Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

City of Hammond to Assist in Funding GPTC’s Lakeshore South Route

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announced today that the City of Hammond has committed to providing a one-time amount of $50,000 to assist the Gary Public Transportation Corporation (GPTC). The Town of Merrillville had already agreed to donate a similar amount. The Lake County Government has proudly donated $150,000 towards GPTC. The monies from the City of Hammond, coupled …

Hammond Sanitation Department

Garbage pick-up delays in observance of Thanksgiving

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The Sanitation Department will not be working Thursday, November 23, 2017, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Monday through Wednesday pick-ups will be as scheduled. Thursday and Friday scheduled garbage pick-up will be one day late. We will be working on Friday, November 24th, and also on Saturday, November 25th.

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Ribbon Cutting at New Forsythe Park Dog Park

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Please join Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. for a ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Dog Park at Forsythe Park (across from the pavilion). The ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 8th at 4:00pm Be sure to bring your canine friends with you.

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Lear Corporation Groundbreaking

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Please join Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Lear Corporation officials for a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, November 1st at 3:00pm for the new Lear manufacturing plant to be located at 2204 Michigan Street, Hammond.

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LPR Cameras Instrumental in Capturing Robbery Suspect

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr is pleased to announce that the new LPR system, dubbed Hammond Blue Net, was instrumental in identifying a vehicle in connection with multiple home invasions and robberies in both Hammond and Lansing. The information led the Hammond Police to the identification and capture of a suspect who is currently in custody pending charges. The …

2017 Trick-or-Treat Hours

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that the 2017 Trick-or-Treat hours for Halloween on Tuesday, October 31, will be from 5pm until 7pm. Please call 219-853-6301 or 219-853-6378 if you have any questions. Have a safe and Happy Halloween!

Hammond Community Corporation 2017 Grant Application Now Available

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The City of Hammond for the social betterment of the community formed the Hammond Community Corporation in 1997. The organization is designed to grant financial assistance to Hammond not-for-profit organizations to enrich the quality of life in our community. The Hammond Community Corporation was originally funded by money donated from the Empress Casino-Hammond (now known as Horseshoe Casino – Hammond). …

Trail Closures Announced Due To Wolf Lake Construction Project

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are excited to announce the commencement of construction on the Wolf Lake Memorial Park Enhancement, Expansion, and Connectivity Construction Project. The major components of the project will include relocation of 100-years-old water mains that used to run along Old Sheffield Avenue, the expansion of parking lots to north and south …