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Posted on: May 17, 2022

2022 Mayor's Ride

Mayors Ride 2022

On Saturday, May 21, 2022, beginning at 9 AM, the Mayors of the City of Portage and the City of Kalamazoo will lead an 8-mile bike ride to commemorate Kalamazoo Bike Week.  The event will start at Bicentennial Park on Milham Avenue.  Ref...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Garlic Mustard Pulls

Garlic Mustard Pulls

The City of Portage Environmental Board needs volunteers to assist in habitat preservation by removing invasive species that threaten the native environment of our parks. Volunteers learn how to identify garlic mustard and make a significant impact by pro...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

FREE Bike Valet

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FREE BIKE VALET AT THE PORTAGE FARMERS MARKET BEGINS MAY 15 !The Portage Farmers Market is proud to be a bike-friendly space and supports the cycling community. Beginning May 15, you can ride your bike to the Portage Farmers Market and park it at the bike...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Utility Billing Assistance

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The City of Portage participates in the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), allowing Portage residents to apply for water/sewer bill payment assistance. A LIHWAP payment will guarantee service to qualified residential utility account h...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Lanterns On The Lake

Lanterns on the Lake

Portage Parks & Recreation will host Lanterns on the Lake on Saturday, May 21 from 8 to 9:30 PM at Ramona Park Beach, 8600 South Sprinkle Road.   Light up the lake with floating lanterns that carry words of hope and inspiration, or honors tho...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Lane Restrictions - W. Centre Ave.

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Beginning Monday, May 16, 2022 at 8 AM, lane restrictions will occur on West Centre Avenue from Valleywood Lane to Creekside Drive to facilitate a water main installation across West Centre Avenue, weather permitting. Traffic will be shifted to the two so...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Storm Drainage Improvements

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Storm drainage improvements have begun at 8220 Valleywood Lane on the west side between Dogwood Drive and the south end.  The contractor, Cripps Fontaine Excavating, Inc. of Kalamazoo, will be clearing trees, ditch grading, and performing the ins...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Deadline Approaching

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The submission deadline for the Annual Portage Parks & Recreation Photo Contest is June 3, 2022. Every year, Portage Parks & Recreation collaborates with the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo to get a glimpse of Portage Parks through the lens of t...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Farmers Market Opening

Farmers Market Hours Location

Opening Day for the 2022 Portage Farmers Market season is Sunday, May 8, 2022. The Portage Farmers Market will operate every Sunday from May 8 to October 16, 9 AM – 1 PM.  The market is located in the Portage City Hall parking lot at 79...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Energy Efficiency Projects

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The City of Portage identifies itself as “a natural place to move.” With building improvements that will reduce energy usage and greenhouse gas emissions, the city is further demonstrating its support of long-term environmental quality and carbon footprin...

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