Franciscan Alliance Protest in Hammond


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News, Public Notices

Please join the Hammond Development Corporation, Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., and other community leaders in a peaceful protest at 4pm this Friday, May 21, 2021 at Franciscan Alliance Hospital in downtown Hammond. The protest will begin at the Hammond Police Department (509 Douglas Street) and walk down Douglas Street to Franciscan Hospital (5454 Hohman Avenue). The community will organize …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Temporary Street Closures Along Stateline Avenue


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Beginning Tuesday, May 11, 2021, the City of Hammond will temporarily close most roads and alleys connecting to Stateline Avenue between Highland Street to the north and 165th Street to the south. Closures include Detroit Street, Kenwood Street and Cleveland Street along with the alley south of Detroit and the alley north of Wildwood. Roads and alleys will reopen on …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Wolf Lake Water Safe for Recreation


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

City of Hammond officials today obtained results of tests recently performed on the water of Wolf Lake, Hammond, Indiana in response to recent public concerns of the quality of the water in the lake. Tests taken Wednesday show Escherichia coli (E. coli) levels in Wolf Lake well below the State standard for “full body contact recreation.” Test results from the …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

COVID-19 Voluntary Vaccination Incentive Policy


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is pleased to announce that the City of Hammond will provide an incentive to its full-time employees who get fully vaccinated against COVID-19. With the vaccine being the emphasis for battling Covid 19 and in an effort to encourage City employees to voluntarily vaccinate themselves from Covid 19, all city full-time employees who fully …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor Mcdermott to Throw Out First Pitch at “The Last Inning”


CATEGORY: Events, Mayor's Office

Join Mayor McDermott as he throws out the first pitch for “The Last Inning” baseball tournament on Saturday, May 8 at Dowling Park in Hammond. The tournament, organized by the School City of Hammond, features the baseball teams from Clark, Gavit, Hammond and Morton High Schools. Gates open at 9:30 a.m. with a ticket price of $6 per adult and …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Protective Measures Being Taken in South Robertsdale Area Waterways


CATEGORY: Hammond Port Authority, Mayor's Office, News, Sanitary District

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announced that protective measures are being taken in the south Robertsdale area waterways to protect our natural resources and quality of life in our community. Wolf LakeResidents using the recreation facilities at Wolf Lake Memorial Park may have noticed that a protective water boom has been placed near the stormwater outfall at the Hammond …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mask Mandate to Remain in Effect in Hammond Government Buildings


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces that Hammond’s mask mandate will remain in effect through May 31, 2021 in all city government buildings, offices, or facilities. This mandate does not apply to private businesses who are encouraged to institute social distancing requirements and masking requirements as they see fit. “I hope everyone will remain vigilant, practice social distancing and …

Hammond to Build $53M Dome


CATEGORY: Hammond Port Authority, Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond have announced plans for Hammond’s newest innovation at its popular public golf course. Lost Marsh Golf Course will soon be fitted with a state of the art dome, transforming the course into a year round golf facility. The cost is estimated at $53M, however, no resident tax dollars will …

City of Hammond to Expand Bluenet System


CATEGORY: Hammond Police Department, Mayor's Office, News

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is pleased to announce that the City of Hammond is expanding their BLUENET System. The expansion will allow businesses and citizens to voluntarily connect their camera systems with the Hammond Police giving the police the ability to access their camera system when a crime has been committed or when an investigation is underway, to …

Mayor McDermott Announces 2021 “Mayor’s Night Out” Schedule


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is pleased to announce the Mayor’s Night Out schedule for 2021. The Mayor’s Night Out program is an open public forum that allows the residents of Hammond access to the Mayor and a representative from each city department to discuss Hammond’s current events. Be sure and mark your calendars to join us for this very …