Portage

"PORTAGE, MI -Supporters and opponents of a proposed Portage non-discrimination ordinance showed their passion as more than 50 people turned out to express their views on whether the city should have a law to protect gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender individuals." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"PORTAGE, MI - The Portage Human Services Board will have a public hearing at 7 p.m. Thursday on a proposed non-discrimination ordinance that would protect in the areas of housing, employment and public accommodations." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

A deer and a squirrel eat from bird feeders Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in Nashville, Tennesse.
AP Images/Mark Humphrey

The City of Portage is trying to decide what to do about its deer problem. The Portage Environmental Board will hold a public meeting about the issue Thursday night at 7 p.m. in Portage City Hall. The meeting will include a presentation by a Kalamazoo Christian High School class.


"PORTAGE, MI - At least two Portage parks are slated for improvements this year. The new Eliason Nature Reserve will have its 1½-mile trail paved from Osterhout Avenue to Portage Industrial Drive and Lakeview and Schrier parks will be getting new playgrounds." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"PORTAGE, MI - Portage will spend $2.9 million of its $3.6 million in excess funds, but is still debating whether to use some of that money to set up a budget stabilization fund." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

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