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Garbage pickup will be one day late for holidays

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The Sanitation Department will NOT be working on Monday, December 25, 2017, in observance of the Christmas holiday and also Monday, January 1, 2018, in observance of the New Year’s holiday. Monday through Friday garbage pick-ups for both weeks will be one day late. Our crews WILL be working on Saturday, December 30, 2017, and Saturday, January 6, 2018 to …

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Robertsdale Residents To Find More Flood Insurance Relief

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“Once again, I cannot tell you how excited I am to announce more flood relief for our residents,” said Mayor McDermott. “This has not come easy and has taken a long time to achieve this goal.” The announcement comes just days before the retirement of Mr. Don Novak, Hammond’s Flood Plain and Zoning Administrator. “I’m happy to finally have my …

Chicago Street Reconstruction Delayed

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The City of Hammond regrets to inform its residents and visitors that the Chicago Street Reconstruction project between Calumet and Columbia will remain closed to through traffic through the winter. Local traffic will be allowed to park in parking spaces and be provided limited access to the roadway during that period but will not be allowed direct access to Calumet …

Pulaski Park Senior Center Opens December 5th

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The Hammond Senior Center at Pulaski Park in North Hammond celebrates its Grand Opening with a ribbon cutting December 5, at 1:00pm. Every Tuesday and Thursday, beginning Dec. 5 and Dec. 7, from 9:00am to 3:00pm you are invited to gather with friends and enjoy a variety of activities, including cards & bunco (Tuesdays 1:00-3:00), and chair aerobics (Tuesdays 10:00-11:00am), …

Hammond Resident David Innes Appointed to the Lake County Liquor Board

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. congratulates Hammond resident David Innes on his appointment to the Lake County Liquor Board. Mr. Innes is Lake County’s appointment to the board and was selected by Lake County Council Member David Hamm. Mr. Innes is a long-time resident of Hammond and a big proponent of volunteerism. He has been a referee for ARW …

Hammond’s Blue Net Catches Another

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Hammond’s Blue Net license plate reader system (LPR) helped catch a robbery suspect driving a vehicle without a license plate to read. And it’s not just the technology. It’s the Hammond Police officers who have taken great initiative to be creative with the technology. So creative that they don’t even need a license plate to locate a suspect vehicle. On …

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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.

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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.