Capital Improvement Board Meeting Has Been Canceled


CATEGORY: Capital Improvement Board, News, Public Notices

Please take notice that the regular scheduled meeting and work study session of the Capital Improvements Board Meeting for Monday, November 1, 2021 will be cancelled.

Orak Shrine Circus Returns to Hammond


CATEGORY: Featured, News, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Carden International Circus proudly present the 2021 Orak Shrine Circus at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Ave., beginning Friday, Nov. 26 through Sunday, Nov. 28. Come and see the elephants, camels, ponies, horses, dogs, aerialists, jugglers and much, much more! Three big days … six big shows!! Dates & Times:Friday November …

It’s Time to Check Your Batteries


CATEGORY: Fire Department, News

Please check you batteries with the time change and make an escape plan for your residence. Fire Prevention Bureau phone number (219) 853-6416.

Hammond Community Corporation 2021 Grant Application Now Available


CATEGORY: Community Development, News

The City of Hammond, for the social betterment of the community, formed the Hammond Community Corporation in 1997. The organization is designed to grant financial assistance to Hammond not-for-profit organizations to enrich the quality of life in our community. The Hammond Community Corporation was originally funded by money donated from the Empress Casino Hammond (now known as Horseshoe Casino Hammond). …

Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, October 20, 2021 @ 5:30 p.m. In-Person at the Hammond Civic Center in the Board Room at 5825 Sohl Avenue, Hammond And Online Via Zoom Public Comment may be submitted prior to and following the meeting at: parks@gohammond.com VIRTUAL MEETING VIA ZOOM Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87515191543?pwd=Q2NHNW5wWlJuSnc0RnhXK1N3UGsvQT09 Meeting ID: 875 1519 1543 …

The Hammond Holiday Parade & Santa Sprint are Back for 2021!


CATEGORY: Featured, News

Hammond Holiday ParadeMayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Holiday Parade Committee invite you to attend the 2021 Hammond Holiday Parade on Saturday, Dec. 4 beginning at 10a. The parade starts at Gavit High School, 1670 – 175th Street, heads east to Indpls. Blvd. turns north on Indpls. Blvd. and proceeds down Indpls. Blvd. to end at the Hammond …

Park Board Meeting


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department, Public Notices

MEETING OF THE HAMMOND BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS Wednesday, October 6, 2021 @ 5:30 p.m. In-Person at the Hammond Civic Center in the Board Room at 5825 Sohl Avenue, Hammond And Online Via Zoom Public Comment may be submitted prior to and following the meeting at: parks@gohammond.com VIRTUAL MEETING VIA ZOOM Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87515191543?pwd=Q2NHNW5wWlJuSnc0RnhXK1N3UGsvQT09 Meeting ID: 875 1519 1543 …

2021 Trick-or-Treat Hours


CATEGORY: News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that the 2021 Trick-or-Treat hours for Halloween on Sunday, October 31, will be from 5pm until 7pm. Please call 219-853-6301 or 219-53-6378 if you have any questions. Have a safe and Happy Halloween!

Nearly-century-old bank tower to bring downtown-style apartments


CATEGORY: Economic Development, News, Speck

Generations of Region residents deposited paychecks, talked to mortgage lenders about making their home ownership dreams a reality and worked at the Bank Calumet building, a nine-story tower with an imposing limestone facade in downtown Hammond. The 112-foot-bank tower at 5231 Hohman Ave. has loomed over the downtown commercial district since it was built by immigrant craftsmen in 1924. The …