The Whirlpool Compass Fountain is free, open to the public, and the hours of operation throughout September will include every day from noon - 2 p.m. and 5 - 9 p.m. .  Please come and enjoy!

St. Joseph Today continues to get the word out about their Antiques on the Bluff, which will be held this Sunday, August 31st in lieu of the first Sunday of September. So, please don't miss out on the monthly Antiques showcase along Lake Bluff Park this weekend. To see the entire weekend's schedule, please click here

Please be advised that the Bicentennial Bascule Bridge (BL-94) is scheduled for maintenance inspection the week of September 15 - 19, 2014 from 8 - 5 daily and will require the bridge to be closed throughout this week causing lane closures to vehicular traffic.

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The last movie of the 2014 summer season is this Saturday, August 30th and will be held in Whirlpool Centennial Park. 

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Our City Manager, Richard Lewis, made the NBC Nightly News on Thursday, August 21st, for his ALS Bucket Challenge.  Check out his photo:  http://www.nbcnews.com/watch/nightly-news/als-ice-bucket-challenge-injures-firefighters-320636483933. The local newspaper, The Herald-Palladium did a cover story as well:  http://www.heraldpalladium.com/news/local/getting-the-cold-shoulder-for-a-cause/article_52924d22-4684-5a01-962c-ebf91d3aa04c.html.  City employees raised $231.00 for ALS.

The Herald-Palladium's news article in the paper Thursday, August 14th describes the current condition of the North Pier St. Joseph Lighthouses.

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As a traveling journalist for The Golf Channel, Matt Ginella shares his journey to Michigan's Great Southwest as he visits Harbor Shores Golf Club, the Boys and Girls Club, interviews the owner of Larks Bar-B-Que, etc. Check it out by clicking here!  

Please be advised that the John and Dede Howard Skateboard Park reopened July 2, 2014, at 4 p.m.

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On August 25, 2014, the City Commission awarded the bid for the Minor Street Improvement Project to B & Z Company, Inc.  To see the Bid Tabulation, please click here

The City of St. Joseph is seeking bids for their 2014 Overband Crack Seal Project. Sealed bids will be received until 2 p.m. August 27, 2014. 

The 2014 Sideawlk Project is concluding and property owners should expect to see invoices for their share of the work in the next several weeks. Please direct questions or concerns to Rachael Whise, Sidewalk Inspector by telephone at (269) 983-1212 or email ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ). 

Whirlpool Compass Fountain National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit No. MI0059226.

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The next Community Action Team Meeting is Wednesday, September 24th from 6:00 pm - 7:30 p.m. and will be held at the St. Joseph High School Student Center.

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The City Commission asked for a survey and assessment to be completed as it relates to invasive plants within the City of St. Joseph.

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The St. Joseph City Commission has voted to upgrade the City's recycling service by changing from the current recycle bins to new 96 gallon recycle carts.

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