INDIANAPOLIS | The mayors of the most populous cities in Lake and Porter counties declared Tuesday they will fight a proposal to add the state's existing ban on gay marriage and a new prohibition on civil unions to the Indiana Constitution.
VALPARAISO | It didn't open in time for Thanksgiving, as planned, but a few days of almost Indian summer were just what was needed to complete the final touches on the five-points roundabout Monday.
VALPARAISO | After having a front row balcony seat to observe all the improvements being made in the city's downtown, Patrick Lyp is going to step onto the stage to be part of making new things happen as the city's economic development director.
VALPARAISO | When you are a stranger in a strange land, it's good to have someone to help you acclimate to your new surroundings and culture, and sometimes a turkey dinner with all the fixings is a part of that.
VALPARAISO | If the ghost of William E. Urschel, founder of Urschel Laboratories, still lives in the house he built at Indiana Avenue and Napoleon Street, he will soon be able to look out the front windows at the new pavilion/skating rink to bear his name in Central Park Plaza.
VALPARAISO | With Valparaiso's first two-lane roundabout set to open Friday, a few changes had to be made -- including removing contaminated soil from an old Civilian Conservation Corps camp.
VALPARAISO | The groundwork for developing a vision of the city's future resumes Thursday with the second meeting of the planning committee.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso enters a new dimension in its evolution into the roundabout era Friday with the opening of the five-points two-lane roundabout at North Calumet Avenue, Roosevelt Road and Vale Park Road.
VALPARAISO | Despite getting more than 40 bids for the variety of work needed to build the new public works department campus, the city will seek more bids in four areas.
VALPARAISO | The plan to increase water and sewer rates in a three-phase schedule starting Jan. 1, was introduced at Monday's council meeting.
VALPARAISO | Clerk-Treasurer Sharon Swihart is the only elected official who will receive a pay increase in 2014 under the salary ordinance approved by the City Council.
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.
VALPARAISO | The LifeTrail Advanced Wellness System and its seven workout stations were officially opened to the public Thursday, but nobody was interested in braving chilly temperatures and trying out any of the 20 exercise stations or 150 different activities it offered.
VALPARAISO | A former Wisconsin tree farmer who is now a member of Valparaiso's Tree Advisory Committee was named Indiana's Outstanding Tree Steward by the Indiana Urban Forest Council.
VALPARAISO | Local residents Garner Tullis and Mike Young have opened their second Top Fuel CrossFit Facility in Valparaiso.
VALPARAISO | The former Natural Ovens Bakery dome isn't the only building the city hopes to obtain and demolish in the near future.
VALPARAISO | A former downtown holiday tree is about to be given the holiday touch again.
VALPARAISO | The second phase of the Chautauqua Park stormwater relief project has spawned a petition battle to save the trees next to the old Valparaiso Technical Institute property.
VALPARAISO | Seven area charities received a share of the proceeds from Mayor Jon Costas's annual charity ball during Friday's meeting of the city's Board of Public Works and Safety.
VALPARAISO | Get your treehugging/planting clothes on and celebrate National NeighborWoods Month by volunteering to join the city's Shade Brigade at a pair of tree plantings Saturday and Oct. 5.
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