Household Rubbish and Compost Site Closure Dates

The City of Marquette Compost drop-off site, located at 1415 Pioneer Road will be closed on Tuesday, August 1.  The Compost site will resume normal hours on Saturday, August 5.

The Household Rubbish drop-off site will be closed on Wednesday, August 2. The Household Rubbish drop-off site will resume normal hours on Monday, August 7.

Opening receptions planned for PWPL galleries

On Thursday, August 10, from 6-8 p.m. the Peter White Public Library (PWPL) and the City of Marquette Office of Arts and Culture will be hosting the opening receptions for the three art galleries within the walls of PWPL. The Deo Gallery is owned by the City of Marquette and is located in the lower level of the PWPL in the City’s Arts & Culture Center; it is supported by the Lake Superior Art Association. Light refreshments provided. Receptions are free and open to the public. Exhibits will be on display August 1 through the end of September.


  • The Deo Gallery: Antony Aumann, Inner Turmoil, Outer Beauty: Portraits of Contradiction
    Oil pastel portraits. Artist Talk at 7:00pm
  • Huron Mountain Club Gallery (Main floor): Daric Christian, Cell Phone Photography
  • Lower Level Lobby Gallery (Outside the Deo Gallery): Tamara Lee Niemi, Exaltation of Life Scenes

Queen City Half Marathon scheduled for July 29

Spring Street between Third Street and Front Street will be closed from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 29, for the Queen City Half Marathon.

Spring Street from Front Street through Lakeshore Boulevard will also be closed, and Lakeshore Boulevard and Front Street will both be closed to through traffic between Main Street and Baraga Avenue from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

The course heads south on the City multiuse path, turns around near South Beach Park and continues north following the path to Presque Isle Park. Runners will run around Peter White Drive and return on the path, head west on Hawley street following the path to Wright Street, then Washington Street and back to the finish area on Spring Street.

Motorists are advised to use caution at road crossings and to be alert for runners and road crossing attendants.

Blueberry Fest set for July 28

The following streets will be closed to traffic on Friday, July 28, from 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for the Blueberry Festival:

Washington Street from Third Street to Front Street
Front Street from Washington Street to Spring Street

The following streets will be closed to through traffic:

Front Street from Bluff Street to Washington Street
Main Street from Third Street to Lakeshore Boulevard
Front Street from Baraga Avenue to Spring Street

Traffic will be detoured using Baraga Avenue and Third Street.

To ensure no cars are parked in the event area and to allow for vendor set-up Friday morning, parking will be prohibited on the 100 block of West Washington Street and the 100 and 200 blocks of South Front Street after 2 a.m. on Thursday, July 27.

Portions of Lakeshore Boulevard, Craig Street closed on July 25

Lakeshore Boulevard will be closed to through traffic for tree work between Main Street and East Ridge Street on Tuesday, July 25. Craig Street will also be closed to through traffic for a sanitary main repair between Adams Street and Division Street on Tuesday, July 25. Both closures begin at 7 a.m., and both projects are expected to be completed by the end of day.

Rescheduled - Marquette DDA Board District Tour

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority Board will be participating in a tour of
infrastructure in need of repairs in Downtown Marquette. No official business of the DDA will be
conducted. The rescheduled tour will begin on Thursday, July 27, at 8:00 a.m. departing from
Marquette Commons, 112 S. Third St.

City of Marquette - Government

City of Marquette - Government


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