Last year, for the first time in decades, East Chicagoans were able to vote for their representatives on the School Board. In the November election, voters rejected two of the three members of that School Board -- members appointed by the current mayor.
VALPARAISO | In the category of "every little bit helps," the city officially added 5.66 miles of roads to its inventory for state certification in order to qualify for additional state highway money.
EAST CHICAGO | A popular program to support owner-occupied housing in the city is being expanded to provide down payment assistance for properties in any neighborhood, and to buyers at all income levels.
EAST CHICAGO | After a year of "rolling up our sleeves and getting to work," East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland, now with a four-year mandate from voters, said 2012 will be "a year of purpose" in addressing the city's long-standing challenges.
EAST CHICAGO | Lake County and East Chicago city officials are about to be in a high-stakes showdown with Ameristar Casino over more than $4 million in public development chips.
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