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Town Government

Water, wastewater facility annexation legislation may help Lowell, Winfield

INDIANAPOLIS | A House committee approved legislation Thursday allowing Lowell, Winfield and similarly situated Indiana municipalities to annex their water or wastewater treatment facilities, even if the property is not contiguous to the rest of the community.

February 07, 2013 6:00 pm

Methane gas and other projects proceed in Munster

After many years of planning, the Town of Munster is ready this month to turn the methane produced in the closed landfill, now Centennial Park, into a full-time energy generating operation.

October 19, 2012 12:00 am

New Chicago consolidates with county's 911 dispatch

NEW CHICAGO | New Chicago eliminated its 911 dispatch last month, becoming the first community to consolidate with Lake County, Town Council President Laurie Robbins said.

September 17, 2012 12:00 am

New anti-nepotism law may transform local government employment

INDIANAPOLIS | A new state law that took effect Sunday signals the end of Northwest Indiana's tradition of nepotism in local government jobs.

July 02, 2012 12:00 am

Munster Nominating Committee will meet to consider Park Board appointments

MUNSTER | The Munster Nominating Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday to consider the appointment of a member of the Park Board.

March 27, 2012 7:30 pm

Chesterton hears senior living facility back on track

CHESTERTON | Town Manager Bernie Doyle told members of the Town Council on Monday night that last year's stalled plans for a senior living facility are moving forward.

January 09, 2012 6:56 pm
Skillman suggests route around tax caps for local governments

Skillman suggests route around tax caps for local governments

INDIANAPOLIS | Counties, cities and towns could seek permission to bust the state's property tax caps under a local government reform plan proposed Tuesday by Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman.

January 03, 2012 7:30 pm
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