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VALPARAISO | A $150 million facilities plan for Valparaiso's buildings was presented to the school board and the public Thursday that Superintendent Ric Frataccia said should serve the district for the next 25 years.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Community Schools board members expressed initial support for the building concept plans presented Thursday by Superintendent Ric Frataccia that could result in a $150 million referendum in November 2015.
VALPARAISO | It took three years, but the first sculpture on the city's art walk has been sold, and a dedication ceremony was held Thursday in front of the Valparaiso YMCA for "The Big Dancer."
HEBRON | It seemed like a fairly obvious precaution, but the Hebron Town Council had a good reason for amending its building demolition ordinance Tuesday.
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.
VALPARAISO | For the first time since Porter County instituted a fee for recycling, businesses will have to pay along with residents beginning in January.
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.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University officially took possession of all the former Porter Regional Hospital properties in the city last week and will begin converting them for its own uses.
VALPARAISO | The city hopes to learn in the next couple of weeks whether its plans for a transit-oriented development downtown will get a big financial boost from the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.
VALPARAISO | Curiosity killed the cat, but the city is concerned its going to lead to some humans getting injured at the washed out Harrison Boulevard bridge.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso University College of Nursing has a new name and a new program.
VALPARAISO | The city's Park Board approved a $2.78 million 2015 budget Tuesday that includes 3 percent raises for all employees.
VALPARAISO | As excavation begins to prepare for construction of Valplayso: the Next Generation park on Glendale Boulevard, project organizers already are working hard to get more donors and more volunteers.
VALPARAISO | The city's Parks Department might have to introduce water polo to its program choices in order to make any money from Creekside Golf Course for a while.
VALPARAISO | The city's Utilities Board is expected to vote in two weeks on a recommendation to the council on whether Valparaiso should continue to add fluoride to the city water supply.
A recent news story made it appear Indiana is gaining more tourists by spending less, but region tourism leaders say the article virtually ignored how much is spent at the local level to make up for the lack of state dollars.
HEBRON | Hebron Clerk-Treasurer Terri Waywood promises she will return to the Porter County Election Board in January, if necessary, to renew her request for an early voting site in Hebron.
VALPARAISO | The city is moving as quickly as possible to repair or replace the two bridges damaged by flooding caused by heavy rains Friday.
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.
VALPARAISO | The city's Parks Department already is getting inquiries about renting the William Urschel Pavilion being built in the expansion of Central Park Plaza and scheduled to open next August.
VALPARAISO | The city's Plan Commission will consider two issues at the September meeting that resulted from the August public hearing on a request to annex 160.5 acres south of U.S. 30 and west of County Road 450 East.
VALPARAISO | Two city pathway projects got action from the Board of Public Works and Safety on Friday.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Schools employees will get a 1.5 percent raise if the School Board's 2015 budget is approved as presented to the state.
VALPARAISO | A hearing on whether former Valparaiso mayor candidate Scott Smith violated a no-contact order was not held Thursday because Smith failed to appear.
VALPARAISO | In its first meeting, the Valparaiso Fire Protection Territory Board recommended approval of the 2015 budget Thursday along with the purchase of a new fire truck and a new ambulance.
VALPARAISO | Ridership on the V-Line fell slightly below the goal of 10,000 a month in July, but the city is looking at ways to implement recommendations of a RLS & Associates study to improve the service in the future.
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.
KOUTS | The town will open bids Thursday on a major storm sewer construction project estimated to cost $475,000.
VALPARAISO | The third and final phase of the Green Acres flood relief project is going to get completed a lot sooner than expected thanks to a million-dollar grant from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
VALPARAISO | The city's battle with the emerald ash borer beetle goes on, but it got some reinforcements recently in the form of a $5,000 grant from the Alliance for Community Trees to pay for replacement trees.
Once the staple of summertime date nights, drive-in theaters have gradually disappeared from the American landscape, but the 49'er Drive-in remains.
VALPARAISO | The city's Redevelopment Commission issued a statement Wednesday promising full cooperation with the FBI investigation of the University Promenade project.
VALPARAISO | Another building hole in the city's downtown could be filled by Hamstra Group soon.
VALPARAISO | The city's Utilities Board approved two contracts Tuesday totaling more than $300,000 for improvements to the sewage treatment plant and replacing a sanitary sewer main on U.S. 30.
VALPARAISO | The gold (painted) shovels flashed in the Wednesday afternoon sun for the groundbreaking of Lakes of Valparaiso, the $100 million development planned by Don Weiss just east of Ind. 49 between Vale Park Road and Evans Avenue.
VALPARAISO | The city is again offering free pet waste bag dispensers to city residents.
VALPARAISO | About 60 people attended a public hearing at Tuesday's Plan Commission meeting to protest the proposed annexation of 110 acres to the city.
VALPARAISO | The City Council approved borrowing up to $15 million for the Redevelopment Commission to meet its upcoming obligations and have a cushion to lure a couple of prospects to the city in the near future.
VALPARAISO | Without funding to expand Valparaiso's V-Line bus service beyond its city limits, Valparaiso is interested in a consultant's recommendations for improving the service within its borders.
VALPARAISO | H & G Underground, of LaPorte, is the apparent low bidder for the portion of the Evans Avenue pathway project from Roosevelt Road to the Calvary Church.
VALPARAISO | In a 5 to 2 vote, the city's Fluoride Commission recommended the city continue to add fluoride to the water system, but the group unanimously agreed the issue should be addressed again in no more than five years.
VALPARAISO | A study by DLZ confirmed the best solution for improving traffic flow at the Silhavy Road/LaPorte Avenue intersection is a two-lane roundabout similar to the one operating at the Calumet Avenue, Vale Park Road and Roosevelt Road intersection.
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.
VALPARAISO | Construction on the Pratt Industries paper recycling mill is underway, and the company will be in front of the city's Board of Zoning Appeals Thursday to seek several variances for the $290 million project.
VALPARAISO | It's been almost two years since plans for The Lakes of Valparaiso were first brought to the city for consideration, but the project is finally ready for a groundbreaking next week.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso will open bids Friday for construction of a 450-foot section of the Evans Avenue pathway from Roosevelt Road to the Calvary Church entrance.
VALPARAISO | Three new stores totaling about 70,000 square feet of retail space are being planned for Porter's Vale Shopping Center.
VALPARAISO | A study by RLS and Associates Inc. of the V-Line intracity bus service recommends several additions to the routes and the hours of operation to meet the demands of riders, but city Planning Director Tyler Kent said Valparaiso can't do much without added funding.
VALPARAISO | If you are looking for things to do during a night on the town in Valparaiso, the city has an app for that.
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