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Group pitches migratory bird sanctuary to NIRPC committee

PORTAGE | A Porter County group hoping to turn a wetland destroyed by years of abuse and neglect into a migratory bird sanctuary turned to regional environmental planners for support on Thursday.

May 01, 2014 12:13 pm

Chesterton considers bird sanctuary

CHESTERTON | The Porter County Parks Foundation is looking at creating the Westchester Migratory Bird Sanctuary in Chesterton.

April 14, 2014 9:00 pm

Residents protest Lakes of Valparaiso plans

VALPARAISO | A request for approval of the preliminary plan for the business park portion of the Lakes of Valparaiso development creating 32 salable lots drew about 15 protesters to Tuesday's special Plan Commission meeting.

April 02, 2014 6:25 pm

Fewer objections to Weiss's Valpo development

VALPARAISO | The crowds of people opposed to the proposed development of luxury apartments and a business park next to Pine Creek subdivision in Valparaiso have shrunk as the size of the development has  grown.

August 13, 2013 9:15 pm

Hebron fire chief hopes for new station by Christmas

HEBRON | Santa couldn't deliver a new fire station for Hebron last Christmas, but, with a big boost from the Porter County commissioners, he might be able to squeeze one in his sack for next Christmas.

March 28, 2013 7:00 pm

Commission hires consultants for U.S. 20 plan

PORTAGE | A group of consultants, led by the Chicago firm Houseal Lavigne Associates, will lead the city's efforts in creating a vision for the U.S. 20 corridor.

July 29, 2012 7:30 pm

Stone Avenue project nearing completion

PORTAGE | This summer's drought has been both a blessing and a curse regarding the completion of the Stone Avenue reconstruction project.

July 19, 2012 12:00 am

Consultant hired to find fix for Stone Avenue pipe

PORTAGE | The Portage Utility Services Board hired Abonmarche, an engineering and design firm, on Wednesday to come up with a solution to a failing drainage pipe.

April 13, 2012 12:00 am
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