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East Porter County Schools

Valpo, East Porter use grants for technology

VALPARAISO | A total of $600,000 in education challenge grants for technology for the Valparaiso and East Porter County school districts was approved by the city's Redevelopment Commission last week.

May 20, 2014 8:00 pm

Morgan Twp. schools officials honored at Statehouse

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House and Senate honored leaders of Morgan Township schools Tuesday for winning national recognition of their students' academic achievement.

February 11, 2014 7:34 pm

Valpo approves expansion of TIF districts

VALPARAISO | The recent annexation of the property for the expansion of Pratt Industries and the expected annexation of the business park portion of the Lakes of Valparaiso development will be added to the city's tax increment financing districts.

January 15, 2014 9:15 pm

Valpo expanding TIF to aid $312 million in development

VALPARAISO | To pave the way for about $312 million in development, Valparaiso's Redevelopment Commission started the process to expand its tax increment financing districts Wednesday.

October 09, 2013 8:30 pm

East Porter seeks rep on Valpo redevelopment board

VALPARAISO | With the city expected to add more Washington Township territory to its tax increment financing districts, East Porter County School officials expressed concern over the possible loss of needed property tax revenue.

September 21, 2013 7:00 pm

PC schools get $15,000 for random drug testing

VALPARAISO | Porter County schools got a $15,000 donation from the Porter County Substance Abuse Council to help fund random drug testing.

August 23, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo again offers education grants to schools

VALPARAISO | To help area school districts create jobs and skills, Valparaiso's Redevelopment Commission is giving $365,000 of its 2013 education grants to the Valparaiso Community and East Porter County schools.

February 18, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo rezoning debate headed to Dec. 17 finale

VALPARAISO | Residents of Pine Creek Subdivision appear to be caught in the undertow of the changing tide in the housing market that has shifted from an emphasis on single family homes to high-end apartments.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am

Plan commission to meet Tuesday on luxury apartment rezoning request

VALPARAISO | The city's Plan Commission will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to vote on a recommendation for the proposed rezoning of a luxury apartment and business park development on Evans Avenue.

November 15, 2012 7:00 pm
Crowd jams hearing on proposed luxury apartment project

Crowd jams hearing on proposed luxury apartment project

VALPARAISO | More than 200 people filled the council chambers and the hallway Tuesday night as residents of Pine Creek subdivision and nearby homes turned out at the plan commission meeting in protest of rezoning for a proposed business park and 512-unit luxury apartment complex on Evans Avenue.

November 13, 2012 9:30 pm

Valpo to sponsor a new South Shore poster

VALPARAISO | A new South Shore commuter rail poster featuring Valparaiso's new Central Park Plaza will be created as a marketing, promotional and, city officials hope, moneymaking tool in 2013.

November 08, 2012 6:00 pm

Valpo commission triples tech funding to schools

VALPARAISO | Money saved on plans to beautify the interchange at Vale Park Road and Ind. 49 will be used to triple the educational challenge grants to the Valparaiso and East Porter County school districts.

May 09, 2012 6:13 pm

Valpo to study taking over East Porter schools sewage

VALPARAISO | East Porter County School Corp. wants to get out of the sewage treatment business at its three main campuses and Valparaiso is looking at taking over two of them.

April 24, 2012 7:32 pm

Kouts police can ticket at school

KOUTS | A month after refusing to consider an ordinance to allow Kouts police to ticket people on school property for violating the schools' traffic restrictions, the council approved it Monday after an appeal by East Porter County Schools Superintendent Rod Gardin.

August 15, 2011 9:30 pm

Grants might bring technology to schools

VALPARAISO | To help today's students prepare for 21st century jobs using 21st century technology, the city's Redevelopment Commission is trying a 21st century approach to economic development.

January 24, 2011 12:00 am
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