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Hobart compost bag program scheduled to begin Monday

HOBART | The city will start its compost bag program Monday.

April 10, 2014 2:21 pm
Snow may be gone, but budgets show winter's impact

Snow may be gone, but budgets show winter's impact

South Holland village President Don DeGraff said he thinks this winter was the worst he has experienced.

March 29, 2014 7:00 pm

Munster gas service line break quickly repaired, official says

MUNSTER | A ruptured gas service line to a home was repaired Tuesday in about 1.5 hours, a NIPSCO official said.

December 17, 2013 6:30 pm

Munster crews working on sewer main break on Columbia Ave.

MUNSTER | Public works crews were at the scene of a sewer main break in the 8300 block of Columbia Avenue Friday morning.

December 13, 2013 8:20 am

Hobart boards meet Monday to discuss litigation planning

HOBART | The Hobart Board of Public Works and the Hobart Redevelopment Commission will meet in executive session at 8 a.m. Monday at City Hall, 414 Main St.

October 31, 2013 12:05 am

M'ville begins autumn leaf collection on Monday

MERRILLVILLE | The town's fall leaf collection program will start Monday.

October 13, 2013 12:00 am

Hobart's Ordinance Committee meets at 5 p.m. Wednesday

HOBART | The Hobart City Council Ordinance Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday at City Hall, 414 Main St.

October 01, 2013 12:00 am

Hobart buying rights of way for 61st Avenue project

HOBART | The Board of Public Works will handle approval of ongoing right of way acquisitions for the third and final phase of 61st Avenue improvements.

September 15, 2013 5:40 pm

Hobart man pushes for speed control in neighborhood

HOBART | A Barrington Ridge subdivision resident pleaded with the Hobart Board of Works to allow signs to be placed in his neighborhood to slow speeding motorists.

September 08, 2013 7:15 pm

Munster approves sale of $1.97M in bonds

MUNSTER | The Town Council on Monday authorized the sale of $1.97 million in 2013 general obligation bonds to pay the costs of various projects.

August 12, 2013 9:30 pm

Chester to design new Valpo utilities office

VALPARAISO | The city's Utilities Board approved a contract with Chester Inc. last week to design a 14,000-square-foot addition to one of the buildings on the new public works campus being planned for land at the sewage treatment plant.

June 30, 2013 11:15 pm

Lowell explores possibility of tapping quarry operation for water supply

LOWELL | Water from a quarry operation just getting underway could provide another water source option for Lowell.

June 25, 2013 7:15 pm

Hobart Board agrees to post handicap warnings

HOBART | The Board of Public Works has agreed to post two handicap warning signs in the 300 block of West 8th Street, per a resident's request.

June 24, 2013 12:00 am

Hobart farmer given July 17 deadline to clean up Grand Boulevard property

HOBART | The Board of Public Works gave farmer Robert Berndt a July 17 deadline to clean up his house in the 6800 block of Grand Boulevard.

May 16, 2013 6:30 pm

Hobart board removes Swift Street property from cleanup list

HOBART | The Board of Public Works has thanked property owner Robert Brayfield for his part in cleaning up an unkempt yard at 3950 Swift St.

May 03, 2013 9:30 pm

M'ville plans to raze structures on proposed park property

MERRILLVILLE | The town will demolish dilapidated structures at the site of a proposed park to honor area unions, Merrillville officials said.

April 26, 2013 7:50 pm

Lake Station encouraging residents to spring clean this week

LAKE STATION | The city's public works dumpsters will be available to all residents for spring cleaning from today through Saturday.

April 21, 2013 7:30 pm

Hobart board to hear update on property cleanup

HOBART | The Hobart Board of Public Works will receive a progress update Wednesday on the property of farmer Robert Berndt.

April 14, 2013 8:05 pm

Merrillville continues cleanup program over next 2 weeks

MERRILLVILLE | The town is extending its spring cleanup program.

April 13, 2013 12:05 am

Downtown Hobart plan on officials' agenda for Tuesday

HOBART | City officials will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 414 Main St., to discuss implementation of the downtown plan.

April 11, 2013 12:00 am
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