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A newly-released coffee table style book, Carmel ‘round about right, chronicles this city’s incredible tale of growth and development with vivid text and vibrant photography. It is available now at www.carmelbook.com.
It is our goal at the City of Carmel to provide safe streets in a timely and efficient manner by controlling the snow and ice on our roadways before and during winter storms.
The City Of Carmel, Indiana welcomes all our Superbowl guests. We are committed to providing you all the information you need to Know Before You Go downtown to enjoy Super Bowl XLVI.
Inauguration Ceremony for Elected Officials in the City of Carmel, IN The public is invited to attend.
12/09/2011 5:00 PM
Carmel, IN - The Carmel Fire Department announced this week that two new fire engines went into service on December 5, at Fire Station 41 at Civic Square and Fire Station 44 on east Main Street. The new fire engines represent the latest in safety technology and fire suppression equipment.
Enjoy some favorites from Carmel's Farmers Market through the winter months at the Witner Market in City Center.
11/18/2011 5:00 PM
Check out our latest Escape Guide, full of our winter/spring recreation program offerings. Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) announces that its 2012 Winter/Spring recreation programs will be offered January 1- April 30. Programs include Special Events, Parent/Child & Preschool Toddler, Youth, Tweens & Teens, Adaptive, Adults, Wellness, Group Fitness, and Swim Lessons. CCPR offers hundreds of programs throughout the winter and spring and has some exciting new programs and opportunities being offered at the Monon Community Center and throughout their parks and greenways.
A celebration to officially open the new Greyhound Trail located along the north side of 136th Street connecting to the Hagan – Burke Trail.
Mayor Brainard will unveil the Cyclo sculpture by Brad Howe. This sculpture is the latest addition to the outdoor walking art gallery in the Arts & Design District.
On November 9, 2011 at approximately 10:30am, Carmel Police Officers responded to a suspicious vehicle call in the Carmel High School stadium parking lot. A CHS student, who was going home sick, observed two suspicious males in a silver Jeep. The student phoned his mother, who then called police.
The City of Carmel honored veterans at the annual Veterans Day Ceremony today at noon at The Tarkington Theater at The Center for The Performing Arts. Mayor Jim Brainard was joined by keynote speaker LTC Ron Martin, the Carmel Elementary School Choir and the Actors Theater of Indiana “Andrews Sisters.” The winners of the Veterans Day Poster and Essay Contests were also recognized at the ceremony. Students from local elementary schools took part in the Poster Contest, while Middle School and High School students were asked to participate in the Essay Contest. This year’s theme was “Their Service - Our Freedom.”
e Gingerbread House Raffle benefitting the CFD Christmas Assistance Program is a new addition to Holiday on the Square. CASE Design is designing, building and donating the life size Gingerbread House playhouse to help raise money for the Carmel Fire Department’s Christmas Assistance Program. Bob Shade owner of ArtSplash Gallery will be decorating and painting the Gingerbread House while Porter Paints will donate the paint. The Gingerbread House winner will be selected on December 12th at the Carmel Fire Department Holiday Luncheon. More details will be shared in the coming weeks regarding this exciting new signature event for the City of Carmel.
The Carmel Fire Department (CFD) is organizing their annual Christmas Assistance Program (CAP), which helps families and children living in Hamilton County that need assistance this holiday season. The CFD receives names of families from the Hamilton County Good Samaritan Organization and works to find sponsors for those families living in Clay Township to purchase gifts and deliver food baskets to those families.
Mayor Jim Brainard and members of local veterans organizations have worked together to put on this community event in honor of our veterans. Participants include Mayor Jim Brainard, LTC Ron Martin, US Army, Retired as keynote speaker, Carmel VFW/American Legion Honor Guard, the Carmel Elementary School Choir and the Actors Theatre of Indiana’s own “Andrews Sisters.” The city-wide “Their Service – Our Freedom” poster and essay contest winners will also be recognized. Students will read their winning essays at the ceremony.
The Clay Township Trustee and the City of Carmel have been honored with awards in four categories of the Philo T. Farnsworth Video Competition. Winners were announced at the Philo Festival of Media Arts at the campus of Northern Kentucky University earlier this month.
The James Building, in Carmel City Center will get another new tenant by the end of the year. DPS, Inc. (Data Processing Services) will move into the building that also houses the Tarkington and Studio Theaters, as well the corporate headquarters for Software Engineering Professionals (SEP) and Periculum.
Carmel Utilities, in conjunction with the Carmel High School International Baccalaureate Students, Carmel Area Roots & Shoots and DAO Recycling, have teamed to hold a major recycling event as a kick off of the Carmel-Clay Schools week-long America Recycles Day efforts. The event will run from 8a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, November 12, 2011 and will feature free home pick-up of appliances ($5.00 fee for TVs, monitors and mattresses) and other hard to recycle items for Carmel residents and businesses. Donors are offered tax deductible receipts for many items.
Oktoberfest at Merchants Square will again feature a lively performance by Polka Boy! Enjoy additional entertainment by authentic German dancers, food, prizes and the Biergarten.
10/13/2011 10:00 AM