Fire Escapes Repaired

The fire escapes at the Community Center have been repaired and are now in working order.   Read More

Several City Projects Underway

An aggressive slate of City projects have begun over the past few weeks. Each of these projects will have varying start and completion dates and questions related to the specific project schedule can be routed to the City's Engineering Department at 659-7700. Here is a list of projects that have b   Read More

WFD Exam Announcement 2006

The City of Whiting Fire Department Merit Board will be conducting an examination for the position of Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic for the City of Whiting, Indiana. The examination will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2006. Applications will be available for pickup starting on Monday, October 2, 2006   Read More

BP Plans $3 Billion Project to Refine More Canadian Heavy Crude Oil in the U.S. Midwest

BP announced today that it has entered the final planning stage of a $3 billion investment in Canadian heavy crude oil processing at its Whiting Refinery. Reconfiguring the refinery also has the potential to increase its production of motor fuels by about 15%, which is about 1.7 million additional g   Read More

Rain Storm – Flooding Update

Northwest Indiana experienced an extremely unusual period of heavy rainfall the week of September 10. While Whiting was not without incident, we fared much better than many of our neighboring communities. As of September 14, there were only handful of serious incidents reported. Mayor Stahura and   Read More

Mayor to hold “Ask the Mayor” Night on October 25 at 7:00

Mayor Joe Stahura will hold a community meeting on Wednesday, October 25 at 7:00 PM in the Community Center Social Room. The format of the meeting will afford the opportunity for anyone in attendance to ask the Mayor questions regarding any City project or aspect of the City's operation. There wil   Read More

Mayor Joe Stahura’s Annual Blood Drive Results

Mayor Joseph Stahura and the City of Whiting would like to thank everyone who showed up to donate blood for Whiting's Blood Drive. We had 57 donators show and 47 were eligible to donate. 2 of the donators opted to do Red Cell Donation which counts double, so all together we had 49 units dontated.   Read More

CIF Unveils Business Property Tax Relief Package

The Community Improvement Fund Committee (CIF) has unveiled a program to provide property tax relief to business owners and business property owners. Qualified applicants can receive up to $2000 in property tax relief in 2006. If funds remain available at the end of this year's program, the progra   Read More

Park Department Updates!

The Whiting Community Center has remodeled the bathrooms. The project is completed and the bathrooms are now handicap accessible! Come and check out the new landscape at the skate park. The retaining wall in back of the skate park has been completed with shrubs and flowers.   Read More

City Preps to Bid Standard Avenue & Front Street Renovations

The Whiting Redevelopment Commission has approved the bond financing for the reconstruction of Standard Avenue from Front Street to the east City limits, for Front Street from 121st to 119th Street and for 121st Street from Schrage Avenue through the refinery to Standard Avenue. The estimated cost   Read More

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