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The precautionary boil advisory for portions of the City of Valparaiso has been lifted. Customers may resume normal cons...
07/24/2021

The precautionary boil advisory for portions of the City of Valparaiso has been lifted. Customers may resume normal consumption of water.

The precautionary boil advisory for portions of the City of Valparaiso has been lifted. Customers may resume normal consumption of water.

The damaged water main on State Road 2 has been repaired by City Services crews.  Please continue to follow boil advisor...
07/22/2021

The damaged water main on State Road 2 has been repaired by City Services crews. Please continue to follow boil advisory recommendations for Aberdeen, Autumn Oaks, Emerald Ridge, Eagle View, Tuscany, Heavilin School, customers, as those South of the Grand Trunk Railroad along US Highway 30 and South of US Highway 30. For complete Information and a map, visit https://www.ci.valparaiso.in.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=671

The damaged water main on State Road 2 has been repaired by City Services crews. Please continue to follow boil advisory recommendations for Aberdeen, Autumn Oaks, Emerald Ridge, Eagle View, Tuscany, Heavilin School, customers, as those South of the Grand Trunk Railroad along US Highway 30 and South of US Highway 30. For complete Information and a map, visit https://www.ci.valparaiso.in.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=671

Due to the size of water main that was damaged, other customers within the south pressure zone of the City of Valparaiso...
07/22/2021

Due to the size of water main that was damaged, other customers within the south pressure zone of the City of Valparaiso have reported low pressure or a period of water service interruption. In addition to Aberdeen, Autumn Oaks, Emerald Ridge, Eagle View, Tuscany and Heavilin School, customers south of Grand Trunk Railroad along US 30 and south of US 30 will be included in the precautionary boil advisory. For full release https://www.ci.valparaiso.in.us/AlertCenter.aspx?AID=City-Utilities-Precautionary-Boil-UPDATE-599

Due to the size of water main that was damaged, other customers within the south pressure zone of the City of Valparaiso have reported low pressure or a period of water service interruption. In addition to Aberdeen, Autumn Oaks, Emerald Ridge, Eagle View, Tuscany and Heavilin School, customers south of Grand Trunk Railroad along US 30 and south of US 30 will be included in the precautionary boil advisory. For full release https://www.ci.valparaiso.in.us/AlertCenter.aspx?AID=City-Utilities-Precautionary-Boil-UPDATE-599

As of this afternoon, Valparaiso City Utilities field service crews are responding to a large water main break due to a ...
07/22/2021

As of this afternoon, Valparaiso City Utilities field service crews are responding to a large water main break due to a contractor hitting the water main. To repair this break, water service will be interrupted for a period of time for customers in the Aberdeen, Autumn Oaks, Emerald Ridge, Tuscany and Heavilin School areas. Due to the interruption of service, a precautionary boil advisory has been issued to residents and business owners in these areas.

As of this afternoon, Valparaiso City Utilities field service crews are responding to a large water main break due to a contractor hitting the water main. To repair this break, water service will be interrupted for a period of time for customers in the Aberdeen, Autumn Oaks, Emerald Ridge, Tuscany and Heavilin School areas. Due to the interruption of service, a precautionary boil advisory has been issued to residents and business owners in these areas.

A contractor has hit a major water line on Highway 2.  Due to the nature and size of the line, numerous customers throug...
07/22/2021

A contractor has hit a major water line on Highway 2. Due to the nature and size of the line, numerous customers throughout the city may experience low pressure or interruption of service. Valparaiso City Utilities crews are responding to repair the damage. At this time, it is not known how long water service will be interrupted. More information will be forthcoming.

A contractor has hit a major water line on Highway 2. Due to the nature and size of the line, numerous customers throughout the city may experience low pressure or interruption of service. Valparaiso City Utilities crews are responding to repair the damage. At this time, it is not known how long water service will be interrupted. More information will be forthcoming.

The deadline for submitting applications for 2021 Neighborhood Improvement Grants is JULY 31. Your neighborhood could be...
07/20/2021

The deadline for submitting applications for 2021 Neighborhood Improvement Grants is JULY 31. Your neighborhood could be awarded up to $15,000 for projects like sidewalks, play equipment, signage or placemaking. For more information, including a Zoom recording on the grant process, visit http://www.ci.valparaiso.in.us/1636/Neighborhood-Improvement-Grant

A working smoke alarm alerted a sleeping resident to a dryer fire yesterday in Valparaiso – preventing a tragedy. The Va...
07/18/2021

A working smoke alarm alerted a sleeping resident to a dryer fire yesterday in Valparaiso – preventing a tragedy. The Valparaiso Fire Department provides FREE smoke detectors. To learn more, contact Tim Stites with the Risk Reduction Division at [email protected] or (219) 548-4849. Working smoke alarms save lives!

