Search / Found (1381)
PORTER | Webb Ford in Highland was the lowest bid plus trade-ins for two 2014 Ford utility trucks for the Police Department, Chief Jamie Spanier told the Town Council on Tuesday.
CHESTERTON | The Chesterton Town Council unanimously passed an ordinance to amend portions of its unified comprehensive zoning and subdivision control ordinance which governs signs in town.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | People sat in lawn chairs outside on their patio, stood in front of their garage doors, or sat on tractor lawn mowers.
WESTVILLE | Students from eight of the nine high schools in Porter County gathered at Purdue University North Central on Wednesday evening for the Porter County Academic Super Bowl Invitational.
VALPARAISO | The line down the driveway at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Valparaiso was a testament that many area Christians, though busy with work, toting kids to school and running errands, still are pious and want to celebrate their faith.
CHESTERTON | Duneland Community Schools will offer two summer school sessions this year. Each will run 15 days and will cost $125.
PORTER | Fire Chief Lewis Craig told members of the Town Council on Tuesday that Porter County Emergency Management Agency director Russell Shirley had notified the town that the county will no longer maintain the town’s tornado sirens, despite an agreement to do so.
CHESTERTON | Street Commissioner John Schnadenberg reported Monday to the Town Council he will put together a list for paving projects and anticipates “a lot of repairs this year and we will be focusing on crack sealing to prevent water from going in and freezing.”
PORTER | During Tuesday night’s council meeting, Fire Chief Lewis Craig told members that Russell Shirley, Porter County Emergency Management Agency director, notified the town they will no longer be maintaining the town’s tornado sirens, despite an agreement to do so.
VALPARAISO | Business leaders, city officials and residents of Valparaiso identified such issues as downtown parking, downtown traffic, transportation, the environment and locally grown food options as priorities that should be addressed in the coming years.
CHESTERTON | Dr. Kenneth J. Brock, long-time resident of Chesterton, has been awarded the ABA Ludlow Griscom Award recognizing Outstanding Contributions in Regional Ornithology.
PORTER | A NIRPC Livable Communities grant for $32,000 will help the town construct sidewalks, Michael Barry, Porter's director of development, said during Tuesday night’s Town Council meeting.
CHESTERTON | Chesterton has been awarded a federal Creating Livable Communities grant of $24,000 for planning and design of the Calumet Connection/Dunes Kankakee Trail Project.
CHESTERTON | School will be in session for two days this month and another in April as makeup days for recent school cancellations due to snow and cold weather, Superintendent David Pruis told the Duneland School Corp. board.
VALPARAISO | Dozens of snapshots of Amanda Bach were displayed on a table — Amanda in her green M&M costume for Halloween, Amanda with a dolphin, Amanda on Santa’s lap — all with family and friends, smiling as a child.
PORTER | The Porter Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday to merge police dispatch units with Chesterton.
CHESTERTON | The Chesterton Town Council voted to merge the town’s police dispatch unit with the town of Porter’s at Monday night’s meeting.
PORTER | Board members of the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District heard a review of last year’s numbers and highlights, as well as plans for 2014 during Thursday morning’s meeting.
VALPARAISO | The snow may have kept away many students from attending the Porter County Career and Technical Center’s 2nd Annual Apprenticeship Fair, but those who were able to attend discovered the opportunities for a career that is suited to their skills and a future.
PORTER | Summer camp may be months away, and with the current weather, it may feel even further away, but the Dunes Learning Center is bringing a summer camp experience to kids this February with a mission to learn while having fun.
VALPARAISO | After nine months of speaking to hundreds of people in the community and studying the numbers on drug-related issues, leaders in Porter County heard about three initiatives to help improve those statistics during an update meeting at Valparaiso University on Wednesday night.
PORTER | Public Works Director Brenda Brueckheimer told Town Council members she and her staff were treated abusively by a number of Porter residents during the recent heavy snows.
CHESTERTON | Street Commissioner John Schnadenberg said snow removal from Chesterton streets sometimes damaged mailboxes and, while the town is not liable, it will consider reimbursing homeowners in the name of public relations.
PORTER | Even though the outdoors was in a state of thaw on Saturday afternoon, families still enjoyed what snow was left to participate in many outdoor, as well as indoor, activities during the second annual Winter Open House at the Dunes Learning Center.
CHESTERTON | The Duneland School Corp. board unanimously passed a resolution opposing the elimination of business personal property tax during its meeting on Wednesday night.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Council wasted no time at Tuesday night’s meeting in unanimously passing a hiring freeze on county employees.
