VALPARAISO | The city collected a lot of ideas during last week's three public "big idea" gathering sessions for its Valpo Next planning effort, but it still hopes to get more.
VALPARAISO | The controversy surrounding the proposal to enroll up to 30 Chinese students in the senior class at Valparaiso High School next year continued at last week's council meeting.
VALPARAISO | The city had another growth spurt Monday as the council approved the annexation of 32 acres as part of The Lakes of Valparaiso development between Evans Avenue and Vale Park Road east of Ind. 49.
VALPARAISO | Business leaders, city officials and residents of Valparaiso identified such issues as downtown parking, downtown traffic, transportation, the environment and locally grown food options as priorities that should be addressed in the coming years.
VALPARAISO | It's been more than a year since The Lakes of Valparaiso was first introduced to the council, and it will be another few months before work can actually begin on the development.
VALPARAISO | A proposal to admit up to 30 Chinese students at Valparaiso High School has been withdrawn.
Valparaiso is planning for a bus/train depot as part of a transit-oriented development. It's a sign of the popularity of public transportation.
Valparaiso Community Schools have been plagued by a lack of effective leadership in recent years, as evidenced by the School Board violating state contracting law, violating board policy, responding late to state funding cuts and hiring past Superintendent Andrew Melin, whose tenure is viewe…
VALPARAISO | The city hopes to go to the Regional Development Authority later this month to seek funds to construct a new Transit Oriented Development downtown.
VALPARAISO | The past decade brought a lot of changes to the city's landscape, but city officials want to know what residents want for the city for the next decade or decades.
VALPARAISO | Judging by the reaction of the hundreds of adults and children who packed the Thomas Jefferson Middle School gym on Thursday, the ValPlayso: Next Generation is already a success.
VALPARAISO | After a decade in office, Mayor Jon Costas said Valparaiso has evolved "from good to great," but he sees the city's future bringing "opportunity like never before."
VALPARAISO | With the help of a carryover balance of almost $800,000 and a little less financial uncertainty in the city's health insurance, Valparaiso expects to spend about $3 million in economic development income taxes this year.
VALPARAISO | Monday was the groundbreaking ceremony for Valparaiso's new public works department campus, but they already have penciled in Councilman Bob Taylor as the one to wield the scissors at the fall grand opening ribbon cutting.
VALPARAISO | A weeklong celebration of the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will kick off Thursday under the theme The Beloved Community and continue through Jan. 23 at Valparaiso University and several other locations around the city.
I suspect Santa will have forgotten to deliver some gifts today. I’ll help him out with presents to the following:
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso City Council on Monday voiced its opposition to submitting a proposed gay marriage ban amendment to a statewide vote in the fall.
Valparaiso is attracting more baby boomers than any other town in the state of Indiana, according to a recent study.
VALPARAISO | The first complaint about the new five-points roundabout is in: There aren't enough lights on the trees in the center island.
VALPARAISO | A group of area musicians has raised their voices on a compact disc of Christmas music in hopes of raising money to build a group home for pregnant girls 10 to 13 years of age in Guatemala.
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