SepticSmart Week 2018

September 17, 2018 0

The Environmental Protection Agency has designated the week of September 17-21 SepticSmart Week to encourage the public to pay attention to on-site sewage systems i.e. septic systems. The Marion County Public Health Department (MCPH) is […more…]

Broad Ripple High School

August 17, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy Last year’s vote by the Indianapolis Public Schools Board of Commissioners to accept the IPS administration’s recommendation to “reinvent” the number and location of its high schools resulted in the shuttering […more…]

2,000 Homes Initiative Dashboard

July 18, 2018 0

The City of Indianapolis has established an online resource for citizens to check on the status of efforts to address vacant, abandoned, and distressed properties in neighborhoods. Mayor Joe Hogsett announced the 2,000 Homes Initiative […more…]

Pacers Bikeshare Coming to Midtown

July 2, 2018 0

A Federal Highway Administration Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) grant will fund the addition of approximately 250 more bikes and 25 more bikeshare stations in the metro area next year. Indianapolis Cultural Trail executive […more…]

Midtown’s Opportunity Zone

April 26, 2018 0

On April 19, Governor Eric Holcomb nominated 156 census tracts in the state to the U.S. Department of Treasury for designation as Federal Opportunity Zones. “This new program provides one more tool to attract investment […more…]

Butler–CTS Land Deal Expands Options

March 6, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy In late December 2017, Christian Theological Seminary (CTS) and Butler University announced that their respective boards had approved an agreement for Butler to purchase a 40-acre portion of the CTS campus. […more…]

National Cemetery Expansion

March 1, 2018 0

A January 23 public meeting offered updates on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ proposed National Cemetery expansion at Crown Hill Cemetery. Approximately 40 people attended a presentation by Glenn Powers, deputy under secretary for […more…]

Big Plans Ahead for Two Midtown Parks

February 27, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy Expect 2018 to be a transitional year for two of Midtown’s most popular public spaces: Tarkington Park, 45 West 40th St., and Broad Ripple Park, 1550 Broad Ripple Ave. TARKINGTON PARK […more…]

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