News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: December 3, 2021

Journeyman Breaks Ground in Valpo

Journeyman

On Dec. 3, Journeyman Distillery officially broke ground on a historic restoration project in Valparaiso, transforming the formerly abandoned Anco windshield wiper factory into a 140,000-square foot destination which includes plans for a distillery, brewe...

Please Read Press Release

Please Read Press Release City Press Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2021

Leaf Pickup Extended Until December 10, 2021

Press Release Photo

The City of Valparaiso began its annual curbside leaf pick-up on Oct. 18, 2021.  Due to the warmer temperatures, there was a delay in leaves falling this year compared to 2020.  To offset the delay, the City of Valparaiso asks residents ...

Read on...

Additional Info... City Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2021

Valpo Looks to Solar Power for City Facilities

Solar Power for City Facilities

The City of Valparaiso is planning to install solar panels to assist powering several City facilities, saving the City more than $130,000 annually in electrical costs and simultaneously creating clean energy, according to Valparaiso City Services Director...

Read on...

Please Read Press Release City Press Releases
Posted on: November 29, 2021

Susie Hord Named Good Neighbor

Good Neighbor 2021-Susie Hord

The City of Valparaiso has named Susie Hord as its Good Neighbor recipient for 2021, recognizing her exemplary commitment to the community. “Susie Hord has a heart for families, children, her College Hill neighborhood and the elderly. She quietl...

Read on...

Please Read Press Release City Press Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Valpo Kicks Off Holiday Season of Events & Specials

Holiday Season

The City of Valparaiso is welcoming the 2021 holiday season with a series of events and Shop Local specials, highlighting the city’s unique dining, shopping, and sharing. “We’re excited to share the warmth of the season with ...

Read on...

Additional Info... City Press Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Roadway Projects Wrapping for Season

The City of Valparaiso has made significant progress on roadway projects in 2021, wrapping up the season with new openings. “We’re pleased to announce that Evans Avenue is now open on both sides of Silhavy Road and Silhavy Road will be...

Read on...

City Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Leaf Pickup Continues

10-2020 Vale Park Pathway (2)

The City of Valparaiso began its annual curbside leaf pick-up on Oct. 18, 2021.  Due to the warmer temperatures, there was a delay in leaves falling this year compared to 2020.  To offset the delay, the City of Valparaiso asks residents ...

Read on...

Additional Info... City Press Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Valpo Offers Neighborhood Grants for 2022

Neighborhood Grants 2022

The City of Valparaiso is revising the dates for its annual Neighborhood Improvement Grant program to make funds available earlier in the year, announced Maggie Clifton, Valparaiso’s Community Engagement Director. The new schedule means that app...

Read on...

Please Read Press Release City Press Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Shop Valpo Campaign

The City of Valparaiso has launched a Shop Valpo campaign to encourage shoppers and diners to look local this season. “Our local businesses are the backbone of our community, and they offer unique goods and experiences you won’t find a...

Read on...

Read Press Release City Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Valparaiso Roadway Projects Move Forward (Update)

Press Release Photo

The City of Valparaiso is making significant progress on current roadway projects with many nearing completion. “We’re nearly finished with the multi-mile project to improve some of our most traveled roadways, including Roosevelt Road,...

Read on...

Read Press Release City Press Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Valpo Roadway Projects Moving Forward

Multi Mile Project

Valparaiso roadway enhancement projects are taking shape, preparing to make travel more efficient and add life to travel surfaces, according to City Engineer Mike Jabo. Some of the newest updates include: 

  • Silhavy projectBeginning Oct. 19 southbou...
Read on...

Read Press Release City Press Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Fire Department Statue Dedication

Valparaiso placeholder

The City of Valparaiso and Valparaiso Fire Department will host a dedication of “Reflection,” a life-sized cast bronze sculpture and tribute to the men and women of the Valparaiso Fire Department who have protected the residents of Val...

Please Read Press Release

Read Press Release City Press Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Leaf Pickup

10-2020 Vale Park Pathway (2)

The City of Valparaiso will begin its annual curbside leaf pick-ups from Oct. 18 through Dec. 3, announced Mayor Matt Murphy. The City has four leaf collection zones and will rotate continuously.  

Progress updates will be provided to residents, s...

Read on...

