Hammond Offers First Bicycle Repair Station


Due to a gift from the United Citizens Association, Inc. (UCA), users of Hammond’s growing system of bicycle trails can now inflate tires, make adjustments and even repairs. The DERO Fix it Station is located along the Wolf Lake Trail near the guardhouse. DERO Fix it Stations includes all the tools necessary to perform basic bike repairs and maintenance, from …

Blue Dot Safes to Conduct Open Interviews

CATEGORY: Economic Development, Events, News

Blue Dot Safes, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, will host a Hiring Event on Thursday, Sept. 12th from 10am – 3pm at the HDC Building, 5233 Hohman Ave. Blue Dot Safes is a growing safe manufacturing company in Downtown Hammond. Bring your resume and come learn about their open positions. For more information, please call the …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

City of Hammond Receives Legacy Foundation Grant

CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces that the City of Hammond in conjunction with the Legacy Foundation has joined in an endeavor to finance the Bike Trail Connector Project in Hammond. A $25,000 grant issued by the Legacy Foundation will be utilized in funding the unification of the Downtown Hammond trail and the Marquette Greenway trail. This expansion of …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Cooling Shelters Open in Hammond

CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott, Jr. has announced that due to the extreme heat expected this week, the City of Hammond has identified several buildings as cooling centers, including: The Jean Shepherd Center, the Lost Marsh Golf Course Clubhouse and Hammond City Hall. Individuals may use these facilities during regular operating hours if necessary to cool down from temperatures that are …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott to Re-open Boy Scout Road

CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces that 136th Street in North Hammond, also known as Boy Scout Road, is expected to be completely re-opened to traffic on Wednesday, July 3. After concerns were raised at a Mayor’s Night Out about the poor condition of this street, the decision was made to temporarily close the road for public safety reasons. …

Hammond Sanitation Department

No garbage pickup on July 4th

CATEGORY: News, Sanitation Department

The Sanitation Department will not be working Thursday, July 4th, 2019, in observance of the July 4th Holiday. Thursday and Friday garbage pickup will be one day late. Sanitation will be working on Saturday, July 6th, 2019.