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 …

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Mayor McDermott reschedules October Mayor’s Night Out

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has rescheduled the October 18, 2017 Mayor’s Night Out in the 6th District due to a scheduling conflict. The new date will be Monday, October 30, 2017 at Galaxy Hall, 6723 Kennedy Avenue from 6:30pm until 8:30pm. Parking is provided at the Hose Connection across the street. The Mayor’s Night Out Program was initiated …

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Mayor McDermott Announces the Installation and Operation of “Hammond’s Blue Net”

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The City of Hammond is proud to announce “Hammond’s Blue Net”, a string of 33 permanently mounted License Plate Reading (LPR) cameras, are now permanently mounted and fully operating on all Hammond entry and exit points. These 33 permanent locations will be aided by 2 mobile units that are continuously operating in police cars operating at all times on the …

PUBLIC NOTICE: Funding Request Applications Now Available

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The City of Hammond, Department of Planning and Development is in the process of preparing its 2018-2019 budget for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Community Housing and Development Organization (CHDO). Applications will be available beginning September 11, 2017. Application must be completed and return to the Department of Planning and Development, 5925 Calumet Ave, Suite …

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Downtown Hammond-Grand Marquette Trail Connector Project

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The City of Hammond in a collaborative effort with the Hammond Sanitary District and Redevelopment Commission has plans to construct a bike trail connection from Downtown Hammond to the Grand Marquette Trail. This connection will ultimately connect the trails from South Hammond through to Wolf Lake and a loop around the Irving Park Neighborhood allowing safe access to bikers, runners …

Street and Railroad Closings in Hammond

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As the construction year winds down, numerous agencies are making repairs and getting ready for winter. Unfortunately, these agencies are doing work in the same period of time in our City, closing many major thoroughfares. “In order to keep our residents informed and able to navigate the City, the various closings are listed below,” stated Mayor McDermott. IHB Railroad will …