2017 Realtors Breakfast

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GNIAR (Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors) and the City of Hammond invite all Realtors to join us for the Annual Realtors Breakfast Discussion Topics: Economic Development, College Bound, Homebound, Neighborhood Stabilization Program, Parks & Recreation and much more. Free golfing for registered realtors. Please RSVP by calling Owana Miller at (219) 853-7326 or email millero@gohammond.com by Friday May 26, …

Hammond Announces Pool Closure for 2017

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that the City of Hammond’s public pools will be closed this season. The city has determined that due to emergency safety conditions that exist at all four of the city’s public swimming pools, they cannot be opened at all this year. “The repairs, even if started today, would not be able to …

College Bound Application Deadline Approaching

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With the end of the school year approaching, Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. would like to remind all returning college students and high school seniors to apply for the College Bound Scholarship Program. This Program provides eligible students with up to $10,500 per year toward tuition at the accredited college or university of their choice located in Indiana. The …

Job Posting: Correctional Officer

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The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Position to be posted internally from April 20, 2017 thru April 26, 2017. If …

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’s 2017 Flower Give Away

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. Hammond Parks & Recreation and Hammond Parks Foundation, Inc. Present: The City of Hammond’s Annual Flower Give Away Saturday, May 20, 2017 10:00am to 2:00pm Hammond’s Annual Flower Give Away to HAMMOND RESIDENTS will be held at: Jean Shepherd Community Center 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive Please bring your valid Indiana Driver’s license or Indiana State …

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 …

Region Riot Criterium Bike Race

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., in partnership with Region Racing Powered by Strack & Van Til is proud to bring the inaugural Region Riot Criterium bike race to the city of Hammond on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 8:00am until 6:00pm. A criterium cycling race, also known as a crit, is a bike race consisting of multiple laps around a …

Flag Retirement Ceremony

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The American Legion Whiting Post 80 will be conducting a Flag Retirement Ceremony on Wednesday June 14th at 4:30pm at 125th & Calumet Avenue next to the Environmental Center. If you have any old, heavily worn, or damaged flags that you would like to have properly honored and retired, you may drop them off at the Hammond Civic Center located …

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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 …