Kube Sports Complex Groundbreaking

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Please join Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Redevelopment Commission, and officials of Ice Kube LLC as they break ground for the new Ice Hockey Complex on the former Hammond FOP site, 2825 J. F. Mahoney Drive in the Hessville section of Hammond on Wednesday, November 7th at 2:30 p.m. This $7.5M, 94,000 sf facility is a perfect complimentary …

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Hammond Announces Interest in Gary Gaming License

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announced his support for the relocation of a casino license that is currently held by the Majestic Star Casino in the City of Gary to a location in the City of Hammond. “Today a legislative study committee recommended relocating the two licenses held by Majestic Star in Buffington Harbor. We want the legislature to …

Tuesday Night Soccer Returns

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite all area soccer enthusiasts to come out on Tuesday nights from November through March to play and/or be coached in soccer. Come out and play, no matter what your skill level, at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive from 6:00 – 9:30p. Here is the current …

Calumet Avenue Closure

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INDOT notified the City of Hammond today of the revised closure date for Calumet Avenue between Michigan Street and Sibley Street in Hammond for Thursday, October 24 through Friday, October 25, 2018, to complete a bridge deck pour over the Indiana Harbor Belt and State Street. The closure was expected to occur earlier this week but the Contractor, Dunnet Bay, …

Orak Shrine Circus Returns to Hammond

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 55th Edition of the Carden International Circus proudly present the 2018 Orak Shrine Circus at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Ave., beginning Friday, Nov. 23 through Sunday, Nov. 25. Come and see the elephants, tigers, ponies, dogs, aerialists, jugglers and much, much more! Three big days … six big shows!! Friday …

Hammond Collects Donations for Deployed Military Personnel

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The 2018 City of Hammond Veteran Appreciation Day Committee continues to celebrate Veteran’s Day through November 30 by requesting donations for deployed military personnel in conjunction with the Veteran Appreciation Day Parade. Donations will be accepted at the Hammond Civic Center on Monday through Friday from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm in the Business Office. Below is a list of …

Notice of Rescheduled City Council Meetings in November and December

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Please take notice that the Hammond City Council has rescheduled three regularly held council meetings in November and December, 2018. The November 12th meeting has been changed to November 5th. The November 26th meeting has been changed to November 20th (Tuesday). The December 10th meeting will be held as scheduled. The December 24th meeting has been changed to December 17th. If …

Hammond Community Corporation 2018 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). These funds …

Hammond Holiday Parade

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Holiday Parade Committee invite you to attend the 2018 Hammond Holiday Parade on Saturday, Dec. 1 beginning at 10a. The parade starts at Gavit High School, 1670 – 175th Street, heads east to Indpls. Blvd. turns north on Indpls. Blvd. and proceeds down Indpls. Blvd. to end at the Hammond Sportsplex between …