VALPARAISO | The city hopes to learn in the next couple of weeks whether its plans for a transit-oriented development downtown will get a big financial boost from the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.
VALPARAISO | The city is moving as quickly as possible to repair or replace the two bridges damaged by flooding caused by heavy rains Friday.
VALPARAISO | H & G Underground, of LaPorte, is the apparent low bidder for the portion of the Evans Avenue pathway project from Roosevelt Road to the Calvary Church.
Bill Oeding, Valparaiso | "Yes I do. It would make sense because of its proximity to Northwest Indiana and the Chicagoland area."
VALPARAISO | The city got the plan commission's endorsement Tuesday for the rezoning to turn a parking lot into condos, but the loss of the parking caused concern for the Chicago Street Theater and an area businessman.
VALPARAISO | To encourage local business owners install fire alarms and sprinkler systems, the Valparaiso City Council approved the creation of the downtown fire safety grant program Monday.
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.
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