A working smoke alarm alerted a sleeping resident to a dryer fire yesterday in Valparaiso – preventing a tragedy. The Valparaiso Fire Department provides FREE smoke detectors. To learn more, contact Tim Stites with the Risk Reduction Division at [email protected] or (219) 548-4849. Working smoke alarms save lives!

Mark your calendars: SATURDAY, July 17 is a HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENT by Recycle Porter County! This Is a great w...
07/14/2021

Mark your calendars: SATURDAY, July 17 is a HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENT by Recycle Porter County! This Is a great way to safely dispose of products like anti-freeze, motor oil, batteries, medications, oil-based paints, pool chemicals, pesticides and household smoke detectors. For a full list of accepted Items, visit PorterCountyRecycling.org.

Get ready for our next Household Hazardous Waste event! Only 3 days left until you can bring your old cans and bottles of pesticides, oil, ammo, fireworks, chemicals and other assorted toxic waste to our HHW event from 9 am to 2 pm this Saturday, July 17th at Hebron Elementary/Middle School. See you then!

FINAL reminder: The application deadline for Valpo Invests in Business (VIB) grants is now due July 16! Up to $10,000 pe...
07/13/2021

FINAL reminder: The application deadline for Valpo Invests in Business (VIB) grants is now due July 16! Up to $10,000 per business. Learn more and apply at https://tinyurl.com/VIBgrant7-16 .

FINAL reminder: The application deadline for Valpo Invests in Business (VIB) grants is now due July 16! Up to $10,000 per business. Learn more and apply at https://tinyurl.com/VIBgrant7-16 .

And the winner is... here's the Community Choice winner at the Art Walk at Cumberland Crossing. Come out and see the 18 ...
07/12/2021

And the winner is... here's the Community Choice winner at the Art Walk at Cumberland Crossing. Come out and see the 18 sculptures, including 5 just added this summer.

And the winner is... here's the Community Choice winner at the Art Walk at Cumberland Crossing. Come out and see the 18 sculptures, including 5 just added this summer.

The Valparaiso Police Department will be hosting National Night Out on Aug. 3, 2021 and is inviting neighborhoods to tak...
07/08/2021

The Valparaiso Police Department will be hosting National Night Out on Aug. 3, 2021 and is inviting neighborhoods to take part!n To get involved, contact Captain Joe Hall at [email protected] or (219) 462-2135.

National Night Out 2021

The Valparaiso Police Department is again participating in National Night Out, which is scheduled for August 3, 2021. National Night Out is a national event, bringing communities and police together under positive conditions, creating an exchange of ideas, and developing a partnership with citizens. The festivities will begin at 6:00 p.m. as we will once again be making stops within subdivisions and organized groups throughout the night. Start planning your activities and events today, as prior years have included games, ice cream socials, cook outs, and small block style parties.

The Valparaiso Police is inviting community members and neighborhood groups to organize events and activities as part of the national celebration. Captain of Support Services, Joe Hall, explained this is an opportunity to build relationships as we work together to provide safer communities. Valparaiso Police Officers and civilian staff will be visiting the planned activities in a variety neighborhoods throughout the city, to show their support of the citizens. Members of the department will include K9, Bike Patrol, support staff, Patrol Division, and Investigations. National Night Out has always been a great success and we look forward to meeting with our community and being a part of all the planned events in the neighborhoods, explained Chief Balon. This will be the 17th year of participation for the Valparaiso Police Department.

To be part of this years event, please contact Captain Hall at 219-462-2135 or at [email protected]. Registration closes July 23, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

July 9, is the last day to vote for your favorite pieces at the Art Walk at Cumberland Crossing. Vote by visiting tinyur...
07/08/2021

July 9, is the last day to vote for your favorite pieces at the Art Walk at Cumberland Crossing. Vote by visiting tinyurl.com/ValpoArt before 5:00 pm. Our thanks to these art fans and Kurt Gillins for the Guided Art Walk earlier this week!

