New Carlisle

Annacaroline Caruso / WVPE News

Community members and advocacy groups are taking their protest of a proposed industrial park in New Carlilse to the official public comment sessions. The Open Space and Agricultural Alliance were at the redevelopment commission meeting Tuesday morning.

Annacaroline Caruso

The New Carlisle Town Council called for a moratorium on the proposed Indiana Enterprise Center at a meeting Tuesday night. Activists have been vocal about its potential environmental harm for several months.

Justin Hicks/WVPE

A New Carlisle homeowner awoke to find wreckage on their property Sunday morning. Police found the body of the driver 60 feet away.

Annacaroline Caruso

Activists demanded more transparency about the Indiana Enterprise Center during a heated St. Joseph County Council budget meeting Tuesday night.

Activists stood outside the County-City building to protest a plan that would turn land between South Bend and New Carlisle into an industrial park.

Jennifer Weingart / WVPE Public Radio

 

A group protested against a mega-industrial development west of South Bend at the City-County building and the County Council meeting last night.

The Indiana Enterprise Center would redevelop a large area between South Bend and New Carlisle. Twenty-two thousand acres that is now mostly farms.

Protestors from the Open Spaces and Agricultural Alliance of St. Joseph County say the land has already been developed...to grow food. 

Town of New Carlisle

 

Three former police department employees and a former town council member in New Carlisle have sued the town over alleged wiretapping in the police department and town hall buildings.

Plaintiffs Jeff Roseboom, Abby Moffitt, Patrick Cicero and Ron Colpitts allege that audio recording devices in the police department and town hall recorded their conversations without their knowledge or consent.

INDOT Hosts Public Hearing Over U.S. 20 Proposal

Aug 2, 2018
Barbara Anguiano / WVPE

 

The Indiana Department of Transportation held a public hearing yesterday in New Carlisle, miles from an intersection officials say is one of the most dangerous in the state.

The plan calls for what’s known as a “dog bone” interchange, or two roundabouts to help redirect and slow down traffic on either side of a proposed bridge on the intersection of U.S. Highway 20 and State Road 2, instead of the stoplight in currently in place.