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New Kouts front yard parking bill up for approval

KOUTS | The redrafted version of the controversial ordinance restricting front yard parking in residential areas will be up for final approval at the town Council's November meeting.

October 23, 2013 12:00 am

New St. John sidewalk to help keep kids safe

ST. JOHN | A new sidewalk along 85th Street will help pedestrians, including schoolchildren, navigate a busy road while also saving the town money.

September 01, 2013 7:30 pm
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The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

July 14, 2013 12:00 am

On the road to preventing pavement ruin

VALPARAISO | The city's Public Works Department expects to kick off its annual street resurfacing program June 27 on Montdale Drive in the Montdale Industrial Park.

May 19, 2013 12:00 am

Griffith company awarded contract for Lake Station sidewalk project

LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Board of Works has awarded a $93,614 contract to a Griffith company for the 34th Avenue sidewalk project.

May 08, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo disability council struggles with attendance

VALPARAISO | The Mayoral Advisory Council on Disability welcomed a new member Wednesday, but it continues to struggle to get a quorum for meetings.

April 17, 2013 5:47 pm

Hobart targeting improvements to city's aging infrastructure

HOBART | The Board of Works has taken under advisement bids for citywide curb and sidewalk improvement work.

March 23, 2013 8:19 pm
New Wave of Foreclosures

New Wave of Foreclosures

January 31, 2013 12:54 pm
Valpo to seek bid to replace Lincolnway sidewalk

Valpo to seek bid to replace Lincolnway sidewalk

VALPARAISO | The sidewalk on the north side of Lincolnway between Roosevelt Road and Morgan Boulevard apparently will be replaced this year even if it won't be done the way it originally was planned.

April 18, 2012 7:00 pm Photos


Town considers sidewalk program

MERRILLVILLE | The town might use Community Development Block Grant funds to repair sidewalks throughout Merrillville.

February 25, 2012 12:00 am
MITCH BARLOGA: Keep sidewalks and trails clear of snow

MITCH BARLOGA: Keep sidewalks and trails clear of snow

Ah, winter. These frigid months provide a daily challenge to our quality of life. A couple of months ago, I wrote about riding your bike in the winter, which is very much doable. So much so that our neighbor to the north, Minneapolis, has taken over the mantra as the most bicycle-friendly ci…

February 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos


New ways to stave off dementia

New ways to stave off dementia

Senior couple power walking

August 21, 2011 12:00 am

Winfield to install sidewalks and equipment at parks

WINFIELD | The Town Council decided to use community development block grant funds to install sidewalks at parks.

May 22, 2011 12:00 am

Cedar Lake sidewalk project takes next step

CEDAR LAKE | With enough proposals in hand regarding its Safe Routes project, the town can now move ahead to the next phase, Town Administrator Ian Nicolini said.

May 21, 2011 1:55 pm
Preferrable Communities

Preferrable Communities

Family walking on a sidewalk

April 30, 2011 12:00 am

Lansing: Please shovel sidewalks for school kids

LANSING | The main arteries and residential side streets are clear following last week's snowstorm.

February 10, 2011 12:00 am
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