Munster Government News

Munster wants time to study clubhouse repairs

MUNSTER | Town officials want a little more time to study the options available to repair the Centennial Park Clubhouse.

October 14, 2014 7:00 pm

Munster officials consider moving stop sign at Broadmoor, Howard avenues

MUNSTER | Town officials are considering moving a stop sign at the intersection of Broadmoor and Howard avenues over to Tapper Avenue.

September 27, 2014 10:56 pm

Munster expects to name new town manager Thursday

MUNSTER | Town officials have identified the person who likely will become Munster’s new town manager.

September 23, 2014 7:09 pm

Munster poised to OK costly repairs to Centennial Park clubhouse

MUNSTER | It’s time for the Munster Town Council to make decisions on Centennial Park clubhouse repairs.

September 23, 2014 7:00 pm

Northcote Bridge work plugs last hole in dike for Munster

MUNSTER | Raising the Northcote Avenue Bridge over the Little Calumet River will close the “last hole in the dike” through Munster,” says Town…

September 14, 2014 8:00 pm

Munster plans to tackle Centennial Park clubhouse woes

MUNSTER | Town officials have some big decisions to make about repairs to the sinking and shifting Centennial Park clubhouse.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Munster Council appoints interim town manager

MUNSTER | Filling an administrative void caused by the departure of former Town Manager Tom DeGiulio, the Munster Town Council appointed Assis…

September 09, 2014 5:13 pm

DeGiulio steps down after 30 years of public service

DeGiulio steps down after 30 years of public service

MUNSTER | The boxes are stacked in an office in Munster Town Hall.

August 24, 2014 5:10 pm Photos


Munster approves funding interlocal agreement for South Shore extension

MUNSTER | The town is stepping up financially in its support for the South Shore Line extension.

August 15, 2014 6:45 pm

Munster police receive armored vehicle for SWAT efforts

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department has its own armored personnel carrier, free of charge, to bolster a joint SWAT effort with a neighbori…

August 14, 2014 3:06 pm

Towns team up for Main Street repaving

MUNSTER | After a rough winter, who wouldn’t like to see Main Street repaved?

August 04, 2014 6:58 pm

Munster police: Community input key to national accreditation

MUNSTER | Favorable crime statistics aside, the opinion of Munster residents counts for a lot in determining whether the Munster Police Depart…

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

New bike trail leg bridges Munster, Hammond

New bike trail leg bridges Munster, Hammond

HAMMOND | A newly completed pedestrian and bike trail bridge symbolizes the benefits of cooperation between Hammond and Munster, officials of …

July 23, 2014 5:36 am Photos


Disease takes out more than 1,000 ash trees in Munster

MUNSTER | Disease has devastated more than 1,000 ash trees along public rights of way across town.

July 21, 2014 7:12 pm

Business traffic shifts at Munster Business Complex

MUNSTER | Businesses at the Munster Business Complex in the 9400 Block of Calumet Avenue are playing a bit of musical chairs, with some busine…

July 20, 2014 11:15 pm

Munster police hold Crime Watch meeting, certification forum

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department holds two meetings Tuesday night, a Crime Watch session and a certification forum.

July 17, 2014 5:26 pm

Munster scouts for new town manager

MUNSTER | Experience will be a major factor when the Munster Town Council names the next town manager.

July 05, 2014 12:00 am

Theatre at the Center unveils fundraising strategies

MUNSTER | Theatre at the Center is planning a new subscription and fundraising campaign to support performances as part of its 25th anniversary.

June 28, 2014 10:52 pm

Munster seeks flower vendors to fill planters

MUNSTER | Town officials said they're looking for a little flower power this summer.

June 28, 2014 5:55 pm

Munster pouring money, manpower into park improvement

MUNSTER | The town is pouring money and manpower into park improvement projects this summer, Munster officials said.

June 25, 2014 10:20 pm

Munster buys radios for E-911 consolidation

MUNSTER | The Town Council has prepared for the Lake County E-911 consolidation by approving the purchase of 130 Motorola radios for police, f…

June 15, 2014 7:45 pm

Munster monitors water flow points along state line and Little Cal

MUNSTER | Town officials recently ratified an agreement with Lansing to recommend ways to strengthen and raise the levee along the Little Calu…

June 15, 2014 7:07 pm

Munster offers vague explanation for DeGiulio departure

MUNSTER | For the past 30 years, Town Manager Tom DeGiulio has been the closest thing Munster has had to a mayor.

