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Michigan City’s First Mayor’s Night Out Connects Citizens with City Officials


Every city or town has their weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly city council meetings. These events allow citizens to voice their concerns and are prime examples of democracy in action. However, these events lack the one-on-one engagement that is necessary for making change happen in a community.

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Porter-Starke Services Offers Additional Resources to Community Members


A mental health facility capable of treating illness and providing resources to those in need is important for any community. For the residents of Northwest Indiana, they are lucky to have Porter Starke Services and the many community opportunities they offer.

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Crown Point’s State of the City Event to Feature Economic Updates

City-of-Crown-PointMembers of the public and the business community are invited to join the City of Crown Point’s big update on all of the economic development and business plans that will be taking place throughout 2018. Attendees will learn all of the news firsthand from Mayor David Uran. Many other city department heads, board and commission members and school officials will also be in attendance.

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Senator Donnelly Brings Optimism and Hope at Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce Morning Business Hour


Every January, the President of the United States gives a State of the Union address which is, at its core, a status update on how well the Union is doing. Today, Senator Donnelly came to Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Morning Business Hour to give the State of the Legislation.

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Michigan City Snow Removal Parking Restrictions Lifted

my-michigan-city-cover Effective at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2018, the parking restrictions set in place on Thursday, February 8, 2018 by the City of Michigan City, due to the snow removal conditions, will be lifted.

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South Shore Line Provides Status on Double Track and West Lake Projects

South Shore Line logoThe Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Annual Report on Funding Recommendations (Annual Report), published in conjunction with the Administration’s annual budget, includes the South Shore Double Track Northwest Indiana (NWI) and West Lake Corridor (WLC) projects as unrated, at the request of the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD). NICTD made the request to defer a FTA rating decision while it completes work on the environmental process and financing plans needed to move the projects forward.

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NIPSCO Reminds Customers to Avoid a Common Safety Hazard by Keeping Meters Clear of Snow and Ice

rot1As cold temperatures continue, NIPSCO is reminding customers to keep their electric and natural gas meters free of snow and ice. Although meters are designed to withstand winter weather conditions, heavy or hard-packed snow and ice, icicles falling from building eaves, or water dripping from a roof and freezing on the meter could create potential safety hazards.

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Say "I do" at Albert's Diamond Jewelers this Valentine's Day!


It’s not every day that you get to marry the love of your life – what could be more special? Marrying the love of your life on Valentine’s Day!

That’s what Sheri and Michael of Northwest Indiana are doing at Albert’s Diamond Jewelers in Schererville this upcoming Wednesday on the holiday of love.

“When Denise over at Albert’s told us what they were doing on Valentine’s Day, we both looked at each other like, ‘Wow. That’s a no-brainer,’” said Sheri, who has been to the jewelry store twice before.

Sheri’s second visit was just recently, when her and fiancé Michael were shopping for Sheri’s engagement ring. The couple had just spent the weekend in Chicago for their traditional weekend-getaway, where Michael had proposed to Sheri. Although the newly engaged couple were in the city, Sheri already knew exaclty where she wanted to...

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Merrillville Restore Celebrates Its Two-Year Anniversary of Serving the Community

Merrillville-Restore-Celebrates-Its-Two-Year-Anniversary-of-Serving-the-CommunityJanuary marked the ReStore’s two-year anniversary at the newest location in Merrillville. This is the second ReStore in Northwest Indiana since the Griffith store opened in 2005.

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South Shore Line Service Advisory: Chicago Auto Show 2018

South Shore Line logoNormally, we serve McCormick Place Station on weekends. However, during the Chicago Auto Show we also stop select weekday trains at McCormick Place.

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Tuesday Talks with Mayor Uran: Tavern on Main


Located in the heart of Crown Point on the square, Tavern on Main Street was where this month’s “Tuesday Talks with Mayor Uran” meeting was held. The event brought together about 20 or so city residents and Crown Point Mayor David Uran, himself, this morning. The first Tuesday of every month, the Crown Point Mayor invites residents out to Tuesday Talks to directly address concerns and offer solutions to residents that have reached out to the city with questions.

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