MERRILLVILLE | The town has already identified more than 100 vacant and abandoned homes in Merrillville, and officials believe there are many more that will be added to that list.
MERRILLVILLE | A new state law set to go into effect July 1 could help Merrillville get vacant and abandoned homes occupied again, but not in the way town leaders initially envisioned.
INDIANAPOLIS | Three Lake County cities are among the first in the state to benefit from Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann's Blight Elimination Program.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann is making up to $36 million in competitive grants available to communities in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties to tear down blighted homes.
Lake County Sheriff John Buncich has joined Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson's call for the state to help raze 10,000 abandoned buildings in the city. Those two voices need others locally to form a chorus of support for the effort.
As a Gary native and one who has lived and worked in the city for decades, I thought it would be easy to pen a piece explaining what’s great about my beloved city. I soon found it was easier said than done as my list of attributes grew longer and longer. I finally settled on three areas — he…
After Rudy Clay's death Tuesday afternoon, the memory of how Clay and Evan Bayh began working together rushed to the surface.
Why would mayors around the state support mass transit legislation that only affects central Indiana residents?
INDIANAPOLIS | Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura and mayors across the state have a message for the Indiana General Assembly — trust us.
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