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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Winter is coming!

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Click the link for a brochure you can read and download. Check out some tips and information that will help you learn about the city's snow operations, and make the winter season smoother for all.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

City receives $30.5 million from the American Rescue Plan Act

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Click through for town hall recordings, additional videos, recommended project lists and community proposals, and much more information.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

City COVID Information

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The city is part of a county-wide COVID-19 response. Learn more at the link, including information in Burmese, Spanish, and American Sign Language.

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News Flash

Posted on: February 6, 2021

Trash Hauler Updates

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The city’s current contract for trash, recycling, bulk, and yard waste curbside pickup is due to expire at the end of March 2021.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Snowtifications

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This winter, we’re bringing you snow operations tips and updates. Follow along with us on Facebook and Nextdoor, and click the link below for FAQs.

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Transit Information

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We know the coronavirus pandemic has caused concern, anxiety, and many community changes. The city team is doing all we can to help prevent the spread.

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News Flash

Posted on: February 6, 2021

Trash Hauler Updates

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The city’s current contract for trash, recycling, bulk, and yard waste curbside pickup is due to expire at the end of March 2021.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Snowtifications

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This winter, we’re bringing you snow operations tips and updates. Follow along with us on Facebook and Nextdoor, and click the link below for FAQs.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Transit Information

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We know the coronavirus pandemic has caused concern, anxiety, and many community changes. The city team is doing all we can to help prevent the spread.

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Report a Concern

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Use Citizen Request Tracker to notify us about a general concern, comment, or compliment. Visitors can also log in to check on the progress of existing requests.

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Stay Connected!

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

No injuries in Bennett home fire

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Incident number: 2022-00412Type of emergency: Structure fireIncident date: 1/17/2022Incident time: 4:23 p.m.Address/location: 59 Bennett St.

Occupied? YesOwner: Maria Reyes

Probable cause, if known: Under investigationStructure type: Two-unit residentialCon...

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News Flash

Posted on: January 21, 2022

Que the Creek BBQ Fest back after 2020 debut

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The Que the Creek BBQ Festival is back! 

The fun foodie fest will take place on Saturday, Feb. 5 at Kellogg Arena downtown. Tickets for this family-friendly event are $5 at the door, with kids 12 and under free. Buy advance tickets online at two f...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Virtual State of the Community event this Friday morning

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Join local government leaders from across Calhoun County for a State of the Community address at 9 a.m. this Friday, Jan. 21. 

Leaders will gather virtually, via Zoom, and will stream the event live on the City of Battle Creek YouTube channel, you...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Links to City Commission agendas for Jan. 18, 2022

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Due to some technical difficulties with the City Commission agenda host, we wanted to share the links to the workshop and meeting agenda in another space, while we troubleshoot this issue.

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Bedford Township homicide

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Overnight, at 12:31 a.m. Tuesday, a male called into the Calhoun County Consolidated Dispatch Authority and instructed that his significant other had been shot. 

Police responded to the scene on N. Gardner Ave. in Bedford Township. 

Upon a...

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Posted on: January 15, 2022

Police investigate assault on mail carrier

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Battle Creek Police are investigating the assault of a U.S. Postal Service mail carrier in the Post Addition on Thursday afternoon.

Police responded at 2:20 p.m. to Illinois Street, where the mail carrier was delivering mail.

An unknown young man, believed ...

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News Flash

Posted on: March 22, 2021

See something? Say something to BCPD.

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The Battle Creek Police Department wants you to know that officers are ready to respond when you see something that looks out of the ordinary or suspicious. Community members who are informed and alert play a critical role in helping law enforcement agenc...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Request a BCPD patch

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We often receive requests from individuals who would like a patch from the Battle Creek Police Department. If you would like to request our patch, please send $2 -- cash or money order -- to the BCPD, 34 N. Division St., Battle Creek, MI 49014. Please inc...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Transit cancels services Saturday 1/22

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Battle Creek Transit services are canceled this Saturday, Jan. 22, so Transit staff can attend funeral services for a teammate.

Merritt Wilson, the city’s Transit Maintenance Supervisor, died Jan. 15. He began his career with the city in 2008.

Thi...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Transit adjusts some services due to staff shortage

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Similar to many public transit agencies across the country, Battle Creek Transit must announce temporary service changes due to driver shortages.

In addition to the changes, please note that we are hiring drivers at this time, and those interested can get ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Local agencies launch local transit pilot

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Over the next year, riders can travel anywhere in Calhoun County.

For the next year, neighbors can take public transportation across Calhoun County, with as little as 30 minutes notice, as part of a collaborative new pilot program.

Battle Creek Transit will launch the program on Monday, March 8, under the BCGo name.

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News Flash

Posted on: March 22, 2021

Countywide public transit pilot

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Starting March 8, 2021, neighbors could travel across Calhoun County in a year-long, public transportation pilot program. You will use the BCGo Calhoun County smartphone app to book a ride with as little as 30 minutes notice; you can also call for a ride....

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