Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

City of Hammond Receives “Bicycle Friendly Community” Designation


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces that the League of American Bicyclists has designated the City of Hammond as a Bicycle Friendly Community. This designation is awarded only to communities with strong commitments to bicycling and is a recognition of the years of work and effort to make Hammond a destination for bicycling enthusiasts. The highly coveted distinction has …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

05/26/20 – Hammond COVID-19 Task Force Meeting


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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

05/18/20 – Hammond COVID-19 Task Force Meeting


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

05/14/20 – Hammond COVID-19 Task Force Meeting


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

05/11/20 – Hammond COVID-19 Task Force Meeting


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

July 4th Celebration in Hammond


CATEGORY: Events

Hammond incorporates safe celebrating for the public during pandemic Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to announce the details of Hammond’s annual Fourth of July Celebration. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hammond will present fireworks shows in four locations around the city. Families can stay close to home with family and friends and enjoy …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott Proclaims June 19th “Juneteenth Day”


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. proclaims Friday, June 19, 2020 “Juneteenth Day”, also known as “Freedom Day”, in the City of Hammond. Juneteenth is celebrated throughout communities as an observance of the ending of slavery in the United States. Although President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, this holiday dates back to June 19, 1865, two and …

Recreational Facilities & Parks Now Open*


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department

As of June 12, 2020, per direction from Governor Holcomb’s Executive Order #20-32, the following is an update to what’s open or closed in the City of Hammond Parks and Recreation department. The following facilities are now open with certain social distancing requirements and reduced hours for certain facilities. Please call each facility for more info. Civic Center fitness center …