June 10, 2014 8:00 pm

Governor appoints nine from region to state boards

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence recently appointed several Northwest Indiana residents to various state boards and commissions.

June 07, 2014 7:30 pm

Munster, Lansing seek to ensure flood control levees aren't breached

MUNSTER | No one from Munster is going to forget the massive flood of 2008 — or the promises that measures would be taken to prevent it from e…

June 01, 2014 7:45 pm

Centennial Park Clubhouse fixes costly

MUNSTER | Stabilizing the ground beneath the shifting, cracking Centennial Park Clubhouse is going to be expensive.

May 31, 2014 6:56 pm

Munster grants rezoning for Three Floyds expansion

MUNSTER | The Town Council has approved a rezoning request that will allow Three Floyds Brewery to proceed with its expansion at 9750 Indiana Parkway.

May 19, 2014 12:00 am

Munster rolls out heavy artillery

MUNSTER | Should the town ever encounter a dangerous armed conflict or hostage situation, police officers will be able to bring out the heavy …

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

Munster Crime Watch meets tonight; door prize offered

MUNSTER | The Munster Crime Watch  meets at 7 tonight at Town Hall.

April 24, 2014 12:05 am

Munster trash, recycling fees to rise slightly

MUNSTER | Residents will see a bit of an increase on their monthly refuse and recycling collection bills come June 1.

April 20, 2014 8:15 pm

Munster cancels study session with safety board on Monday

MUNSTER | The joint study session between the Munster Town Council and the Board of Safety, originally scheduled for Monday, has been canceled.

April 20, 2014 12:05 am

Munster awards contract for Community Park entry work

MUNSTER | The Munster Town Council has awarded a $448,297 contract to Walsh & Kelly for intersection work involving the Calumet Avenue ent…

March 30, 2014 12:05 am

Munster hoping federal grant can cover underpass $30M first phase

MUNSTER | The entire cost of the estimated $30 million for phase one of the 45th Street underpass project could all be paid for with a federal…

March 29, 2014 5:15 pm

Munster Town Council appoints interim fire chief

MUNSTER | The Town Council has appointed Dave Pelc its interim fire chief.

March 27, 2014 11:15 pm

Munster makes Centennial Clubhouse repairs a priority

MUNSTER | Phase four of the Community Park renovation may hinge on the price for repairs to the Centennial Park Clubhouse.

March 26, 2014 7:00 pm

Munster looks to replace fire chief

MUNSTER | The sudden death of Munster Fire Chief James Knesek last month left the Fire Department with a leadership void.

March 23, 2014 7:00 pm

Columbia Ave. bridge closed for installation of water main

MUNSTER | The Columbia Avenue bridge will be closed to traffic Monday through Friday for the installation of a water main line.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Three Floyds Brewery expands operation

MUNSTER | Three Floyds Brewery can proceed with its expansion plans and a Dolton firm will relocate to Munster thanks to tax abatements grante…

March 14, 2014 6:24 pm

Blocked rail crossings rile Munster officials

MUNSTER | The Munster Town Council wants answers from Canadian National Railway regarding a nearly 11-hour blockage Friday of a rail crossing …

March 12, 2014 4:45 pm

Region bills headed to governor's desk

INDIANAPOLIS | Several legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers, and other measures set to affect the region, received f…

March 05, 2014 5:30 pm

House greenlights South Shore Line expansion money

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House hopped on board the effort to extend the South Shore commuter rail line to Dyer.

March 03, 2014 7:00 pm

Munster funds study to improve traffic flow on Calumet Avenue

MUNSTER | The town has commissioned a high-level study of vehicular traffic on Calumet Avenue to determine the best synchronization of traffic…

March 01, 2014 11:00 pm

S&P raises Munster bond rating

MUNSTER | Standard & Poor’s has raised the town’s bond rating two levels, from A to AA-.

February 27, 2014 7:53 pm
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