Friday June 22 5:11 am

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan




The July Environmental Management Policy Committee meeting has been cancelled.



The July Ped, Pedal & Paddle Committee meeting has been cancelled.

AG Curtis Hill supports Fraternal Order of Police initiative to promote safe interactions between civilians and officers


Attorney General Curtis Hill today announced he will work with the Indianapolis Fraternal Order of Police (Lodge #86) to build a bridge between police officers and the public.

Hoosier Taxpayers Can Find Relief in New Tax Payment Plans


The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) has instituted new payment plan options to help ease the burden to Hoosier taxpayers. The new payment plan options became effective in early May and allow individuals to establish plans for a longer period of time without the previous requirement of a down payment equal to 20 percent of the outstanding liability.

Lake County Cleanup Announced

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Visitors to the Region will soon be welcomed by clean intersections off of I-65, one of the area’s busiest and most traveled roadways. The SSCVA is currently working with municipalities, local Chambers, the Sheriff’s Department and the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) for a cleanup along I-65 in 2018.

Munster Police Department Now Accepting Applications for Fall Citizens Police Academy Session


The Munster Police Department is now accepting applications (through July 18th) for their fall Citizens Police Academy, which will run on Wednesday evenings from August 22nd through October 10th. The class is open to Munster residents, ages 21 and over, and provides an up close look at the roles of police officers in our community.

Purdue Northwest Women’s Association kick-off trip, ‘The Color Purple’


HAMMOND and WESTVILLE, Ind. – The Purdue Northwest Women’s Association (PNWA) will kick off its day trip season with an excursion to Chicago on Saturday, July 21 to see the 2016 Tony Award-winning musical, “The Color Purple.” Current and new members, male and female, are encouraged to register early as seats on the luxury bus are limited.

2018 Community Crossings Call for Projects Opens August 6


The Indiana Department of Transportation today announced that the agency will begin accepting applications on Monday, August 6, 2018 for matching funds for shovel-ready local construction projects through Community Crossings, the State’s local road and bridge matching grant program.