SCHERERVILLE | Action taken by the Town Council on Wednesday has given the Schererville firefighters union authority to negotiate a working agreement with the town.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Rick Niemeyer, R-Lowell, who is leaving the Indiana House to run for the Senate, was lauded Thursday by his soon-to-be former colleagues.
Valparaiso Site Review Committee meets March 18.
MUNSTER | The Columbia Avenue bridge will be closed to traffic Monday through March 21 for the installation of a water main line.
SCHERERVILLE | Schererville hasn't yet signed an interlocal agreement regarding the consolidated E-911 service in Lake County, but officials took a step in that direction Wednesday.
DYER | A proposed 2014 road project sparked debate during a recent Town Council study session.
MERRILLVILLE | Town Councilman Richard Hardaway has proposed an additional rule for people interested in serving on Merrillville's boards and commissions.
VALPARAISO | The beer tap is gone, replaced by labs with chemicals and testing equipment for developing additives to a variety of vinyl products.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state is poised to become an education island after the Republican-controlled Senate approved legislation Wednesday fully withdrawing Indiana from the Common Core standards used by 45 other states to define what students should learn at each grade level.
PORTER | Webb Ford in Highland was the lowest bid plus trade-ins for two 2014 Ford utility trucks for the Police Department, Chief Jamie Spanier told the Town Council on Tuesday.
PORTAGE | The Portage Utility Services Board approved beginning work on four stormwater drainage-related projects.
MUNSTER | The Munster Town Council wants answers from Canadian National Railway regarding a nearly 11-hour blockage Friday of a rail crossing on White Oak Avenue near 45th Street.
LOWELL | The Town Council has appointed Steve King to the Lowell Annexation Committee.
LANSING | The village has restrictions on street parking when there is heavy snowfall that, by its own admission, it is not enforcing.
VALPARAISO | The backlash continues over Valparaiso Community Schools' January approval of a contract with Lumenus USA that would have enrolled up to 30 Chinese students in the fall.
MERRILLVILLE | The town's Stormwater Management Board continues to attract the Town Council's attention.
VALPARAISO | It might be cold and snowy again today, but the recent break in the frigid weather is breaking the hold the frost has had on the ground, including beneath the roads.
PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Tuesday approved purchasing two vehicles for the Fire Department.
INDIANAPOLIS | Cities and towns across Indiana, including several region communities, are one signature away from losing their ability to vigorously regulate rental properties within their borders.
VALPARAISO | The city's air should be a little cleaner from now on thanks to a grant from the Federal Highway Administration's Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality program.
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