July 9, is the last day to vote for your favorite pieces at the Art Walk at Cumberland Crossing. Vote by visiting tinyurl.com/ValpoArt before 5:00 pm. Our thanks to these art fans and Kurt Gillins for the Guided Art Walk earlier this week!

The application deadline for Valpo Invests in Business (VIB) grants is now due July 16! Up to $10,000 per business. Lear...
07/07/2021

The application deadline for Valpo Invests in Business (VIB) grants is now due July 16! Up to $10,000 per business. Learn more and apply at https://tinyurl.com/VIBgrant7-16 Businesses may also attend an INFORMATION SESSION at 9:30 am on Thursday, July 8 at the Indiana Beverage Activity Center, 70 Lafayette St. To register, email Economic Development Director Brandon Dickinson at [email protected].
Valpo Chamber

The application deadline for Valpo Invests in Business (VIB) grants is now due July 16! Up to $10,000 per business. Learn more and apply at https://tinyurl.com/VIBgrant7-16 Businesses may also attend an INFORMATION SESSION at 9:30 am on Thursday, July 8 at the Indiana Beverage Activity Center, 70 Lafayette St. To register, email Economic Development Director Brandon Dickinson at [email protected].
Valpo Chamber

Progress continues on the Eisenhower Avenue project, which includes storm sewer upgrades, concrete curbs and the install...
07/06/2021

Progress continues on the Eisenhower Avenue project, which includes storm sewer upgrades, concrete curbs and the installation of sidewalks. This week begins the road construction phase -- detours are in place, preserving access for residents.

Progress continues on the Eisenhower Avenue project, which includes storm sewer upgrades, concrete curbs and the installation of sidewalks. This week begins the road construction phase -- detours are in place, preserving access for residents.

Thank you to all who came out to the City of Valpo 4th of July Celebration yesterday!  We had a great time and we hope y...
07/05/2021

Thank you to all who came out to the City of Valpo 4th of July Celebration yesterday! We had a great time and we hope you all enjoyed a wonderful evening with family and friends.

Thank you to all who came out to the City of Valpo 4th of July Celebration yesterday! We had a great time and we hope you all enjoyed a wonderful evening with family and friends.

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, trash/recycling pickups will be delayed by ONE DAY this week: Monday pick...
07/05/2021

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, trash/recycling pickups will be delayed by ONE DAY this week: Monday pickup will be on Tuesday. Tuesday pickup will be on Wednesday. Wednesday pickup will be on Thursday. Thursday pickup will be on Friday. Thank you and enjoy the celebrations this long weekend!

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, trash/recycling pickups will be delayed by ONE DAY this week: Monday pickup will be on Tuesday. Tuesday pickup will be on Wednesday. Wednesday pickup will be on Thursday. Thursday pickup will be on Friday. Thank you and enjoy the celebrations this long weekend!

We are anxiously awaiting our City of Valpo 4th of July Celebration! Stage is set and ready for the festivities to kick ...
07/04/2021

We are anxiously awaiting our City of Valpo 4th of July Celebration! Stage is set and ready for the festivities to kick off at 6:30pm at Urschel Field. Bring your chairs and blankets and come enjoy live music, food trucks and a fantastic fireworks show.

The banner says it perfectly, Valparaiso is the “Perfect Place to Be” this Independence Day! 🇺🇸

We are anxiously awaiting our City of Valpo 4th of July Celebration! Stage is set and ready for the festivities to kick off at 6:30pm at Urschel Field. Bring your chairs and blankets and come enjoy live music, food trucks and a fantastic fireworks show.

The banner says it perfectly, Valparaiso is the “Perfect Place to Be” this Independence Day! 🇺🇸

For added convenience, the City of Valparaiso Is now accepting credit cards for City fees, such as building permits, con...
07/01/2021

For added convenience, the City of Valparaiso Is now accepting credit cards for City fees, such as building permits, contractor registrations, rental registrations and other City of Valparaiso fees. Fees may be paid In person at the clerk-treasurer's office, online through the city's website (valpo.us), over the phone or via mobile app (PayGOV). The credit card service Is offered through PayGOV, a secure, third-party platform. For any questions regarding payment for City services, contact the clerk-treasurer's office at (219) 462-1161.

