Community Center Annual Membership Discounts

Now through February, the Whiting Community Center is offering their Annual Membership at a discounted rate. Whether you're a first time member, or renewing for the umpteenth time, don't miss out! Make sure you head to the WCC BEFORE March 1st and take advantage of this offer. Check out our web p   Read More

School City of Whiting Community Forum

The Board of School Trustees of the School City of Whiting will host a community forum on Monday, January 19, 2009, at 6:00 pm in the Whiting High School Auditorium. The topic of discussion is "Open Enrollment." The school board is considering allowing students residing outside of the district bou   Read More

Lionel Trains Chug Into Whiting

The Lionel Train Club is coming to Whiting for a show! On the 10th and 11th of January, the Club will fill the Community Center s small gymnasium with their elaborate model rail set-ups. This show is a great event for train enthusiasts, families and anyone interested in a really amazing event. The C   Read More

Lakefront Plan Delayed

On Tuesday, November 9, Mayor Stahura informed those attending a Public Forum regarding the Lakefront Development Plan, that the plan is behind schedule and will be delayed. Mayor Stahura stated to the group, "I want to be sure we got this right, before we unveil any plan". The decision to delay t   Read More

Lakefront Plan Unveiling

The final plan for Whiting's Lakefront Development Project will be unveiled on Tuesday, December 9th, at 6:30 pm in the Whiting High School Auditorium. This plan, which has been funded by the Regional Development Authority, has had the benefit of extensive input by members of the community and stake   Read More

Hammond Transit System – Reductions and Eliminations of Fixed Route and Paratransit Service

The Hammond City Council voted 9-0 not to fund the Hammond Transit System in the City of Hammond budget for 2009. The Mayor and City Council, however, have designed a plan to provide funding from casino revenues to allow Hammond Transit System to operate a reduced route schedule until July 1, 2009;   Read More


The parade will start 10:40 a.m. at American Legion Post 80 and end at the Veterans Memorial site at 119th Street & Oliver Avenue. Please be part of remembering and honoring our veterans living and deceased. Also, see Phase II of our newly renovated Veterans Memorial with temporary plaques with co   Read More

Election Results Finalized

Complete election results for Whiting have been released. You can view Precinct by Precinct results by clicking on the following link:   Read More

Future of Northwest Indiana Forum

The Future of Northwest Indiana Forum is the first-ever region-wide public meeting to help plan and create a vision for the future of Lake, Porter and La Porte Counties. The event will take place on Saturday, December 6 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville. Regi   Read More

REVISED: Hydrant Testing Notification

The Whiting Fire Department will test City Fire Hydrants Late Sunday evening, 2 November and Monday, 3 November, through Saturday 8 November, between the hours of Noon and 4 pm. This testing process may cause your household water to become discolored. In the process of flushing hydrants, sediments m   Read More

  • City Snapshots