Late last year, the Michigan City Redevelopment Commission (City) acquired the former Chrysler Dealership located at 1033 E. Michigan Boulevard, Michigan City, Indiana (the northwest corner of 11th Street and Michigan Boulevard), from the County Commissioners after it didn’t sell at a tax sale. Prior to the Chrysler Dealership, this location was the site of a former Concord Cleaners, owned by the Begley Company. In an effort to develop and beautify this location, the City began investigating whether historical contamination exists on the site.
To show appreciation and to say thank you for their service to the community, the South Shore Line (SSL) is inviting all active-duty first responders to ride the train free of charge Sunday, Sept. 9, through Saturday, Sept. 15, on all offpeak weekday and weekend trains.
This morning in a ceremony at City Hall, Mayor Jon Costas sworn to duty our newest police officer. Joshua Biggs, 27 years old, was sworn to duty in front of Chief Balon, numerous officers, family and friends.
On Friday, July 20, 2018, the Board of Trustees of the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD), operator of the South Shore Line, voted to approve a tri-party agreement to advance the Double Track Northwest Indiana (DT-NWI) project.
As part of its ongoing commitment to safety, the South Shore Line announces that it is donating an out-of-service train car to the South Bend Fire Department Training Center to enhance rescue crew responses to railroad service emergencies.
Valparaiso Schools are back in session this morning (August 13th) and motorists should remember to slow down in school zones. Many students will be walking to and from school today and motorists should be aware of the increase in pedestrian traffic around schools in the city. A reminder to all motorists that speed limits in school zones are reduced during the morning and afternoon hours.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kick-off Breakfast Unites the Region in Fight Against Breast Cancer
Lake County united on August 9 to break breast cancer barriers at the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kick-off breakfast at the Hellenic Cultural Center in Merrillville. The spotlight shined bright on survivors, their stories, and local doctors that provided a kaleidoscope of information regarding the resources that are available parallel to the detection of breast cancer. The gathering made it clear that without the community’s support, breast cancer would be a lonely trial with little to no answers.
The Valparaiso compost site, 2150 W. Lincolnway, and the Boone Grove compost site, 546 South 400 West, will be closed to the public Saturday through Monday, Sept. 1 through 3, for the Labor Day holiday weekend.
The following South Shore Line service updates will be in effect to accommodate passengers attending Lollapalooza, taking place Thursday, Aug. 2, through Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in Grant Park.
The City of Michigan City is excited to welcome back Roger Brooks for a public presentation on the progress of the Plaza. Roger will also assess the City on our progress to implement our Branding Master Plan.
Duneland Chamber of Commerce Shares Vision for the Northwest Indiana Community at State of the Chamber and Awards Luncheon
The Duneland Chamber of Commerce consistently works toward improving the communities it represents and enjoys recognizing those who help along the way. On Wednesday, the Chamber hosted a State of the Chamber and awards luncheon at the newly renovated Allure on the Lake to celebrate their upcoming plans and recent achievements within the community.