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Portage commission sets priorities for downtown development

PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission has set its priorities for downtown redevelopment work.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo awards contract for Central Park expansion

VALPARAISO | Berglund Construction Co. is expected to begin construction of the pavilion, skating rink and activity building at Central Park Plaza by next week.

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

Redevelopment Commission approves Willowcreek/Southport roads project

PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission awarded one contract for road improvements while putting another on hold.

September 26, 2014 6:45 pm

Valpo gets bids for dome demolition

VALPARAISO | The dome is doomed.

September 26, 2014 5:45 pm

Whiting set to OK mascot hall

WHITING | A memorandum of understanding that states the National Mascot Hall of Fame will come to Whiting if the city builds a structure and raises funds for exhibits is scheduled to be approved at the city's Redevelopment Commission meeting on Oct. 8.

September 25, 2014 10:30 pm

Portage commission moves forward with bonding for fire, police stations

PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission on Thursday unanimously approved moving forward with the $7.35 million financial package to construct a new fire station and complete the first phase of renovations to the Portage police station.

September 25, 2014 7:15 pm
Portage's downtown revitalization has been a long time in coming

Portage's downtown revitalization has been a long time in coming

PORTAGE | Efforts to revitalize - even create - a downtown in the city aren't new.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am Related
'Big Dancer' stars at Valpo Y ceremony

'Big Dancer' stars at Valpo Y ceremony

VALPARAISO | It took three years, but the first sculpture on the city's art walk has been sold, and a dedication ceremony was held Thursday in front of the Valparaiso YMCA for "The Big Dancer."

September 18, 2014 5:08 pm Photos


Portage may have to become creative to fund projects

PORTAGE | With the funding for three major projects still up in the air, city officials may have to get creative.

September 15, 2014 6:30 pm

Portage council, commission take a close look at projects, financing

PORTAGE | The City Council and Redevelopment Commission took a close look at three projects Thursday night.

September 11, 2014 10:30 pm

Council, RDC to hold workshop on proposed $11.2 million bond issue

PORTAGE | There's little doubt that the city's police station could use an overhaul or that a new fire station along Central Avenue would be useful.

September 06, 2014 6:30 pm

Portage Mall property owner questioning city's intent

PORTAGE | At least one Portage Mall property owner is questioning whether the city truly intends to follow through on its promise to make improvements.

September 03, 2014 7:00 pm

Holladay Properties to market Portage property

PORTAGE | Holladay Properties will market city-owned property here.

September 01, 2014 7:00 pm

Commission seeking bids on Robbins Road project

PORTAGE | More than two years after it was proposed, the city's Redevelopment Commission will seek bids on a project aimed to improve traffic flow at Willowcreek and Robbins roads.

September 01, 2014 12:00 am
Work connecting Portage Lakefront to South Shore nears completion

Work connecting Portage Lakefront to South Shore nears completion

PORTAGE | In just a couple of months, someone riding the South Shore will be able to stop at the Portage station and walk to Lake Michigan.

August 31, 2014 9:30 pm

Portage commission continues review of proposed bond issue

PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission on Thursday took a closer look at the projects within and financing of a proposed bond issue.

August 28, 2014 7:15 pm

Valpo to open bids for Central Park II in September

VALPARAISO | The city's Parks Department already is getting inquiries about renting the William Urschel Pavilion being built in the expansion of Central Park Plaza and scheduled to open next August.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo board takes action on pathway projects

VALPARAISO | Two city pathway projects got action from the Board of Public Works and Safety on Friday.

August 23, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo commission vows to cooperate with FBI

VALPARAISO | The city's Redevelopment Commission issued a statement Wednesday promising full cooperation with the FBI investigation of the University Promenade project.

August 13, 2014 7:25 pm

Hamstra wants to build in downtown Valpo again

VALPARAISO | Another building hole in the city's downtown could be filled by Hamstra Group soon.

August 13, 2014 6:37 pm
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