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Mayor Thomas Mcdermott Jr

Final demolition of Columbia Center begins

HAMMOND | Demolition begins today on the last section of Hammond Housing Authority's Columbia Center.

August 26, 2014 4:22 pm

Hammond raises towing fees

HAMMOND | More revenue is headed Hammond's way after the City Council on Monday passed an ordinance raising city towing fees.

August 11, 2014 8:35 pm
McDermott announces re-election bid for Hammond mayor

McDermott announces re-election bid for Hammond mayor

HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. has announced a re-election bid for Hammond mayor -- but doesn't rule out running for governor if former Gov. Evan Bayh decides not to run for that office.

August 06, 2014 11:00 am

Hammond considers raising towing fee

HAMMOND | The city may increase its towing fees.

July 28, 2014 8:39 pm

Residents line up for rental inspection fee waiivers

HAMMOND | Nearly 20 local residents who own rental property appeared before the Board of Public Works and Safety Thursday requesting a late fine be waived because they failed to pay the an $80 per rental inspection fee by April 15.

July 09, 2014 1:30 pm

Hammond files suit on rental inspection fee

HAMMOND | The city has filed a lawsuit claiming it's exempt from a law that reduces its $80 per unit rental registration fee to $5 per rental property.

July 05, 2014 8:21 pm
City breaks ground for Buffalo Wild Wings

City breaks ground for Buffalo Wild Wings

HAMMOND | City officials broke ground Thursday on what will become a new Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in the Oxbow Landing development at Interstate 80/94 and Kennedy Avenue.

June 19, 2014 5:45 pm

Hammond releases finances on Festival of the Lakes

HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and the city released Wednesday a report outlining the financial status of the 2013 Festival of the Lakes.

June 18, 2014 6:51 pm

Hammond council battle starts over festival finances

HAMMOND | A fight has erupted within the City Council regarding one councilman's demand for Festival of the Lakes financial information.

June 12, 2014 12:00 am

Donations help cover band costs for Festival of the Lakes

HAMMOND | Last year, more than $200,000 was raised to pay for the musical acts at Festival of the Lakes. This year, the city hopes to do more than that, Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said. 

June 10, 2014 12:00 am

Robert Lendi to step down as Hammond city controller

HAMMOND | City Controller Robert Lendi started his career in accounting, largely because his professor pushed him into seeking a college degree.

April 16, 2014 8:00 pm
McDermott: I have to stick up for Hammond on South Shore

McDermott: I have to stick up for Hammond on South Shore

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. supports regional ideas such as expanding the South Shore commuter rail, but his priority must be Hammond, he said.

April 09, 2014 8:08 pm Video

Visclosky pitches South Shore expansion to Hammond

HAMMOND | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, on Monday urged Hammond City Council members to get on board with the South Shore commuter train expansion.

March 24, 2014 10:30 pm
NIRPC committee opposes Lake tax fix for South Shore extension

NIRPC committee opposes Lake tax fix for South Shore extension

Porter County Commissioner Nancy Adams listens Friday to Highland Clerk-Treasurer Michael Griffin during a legislative committee meeting of Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.

February 28, 2014 4:02 pm
NIRPC committee opposes Lake tax fix for South Shore extension

NIRPC committee opposes Lake tax fix for South Shore extension

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. chairs a legislative committee meeting of Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission members Friday. McDermott spoke against Senate Bill 367.

February 28, 2014 3:56 pm
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and NIRPC Meeting

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and NIRPC Meeting

Members of a legislative committee of Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission and some residents meet Friday at the NIRPC building in Portage to discuss an amendment to Indiana Senate Bill 367.

February 28, 2014 3:56 pm

Civic Center concert series presents Common Feb. 22

HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Parks Department are proud to announce the latest concert at the Hammond Civic Center .

December 30, 2013 12:31 am
Election board dismisses all complaints against McDermott re-election campaign

Election board dismisses all complaints against McDermott re-election campaign

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Board of Elections and Registration on Thursday dismissed all three allegations of election law violations filed by Munster Republican Eric Krieg against the re-election campaign of Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.

December 12, 2013 2:00 pm Photos

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New bridge dedicated, old Nine Span remembered

New bridge dedicated, old Nine Span remembered

HAMMOND | Local and state officials gathered in bone-chilling winds Monday to open the new bridge on Indianapolis Boulevard while remembering the former Nine-Span structure that once stood in its place.

December 09, 2013 3:45 pm Photos

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EPA grant to fund brownfields redevelopment in northern Lake Co.

EPA grant to fund brownfields redevelopment in northern Lake Co.

HAMMOND | An $800,000 grant from the U.S. EPA to establish a $1 million revolving loan fund will help give abandoned, contaminated properties in Hammond, East Chicago and Gary new life, officials said Wednesday.

May 29, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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