Highland - Employees and customers got the bad news that they were hoping would not come. The Ultra Food store in Highland is closing in several weeks. Lakeshore public radio’s Steven Lattimore has the story.
The Highland Town Council Monday night voted against a proposal to renovate the long vacant Town Theatre. The goal of the project was to create an arts and culture district in Highland, with hopes the renovated theatre would spur economic development in the area. The town council rejected the plans because of the high cost of the project. Director of Redevelopment Cecile Petro says there are now only two options left. The first is for a private contractor to purchase the theatre.
A northwest Indiana attorney is closing his law practice, as he prepares to head to Indianapolis to become the next Indiana Utility Consumer Counselor.
Bill Fine was appointed by Governor-Elect Eric Holcomb last week to take the position held for the past eight years by David Stippler. Stippler retired effective Jan. 1st. Fine begins his new job on Monday, January 9th. I talked with Mr. Fine on Tuesday for "Regionally Speaking." Here's the conversation.