Thomas Mcdermott Jr
HAMMOND | A newly completed pedestrian and bike trail bridge symbolizes the benefits of cooperation between Hammond and Munster, officials of both municipalities said Wednesday.
In last Sunday’s Forum section of The Times, former Executive Editor William Nangle wrote a column criticizing my stances on several important issues and taking me to task from both a policy and personal standpoint. I'm sure many people expected me to immediately respond in an angry manner t…
A bicyclist rides across the Erie Lackawanna Trail bridge just after the official opening Monday in Hammond. The span is over the 167th Street, Columbia and Southeastern intersection. Officials also opened the trail bridge connecting the Monon Trail over 165th Street. Both bridges allow cycl…
The saga of Thomas McDermott Jr. continues.
HAMMOND | It has come down to a matter of verbal acceptance vs. written acceptance, and a $40,000 sponsorship of the city’s Festival of the Lakes may be dead in the water.
FAIR OAKS | At least 10 inches of rain in the past 30 days grounded what was to be the 2014 South Shore Air Show at its new venue here, tourism officials said.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. made an appearance at the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority Board of Directors meeting Thursday to smooth out a tense relationship that heated up last year after the South Shore Air Show was moved to Fair Oaks Farms, a move McDermott called “a…
A story in some Thursday editions listed an incorrect figure for what the city of Hammond spent on Festival of the Lakes in 2013.
Hammond City Councilman Robert Markovich was misquoted in a story in some Thursday editions. Markovich said the council members who voted in support of Councilman Homero "Chico" Hinojoa's request for a financial report on the last three years of the Festival of the Lakes were going with Mayo…
It’s a tale of two meters and who is responsible for notifying the Indiana Department of Environmental Management about sewer overflow problems.
HAMMOND │ Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. signed a $36 million ordinance Tuesday at City Hall.
Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. has targeted Hammond's dipalidated homes during his tenure and helped raze the 400th property on Wednesday.
HAMMOND │ The city Wednesday celebrated its 400th home demolition during the tenure of Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.
As the mayor of the region's biggest city eyes a run for higher office, he might want to consult a neighboring school district on social media etiquette.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said last week the city will save "millions of dollars" because he agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by ousted Hammond Housing Authority Director Maria Becerra.
GARY | A Gary woman whose last campaign for Lake County public office ended in a historic loss for the Democratic Party appears ready to face voters again.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. will be the guest speaker at Wednesday's Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce meeting.
HAMMOND | The city’s firefighters have rejected a third — and Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr. assures final — contract offer.
Lake County Democratic Chairman Thomas McDermott Jr. wants Jim Wieser to run against state Rep. Hal Slager, R-Schererville, in the 15th House District.
HAMMOND | The mayor is vowing that new business growth in Griffith, Highland and Whiting will remain in the toilet until those municipalities resolve their sewer rate dispute with Hammond.
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