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Recycling is not always easy – Is this carton recyclable? Do I have to wash this jar with soap? The challenge has increased in recent years as China – a major importer of recyclable materials – has become stricter with which ...
Incident number: 04320Type of emergency: Structure fireIncident date: 7/30/2020Incident time: 7:43 p.m.Address/location: 79 E. Fountain St.
Occupied? YESOwner: Graphic Packaging
Probable cause, if known: ElectricalStructure type: FactoryConstruction type: W...
Incident number: 04321Type of emergency: Vehicle fireIncident date: 7/30/2020Incident time: 8:41 p.m.Address/location: 170 Angell St.
Probable cause, if known: Under investigationStructure type: NoneConstruction type: Semi tract...
Incident number: 2020-04277Type of emergency: Structure fireIncident date: 7/29/2020Incident time: 12:17 a.m.Address/location: 310 E. Burnham St./old American Stamping factory
Occupied? NoOwner: Undetermined
Probable cause, if known: Suspicious - under inve...
Incident number: 2020-04240Type of emergency: Structure fireIncident date: 7/27/2020Incident time: 8:21 a.m.Address/location: 124 Greenwood Ave.
Occupied? NoOwner: Gwen Stetler and Yvonne Negron
Probable cause, if known: Under investigationStructure type: R...
The city has received a $196,093 state grant to test for potential PFAS contamination at the Battle Creek Executive Airport at Kellogg Field.
PFAS are a group of manmade chemicals that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named emerging contaminant...
The Battle Creek Police Department will reopen to the public on Monday, Aug. 3, after a two-week closure because of positive COVID-19 cases among staff.
To date, 10 BCPD staff have tested positive; one in March, and nine in July.
The city has received accolades this year for social media use.
The City of Battle Creek was a finalist in the Government Social Media organization’s Golden Post Awards, an annual program "designed to honor outstanding use of social media by...
A corner of the State Street parking lot downtown opens to outdoor dining on Thursday, July 2, to help local restaurants and their supporters enjoy dining out safely, while continuing to observe social distancing guidelines.
The State Street Commons is a t...
All 38,000-plus registered voters in the City of Battle Creek will receive absentee ballot applications by mail, so they can easily take part in the Aug. 4 primary election and Nov. 3 general election; they were mailed last week and are arriving in voter ...
Las oficinas administrativas de la Ciudad permanecerán cerradas en estas días festivos en 2020 –
The city’s administrative offices will be closed on the following days in 2020.
Please watch for reminders on the city’s online calendar, at battlecreekmi.gov, and on social media.
For more information contact: Engineering Division, 269-966-3343
Milling and paving on Main Street
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Lakeland Asphalt will begin milling and paving as part of the continuing work on Main Stree...
July 23, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Emmett Street bridge inspection
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — a city consultant will perform an inspection of the Emmett Street bridge next week.
OHM will pe...
July 20, 2020
For more information contact Engineering Department, (269) 966-3343
Traffic Signal Replacement Project
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – On Monday, July 20, Strain Electric will begin the process of replacing traffi...
July 15, 2020
For more information contact: Engineering Department, 269-966-3343
Sanitary Sewer Improvement Project – Pheasant Run
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A city contractor will begin working on the Pheasant Run cul-de-...
July 9, 2020
Sidewalk ramp work to begin on Main Street
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Hunter-Prell will begin sidewalk ramp upgrades along Main Street on Monday, July 13.
Starting today – Tuesday, April 7 – Consumers Energy will begin a five-month electrical upgrade project on Jackson Street downtown, which will temporarily close McCamly Street, then Capital Avenue SW.
The work closing McCamly today also...
City will hold Movies in the Park in July, August.
The city’s Recreation Department will open the vehicle gate to Willard Beach on Wednesday, and is preparing Bailey Park for summer programming. We also will show two Movies in the Park.
Check out the details:
Several BC Transit routes will detour during McCamly closure.