The city identified 605 residential lane miles across Indianapolis that are in particularly poor condition. The city is allocating enough money to fix only about 10% of those miles, starting as soon as next spring.
After final CDC approval on Wednesday for giving the Pfizer vaccine to young teens, Indiana planned to open registration with appointments available as early as 8 a.m. Thursday.
The Democratic-majority council’s vote—which passed 19-5 along party lines—keeps a citywide mask mandate and restaurant capacity limits in place in Indianapolis.
Republicans, who voted against the measure, argued the money would be better spent elsewhere, such as on mental health services.
The 14,000-square-foot store—Indy Fresh Market—will be run by two neighborhood entrepreneurs and located in an area that is designated a food desert.
The new, higher cap won’t change the attendance limits at the Indianapolis 500 on May 30, according to Marion County Public Health Department Director Dr. Virginia Caine.
Indianapolis refugee organizations have seen only a trickle of refugees since last October, but are now set for a greater influx after President Joe Biden quadrupled the annual cap on the number of refugees allowed in the United States.
The contract is part of $10.2 million reconstruction project to Market Street on both the east and west sides of Monument Circle.
A new kids hub, dubbed the ROCK Community Center for Children & Youth, is under construction at 5750 E. 30th St. and is set to open next year.
At least eight community organizations will join the city’s Office of Public Health and Safety on Indianapolis’ northeast side Saturday to kick off the anti-violence series.
The local community development not-for-profit also plans to tap into the national group’s technical and training resources.
“The more people we see—women, people of color, people of diverse backgrounds in positions of authority—I think the more it advances society for all of us,” said Dr. Don Brown, an IU alumnus and major donor.
In her current post as president at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, Pam Whitten appointed a task force to address racial challenges and opportunities on campus and created the Radow Institute for Social Equity to find solutions for dealing with social justice and inequity issues.
Board members said Whitten’s success in fundraising, enrollment growth and improving diversity among students and faculty were key to their decision to choose her after a national search.
A mural honoring Indianapolis native Marshall “Major” Taylor, the first Black world champion cyclist, will begin going up in mid-May on a downtown building a block from Monument Circle, the Arts Council of Indianapolis said Monday.
A Downtown Indy Inc. program to train and employ at-risk veterans plans to triple its internship opportunities after receiving more than $1.8 million in grant funding from Lilly Endowment.
Officials on Tuesday also released attendance figures for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament’s 66 games—all played in Indiana.