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Pratt gets needed variances for paper mill

VALPARAISO | The only complaint Pratt Industries' various variance requests garnered Thursday was from Tom Stoner, the farmer who sold the property on which Pratt is building its $200 million paper mill.

August 07, 2014 1:28 pm

Portage invoking frost law restrictions

PORTAGE | The city is invoking its frost law regulations on Portage streets due to the warm temperatures expected over the next few weeks.

March 21, 2014 12:00 am

Portage board tables request for drainage way easement

PORTAGE | It will be at least another month before developers of Sterling Creek Parc will know if they can encroach upon a natural drainage way to construct residential buildings.

June 13, 2013 12:00 am

St. John Town Council OKs basketball shooting pad

ST. JOHN | The issue of a backyard basketball shooting pad finally has been resolved.

July 26, 2012 10:12 pm

Sign proposed to help promote downtown Valparaiso events

VALPARAISO | The city's Parks Department is seeking variances to erect a nearly 11-foot-high sign at the entrance to Central Park Plaza to notify the public of events at the park and the downtown.

June 09, 2012 8:45 pm

Restaurant, Meijer receive variances for signage

PORTAGE | Two new establishments took another step closer to reality Monday night as the Board of Zoning Appeals granted variances regarding signs for both.

April 23, 2012 9:00 pm

TradeWinds looks at relocating from Gary to Hobart

HOBART | TradeWinds of Gary might relocate its nonprofit agency to Hobart, a spokesman told the city Board of Zoning Appeals last week.

August 16, 2011 6:30 pm

Two churches seek use variances to locate in Portage

PORTAGE | Two churches will appear before the Portage Board of Zoning Appeals Feb. 28, seeking use variances to locate their facilities in commercial zoning districts.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am

Crisman owner plans to move ahead

PORTAGE | Despite not being able to present his case to the Portage Board of Zoning Appeals on Monday night, Jan Bukowski still plans to move ahead with turning the old Crisman School into apartments.

December 28, 2010 12:00 am
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