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Valpo seeks condemnation for park expansion

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.

December 26, 2013 6:01 pm

Valpo seeks parking lot to expand Central Park

VALPARAISO | Despite being close to an agreement for the sale of a parking lot the city wants to make part of the Central Park Plaza expansion, the city's Board of Public Works and Safety voted Friday to authorize condemnation proceedings to obtain it.

October 25, 2013 11:57 am

Valpo hopes to have final park plan in month

VALPARAISO | Now that the public has spoken on the plans for expansion of the Central Park Plaza, the city hopes to have final plans ready in about a month.

September 28, 2013 6:00 pm
Valpo park expansion raises parking concerns

Valpo park expansion raises parking concerns

VALPARAISO | As she looked at the designs for the proposed expansion of Central Park Plaza, Donna Phelps said she really would rather have a parking garage than more park downtown.

September 26, 2013 8:25 pm Related

Former federal funds getting new life in Valpo

VALPARAISO | A federal program designed to help renovate rental properties more than 25 years ago is about to have a new life helping the city renovate the facades of downtown buildings.

August 12, 2013 8:49 pm

Valpo tries to ease Lincolnway left turn woes

VALPARAISO | The city's Traffic and Safety Committee continues to struggle to find solutions to the "No left turn-itis" problem on Lincolnway in downtown Valparaiso.

July 11, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo planners endorse Von Tobel annexation

VALPARAISO | The city's "other" annexation request got a quick and unanimous recommendation Tuesday for approval from Valparaiso's Plan Commission and will be heard by the City Council in August.

July 09, 2013 8:30 pm

Valpo downtown favors the right, not the left — turns

VALPARAISO | With the closing of one block of Lafayette Street for much of the summer and then permanently once Central Park Plaza expands, the city is looking for new options for turning south.

June 15, 2013 7:20 pm
Central Park Plaza to host Shakespeare, Lazer Ball among varied 2013 events

Central Park Plaza to host Shakespeare, Lazer Ball among varied 2013 events

VALPARAISO | From church services and Shakespeare to Lazer Ball, the upcoming season at Central Park Plaza promises to be busy and varied.

April 06, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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C.P. hopes sewer line spurs redevelopment on Indiana Avenue

CROWN POINT | A sewer line will be installed along a portion of Indiana Avenue as part of a plan to revitalize the neighborhood.

February 01, 2013 7:30 pm

Family Express readies for construction of new C.P. gas station

CROWN POINT | A Family Express gas station at Indiana Avenue and North Street is scheduled to open in May.

January 18, 2013 9:00 pm

Valpo signal project to save money, improve traffic flow

VALPARAISO | Even stoplights blink a bright red and green, and, in the downtown area, they do it much more energy efficiently now and with battery backups.

December 26, 2012 12:00 am

Central Park expansion plans expected in two months

VALPARAISO | With plans for the expansion of Central Park Plaza about two months from completion, parks officials are ready to start transforming Bicentennial Park.

November 27, 2012 9:25 pm

Valpo looks to keep signals running in blackouts

VALPARAISO | The city is beginning the process of providing battery backup power for its traffic signals.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am

Valpo getting more done for less with traffic signal modernization

VALPARAISO | The downtown signal modernization project will benefit from a federal grant for 80 percent of the cost, and bids for the project were well below estimates.

August 23, 2012 6:49 pm

Valpo's North Washington Street enjoying business rebirth

VALPARAISO | If applications for facade grants are any indication, North Washington Street is a very popular place for businesses to invest these days.

July 15, 2012 5:21 pm

Valpo board OKs storm sewer contracts

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.

April 10, 2012 12:34 pm

Some Valpo roads not properly paved in 2011

VALPARAISO | Public Works Director Matt Evans hopes to pave or treat about 15 miles of Valparaiso roads this year, but it's some of the roads that were done in 2011 that are a bigger concern.

April 09, 2012 3:20 pm

Valpo getting signal at crash-ridden intersection Monday

VALPARAISO | The intersection with the most wrecks for the past several years will be getting a traffic signal Monday.

April 05, 2012 4:45 pm

Valpo bus ads could rake in $100K for city

VALPARAISO | Ridership on the city's buses is growing by the month, and now the city could earn almost $100,000 more a year from the buses without adding a single passenger.

March 22, 2012 8:15 pm
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