VALPARAISO | The city's plan to sell two lots it owns on Chicago Street to have condominiums built on them was opposed at Tuesday's Plan Commission meeting.
VALPARAISO | The city's Board of Public Works and Safety approved a contract with TranSystems Friday to design pedestrian crossings at seven Canadian National railroad tracks locations.
VALPARAISO | The City Council broke the four-minute meeting record Monday.
VALPARAISO | Assuming Public Works Director Matt Evans is right and it won't continue to snow forever, the problem becomes one of dealing with the damage to the streets.
VALPARAISO | The public works department needs to find a way to get rid of 30 years of accumulated street sweepings.
VALPARAISO | It's been more than a year since The Lakes of Valparaiso was first introduced to the council, and it will be another few months before work can actually begin on the development.
VALPARAISO | The city hopes to go to the Regional Development Authority later this month to seek funds to construct a new Transit Oriented Development downtown.
VALPARAISO | To encourage building and business owners along the city's main corridors to improve locations, the City Council approved expanding the Valparaiso facade improvement grant program to eight other areas Monday.
VALPARAISO | You're in Valparaiso to have a nice dinner at one of the city's downtown restaurants, and, after the meal, you wonder what's happening in town that you might enjoy watching. What do you do?
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso could get high-speed rail passenger service before it gets the South Shore commuter line spur.
VALPARAISO | After months of negotiations over the final form of the business park and luxury apartment development proposed by Don Weiss, the project received the endorsement Tuesday of the city's Plan Commission.
VALPARAISO | With the help of a carryover balance of almost $800,000 and a little less financial uncertainty in the city's health insurance, Valparaiso expects to spend about $3 million in economic development income taxes this year.
VALPARAISO | Monday was the groundbreaking ceremony for Valparaiso's new public works department campus, but they already have penciled in Councilman Bob Taylor as the one to wield the scissors at the fall grand opening ribbon cutting.
VALPARAISO | The city will be catching up from last week's polar vortex snow and cold for months to come.
VALPARAISO | The city wants all its residents to tell it where to go - at least, in terms of the city's future direction.
VALPARAISO | The city wants to buy a 6,700-square-foot parking area from Ernie Darr as part of the expansion of Central Park Plaza, and Darr said he wants to sell it — if he gets a fair price.
VALPARAISO | The city is expected to seek offers for two vacant lots on Chicago Street that it wants to see developed for residential use in 2014.
VALPARAISO | Unable to reach agreement over purchasing a .15-acre parcel behind several businesses on Lincolnway, the city filed condemnation proceedings last week against the owners Ernest and Nancy Darr.
VALPARAISO | With a brief agenda and a room full of high school students, Valparaiso officials used Monday's City Council meeting as a classroom in local government.
VALPARAISO | The century-old Victorian building at 60 Jefferson St. that housed the Needle and Thread gave way to the wrecker's claw Thursday.
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