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 $70 each if purchased at their main gate. Hammond Parks & Recreation is offering them for only $50 each. That is a …

Hammond Police Launch New Patrol Vehicles Equipped with LPR Cameras

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Hammond Mayor, Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces that on Friday April 7, 2017 the Hammond Police launched their new patrol vehicles equipped with LPR (license plate reader) cameras.  This is a prelude to the 33 cameras that will cover every major entry and exit point in Hammond.  These cameras will augment the six crime fighting cameras already in place. This …

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Citywide Sidewalk Repairs

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott and the City Council agree upon citywide sidewalk repairs of $600,000. The six district councilmen will provide a combined total $450,000 of their gaming monies to the sidewalk repair program with Mayor McDermott contributing $150,000. Approximately 1 to 1.5 miles of sidewalks are repaired each year throughout the six districts typically at a cost of a …

Mayor McDermott Announces 2017 Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities Award Winners

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces the 2017 award winners at the Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities 31st Annual Awards Breakfast and Resource Fair which took place this morning at the Dynasty Banquet Hall. Awards are presented in seven categories: Business Award Individual Adult Volunteer Award Individual Adult Award Youth Volunteer Youth Caregiver Award Charles Nagy Junior Award The 2017 Awards …

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Yard Waste Pickup Begins April 17th

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On April 17th, 2017 (weather permitting), Hammond Public Works will begin curbside pickup of 30 gallon paper, biodegradable yard waste bags on a regular weekly basis. Residents can expect their yard waste pickup on the same day as their scheduled garbage pickup days. The bags must not weigh more than 50 lbs. and only grass and leaves can be placed …

31st Annual Hammond Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

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The Hammond Sports Hall of Fame will induct eight individuals from the city’s proud athletic past during its 31st annual induction dinner, Tuesday, March 14 at the Hammond Civic Center. The inductees are: The recipients are Gabriela Lopez of Gavit and Marcos Keefe of Bishop Noll. Lopez gained 12 varsity letters competing in cross country, swimming, softball and track & …

Hammond Sanitary District Reaches Deal with EPA on Addressing Sewer Overflows

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On Tuesday, January 24, the Board of Sanitary Commissioners of the Sanitary District of Hammond unanimously passed a resolution approving a final agreement with state and federal environmental agencies to address combined sewer overflows required by the federal Clean Water Act. The projects called for by this agreement known as a “consent decree” will yield significant environmental benefits for Hammond …

Save the Date: Hammond’s 2017 Job Fair

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Save the Date: City of Hammond’s 14th Annual Job Fair, Thursday, March 9, 2017, 11:00am to 3:00pm at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Avenue. Additional information to follow.