan Fund General News