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Crown Point buys building, land for public works campus

CROWN POINT | The city's Board of Public Works and Safety took the first steps Wednesday to acquire what will become the first part of the new public works campus on Industrial Boulevard.

July 02, 2014 5:18 pm

Crown Point racing to keep up with emerald ash borer

CROWN POINT | The emerald ash borer insect has killed more than one hundred ash trees in Crown Point to date, city officials said last week.

June 28, 2014 11:12 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
Appeals court rules Hammond demolition order improper

Appeals court rules Hammond demolition order improper

INDIANAPOLIS | A Hammond man may get to keep his home after the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday the city panel that ordered it demolished was not impartial.

June 25, 2014 6:00 pm Related

Public works employees showi unity as contract talks continue

CALUMET CITY | More than a half-dozen employees of the city’s Public Works Department attended Thursday’s City Council meeting to show their solidarity at a time when their union is negotiating with city officials for a new contract.

June 12, 2014 12:00 am

Leaf, branch collection behind schedule in M'ville, officials say

MERRILLVILLE | The town's Public Works Department is a week behind schedule with Merrillville's spring cleanup program because of recent weather and the large amount of branches and leaves residents have out for collection.

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart Public Works offices will be closed for Good Friday

HOBART | The Public Works Department will be closed Friday in observance of Good Friday.

April 17, 2014 4:26 pm

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
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