Additional Info... City Press Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Valpo Seeks Nominations for Good Neighbor Award

City hall sign

 

The City of Valparaiso is seeking nominations for its annual Good Neighbor Recognition, launched in 2020 to highlight an individual who demonstrates exemplary commitment to their neighborhood and the greater community through volunteerism and se...

Read on...

Please Read Press Release City Press Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Valpo City Services Recognized

Graphic Button Template - City Services (Hover)

Valparaiso City Utilities has once again earned state and national recognition for operational excellence by industry leaders in water management. Valparaiso’s Utility has been recognized with a Peak Performance Award for continued operational e...

Read Press Release

Additional Info... City Press Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Neighborhood Workshop 2021

Valparaiso placeholder

To further promote neighborhood engagement, the City of Valparaiso is hosting a Neighborhood Workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Banta Activity Center, 605 Beech St. “We look forward to sharing updates about Neighborhood Improvement grants...

Please Read Press Release

Please Read Press Release City Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Valpo Begins Multi-Mile Road Project

Multi Mile Project

Contractors will begin work on a multi-mile roadway improvement project in Valparaiso starting Tuesday, Sept. 21 with milling and paving on Calumet Avenue from Bullseye Lake Road to Morgan Boulevard. To minimize disruption to surrounding businesses, most ...

Read Press Release

Read Press Release City Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Valpo Begins Multi-Mile Road Improvement Project

Multi Mile Project

The City of Valparaiso is preparing to begin an ambitious multi-mile project that will improve more than four miles of the city’s most traveled roadways, including Roosevelt Road, Calumet Avenue and Morgan Boulevard. “This multi-mile p...

Read Press Release

Additional Info... City Press Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Valpo Awards Grants to Businesses in VIB Program

VIB Grant

The City of Valparaiso has awarded 50 Valparaiso businesses with Valparaiso Invests in Business (VIB) grants in an innovative program to support businesses with the added expenses they have incurred to maintain their workforce during the pandemic. &ld...

Read Press Release

Additional Info... City Press Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Valparaiso Passes Ordinance for Golf Carts

Valparaiso placeholder

The City of Valparaiso has passed an ordinance allowing golf carts to be operated on designated City public rights of way, to include residential roadways. “The safety of those driving golf carts and those sharing the roadways is our paramount c...

Read Press Release

Additional Info... City Press Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2021

Valpo Swears In Mayor's Youth Council

The City of Valparaiso has created a new Mayor’s Youth Council, swearing in its first candidates during the City Council meeting on August 23, at Valparaiso City Hall. “We’re excited to launch the Youth Council as an opportun...

Read on...

Additional Info... City Press Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2021

Valpo Awards Record Number of Neighborhood Grants

Neighborhood Grants

The City of Valparaiso has awarded a record 21 new grants in the 2021 Neighborhood Improvement Grant program, providing $260,730 in funds to support neighborhood unity and community improvements. Coupled with the matching investments by the neighborhoods ...

Read Press Release

Additional Info... City Press Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2021

City Utilities Precautionary Boil Advisory UPDATE 7/22/21

Boil Advisory Map

As a follow up to the earlier press release, 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. City crews have iso...

Read on...

Learn more. City Press Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2021

City of Valpo to Accept Credit Cards

Press Release-Credit Cards

To add convenience for residents and users of City of Valparaiso services, Valparaiso will begin accepting credit cards beginning June 22, 2021, announced Valparaiso Clerk-Treasurer Holly Taylor. “In response to customer needs and requests, we wa...

Read Press Release

Additional Info... City Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2021

Valpo Extends Deadline for VIB Grant Applications

Valpo Invests in Business Grant

Valparaiso launched the $300,000 grant program to provide qualifying small businesses with working capital, continuing operations and remote work. The Valpo Invests in Business (VIB) grant was designed to help businesses to maintain operations and retain ...

Read Press Release

Additional Info... City Press Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Valpo Hosts Guided Art Walk

Press Release-Valpo Hosts Guided Art Walk

To support its public art and arts community, the City of Valparaiso will host a Guided Art Walk at 6:00 pm on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at Cumberland Crossing. Art Administrator Kurt Gillins will serve as guide, sharing details of the 18 sculptures along ...

Read on...

