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Munster Town Council

Munster approves funding interlocal agreement for South Shore extension

MUNSTER | The town is stepping up financially in its support for the South Shore Line extension.

August 15, 2014 6:45 pm

Munster seeks flower vendors to fill planters

MUNSTER | Town officials said they're looking for a little flower power this summer.

June 28, 2014 5:55 pm

Munster pouring money, manpower into park improvement

MUNSTER | The town is pouring money and manpower into park improvement projects this summer, Munster officials said.

June 25, 2014 10:20 pm

EDITORIAL: Turn Calumet stoplights into go lights

Traffic on Calumet Avenue in Munster, especially near the 45th Avenue choke point, with the railroad tracks there, has been sluggish for years. An overpass is necessary.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Wake up from trash-to-ethanol dream

Once more, the Lake County Solid Waste Management District Board of Directors have learned that investors are holding back on funding the waste-to-ethanol project until more is known about the process. Surprised? We didn't think so.

January 24, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Rotting garbage generating electricity

Closing a landfill is not as simple as covering the garbage with dirt, planting grass, locking the gate and walking away.

December 24, 2012 12:00 am

Munster closing out infrastructure, erosion control projects

MUNSTER | The Town Council is closing the books on one infrastructure improvement and the town’s portion of a flood/erosion control project.

November 17, 2012 8:15 pm
Town of Munster Indiana Centennial Park Landfill Gas to Energy Project

Town of Munster Indiana Centennial Park Landfill Gas to Energy Project

MUNSTER | Join Congressman Peter J. Visclosky, the Munster Town Council, Munster Clerk-Treasurer Dave Shafer, Munster Town Manager Tom DeGiulio, and Energy Systems Group President Greg Collins to commemorate the groundbreaking of the Town of Munster Centennial Park Landfill Gas to Energy Pro…

October 18, 2012 11:43 am

Munster cuts ribbon on gas-to-energy initiative on Monday

MUNSTER | Munster officials have firmed up plans for the ribbon cutting for the  Centennial Park Landfill Gas to Energy project.

October 17, 2012 7:15 pm

Munster Little League, girls softball spring season not lost

EDITOR'S NOTE: Munster Town Councilman/Redevelopment Commissioner John Reed provided new information and explanations about actions taken at a recent Munster Redevelopment Commission meeting concerning Community Park renovations. This article clarifies and corrects information in an article …

September 05, 2012 7:30 pm

Munster seals deal for Monon Bike Trail

MUNSTER | The Monon Bike Trail is on the path to construction after the Munster Town Council signed a memorandum of understanding with Hammond and the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District.

September 03, 2012 6:15 pm

Thanks to Russ Snyder for 44 years of service to Munster

It is time for Russ Snyder to pass the baton to Munster’s new Hammond Sanitary Board member, Michael R. Hawkins.

August 16, 2012 1:40 pm

Munster council OKs preliminary tax abatement for new solar panel plant

MUNSTER | An Evanston, Ill.-based company plans to build a solar panel manufacturing facility that will employ about 90 area residents within the next year, town officials said.

July 10, 2012 5:58 pm

Munster, St. Thomas More Church to swap land

MUNSTER | The town and St. Thomas More Church are swapping parcels of land along Calumet Avenue, south of Ridge Road in a $1 transaction, town officials said.

June 03, 2012 8:24 pm
Munster Town Council

Munster Town Council

Munster Town Council meetings May 21, June 4 and June 18, 2012.

May 08, 2012 12:52 pm
Tearing down the past to build for the future

Tearing down the past to build for the future

In the 1950s through 1970s, the huge warehouse and office complex along Calumet Avenue was the state-of-the-art nerve center for Simmons Mattress Co. New products were developed there and produced for global distribution.

April 23, 2012 9:10 am Photos

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Munster police adding canine program

Munster police adding canine program

A canine officer will join the Police Department later this year.

April 21, 2012 8:40 am
Most Lake communities claim no commitment to trash-to-ethanol

Most Lake communities claim no commitment to trash-to-ethanol

Municipal support for Lake County's trash-to-ethanol proposal does not appear as strong as proponents of the project have claimed, a Times survey of city and town leaders shows.

April 14, 2012 8:55 pm
Fire Department to get new pumper truck

Fire Department to get new pumper truck

A new custom pumper rescue unit for the Munster Fire Department is being built by Custom Fire Apparatus Inc. of Osceola, Wis. It will enable firefighters to battle alcohol/ethanol fires more effectively.

April 11, 2012 9:04 am
Munster Town Council

Munster Town Council

Canceled -- Special meeting of Munster Town Council on April 2, 2012.

March 30, 2012 2:52 pm
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