Job Posting: Secretary to Fire Chief

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Position will be posted internally from November 27, 2017, thru December 1, 2017. If the position is not filled internally, it will be held open for external applications an additional ten (10) working days.  The position will remain posted until filled or no more than 10 working days. Download Job Posting

Job Posting: Bookkeeper

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Position will be posted internally from November 27, 2017, thru December 1, 2017. If the position is not filled internally, it will be held open for external applications an additional ten (10) working days.  The position will remain posted until filled or no more than 10 working days. Download Job Posting

Job Posting: Assistant Office Manager

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Position will be posted internally from November 27, 2017, thru December 1, 2017. If the position is not filled internally, it will be held open for external applications an additional ten (10) working days.  The position will remain posted until filled or no more than 10 working days. Download Job Posting

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 …

Orak Shrine Circus Returns to Hammond

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 54th Edition of the Carden International Circus proudly present the 2017 Orak Shrine Circus at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Ave., beginning Thursday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 3.  Come and see the elephants, tigers, lions, monkeys, dogs, aerialists, jugglers and much, much more!  This may be your last chance to see the elephants live! Four …

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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.