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City of Gary Young Business Owners Featured on WGN-TV’s Cover Story

February 10th, 2015

In case you missed it, the City of Gary was featured on WGN-TV’s Cover Story yesterday, February 9, 2015, spotlighting young business owners and the future of Gary. The success of 18th Street Brewery and the accomplishment of knocking down the Sheraton Hotel are among the mentioned developments. City leaders Joe Van Dyk of the Department […]


State of the City Address 2015

February 7th, 2015

This year’s State of the City Address is rapidly approaching.  In last year’s State of the City Address, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson spoke on such topics as crime reduction, education, city clean-up efforts, economic development and job creation.  She concluded by stating that she recognizes that Gary citizens “love this city as much as I do […]



February 6th, 2015

Tennessee State University President Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover; Michael L. Lomax, Ph.D., president and CEO of UNCF also to attend   Gary, Indiana (January 27, 2015) – UNCF (the United Negro College Fund), the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization, is proud to announce that Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will once again serve as […]


City of Gary to be Featured as WGN Cover Story on Monday February 9th at 9 PM

February 5th, 2015

City of Gary to be Featured as WGN Cover Story on Monday February, 9th at 9 PM  


Republic Service Garbage Pick up Delayed by One Day

February 2nd, 2015

Due to the inclement weather and road conditions, Republic Services will not be running routes on Monday February 2nd. Garbage pick up services will be running a day behind for the rest of the week. Monday routes will be picked up on Tuesday and so on through Saturday this week. Thank you for your patience.


Gary Schools Closed 2-2-15

February 1st, 2015

All Gary schools will be closed tomorrow February 2 due to weather.


Delayed Opening of City Buildings 2-2-15

February 1st, 2015

Due to the snow storm, all city buildings will open at noon tomorrow, February 2, 2015.


Gary Citizens Asked to Limit Travel Due to Blizzard and Power Outages

February 1st, 2015

Gary, IN – City of Gary officials have once again implemented their snow plan with the anticipation of snow accumulation reaching in excess of 12 inches by late tonight. Residents are being asked to refrain from traveling on the streets after 2:00p.m. to allow staff to perform effective snow removal. In addition, the City has […]


Commission Rules on Indiana American Water Company (IAWC)’s rate increase request - Minimal impact to Gary Residents

January 30th, 2015

Earlier today, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission announced its final order on the base rate case for Indiana American Water Company.  Listed are a key findings for each of you are as follows: -IAWC requested 9.84% increase in base rates or an additional $19,645,449.  The Commission’s Order allows only 2.55% or an increase of $5,121,575.  […]


Gary Selected for Vacant Properties Technical Assistance Scholarship

January 29th, 2015

The city is one of four chosen nationally to receive guidance from the Center for Community Progress GARY, IND. – The City of Gary is one of the recipients of the Center for Community Progress’ second round of the competitive Technical Assistance Scholarship Program (TASP), alongside groups of local leaders in Dallas, Texas; Detroit, Michigan; […]




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