VALPARAISO | Three people with long-time and generous connections to the city's parks were honored Thursday during a reception at the Butterfield Pavilion at Fairgrounds Park.
VALPARAISO | Thousands are expected to flock to the city's transit oriented district in October for the arrival of a train, but it won't be the commuter train city officials have long sought.
Recycling is good for the ecology and a community's economy, but efforts at recycling vary greatly across the region.
VALPARAISO | The city is ready to get started on the last big project from the first strategic plan prepared when Mayor Jon Costas first took office nine years ago.
VALPARAISO | In what seems like a case of deja vu all over again, the city on Monday held the first of the required three public hearings on forming a fire protection territory with Center Township.
VALPARAISO | The city has chosen a consulting team headed by ACP Visioning and Planning, of Columbus, Ohio, to develop what will be the most ambitious strategic plan in Valparaiso's history.
VALPARAISO | Many improvements have been made in the city in the last decade, but Mayor Jon Costas promised many more in the coming decade.
VALPARAISO | A fairly routine start-of-the-year meeting for the City Council involved approvals for spending more than $3 million in various funds.
VALPARAISO | Although property tax collections remained lower than was levied, not all the financial news was bad at Monday's council meeting.
VALPARAISO | The city expects to announce the hiring of a consultant to oversee the yearlong process of developing a strategic plan for Valparaiso covering decades into the future.
VALPARAISO | The departure of Community and Staff Specialist Christine Hisick has the city deciding how many of her three hats to fill.
VALPARAISO | Amid shouts, accusations and sobs of frustration, plans for a luxury apartment and business park development on the north side of Evans Avenue east of Ind. 49 moved on to the Valparaiso City Council for final consideration.
Valparaiso has ditched its self-insurance plan to join the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns plan. It's a good stopgap measure for not just Valparaiso, but other cities as well.
VALPARAISO | After Saturday, the city of Valparaiso will no longer be self-insured.
VALPARAISO | The city's garbage collection fee is expected to increase by $3 a month to keep up with escalating costs.
VALPARAISO | Saying that ethics charges filed against members of the school board don't apply to any of the definitions of an ethics violation in the Valparaiso city ordinance, the city's Ethics Commission voted Tuesday to dismiss the complaint.
VALPARAISO | The city's Ethics Commission is expected to discuss a complaint filed against the Valparaiso Community Schools board by former School Board member Brigid McLinn.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson's administration has a prominent vacancy.
VALPARAISO | The fate of the proposed annexation of the Fetla's Trading Post site and its use as a gun range could depend on the results of legal research prompted by Monday's public hearing on the issue.
VALPARAISO | The City Council beat the July 1 deadline for passing the state-mandated language on nepotism. Now the city's Ethics Commission must decide what to do with the old city ethics ordinance.
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