GARY | A contentious public meeting, preceded by a shouting match in an almost two-hour executive session, left the Gary Public Library main branch renovation project in limbo last week.
PORTAGE | Entrances to eight Portage Township Schools buildings will receive some sort of reconfiguration this summer in an effort to make them more secure.
VALPARAISO | A vital element to both the five-points roundabout project and the drainage improvements for the Hawthorn Subdivision should be under construction by mid-April.
VALPARAISO | The extension of Sturdy Road north of Glendale Boulevard is still a "sometime in the future" project, but a connection to the segment of Sturdy north of Glendale should be ready in a week or so.
VALPARAISO | Delaying the start of the Sager Run culvert replacement project as a favor to Zao Island could end up costing the city more money to repave Horseprairie Avenue at the site of the repair.
VALPARAISO | The last of the funds for the Valparaiso Street bond issue will finally be spent, but it won't be spent on Valparaiso Street.
VALPARAISO | Students arriving at Benjamin Franklin Middle School for the start of the new school year will find a new pathway in front of the property.
VALPARAISO | Storm sewer work again dominated the business at Tuesday's meeting of Valparaiso's Utilities Board with contracts approved for four projects and changes approved on two others.
VALPARAISO | It's going to be a busy spring for stormwater projects following action by Valparaiso's Utilities Board on five projects Tuesday.
VALPARAISO | The city is about to launch a major offensive in Operation Thunderstruck, the war against stormwater flooding.
VALPARAISO | The traffic safety solution at the intersection of Monroe and Greenwich streets everyone thought was the best but too expensive is back on the agenda.
VALPARAISO | The prices just kept getting better Thursday as bids were opened at the Board of Public Works and Safety meeting for pathways on Silhavy Road and Glendale Boulevard.
VALPARAISO | Three contracts totaling more than $200,000 were approved Thursday by Valparaiso's Board of Public Works and Safety.
VALPARAISO | Roads that took a severe battering during the winter are about to get a little TLC from Valparaiso's public works department.
VALPARAISO | It appears Valparaiso and NIPSCO are finally on the same page and work to move the electric and gas lines from the center of the downtown park should begin in earnest Monday.
VALPARAISO | Through a combination of removing items from the project and adding donations, Valparaiso is ready to proceed with construction of the downtown Central Park Plaza.
VALPARAISO | Having bids come in $140,000 above estimates and the time needed to acquire property turned out to be minor obstacles to construction of the downtown park compared to the failure of NIPSCO to move utility poles.
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