North of 96th

Welcome to North of 96th, your source for business news from Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville, Westfield and Zionsville. Your host is Andrea Muirragui Davis.

Memory Ventures CEO: 'Everything just kind of clicked' in Fishers

Executives at California-based Memory Ventures decided to move the company to Fishers to become part of the growing entrepreneurial community there.
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Fishers extends subsidy for commuter bus service

The soon-to-be-city of Fishers has promised to help keep the Indy Express commuter bus rolling until the end of April—and maybe longer, depending on ridership early next year.
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School district closes funding gap with help from Fishers, township

Hamilton Southeastern Schools is selling three parcels of surplus land to the town of Fishers and Fall Creek Township, raising much-needed cash for the growing school district’s operations.
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Fishers council set to vote on first mayor's salary

Fishers’ first mayor will be paid more than the chief executives of nearby suburban cities if the Town Council approves a 2015 salary ordinance set to be introduced Monday.
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Lutz's Steak House to close after almost four decades

Noblesville fixture Lutz’s Steak House will close for good on New Year’s Day, allowing owner Nancy Lutz to retire. The restaurant is inviting customers to help celebrate "Lutz's Last Stand." Plus: New eateries abound.
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State Road 37 overhaul plan has business owners on alert

Business owners along State Road 37 in Hamilton County expressed concern Monday night about losing customers during a highway project being proposed to ease congestion. Officials say the alternative is equally untenable.
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Fishers seeks bids to continue downtown redevelopment

Construction season is coming to a close with four major building projects under way in downtown Fishers—and officials hope to maintain that momentum heading into next year. The town is accepting proposals from firms interested in redeveloping a quarter-acre site at 11634 Maple St.
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Reynolds family, firm donate $1M to Conner Prairie

The family behind Hamilton County mainstay Reynolds Farm Equipment has pledged $1 million to Conner Prairie Interactive History Park. The gift was announced Thursday evening during a ceremony honoring the company and its leaders for their generosity.
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Hawthorns golf course sells to lender for $5.5M

Hawthorns Golf & Country Club in Fishers is under new ownership following last week’s $5.5 million sale of the property in bankruptcy court.
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Election: Zionsville-Perry merger still viable; fresh faces in Fishers

Nearly 60 percent of voters in Zionsville and rural Perry Township supported a proposed government consolidation at the polls Tuesday, but it’s up to an appeals court to decide whether residents will elect their first mayor next year. Plus: Fresh faces on Fishers City Council.
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