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October 2020 News Releases

Holiday Market Accepting Vendor Applications from Local, Regional Artists

Application may be made online at by Oct. 14.

Contactless App-Only Parking to Become Available in Two Bloomington Locations

Starting later this month, motorists will have the opportunity to use a contactless approach to find, reserve, and pay for parking at over 150 spots in two app-only parking zones in Bloomington:

Artists Respond to Architecture, Environment of Southern Indiana in Paper Pavilions Exhibition

The Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District in collaboration with the Columbus Area Arts Council is hosting the exhibition Paper Pavilions, a group show on view October 1 through November 21 at 411 Gallery, 411 Sixth Street in Columbus, Indiana. 

BPD Employee Receives Positive COVID-19 Viral Test Result

An employee of the Bloomington Police Department received a positive COVID-19 viral test result today. 

City of Bloomington Accepting Applications for 2021 Community Development Block Grant Funds

The City of Bloomington Housing and Neighborhood Development Department (HAND) invites Bloomington-based organizations serving low- and moderate-income residents to apply for the federal funds the department administers through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Program. 

Nominations Sought for City’s 2020 SWAGGER Awards to Recognize Students Who Act Generously, Grow and Earn Respect

The City of Bloomington Commission on the Status of Children and Youth (CSCY) is seeking nominations for the 2020 SWAGGER (Students Who Act Generously, Grow, and Earn Respect) Awards.

Third Public Forum to Engage Community on Hospital Site Redevelopment

The City invites residents to participate in the third public forum of the master planning process for redevelopment of the current IU Health Bloomington Hospital site on Tuesday, October 6, at 6 p.m.