For added convenience, the City of Valparaiso Is now accepting credit cards for City fees, such as building permits, contractor registrations, rental registrations and other City of Valparaiso fees. Fees may be paid In person at the clerk-treasurer's office, online through the city's website (valpo.us), over the phone or via mobile app (PayGOV). The credit card service Is offered through PayGOV, a secure, third-party platform. For any questions regarding payment for City services, contact the clerk-treasurer's office at (219) 462-1161.

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, trash/recycling pickups will be delayed by ONE DAY next week: Monday pick...
06/30/2021

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, trash/recycling pickups will be delayed by ONE DAY next week: Monday pickup will be on Tuesday. Tuesday pickup will be on Wednesday. Wednesday pickup will be on Thursday. Thursday pickup will be on Friday. Thank you and have a happy and safe holiday!

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, trash/recycling pickups will be delayed by ONE DAY next week: Monday pickup will be on Tuesday. Tuesday pickup will be on Wednesday. Wednesday pickup will be on Thursday. Thursday pickup will be on Friday. Thank you and have a happy and safe holiday!

ANNOUNCING: The application deadline for Valpo Invests in Business (VIB) grants has been extended -- now due July 16! Up...
06/29/2021

ANNOUNCING: The application deadline for Valpo Invests in Business (VIB) grants has been extended -- now due July 16! Up to $10,000 per business. Learn more and apply at https://tinyurl.com/VIBgrant7-16 Businesses may also attend an INFORMATION SESSION at 9:30 am on Thursday, July 8 at the Indiana Beverage Activity Center, 70 Lafayette St. To register, email Economic Development Director Brandon Dickinson at [email protected].

ANNOUNCING: The application deadline for Valpo Invests in Business (VIB) grants has been extended -- now due July 16! Up to $10,000 per business. Learn more and apply at https://tinyurl.com/VIBgrant7-16 Businesses may also attend an INFORMATION SESSION at 9:30 am on Thursday, July 8 at the Indiana Beverage Activity Center, 70 Lafayette St. To register, email Economic Development Director Brandon Dickinson at [email protected].

At last night's City Council meeting, we we celebrated the graduation of our Spring 2021 City Government Academy class. ...
06/29/2021

At last night's City Council meeting, we we celebrated the graduation of our Spring 2021 City Government Academy class. Through this interactive 7-session program, participants learned the inner workings of more than 10 departments and toured areas including the water treatment plant and Police and Fire stations. Participants asked great questions about community-wide decision making, city finances, infrastructure priorities and community involvement. 25 participants graduated this spring and, to date, 75 residents have completed the program. To learn more about the program and sign up to participate next spring, visit http://www.ci.valparaiso.in.us/1635/City-Government-Academy.

Mayor Murphy and the City Council recognized the VHS Unified Track & Field Team last night for winning the STATE CHAMPIO...
06/29/2021

Mayor Murphy and the City Council recognized the VHS Unified Track & Field Team last night for winning the STATE CHAMPIONSHIP earlier this month. The team swept the postseason, winning sectionals, regionals and defended their 2019 state title (after the pandemic canceled last year's competition). Congratulations to Coach David Prokop and the entire team for their extraordinary accomplishment! Unified sports joins people with and without intellectual challenges, training together and competing together.

Mayor Murphy and the City Council recognized the VHS Unified Track & Field Team last night for winning the STATE CHAMPIONSHIP earlier this month. The team swept the postseason, winning sectionals, regionals and defended their 2019 state title (after the pandemic canceled last year's competition). Congratulations to Coach David Prokop and the entire team for their extraordinary accomplishment! Unified sports joins people with and without intellectual challenges, training together and competing together.

The City of Valparaiso and Valpo Parks are excited to celebrate the 4th of July! Event will be at Urschel Field on Vale ...
06/28/2021

The City of Valparaiso and Valpo Parks are excited to celebrate the 4th of July! Event will be at Urschel Field on Vale Park Road between Valparaiso Street & Cumberland Drive (just north of the Post Office). Vale Park Road will be closed starting at 9:00 am on July 4th for event setup. Activities include posting of the colors, live music from Dick Diamond and the Dusters, food trucks, and of course the best firework show in the area put on by ACE Pyro LLC. Event kicks off at 6:30 pm with fireworks at approximately 9:15 pm.
Main parking is in the lot west of HealthLinc corporate office, which will feature both handicap and regular parking via Wall Street. Directional parking signs will be posted on Valparaiso Street and Calumet Avenue to assist motorists to the parking area. An event map is also posted to help you find your way.

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