Additional Info... City Press Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Valpo Invests in Business Grants

Valparaiso Invests IN BUsiness Grant

To further support its small business community, the City of Valparaiso has launched a $300,000 grant program to provide qualifying small businesses with working capital, continuing operations and remote work. The Valpo Invests in Business (VIB) grant was...

Read Press Release

Additional Info... City Press Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Valpo to Host Neighborhood Workshop

The City of Valparaiso is hosting a free Neighborhood Workshop on Wednesday, June 16 from 6:00 pm to 7:30pm at the Urschel Pavilion in Central Park Plaza. The workshop is designed to inform, educate and offer networking and peer learning opportunities to ...

Read on...

Read Press Release City Press Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Vale Park Road Overpass of SR 49 to Close May 18-28

roadwork

In order to complete a maintenance project, the Indiana Department of Transportation will close the Vale Park Road (CR 400N) over SR 49. The project is scheduled to begin on or just after May 18 and complete by May 28. Detours will be marked by INDOT and ...

Read on...

Read Press Release City Press Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Valpo Awarded $1 Million in Community Crossing Grant from INTOD

valparaiso

The City of Valparaiso was awarded $1 million in Community Crossing grant funds, announced Governor Eric Holcomb in a live call where he recognized Valparaiso Mayor Matt Murphy along with representatives from Noblesville and Harrison County. “In Valparais...

Read Press Release

Please Read Press Release City Press Releases
Posted on: April 26, 2021

Valpo Begins Eisenhower Avenue Project

City hall sign

The project includes replacing roadway and water main, installing new stormwater drainage, curbs, gutters and sidewalks where none existed. “We’re very pleased to bring this positive project to the neighborhood. Certainly, improving th...

Continue Reading

Additional Info... City Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2021

INDOT Making Safety Improvements at 49 and Burlington Beach Road

INDOT Makine Safety Improvements at 49 and Burlington Beach

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is making safety upgrades at State Road 49 and Burlington Beach Road/CR 500. “We’re very pleased to see these safety enhancements and have worked with both INDOT and residents in finding...

Read Press Release

Additional Info... City Press Releases
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Valpo Supports Businesses with Grant Program

Valpo Supports Businesses with Grant Program

The Valpo Invests in Business (VIB) grant was designed to help qualifying businesses to maintain operations and retain their workforce, with a priority for low to moderate income jobs. The City worked to create this program by securing a grant through the...

Read on...

Please Read Press Release City Press Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Discounted Rain Barrels Available

Rain Barrel

A single inch of rain falling on 1,000 square feet of roof can yield nearly 600 gallons of water. The City of Valparaiso is encouraging residents to take advantage of this free water source and protect local waterways at the same time by using rain barrel...

Continue Reading

Continue Reading City Press Releases

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: December 7, 2020

Mayor Murphy Statement on Equality

Chopper

The City of Valparaiso is both cautious and eager to get Back on Track according to Governor Eric Holcomb’s guidelines. “We’re both excited to see business resuming and vigilant in observing guidelines to keep everyone safe,” said Mayor Matt Murphy. “We’r...

Read on...

Fire Carousel Template
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Valpo Transit Resumes June 1, 2020

Fire station bay

The City of Valparaiso is both cautious and eager to get Back on Track according to Governor Eric Holcomb’s guidelines. “We’re both excited to see business resuming and vigilant in observing guidelines to keep everyone safe,” said Mayor Matt Murphy. “We’r...

Read on...

Fire Carousel Template
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Valpo Announces Back on Track Operations

Firefighters

The City of Valparaiso is both cautious and eager to get Back on Track according to Governor Eric Holcomb’s guidelines. “We’re both excited to see business resuming and vigilant in observing guidelines to keep everyone safe,&...

Read on...

Fire Carousel Template
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Mayor Murphy Statement on Equality

Chopper

The City of Valparaiso is both cautious and eager to get Back on Track according to Governor Eric Holcomb’s guidelines. “We’re both excited to see business resuming and vigilant in observing guidelines to keep everyone safe,” said Mayor Matt Murphy. “We’r...

Read on...

Fire Carousel Template

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: December 7, 2020

Valpo Announces Back on Track Operations

Group Shot

The City of Valparaiso is both cautious and eager to get Back on Track according to Governor Eric Holcomb’s guidelines. “We’re both excited to see business resuming and vigilant in observing guidelines to keep everyone safe,” said Mayor Matt Murphy. “We’r...

