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County officials award Willowdale sewer contract

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials on Tuesday awarded the first of three contracts to link 54 homes outside of city limits into the municipal sewer system.

September 02, 2014 6:15 pm

Caucus to ponder which surveyor candidate knows all the angles

CROWN POINT | Don't expect either candidate for Lake County surveyor to enter Saturday's Democratic caucus wielding a theodolite or any other surveying tools of the trade.

January 02, 2014 5:30 pm
DOUG ROSS: Going to bat for gay rights evokes ERA memories

DOUG ROSS: Going to bat for gay rights evokes ERA memories

Hammond Councilman Bill Emerson persuaded his colleagues to pass a resolution that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation or identity. If you think that sounds like a no-brainer, think again.

July 25, 2013 4:07 pm Related

Hammond councilman wants dog park at former train loading site

HAMMOND | A Hammond city councilman wants to turn the site of a former train loading area at 173rd Street and Lyman Avenue into a dog park.

February 10, 2013 6:00 pm

Plan to place signs at Hammond projects pulled for further review

HAMMOND | A proposal to place signs listing phone numbers of city officials near infrastructure projects was pulled following a disagreement on names that should appear.

November 04, 2012 7:32 pm
Monon Trail project nears completion, signs to be added

Monon Trail project nears completion, signs to be added

HAMMOND | As construction on the Monon Trail wraps up, a Hammond city councilman wants to make sure signs are installed to alert drivers of the new pathway.

September 10, 2012 6:30 pm Photos


Hammond city councilman requests intersection traffic study

HAMMOND | City Councilman Bill Emerson on Monday requested a traffic study because of complaints that motorists are using neighborhood streets to avoid 169th Street.

April 24, 2012 7:30 pm

Problems at Oak Hill Cemetery could prompt new security measures

HAMMOND | Reports of late-night visitors at Oak Hill Cemetery may lead to new security requirements.

March 26, 2012 10:00 pm

Extra patrols to continue in Indi-Illi to make up for Henry Unit loss

HAMMOND | The Indi-Illi Crime Watch extra patrols will continue, Police Chief Brian Miller said.

March 10, 2012 7:15 pm

Council hopeful Emerson more conscientious than others

I just wanted to extend a congratulatory hand to Bill Emerson for his enthusiasm! This man is obviously up to the task for councilman of the 4th Ward.

May 23, 2011 12:00 am

Three seek 4th District Hammond Council seat

HAMMOND | The city's 4th District primary May 3 will give one Democrat a chance in November to unseat the Hammond City Council's only Republican: Kim Poland, who is also the city's GOP chairwoman.

April 16, 2011 12:00 am
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