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May 2018 News Releases


Traffic Mitigating Measures May Taper as Tapp Road Opening Eases Congestion Along West Third Street

Depending on the degree to which the clearing of this major east-west artery reduces the burden on West Third Street, the City of Bloomington’s measures to mitigate congestion along that route may be reduced in scope as the week progresses.

City Proposes Temporary Hold on New Rehab Facilities

The ordinance was drafted after multiple meetings with representatives from a variety of for-profit and non-profit addiction treatment centers in Bloomington.

Ribbon Cutting to Showcase Improvements at Bloomington Animal Shelter

The project was financed through 2015 consolidated TIF funds, which are designated for infrastructure improvements.

Traffic Mitigating Measures Along West Third Street Will Continue

After evaluating the measures implemented May 22-25, Mayor John Hamilton has announced that the City will again place Bloomington Police Department personnel at five intersections along West Third Street.

City Accepting Applications for 2018 Citizens’ Academy

Now in its 19th year, Citizens' Academy meets every Thursday for nine weeks from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., starting on August 30.

City to Implement Traffic Mitigating Measures Along West Third Street

According to INDOT’s projected timeline, access to I-69 from West Third Street will be established in late August.

City Announces Winners of 2018 Civic Code & Design Challenge

he competition was a part of this year's Combine technology and entrepreneurship conference in April.

Meet Corporation Counsel Philippa Guthrie at Farmers’ Market Saturday

Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department Announced as Finalist for the 2018 National Gold Medal Awards

Winners of the National Gold Medal Award will be announced at the National Recreation and Park Association Conference in September.

Mayor Hamilton to Host Farmers’ Market Saturday

Inaugural Bloomington Black y Brown Arts Festival Announces Featured Artists

The BBBAF is the city’s newest multidisciplinary arts initiative exclusively featuring artforms derived from African, African-American, and Latino/Hispanic cultures.

City of Bloomington Announces Blooming Neighborhood Celebration

The celebration will take place on Saturday, June 2, from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market.

Jeff Cannon to Compose Bloomington Bicentennial Community Song

A Bloomington resident for more than two decades, singer-songwriter Cannon will work in collaboration with the public to create a song that captures the spirit of the city. 

Bloomington Fire Department Rescues Trapped Residents/Visitors at Apartment Fire

Three civilians were rescued, and seven people jumped from their balconies to escape the fire.

Vic Kelson to Host at Farmers’ Market Saturday

Kelson is looking forward to hearing residents' concerns and sharing updates about sanitary sewer improvement projects, tours of the city's water treatment facilities, and other current and future initiatives in the utilities department.