INDIANAPOLIS | The state could add 10,000 new jobs if Hoosiers recycled just a quarter of their trash that currently goes in landfills.
VALPARAISO | After having a front row balcony seat to observe all the improvements being made in the city's downtown, Patrick Lyp is going to step onto the stage to be part of making new things happen as the city's economic development director.
VALPARAISO | The city's economic development team took another hit Wednesday with the resignation of Stuart Summers as executive director of the city's Redevelopment Commission effective Jan. 1.
VALPARAISO | Plans for a 14-lot shovel-ready industrial development site were presented Tuesday to the city's Plan Commission.
VALPARAISO | The first council district added a lot of territory and potential property tax value but not a lot of population on Monday.
VALPARAISO | A resolution recommending a three-tiered rate increase for both sewer and water service was approved by the city's Utilities Board on Tuesday and will go to the council for approval Monday.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Another sold out show with more than 140 businesses rang in the Halloween season Thursday at the annual Porter County Chamber Network Night at the Porter County Expo Center.
VALPARAISO | To pay for expansion of Central Park Plaza and the public infrastructure improvements for the Pratt Industries expansion, the city's Redevelopment Commission plans to borrow $13.5 million in 2014.
VALPARAISO | To pave the way for about $312 million in development, Valparaiso's Redevelopment Commission started the process to expand its tax increment financing districts Wednesday.
VALPARAISO | The planned construction of the $260 million Pratt Industries paper recycling plant got a quick push forward Tuesday with Valparaiso's Plan Commission voting unanimously to support annexing the adjacent 34 acres needed for the project.
VALPARAISO | The city's Utilities Board took action Tuesday to save $90,000 a year on its loan repayments and save the sewer and water customers about 1 percent on the planned rate increases for next year.
VALPARAISO | To make sure the city has enough water for at least the next 20 years, the city's Utilities Board agreed Tuesday to drilling a test well on a site it hopes eventually will generate 3 to 4 million gallons of water a day.
VALPARAISO | The outcome was never really in doubt but a vote on issuing $207.5 million in bonds for two companies was delayed Monday, requiring the City Council to hold a special meeting Tuesday.
VALPARAISO | With the city expected to add more Washington Township territory to its tax increment financing districts, East Porter County School officials expressed concern over the possible loss of needed property tax revenue.
Purdue University Calumet landed a $2.74 million grant to retrain displaced workers.
VALPARAISO | Plans by Pratt Industries to build a $260 million, 250,000-square-foot paper recycling plant next to its cardboard box plant were announced Tuesday by company officials and Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas.
VALPARAISO | There is a $3.5 million budget shortfall in Valparaiso Community Schools, and the city has about $5.4 million in property taxes tied up in tax increment financing districts, which some residents have said could help the schools.
VALPARAISO | Now that it has gotten new direction and inspiration from nationally known ethics consultant Carla Miller, the city's Ethics Commission wants to discuss what its goals and direction ought to be for the future.
VALPARAISO | Traffic lights at two sites involving Ind. 49 moved forward last week.
VALPARAISO | To create a shovel-ready site for North Coast Distributing to relocate and expand within Valparaiso, the city's Redevelopment Commission is expected to spend close to $2 million.
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