Fisher Street will be closed between Seventh Street and Altamont Street from Monday through Friday, Jan. 23-27, from 8 a.m. through 4 p.m. each day. Traffic will be detoured to Rock Street with no parking allowed on Rock Street between Seventh and Altamont. The closure is necessary for the BLP to perform work on Fisher Street.
The City of Marquette and Lake Superior Art Association are accepting entries for February’s Winter Charm exhibit. Artwork that embodies the spirit of our wintry climate will be accepted. For more information, click here.
On Saturday, Dec. 31, from 11 p.m. until 1 a.m. on Jan. 1, West Washington Street will be closed between Front Street and Third Street for the annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop.
The motoring public is advised to use caution when traveling near this area and be aware of all pedestrians crossing the streets.
The Marquette Senior Center will be hosting several snowshoe events as part of their Silver Snowshoes beginning in January. Area seniors are welcome to attend. A limited number of snowshoes will be available to use. Each outing will be approximately two hours. For a full schedule, click here.
City offices located at Marquette City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Avenue; the Lakeview Arena, 401 E. Fair Avenue; and the Arts and Culture Center, 217 N. Front St. (in the Peter White Public Library), will be closed in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Offices will be closed on Friday, Dec. 23; Monday, Dec. 26; Friday, Dec. 30; and Monday, Jan. 2. Marquette Police, Fire and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.
There will be no change in garbage pickup for City residents.
The City of Marquette’s outdoor ice rinks officially opened Monday, Dec. 19. The ice rinks are located in the north Marquette ball field area on Presque Isle Avenue and in the field at Spring and Seventh streets. Lighting, until 11 p.m. nightly, and restroom facilities will be available at both sites.
The ice rinks will remain open as long as weather permits.
Under the recently adopted City Commission Rules of Procedure, all regular City Commission meetings will start at 6 p.m. beginning with the Jan. 9 meeting. All meetings will still take place in Commission Chambers at City Hall, located at 300 W. Baraga Ave.
The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center Committee meeting, scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 1 has been canceled due to a lack of new business. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday Jan. 5, at 5 p.m.
The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center invites local artists, community art organizations and nonprofits to utilize space at the center to host workshops, meetings and events as a part of the Creative Community Series. For more information, click here.