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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Ramona Beach OPEN!

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Following additional testing on August 14, 2018, the Kalamazoo County Department of Environmental Health advised the City of Portage that the water at Ramona Park Beach on Long Lake is safe for swimmers.  Weekly water sampling will continue throu...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

City Hall Closure

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All non-emergency city offices will be closed on Friday, August 31 to allow for employee training.  Offices will remain closed on Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day and re-open on Tuesday, September 4 for regular business hours.

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Water Testing

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On July 27, 2018 at 10 PM, the City of Portage received test results from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) of the City of Portage water supply.  The samples were taken on June 14, 2018 as part of the MDEQ statewide initiati...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Paint the Plow

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The winners for the 2018 “Paint the Plow” program are the entries from Lake Center Elementary, Central Middle School and Northern High School. The City of Portage Department of Public Services partnered with Portage Public Schools for ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Gourdneck SGA

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Tucked away in the southwest corner of Portage lies the Gourdneck State Game Area (SGA), owned and maintained by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR).  The Gourdneck SGA provides quality habitat for many wildlife species:  ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Your Ideas Count!

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The City of Portage Neighborhood and Community Enhancement Program is intended to fund public space project proposals submitted by resident groups, non-profit organizations and neighborhood and/or business associations.  Examples of project propo...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Ramona Park Admission

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For the 2018 beach season, the City of Portage has waived admission fees for Portage residents!

Ramona Park Beach offers a sandy swim area with lifeguards, boat rentals, concessions, picnic areas, a fishing dock, beach volleyball, an accessible playground,...

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

Summer Movies

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Portage Parks and Recreation presents a summer movie series at the Celery Flats Historical Area (7328 Garden Lane) on select Friday nights throughout the summer. All movies will be lawn seating and start around 9 p.m. Entrance is free and light concession...

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