Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

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.

Festival of the Lakes Carnival Mega Pass Now On Sale!

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation and Modern Midways are pleased to announce the return of the carnival Mega Pass for use at the 15th Annual Festival of the Lakes. The Mega Pass is on sale now for $50 each, in person at the Hammond Civic Center Business Office, 5825 S. Sohl Ave., Monday – Friday from …

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 …

Hammond Parks has Six Flags Great America Tickets!

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. invites all area residents to purchase your tickets for Six Flags Great America from Hammond Parks & Recreation at a steep discount! The Six Flags Great America tickets are typically priced at over $79 each if purchased at their main gate. Hammond Parks & Recreation is offering them for only $54 each. That is a …

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Mayor McDermott Saddened but Encouraged with the Loss of Downtown Hammond’s Straube Building

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that although we are saddened by the loss of the Straube Building caused by the fire, this tragic event provides the opportunity for the construction of new, innovative commercial development. The City has a master plan that discusses increased walkability, livability and a parking plan for the downtown area, so this opportunity …

Hammond Edison Park Improvements Groundbreaking

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Upon its completion Edison Park will be a park that is family friendly where parents and children can have fun together. The park will boast two artificial turf mini soccer fields with dasher boards, new playground equipment including accessible fall zone surfacing, new park benches and swings, walking path, agility course, concrete bean bag boards, a skate area and community …

Edison Park Revitalization Groundbreaking Ceremony

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. in conjunction with the Hammond Parks and Recreation Department, 4th District Councilman William Emerson, and the Hammond Board of Parks Commissioners will begin the revitalization of Edison Park with a groundbreaking ceremony slated for May 1st at 2:30pm. The public is welcome to attend.

Kennedy Avenue Closure Due to Emergency Sewer Work

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The City of Hammond and the Hammond Sanitary District wishes to inform residents and motorists of the closing of Kennedy Avenue immediately south of Michigan Street/US 20 in Hammond beginning 7:00 am Friday, April 27, 2018 for an undetermined length of time. Currently, there are restricted lanes on Kennedy and the ramps from US 20 to Kennedy are closed at …