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Merrillvillle commission eying grants to schools from redevelopment funds

MERRILLVILLE | Infrastructure projects are among the regular issues handled by the Merrillville Redevelopment Commission, but the panel is breaking ground in another direction.

August 15, 2014 10:47 am

M'ville continues planning vacant, abandoned homes project

MERRILLVILLE | The town has already identified more than 100 vacant and abandoned homes in Merrillville, and officials believe there are many more that will be added to that list.

July 31, 2014 5:57 pm

Merrillville still identifying vacant, abandoned homes

MERRILLVILLE | As town leaders continue efforts to fill longtime vacant and abandoned properties in Merrillville, a committee overseeing the project already has several homes it could target.

July 09, 2014 8:38 pm

Merrillville looks at options for getting abandoned homes occupied

MERRILLVILLE | A new state law set to go into effect July 1 could help Merrillville get vacant and abandoned homes occupied again, but not in the way town leaders initially envisioned.

June 18, 2014 12:00 am

Merrillville plans property acquisitions to curb urban blight

MERRILLVILLE | Efforts to reduce the number of abandoned and vacant homes in Merrillville are advancing.

June 15, 2014 6:36 pm
RICH JAMES: Listen to Lux's wisdom on charter schools

RICH JAMES: Listen to Lux's wisdom on charter schools

Would someone please listen to former Merrillville schools superintendent Tony Lux?

May 18, 2014 12:00 am

Hardaway hosts meeting for M'ville's 2nd Ward residents

MERRILLVILLE | Town Councilman Richard Hardaway will lead a community meeting for residents in Merrillville's 2nd Ward.

April 29, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Town doesn't need to oversee group homes

Merrillville Town Council President Carol Miano said she is pursuing a new town ordinance that would require group homes to be registered. There are two main issues to resolve here.

July 22, 2013 12:00 am

Clay remembered as a political warrior

Tributes to the late Rudolph "Rudy" Clay poured in Tuesday at the announcement of his death at age 77.

June 04, 2013 2:17 pm

Views on prayers at local government meetings varied across region

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said he has brought the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to review a case dealing with prayer at local government meetings to the attention of the Hammond City Council.

May 26, 2013 7:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Bus riders need a funding rescue soon

GUEST COMMENTARY: Bus riders need a funding rescue soon

Unless the elusive leprechaun's pot of gold appears before June 30 for the Northwest Indiana Regional Bus Authority, the bulk of bus transportation in the region will cease to exist: easyGo transit services for fixed routes, complementary paratransit for the elderly and people with disabilit…

March 18, 2012 12:00 am
New plant boosts Merrillville prospects

New plant boosts Merrillville prospects

MERRILLVILLE | Even through a slow economy, Merrillville continues to attract businesses, Clerk-Treasurer Eugene Guernsey said.

February 26, 2012 12:00 am
Richard Hardaway

Richard Hardaway

Richard Hardaway

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
Richard Hardaway

Richard Hardaway

Richard Hardaway is running for Merrillville Town Council, 2nd Ward.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Insurance benefits council, not town

Merrillville Town Council members have been complaining about tight finances, concerned about how to pay the town's bills in the face of property tax caps and lower collection rates. Yet they voted last week to continue providing insurance coverage to themselves.

July 06, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Why pull the rug out from under the RBA now?

You've probably heard or read about a bill moving through the Indiana Legislature that would replace the Regional Bus Authority with a Northwest Indiana Bus Commission. The existing RBA board will be dissolved and replaced with a smaller body, providing less community representation. Other c…

February 27, 2011 12:00 am
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