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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Yard waste collection starts March 26 for 2018

yard waste

At least on the calendar, spring has returned to Battle Creek, and curbside yard waste pickup along with it – this service begins again the week of March 26.

Yard waste pickup will continue through Nov. 30 this year. City neighbors may place yard...

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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
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Fire Department celebrates team milestones

Fire Department team

Celebrating Fire Department team milestones is one of new Chief Brian Sturdivant’s priorities, and he joined in on Tuesday, as he took the oath of office and received his badge, alongside three new firefighters.

Firefighters Steven Foster, Brock ...

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City job opportunities & application General News
Posted on: September 25, 2018

Heritage Tower work continues, requires traffic shift

Heritage fall 2018

Staging is set to begin this Friday on West Michigan Avenue to prepare for the next stage of improvements and construction on the Heritage Tower project, at 25 W. Michigan.

This months-long stage, involving construction on upper floors in the 19-story buil...

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General News
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Absentee ballot applications available for Nov. 6

Clerk's Office

Absentee ballot applications are now available for the Nov. 6 general election.


The application, and more information, is available online at the city’s website,, or in the City Clerk’s...

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City Clerk -- Elections web page General News

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

BCPD invites families, donations for Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat graphic

The Battle Creek Police Department and other public safety agencies will hold the sixth annual Trunk-or-Treat event on Halloween – 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31.

The event is free and open to the public. Because demolition activities continue at...

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Donate to Trunk or Treat Police

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Hydrant Flushing in Fremont St./Sherman Rd. area


October 17, 2018


For more information contact: Water Division, 269-966-3506

Hydrant Flushing in Fremont St./Sherman Rd. area

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Water Distribution crews will be flushing fire hydrants in the area of Fremont S...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Sanitary sewer inspection, cleaning starts Monday

Sewer clean

Routine inspection and cleaning of the city’s sanitary sewer system will begin on Monday, and continue through December.

City contractor Taplin Group LLC will perform the work, part of the city’s routine televising and cleaning plan. &a...

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