Calumet Avenue Closed Until Further Notice

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The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has closed Calumet Avenue between Michigan Street and Sibley Street in Hammond today for an extended period. During the course of INDOT’s reconstruction of the Calumet Avenue Bridge over the Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad, INDOT’s contractor pierced the top of an 84” brick sewer on Friday, May 4, 2018. Attempts by the contractor to …

Hammond Parks Department Announces Summer Recreation 2018

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation present: Summer Recreation 2018, a supervised program with Arts & Crafts, Sports and Games. Five Weeks of summer fun:June 11th – July 13thMonday – Friday, 9:00am to Noon. Breakfast provided by the School City of Hammond (served 9:00am through 10:00am) Children will be in a supervised day camp setting with sports …

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Mayor McDermott Announces Management Team for Sportsplex

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces that James Taillon, II has been named General Manager for the Hammond Sportsplex and Kymberli Roberts, Assistant General Manager Basketball/Volleyball. “We are very fortunate to have these two talented and experienced individuals to lead the Sportsplex into becoming the premiere athletic facility in Northwest Indiana.” Mr. Taillon is a Hammond native and graduate of …

Police Garage Ribbon Cutting

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Please join Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., the Hammond Police Department, and City Officials as we celebrate the ribbon cutting of the new police garage on Tuesday, May 15th at 11:30am. The ceremony will take place at 5808 Hohman Avenue.

Job Posting: CDL Driver

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  Position will be posted internally from May 7, 2018 thru May 11, 2018. If the position is not filled internally it will be held open for external applications an additional ten (10) days. The position will remain posted until filled or no more than 10 days. Download Job Posting

Job Posting: Civic Center Manager

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Incumbent has contact with all department personnel when delegating duties. Contact is also with the public while rendering instructional service or general information pertinent to the Civic Center.   Position to be posted internally from May 7, 2018 thru May 11, 2018. If position is not filled internally it will be held open for external applications an additional ten (10) …

Open Tennis at Dowling Park

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The Dowling Park Tennis Courts are open to the public from May 16, 2018 through July 30, 2018. Hours:Monday, Wednesday, & Friday8:00am – 6:00pm Saturday & Sunday9:00am – 4:00pm Location:3031 J.F. Mahoney DriveHammond, IN 46323 Please note that the park will be closed June 22nd-24th, July 4th-8th, & July 27th-29th.

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Mayor McDermott Announces New Building Commissioner

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces Robert Vale has been named Building Commissioner for the City of Hammond. As Building Commissioner, Mr. Vale will be responsible for the enforcement of the building codes on all residential and commercial properties, licensing contractors and inspection of new construction to ensure they are being built to current code. Bob is a long time …