Read on...

Police Carousel Template
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Mayor Murphy Statement on Equality

Team members

The City of Valparaiso is both cautious and eager to get Back on Track according to Governor Eric Holcomb’s guidelines. “We’re both excited to see business resuming and vigilant in observing guidelines to keep everyone safe,” said Mayor Matt Murphy. “We’r...

Read on...

Police Carousel Template

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: December 3, 2021

Journeyman Breaks Ground in Valpo

Journeyman

On Dec. 3, Journeyman Distillery officially broke ground on a historic restoration project in Valparaiso, transforming the formerly abandoned Anco windshield wiper factory into a 140,000-square foot destination which includes plans for a distillery, brewe...

Please Read Press Release

Please Read Press Release Recent News Carousel
Posted on: December 2, 2021

Leaf Pickup Extended Until December 10, 2021

Press Release Photo

The City of Valparaiso began its annual curbside leaf pick-up on Oct. 18, 2021.  Due to the warmer temperatures, there was a delay in leaves falling this year compared to 2020.  To offset the delay, the City of Valparaiso asks residents ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Recent News Carousel
Posted on: November 30, 2021

Valpo Looks to Solar Power for City Facilities

Solar Power for City Facilities

The City of Valparaiso is planning to install solar panels to assist powering several City facilities, saving the City more than $130,000 annually in electrical costs and simultaneously creating clean energy, according to Valparaiso City Services Director...

Read on...

Please Read Press Release Recent News Carousel
Posted on: November 29, 2021

Susie Hord Named Good Neighbor

Good Neighbor 2021-Susie Hord

The City of Valparaiso has named Susie Hord as its Good Neighbor recipient for 2021, recognizing her exemplary commitment to the community. “Susie Hord has a heart for families, children, her College Hill neighborhood and the elderly. She quietly makes a ...

Read on...

Please Read Press Release Recent News Carousel
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Valpo Kicks Off Holiday Season of Events & Specials

Holiday Season

The City of Valparaiso is welcoming the 2021 holiday season with a series of events and Shop Local specials, highlighting the city’s unique dining, shopping, and sharing. “We’re excited to share the warmth of the season with residents and visitors, welcom...

Read on...

Additional Info... Recent News Carousel
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Roadway Projects Wrapping for Season

Valparaiso placeholder

The City of Valparaiso has made significant progress on roadway projects in 2021, wrapping up the season with new openings. “We’re pleased to announce that Evans Avenue is now open on both sides of Silhavy Road and Silhavy Road will be open to both northb...

Read on...

Recent News Carousel
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Valpo Offers Neighborhood Grants for 2022

Neighborhood Grants 2022

The City of Valparaiso is revising the dates for its annual Neighborhood Improvement Grant program to make funds available earlier in the year, announced Maggie Clifton, Valparaiso’s Community Engagement Director. The new schedule means that applications ...

Read on...

Please Read Press Release Recent News Carousel

News Flash

Posted on: December 7, 2020

Valpo Transit

Standard

The City of Valparaiso is both cautious and eager to get Back on Track according to Governor Eric Holcomb’s guidelines. “We’re both excited to see business resuming and vigilant in observing guidelines to keep everyone safe,” said Mayor Matt Murphy. “We’r...

Read on...

Transit Carousel Template
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Valpo Transit Resumes June 1, 2020

buses

The City of Valparaiso has announced that it will resume bus services to Chicago and the South Shore Line and maintain routes on its intracity V-Line as it works to restore services that had been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read on...

Transit Carousel Template
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Valpo Announces Back on Track Operations

Bus stop

The City of Valparaiso is both cautious and eager to get Back on Track according to Governor Eric Holcomb’s guidelines. “We’re both excited to see business resuming and vigilant in observing guidelines to keep everyone safe,&...

Read on...

Transit Carousel Template

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: February 5, 2021

Valparaiso Parks and Recreation Calendar

Parks and Recreation

From children's classes to holiday celebrations and fitness activities, be sure to keep active with your Valpo Parks and Recreation upcoming community events calendar!

View Valpo Parks' Full Calendar... Valpo Parks and Recreation Calendar