U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky is on the verge of doing what no other politician has ever done – unite Lake County.
HAMMOND | A popular craft brewery is no longer going to build a restaurant and production brewery at Interstate 80/94 and Kennedy Avenue in Hammond.
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 | Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr. will address the Lakeshore Chamber’s General Membership Luncheon at Dynasty Banquet, 4125 Calumet Ave.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority Board of Directors voted to begin negotiations on a contract with Fair Oaks Farms for the 2014 South Shore Air Show.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Board of Elections and Registration on Thursday dismissed all three allegations of election law violations filed by Munster Republican Eric Krieg against the re-election campaign of Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.
HAMMOND | The city is putting new pressure on Griffith, Highland and Whiting to pay more for the wastewater treatment the city sanitary district provides.
Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid has fed at the public trough for years.
HAMMOND | Mark McLaughlin will earn a $94,000 salary in his new role as chief of staff for Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.
Lake County Council members David Hamm, Ted Bilski, Jerome Prince and Elsie Franklin have voted to institute a county income tax. Thomas McDermott is pulling their strings to approve it.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. will speak at the next Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce meeting, set for Feb. 27 at Dynasty Banquets, 4125 Calumet Ave.
HAMMOND | Lake County Democrats are scheduled to name a new County Council member Saturday to represent Hammond, Whiting and part of Munster in the coming year.
State Rep. Charlie Brown responded to Hammond’s Mayor Thomas McDermott’s proposal for a second casino in Hammond by sarcastically asking, “I wonder what he’s been smoking?”
INDIANAPOLIS | After years of opposing Gary's legislative efforts for a land-based casino, Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is ready to endorse Gary's latest plan — so long as he gets a second casino for Hammond.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Democratic party reasserted its overwhelming influence on local government.
Lively social scene around Lake Michigan and unusual forms of political coverage when term-limited Governor Daniels visits with Stephen Colbert and other talk show hosts to not comment on the election. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor.
Being a mayor is a demanding job. The mayor is on the job 24 hours a day and constantly in the public spotlight. So what happens after a mayor steps down?
HAMMOND | Merrilee Frey said Friday she is prepared to step forward as the next Lake County coroner in the wake of Thomas Philpot's conviction of theft of federal funds.
HAMMOND | City Councilman Al Salinas Jr. was terminated from his position with the Hammond Streets Department on Wednesday, Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said.
Municipal support for Lake County's trash-to-ethanol proposal does not appear as strong as proponents of the project have claimed, a Times survey of city and town leaders shows.
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