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Posted on: April 28, 2021

City tax returns now due on June 1

Top half of City of Battle Creek 1040 local income tax form

City of Battle Creek taxpayers now have until Tuesday, June 1 to file your 2020 local tax returns and make any payment owed.

The automatic extension comes after the Michigan Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service announced the federal filling ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2021

Suspect arraigned in late-April murder case

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A 48-year-old woman is in Calhoun County Jail, without bond, in the murder of Daniel Murray.

Battle Creek Police arrested Monica Gordon on Thursday, May 6. She was arraigned on charges of open murder and felony firearm, as a habitual offender.

Police were c...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Milling and Paving on Avery Avenue, Everett Avenue, Allene Avenue, and Russell Street starts May 13.

Road work ahead

May 12, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Milling and Paving Project 

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Beginning tomorrow morning, city contractors will begin a milling and paving project on Av...

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

Several work projects start May 3

Map of electrical work starting downtown on May 3

We have several work projects starting Monday, May 3 to share with the community. 

They will not close streets, but may cause traffic delays. Please be aware of workers and traffic movement. All work schedules depend on the weather.  

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

2021 City Road Construction Projects

Road work ahead

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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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Sidewalk and road closure - 103 Michigan Ave. W

sidewalk closed sign

February 5, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact: Engineering Division, 269.966.3343 

Sidewalk and road closure - 103 Michigan Ave. W

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Beginning Monday, Feb. 8, rehabilitation efforts will start at 10...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Sidewalk closures at WKKF

sidewalk closed sign

January 6, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Sidewalk closures at WKKF

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Work at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, One Michigan Avenue, will cause intermittent sidewalk closur...

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Public Works/Road Work

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Recreation hiring for summer jobs

Children holding up cameras to photograph plants and flowers

Apply for lifeguard, camp counselor, and more.

The city’s Recreation team is hiring for our typical summer jobs.

You must be 16 or older to apply, and applications are on the city’s website, battlecreekmi.gov/jobs. Come join the Recreation team!

 

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

2W Columbia/Territorial bus to detour for several months

Columbia/Territorial bus leaving the downtown Battle Creek transfer center

Detour is due to water system and road work coming up.

Starting Friday, the 2W Columbia/Territorial bus will start a major detour because of this season’s water system improvement and road pavement projects on Columbia Avenue.

The Battle Creek Transit team expects the detour to be in place through Ju...

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Transit
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Local agencies launch local transit pilot

B C Go van in front of Kids and Stuff museum in Albion

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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