HEBRON | The town received a $15,000 grant from the Porter County Economic Development Alliance to replace solar lights on four signs at the entrances to Hebron.
KOUTS | The town's Fire Department has gotten its money's worth out of a 1993 Kenworth semi trailer it had converted into a tanker truck seven or eight years ago and, with the help of a lot of pork chop dinners, hopes to get many more miles out of it.
PORTER | Since May, the Porter Parks Department has been fundraising for upgrades at two of their parks — Hawthorne and Porter Cove — and during Tuesday night’s council meeting, Director of Parks Brian Bugajski said it hopes to add to its coffers through upcoming events.
CHESTERTON | With members of his family and fellow fire personnel in attendance, Interim Fire Chief John Jarka was appointed official fire chief by the Chesterton Town Council Monday night.
HEBRON | The town could begin accepting applications for the police chief's position in October but the job apparently belongs to Tony Frencl until the end of the year.
HEBRON | The Town Council started Tuesday's meeting by announcing it was seeking applicants for vacancies on the park board and the plan commission and ended it by announcing a vacancy on the council itself.
HEBRON | It took a couple of years, but Santa Claus finally is going to make good on that new fire station Hebron Fire Chief Chad Franzman has been asking for.
HIGHLAND | The town will serve alcohol on park grounds for the very first time, thanks to a split Town Council vote on Monday.
MUNSTER | The town is stepping up financially in its support for the South Shore Line extension.
MERRILLVILLE | Infrastructure projects are among the regular issues handled by the Merrillville Redevelopment Commission, but the panel is breaking ground in another direction.
SCHERERVILLE | The town continues reviewing the purchase of radios needed for E-911 consolidation efforts.
LOWELL | The Lowell Fire Department has council approval to hire the town’s first full-time firefighter.
Winfield is a young but growing town and deserves some credit for trying to think ahead.
MERRILLVILLE | Town officials are pursuing better results from Merrillville’s unsafe and blighted properties hearings by compelling the owners of troubled properties to attend hearings.
ST. JOHN | LeBron James won't be coming to play basketball in St. John, but, if he were, the Sahi home on Winding Trail might be the court fit for the NBA star.
CHESTERTON | Town officials were updated on several public works issues at Monday night's council meeting.
ST. JOHN | The town wants to buy an 8.5-acre parcel that will more than quadruple the size of Homestead Acres II and turn it into a dog park.
MUNSTER | Town officials said they're looking for a little flower power this summer.
ST. JOHN | The town is several steps closer to issuing $5.2 million in bonds to pay for about 20 miles of road improvements.
BEVERLY SHORES | A grass-roots effort by Beverly Shores residents to curb light pollution along Lake Michigan's shores has been recognized by an international organization.
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