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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Submit photos online to enter Clean Water Partners contest

Clean Water Partners community calendar June 2019 image

The Battle Creek Area Clean Water Partners annual photo contest continues, and there’s an easy way to submit photos online in the home stretch.

The Clean Water Partners website, www.bcwater.org, has been in the process of a redesign, which is now...

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Environment
Posted on: May 3, 2019

City correcting recycling postcards, due to error

Battle Creek recycling carts

In the effort to help all city neighbors learn the new, every-other-week recycling rotations, the city made an error in addressing the green and yellow postcards sent out this week.

The postcards inform neighbors which color rotation they will use for the ...

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Environment
Posted on: April 24, 2019

La ciudad realiza venta en línea de barriles pluviales

rain barrel crop

La Ciudad de Battle Creek nuevamente lleva a cabo una venta en línea de barriles pluviales, para alentar a que los vecinos recolecten y ahorren agua valiosa en nuestra comunidad.

Según la Agencia de Protección Ambiental, el...

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Environment
Posted on: April 24, 2019

La recolección de residuos de jardín comienza el lunes

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La limpieza de las ramas de árboles caídas por los fuertes vientos recientes está a punto de ser más fácil: la recolección de residuos de jardín comienza la semana pró...

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Environment
Posted on: April 1, 2019

City develops, adopts Sustainability Plan

Josh McCann_Battle Creek River

In progress in some form for years, the city now has an Environmental Sustainability Plan, developed by the city’s Sustainable BC Committee, and approved by the City Commission on Feb. 5.

The plan consists of themes and, within those themes, goal...

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City Environmental Services Environment
Posted on: March 23, 2019

Curbside yard waste begins on Monday

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Cleaning up fallen tree limbs from recent high winds is about to become easier – curbside yard waste pickup begins this coming week – the week of March 25.

Yard waste pickup will continue through Nov. 29 this year. City neighbors may place yard waste items...

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En Español Environment
Posted on: March 20, 2019

City holds online rain barrel sale

rain barrel crop

The City of Battle Creek is, once again, holding an online rain barrel sale, to encourage neighbors to collect and save valuable water in our community.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, lawn and garden watering make up nearly 40 percent of...

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Link to city rain barrel sale Environment
Posted on: January 25, 2019

City moving to every-other-week curbside recycling May 6

Waste Management truck

Battle Creek curbside recycling customers will see a change to every-other-week curbside recycling service starting the week of May 6.

This is a delay from the originally planned start date, so that the city and Waste Management can ensure the community ha...

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City trash/recycling web page Environment
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Clean Water Partner calendars now available; event dates set

2019 Clean Water Partners calendar cover

Ready for the new year, the free 2019 wall calendar featuring Calhoun County Kalamazoo River Watershed images from local photographers is available at locations throughout the region.

The calendar is created by the Battle Creek Area Clean Water Partners. S...

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PDF of community calendar Environment

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Fire

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

No injuries in Rosler Manufacturing fire

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Incident number: 3446-2019Type of emergency: Machine fireIncident date: 6/13/2019Alarm time: 7:46 p.m.Address/location: 1551 Denso Road

Occupied? YESOwner: Unknown 

Probable cause (if known): Machine overheatedStructure type: Large manufacturing fa...

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Fire

News Flash

Posted on: June 12, 2019

Neighbors should be alert to door-to-door solicitation

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City officials are asking neighbors to be alert to unlicensed, door-to-door solicitation, especially related to recent storm damage and construction work.

Battle Creek was in the line of a hail storm earlier this month, which left home and vehicle damage i...

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General News
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Battle Creek named All-America City finalist

All-America City logo

The City of Battle Creek is proud to be a finalist for the All-America City Award – for the second year in a row.

The 20 finalists represent the diversity of American communities, from the largest cities to the smallest towns, across the country....

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News Flash

Posted on: April 10, 2019

Registration open for spring, summer Rec programs

Kidventure Summer Camp

Camps and sports available for all ages.

The city’s Recreation Department is excited to open registration for many spring and summer programs.

Check out the information below, or learn more at the Recreation website, bcparks.org.

To register, call the Recreation team at 269-966-3431, vis...

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Recreation Department website Parks & Recreation

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Police

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

City begins new pet licensing program with online option

Cat at Calhoun County Animal Center

The city’s cat and dog licensing now is managed by DocuPet, supporting an easier, effective process, and adding benefits for the city’s pet owners.

Licensing and proper identification are key methods for protecting the welfare of pets, ...

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City pet licensing web page Police

News Flash

Posted on: June 13, 2019

Water main project work tomorrow on 32nd St. N.

Road work ahead

June 13, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Water main project work tomorrow on 32nd St. N.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A city contractor will begin working on 32nd St. N, between Goguac St. W. and Highla...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: June 13, 2019

Road closure on Roe St. beginning Monday

Road work ahead

June 13, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact: Waste Water Division, 269-966-3513

Road closure on Roe St. beginning Monday

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Starting Monday morning, June 17, Roe St., between LaSalle St. and E. Burnham St., wi...

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Public Works/Road Work

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