Three affordable housing projects in Gary, East Chicago and Hammond missed the mark by a few points to receive tax credits, and local housing officials believe they're being ignored by state officials.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners on Tuesday awarded $2.6 million in consultant contracts and supplies.
HOBART | The Hobart City Council on Wednesday gave an initial OK to the E-911 consolidation agreement after extensive discussion, much of it negative.
The Crown Point and and Lake Station mayors are joining the call to merge E-911 services into a single Lake County network.
ST. JOHN | Lake County officials say they have dumped their entire sugar canister into the latest E-911 proposed interlocal agreement to overcome city and town officials skeptical about the public cost of merging their police and fire communications into one network.
CROWN POINT | A consolidated Lake County E-911 network promises state-of-the-art radio equipment allowing instantaneous communication among the county's different public safety agencies.
ST. JOHN | Town officials who are tired of delays and wary of the proposed cost of a consolidated E-911 service want to split the county into two service areas comprising the busiest cities and towns and the more quiet suburbs.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's cities and towns will have to ante up more than $6.6 million annually to operate a consolidated E-911 service, county officials confirmed Wednesday.
Lake County officials got good advice last week from an Indiana University expert in public finance. Now it's time to act on it.
WHITING | When 119th Street in downtown Whiting closes the morning before the infamous Pierogi Fest begins, it's a rush to get the entire festival set up in 24 hours.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials finally hired a full-time E-911 consolidation director, dispelling five years of indecision, disagreement and outright obstruction to a countywide merger.
St. JOHN | Lake County police and fire chiefs are recommending a man with experience at guiding three previous E-911 consolidations take the helm of this county's emergency communications merger.
SCHERERVILLE | Lake County police and fire chiefs will make their call Thursday morning on who they would like to be the next director of the county's E-911 consolidation effort.
HAMMOND | Mark McLaughlin will earn a $94,000 salary in his new role as chief of staff for Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.
County government jobs in Northwest Indiana look attractive, if you can get one.
HAMMOND | The City Council is expected to take a final vote Monday on a proposal to regulate donation boxes.
While taking a walk with the dog the other day, I recalled a somewhat obscure conversation I had with my mother about 25 years ago.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Government Center could be an uneasy workplace for those employees traveling to U.S. District Court in Hammond in the coming days to give evidence about their fellow employees in open court or in the grand jury room.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson's administration has a prominent vacancy.
WHITING | Pierogi Fest, an annual nod to the city's Eastern European heritage, began with a 100-foot stretch of downtown with one booth selling its namesake dumpling.
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