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New NIPSCO Natural Gas Rates to Take Effect Beginning October 2018

rot2Indiana’s lowest-cost natural gas provider, Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), received a decision from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to modify its natural gas rates effective Oct. 1, 2018.

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NIPSCO Eyes Plan for Cleaner, Lower-Cost Energy Future

rot1Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), announced today as part of its future electric supply planning process, that analysis shows the most viable option for customers would include moving up the retirement of a majority of its remaining coal-fired generation in the next five years and all coal within the next 10 years. Likely replacement options point toward lower-cost renewable energy resources such as wind, solar and battery storage technology.

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Cruising with Michigan City Transit Director Robin Barzoni-Tillman


Commuters, have you ever stopped to consider the logistics of how you get from Point A to Point B every day? As Director of Transit for Michigan City, Robin Barzoni-Tillman’s entire day consists of those logistics. She oversees each route, each route’s schedule, each driver, and each rider’s sense of well-being and safety. In short, Tillman makes it possible for Michigan City commuters to get from Point A to Point B.

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Michigan City Presents Momentum 2040 Comprehensive Plan for Resident Review


Michigan City presented The Momentum 2040 Comprehensive Plan to the public in an open house setting at the Michigan City Hall on September 17th, at 7pm. The meeting revealed the Existing and Future City Reports for the public to see in table and map format.

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Paladin Promotes a Meaningful Life for Those with Disabilities


Integrating and advocating for those in our communities with disabilities is necessary to create a thriving society. Aiding them in reaching their potential is a vital part of providing for those around us and ensuring an inclusive society. For the Michigan City and La Porte area, that’s where Paladin comes in.

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Michigan City Sanitary District Implements Comprehensive Energy Conservation Project

NIPSCOcheckpresentation2018Michigan City, Ind. (September 12, 2018) – The Michigan City Sanitary District (District) partnered with Energy Systems Group (ESG), a leading energy services provider, to design and implement a $1.8 million energy conservation project at the wastewater treatment plant that includes infrastructure improvements and energy efficiency measures. The project will result in economic and environmental benefits for the City and its ratepayers with guaranteed savings of over $164,000 annually over the term of the contract. ESG also applied for and secured a $190,988.80 incentive through Northern Indiana Public Service Company’s (NIPSCO) energy efficiency program administered by Lockheed Martin Energy, marking the largest incentive awarded by the NIPSCO program this year.

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NIPSCO Awards $50,000 in Public Safety Education and Training Grants


Thirteen local organizations will receive grants from NIPSCO—totaling $50,000—to help fund their safety and educational projects and programs throughout northern Indiana.

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South Shore Line to Promote Education and Awareness During Rail Safety Week


To further increase public awareness of rail safety, promote education, and enforce safety measures, the South Shore Line (SSL) will be participating in National Rail Safety Week September 24-28, 2018.

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South Shore Line Announces Partnership with “If You See Something, Say Something” Campaign


To further enhance security and safety efforts, the SSL has partnered with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s “If You See Something, Say Something” Campaign, a national anti-terrorism campaign that raises public awareness of indicators of terrorism and terrorism-related crime, as well as the importance of reporting suspicious activity to state and local law enforcement.

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First Responders Ride the South Shore Free, September 9-15, 2018

SouthShoreNICTD To show appreciation and to say thank you for their service to the community, the South Shore Line is inviting all active-duty first responders to ride the train free of charge Sunday, Sept. 9, through Saturday, Sept. 15, on all off-peak weekday and weekend trains.

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New Court Appointed Youth Advocate (CAYA) Volunteers Sworn In


LaPorte County Circuit Court Judge Tom Alevizos, accompanied by Juvenile Magistrate Jonathan Forker, swore in the newest group of Court Appointed Youth Advocate (CAYA) volunteers recently.

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