VALPARAISO | The city's economic development team took another hit Wednesday with the resignation of Stuart Summers as executive director of the city's Redevelopment Commission effective Jan. 1.
VALPARAISO | After selling one property to a new business locating in the city Wednesday, the city's Redevelopment Commission then approved purchasing another property in hope of attracting more businesses.
VALPARAISO | The selection of the City Council's appointee to the Valparaiso School Board was accomplished Monday without the anger of the Center Township Board's appointment to the board last week.
VALPARAISO | The laptop computer stocks must be about to soar thanks to funds provided to the Valparaiso and East Porter County Schools by the city's Redevelopment Commission.
VALPARAISO | Round one of the City Council's interviews of the Valparaiso Community Schools Board candidates was reduced to a two-man contest before the session even started.
VALPARAISO | As proponents of an elected school board continue to gather signatures, a change could be coming in how the appointed board is selected.
VALPARAISO | Two former assistant principals at Valparaiso High School are among the six-pack of candidates seeking to be appointed to the school board position now held by Mark Maassel.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso City Council's planned Monday executive session to narrow down the candidates for the annual Valparaiso Community Schools Board appointment to at least three wasn't needed.
A story that appeared Wednesday in some editions of The Times incorrectly stated whose term on the Valparaiso School Board is expiring in July. The story should have said Jim Jorgensen's term is expiring.
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.
VALPARAISO | The council is looking for people interested in being on the Valparaiso School Board. The council appointment is one of two to be made in the coming months.
VALPARAISO | In the intercommunity battle for economic development, it might not be enough to just have shovel-ready building sites to offer to prospective businesses.
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.
VALPARAISO | With about 40 people in the audience Monday, the city's School Board gave the council a quick lesson in how it plans to reduce spending to eliminate a $3.2 million deficit over the coming year.
VALPARAISO | There is a $3.5 million budget shortfall in Valparaiso Community Schools, and the city has about $5.4 million in property taxes tied up in tax increment financing districts, which some residents have said could help the schools.
When the headline screamed, "Official: 'We screwed up'" on a story about a stormy Valparaiso School Board meeting, what Valparaiso has been missing was readily apparent. The School Board lacks accountability.
Porter County's formation of an economic development cabinet, to craft a countywide strategic plan for economic development, is a very good idea.
VALPARAISO | The city has 10 new bicycle lockers located in its downtown parking lots. It also has 10 elementary and middle schools. The math was more than the art committee of Valparaiso's Redevelopment Commission could ignore.
Following his successful prosecution of Gold E. Locks as part of a lesson on law and government for third-graders at Valpo's Hayes Leonard School, lawyer Jim Jorgensen was named a special prosecutor for Porter County's MGSVU - the Mother Goose Special Victims Unit.
VALPARAISO | The city's Redevelopment Commission is ready to receive applications for grants from both the Valparaiso and East Porter County school districts for a share of $150,000 set aside to develop skills for 21st century jobs.
Follow The Times
Specializing in Tuckpointing and Masonry restoration - we can help rebuild your Chimney at Four Seasons Chimney Sweeps! 219-942-6643
Call Four Seasons Chimney Sweeps today at 219-942-6643. We spe…
Snow and ice can lead to dents and dings call Good Guys Collision Center to smooth out the rough spots for you!
Good Guys Collision is a complete auto-body shop, specializing…
We are not quite ready to announce ALL of our new products and…
For tickets call 219-836-3255. www.theatreatthecenter.com
Whether you have a new baby, are getting married or starting d…
In Today's Paper
Should the Illiana Expressway be built?