St. John Student Brett Gibbons spends a day with the mayor

On January 2, St. John the Baptist 5th Grade student Brett Gibbons spent a day in City Hall with Mayor Joe Stahura. Brett helped the Mayor run the City and gave him some sound advice throughout the day. Brett's parents were the highest bidders at the St. John Winter Festival silent auction to give   Read More

Whiting & Hammond Partner on Park & Rec Fees

The cities of Whiting and Hammond have been researching ways to improve the efficiency of their joint operations by looking for ways to partner on programs and projects. The opportunities are numerous and both cities feel confident that signifciant savings and efficiency enhancements can materializ   Read More

Whiting Public Schools Excel in ISTEP Scores

Click here to read a recent Northwest Indiana Times news article - review article.   Read More

Redevelopment Commission Seeking Sealed Quotes

The Redevelopment Commission purchased the building located at 1520 119th Street. The Commission is seeking sealed quotes for its demolition and will open them at its Dec. 27th special meeting. The building was deemed a safety hazard and short of issuing a demolition order from the building departme   Read More

Property Taxes 20% Local Homested Credit

Mayor Joseph M. Stahura and the members of the City of Whiting Common Council are pleased to announce the passage of an ordinance to grant a twenty percent (20%) local homestead credit for property taxes for 2006 payable 2007. This is the second year in a row that the City has been able to offer   Read More

K-9 Unit Swearing In

Whiting Police Department is swearing in a new K-9 Unit today at noon at City Hall.   Read More

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

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