Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

City of Hammond Announces Second Starbucks Location in Hammond

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Department of Planning and Development have confirmed the opening of a second Starbucks location within the City of Hammond. The new location, which is a 2,100 square foot stand-alone building and a 1.5 Million Dollar investment will be located in the Marina District Redevelopment area in the Robertsdale section of Hammond. The store …

Veterans Appreciation Day Parade

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The City of Hammond celebrates its 5th annual Veteran Appreciation Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 10th at 10am in Hammond’s 5th and 6th districts. The parade route travels from Olcott Avenue, down 173rd Street and ends at the Hessville Park Veterans Memorial. This year, the parade’s Grand Marshal and keynote speaker will be Lake County Assessor, Jerome A. Prince. Mr. Prince’s …

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Hammond Sportsplex and Community Center Ribbon Cutting

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Please join Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. for a ribbon cutting of the new Hammond Sportsplex & Community Center on Thursday, September 27th at 1pm at the new facility at 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard. The public is welcome to come to celebrate, have some refreshments, tour the facility and see what the Sportsplex has to offer the community.

Hammond City Council Meeting Cancelations

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Please be advised that the Hammond Common Council’s Finance Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 13, 2018, at 4pm has been canceled. The Hammond Common Council Executive Session scheduled for September 13, 2018, at 5:10pm has also been canceled.

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Hammond Announces No Elevated Lead Levels in Its Potable Water

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The Hammond Water Works Department has reviewed the statement issued by the School City of Hammond reporting that certain fixtures located within certain schools preliminarily tested positive for elevated levels of lead. In conjunction with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, the Hammond Water Works Department routinely tests its water purification plant and the entire circulatory system in various locations …

Gucci Mane & T.I. @ The PAV

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Steve Miller Band @ The PAV

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Rescheduled Festival of the Lakes Fishing Derby

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation, & the Optimist Club of Hammond are pleased to announce the date of the rescheduled Festival of the Lakes Fishing Derby that was originally scheduled for Saturday, July 21st from 8:00am – Noon, but was canceled due to the weather. The rescheduled date is Saturday, August 11, 2018, from 8:00am until …

7th Annual WHAM! Midnight Bike Ride

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to announce the return of the WHAM After Midnight Bike Ride. Bring out your 2-wheelers, tricycles, or unicycles and enjoy a ride through Hammond, Whiting, Highland, and Munster’s beautiful neighborhood bike paths and city streets. WHAM is scheduled to roll on Saturday, August 11th into Sunday, August 12th. …