HEBRON | When a region family left Southern Illinois after a holiday visit, they didn't know they had a couple of stowaways on their 285-mile, five-hour trek back home to Hebron.
VALPARAISO | An increased demand for services, coupled with the closure of the ARC of Northwest Indiana’s group homes has led to an expansion of staff at Opportunity Enterprises.
CHESTERTON | The Town Council met New Year’s Day to elect a new executive leadership and make appointments to various town boards.
PORTER | Some 30 hikers at Indiana Dunes State Park hit the snowy trails on New Year’s Day morning as part of a statewide and national initiative, America’s State Parks First Day Hikes.
VALPARAISO | A series of workshops for teens, parents, school administrators, and community leaders is coming to Porter County to raise awareness of youth dating violence prevention.
CHESTERTON | A new clerk-treasurer will take office here Wednesday, succeeding Gayle Polakowski, who held the post for the past quarter of a century.
PORTER | The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore has abandoned plans to build a parking lot and picnic shelter at Porter Beach after receiving public comments that were not in support of the plan, said Bruce Rowe, public information officer for the IDNL.
PORTER | The mercury may have read 4 degrees, but that didn't stop some two dozen hikers from hitting the trails at the Indiana Dunes State Park on Christmas Eve morning for an annual hike.
VALPARAISO | Joe Widup was surprised by friends, family and colleagues who gathered in a Porter County Sheriff's Department room and applauded as he stepped in -- there to celebrate his upcoming retirement.
CHESTERTON | During Monday night’s Duneland School Board meeting, Superintendent David Pruis presented the preliminary approval of budget amounts received back from the state.
PORTER | The Town Council unanimously granted a payment of $1,390 from CEDIT funds on Monday to cover repairs after the furnace at Town Hall broke last week.
CHESTERTON | After serving as Chesterton’s town clerk-treasurer since 1988, Gayle Polakowski submitted her letter of resignation due to health reasons to the Town Council during last month’s meeting.
BURNS HARBOR | Many municipalities across the region have been eying or acquiring advanced life support ambulance service rather than outsourcing to private service providers.
PORTER | Visitors battled the bitter cold Saturday to head indoors at Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore to experience a little of holiday life from long ago.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | The winter holidays kicked off early at Sunset Hill Farm on Saturday for the Porter County Parks annual Winter Lights Festival and although there was no snow, there was plenty of rain.
VALPARAISO | Members of the African Children’s Choir performed at the Indiana Faith Evangelical Bible Church in Valparaiso on Wednesday night to bring awareness to their organization and entertain the crowd with singing, dancing, and percussion.
CHESTERTON | The Town Council heard from several department heads Tuesday during a meeting.
VALPARAISO | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky pledged to continue his support of veterans and their families, as well as those who currently serve in the armed forces during the Valparaiso Rotary Club’s 15th annual Veterans Day program.
VALPARAISO | “When is it going to be enough?” asks a high school student in the film “Miss Representation” after images of women portrayed as sex objects and in violent scenarios flashed on the screen from advertisements, movies and television shows.
VALPARAISO | The Women Lawyers Association at Valparaiso University will present a screening of the documentary film “Miss Representation” at 4 p.m. Friday at Valparaiso University School of Law.
VALPARAISO | Students from Porter County middle and high schools packed the auditorium at Valparaiso High School on Friday morning and sat mesmerized as they heard horrifying and hopeful stories of survival from Eva Mozes Kor.
VALPARAISO | After a successful $3.9 million campaign over three years, staff and officials from Opportunity Enterprises joined community members Wednesday to cut the ribbon on the day services wing for the OE Lakeside Day Services Facility.
CHESTERTON | The Town Council unanimously passed an ordinance during Monday night’s meeting to establish a planned unit development for an industrial park in incorporated Liberty Township -- called the Alliance Business Park.
PORTER | “Disgusting!” “Gross!” came the cries of little girls dressed up as princesses and zombies as they ran from the exit door of the haunted kitchen at the Hawthorne Park Community Center during Sunday afternoon’s annual Boo Bash.
Follow The Times
Drive away with a new or used vehicle today! Financing as low as 1.99% APR with Tech Credit Union, Call Today!
Borrow up to 60 months on vehicles valued at 5,000 dollars or more!
Need your old furnace or air conditioner replaced? Call Air Tech Comfort Systems, Inc. We give FREE ESTIMATES! (219) 663-9778
Our experienced technicians will professionally diagnose and r…
Wisdom teeth are usually the last teeth to develop in the mout…
Come visit Freddy's Steakhouse today at 6442 Kennedy Avenue. Y…
Has your family been affected by drug abuse?