An artist rendering of the Virginia-class submarine USS Indiana (SSN 789). (U.S. Navy photo illustration by Stan Bailey.)

US Navy To Launch New Submarine: USS Indiana

By: Naval Sea Systems Command— WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Navy accepted delivery of future attack submarine USS Indiana (SSN 789), the 16th submarine of the Virginia class, on June 25. The ship began construction in 2012 and is scheduled to commission in September. This next-generation attack submarine provides the Navy with…

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A new home under construction at Emerald Pointe, 1300 W. Sheffield Drive, Muncie, IN as photographed on February 13th. More homebuilding like this is needed. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Housing Study: Muncie Needs 405 New Homes Over The Next 5 Years

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—A housing needs analysis created for the City of Muncie has revealed a need for a total of 405 new homes with developed lots for nine specific housing types over the next five years. The housing types include urban attached, urban single family, suburb attached, suburb…

Muncie, IN. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Councilman Anderson, Mayor Tyler Sponsor Community Forums

By: The Office of Mayor Dennis Tyler— Muncie, IN—City Council Member Julius Anderson (District 6) has invited Mayor Dennis Tyler and his Department Heads to participate in a series of community forums during Black History Month.  This is the sixth year that Councilman Anderson has partnered with local churches and…

Madison Street Underpass Storm Sewer System plaque and 750,000-gallon steel storage tank. Photo by: Bowen Engineering.

Muncie Sanitary District Completes Madison St Underpass Storm Sewer System Upgrade

By: Nikki Grigsby— Muncie, IN – On Oct. 4, the Muncie Sanitary District held a ribbon-cutting ceremony announcing the completion of the Madison Street Underpass sewer system upgrade. From start to finish, the underpass redevelopment was a collaborative effort from the Muncie Sanitary District, Bowen Engineering, United Consulting, and HWC Engineering….