New Traffic alert – Charles St from Lincolnway East to Vistula Rd restricted to thru traffic. (6/4-8/16) Access to Twin Branch Park and parking lot is open. NIPSCO has also notified the City of Mishawaka that a very necessary and immediate repair/maintenance is going to take place on their 16″ Steel Pipeline on southbound 331.  There will be partial lane closure southbound 331 starting Wednesday, 6/5/2024 on 331 near Dragoon Trail and Dragoon Trail will be closed west of 331 (1,600 feet) for excavation.  The work may take longer than five days to complete. It will most likely take crews five days to repair the line with additional days to do inspection and clean up/restore the excavation area. NIPSCO is looking at closer to being in that area for two weeks.    
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Mayor Wood Seeks Citizen Input Through Front Porch Friday

On Friday, June 7th, 2024, Mishawaka Mayor Dave Wood will be hosting Front Porch Friday from noon to 1:00 pm. The event will be held on the front porch of the Mishawaka Utilities Business Office at 107 North Main Street, Mishawka. 

Mayor Wood often mentions how dedicated he is towards the improvement of our community, and how he will do everything he can to improve the quality of life for citizens of Mishawaka. Mayor Wood works hard to get things done, but only when the community is involved in the process. 

The community of Mishawaka, regardless of political view, is involved in serving, solving problems, and making a difference. Mayor Wood wanted a way to receive feedback from citizens face-to-face, and in 2023, he had the idea of creating an event for citizens to voice their ideas and opinions directly with him. Mayor Wood and Mishawaka staff members concluded on Front Porch Friday. 

“Front porches are as American as apple pie, and the history of the American front porch is in some ways the history of the American people as well,” says Mayor Wood. “It is a place to gather and experience community and have conversations with family and friends.”  

Front Porch Friday is a place for any Mishawaka citizen to sit and talk with Mayor Wood one-on-one. To serve the citizens of Mishawaka, Mayor Dave Wood wants to have a community conversation and hear most effectively from you. There is no cost or need to RSVP for this event, everyone is welcome at Front Porch Friday.  

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