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Posted on: August 1, 2019

No injuries in Wagner Dr. fire

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Incident number: 2021-04564Type of emergency: Structure fireIncident date: 8/1/21Incident time: 1:52 a.m.Address/location: 795 Wagner Dr. - Williamsburg Aparments

Occupied? YesOwner: Williamsburg Apartments

Probable cause, if known: ElectricalStructure type...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Two minor injuries in Brook St. fire

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Incident number: 04485Type of emergency: Structure fireIncident date: 7/28/21Incident time: 09:25 amAddress/location: 155 Brook St. 

Occupied? YesOwner: Transcontinental Michigan, Inc. 

Probable cause, if known: Machine malfunctionStructur...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Last day to pay city property taxes 8/20/21

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For more information contact: 311 Information Center at 269-966-3311

Last day to pay city property taxes 

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Friday, August 20, is the last day to pay city property taxes. City Hall will remain open until 5 p.m. that da...

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General News
Posted on: July 22, 2021

City summer camp, Full Blast reopening July 24, 26

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After cleaning and sanitizing our Full Blast Recreation Center today, we will reopen the facility - including fitness center and rentals - for regular hours tomorrow - Saturday, July 24. Full Blast is open 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday/Sunday, and 7 a.m.-7 p.m....
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Posted on: July 9, 2021

City buildings reopen to public visits July 12

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City of Battle Creek buildings will reopen to public visits on Monday, July 12, after months closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Generally, buildings will be open limited hours to start: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m.-noon Friday.&n...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Police identify body found in Kalamazoo River

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This past Sunday, July 25, Battle Creek Police, Battle Creek Fire, and other emergency first responders worked to recover a body from the Kalamazoo River off Riverside Drive.

 Police have identified the man as 63-year-old Luis Romero-Jimenez. It a...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Police seeking charges for Arbors shooting suspect

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Police are seeking charges of open murder against the person they arrested yesterday, in connection with a shooting outside the Arbors apartments yesterday morning.

That person will be arraigned tomorrow, so we will not release their name today. 

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

One man dead, one person arrested after Arbors shooting

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Police have confirmed that 27-year-old Andre Watson of Battle Creek died after a shooting at the Arbors apartments this morning. 

A 29-year-old Battle Creek woman was shot during the incident, and was treated at and released from Bronson Methodist...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Mill/pave starts today

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City contractors started milling and paving work on two city streets today – Friday, July 30.  

 

The following streets will be milled starting Wednesday, with work taking place from approximately 7 a.m....

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Hamblin, Michigan Ave bridges to close for rehab

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Two bridge rehabilitation projects start tomorrow – Wednesday, July 14 – bringing detours for through traffic on Hamblin and Michigan avenues. 

  • Hamblin Avenue, over the Kalamazoo River – detours will begin at Kendall ...
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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Wentworth Ave construction project starts July 12

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A reconstruction project on Wentworth Avenue will close the street to through traffic from Circle Drive to Foster Avenue.

Work begins Monday, July 12, and will continue through November. That includes water main and sanitary sewer replacements, road resurf...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Emmett Street bridge work creates traffic shift starting Wednesday

Road work ahead

June 1, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact: Engineering Division, 269-966-3343

Emmett Street bridge work creates traffic shift starting Wednesday

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Beginning tomorrow morning, Wednesday, June 2, city contract...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: March 30, 2021

2021 City Road Construction Projects

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March 30, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

For more information contact: Engineering Division, 269-966-3343 

2021 City Road Construction Projects 

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The city’s engineering team is announcing the 20...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

City summer camp, Full Blast reopening July 24, 26

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After cleaning and sanitizing our Full Blast Recreation Center today, we will reopen the facility - including fitness center and rentals - for regular hours tomorrow - Saturday, July 24. Full Blast is open 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday/Sunday, and 7 a.m.-7 p.m....
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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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