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RECYCLING EXPIRED MEDICATIONS: Turn in unused or expired medications to the proper authorities instead of flushing or throwing them out from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. OCTOBER 28 at the Highland Police Department, 3315 Ridge Road.. Highland Police will be participating with the Drug Enforcement Agency as a drop-off site for medications. INFO: Call Ken Balon or Ralph Potesta at (219) 838-3184. 

SUPPORT OPERATION SOS: Operation SOS – Support Our Service members – needs your donations of items and cash to send cheer boxes to service members overseas. Drop off donations through OCTOBER 28 at Town Hall, Lincoln Community Center and Miles Bookstore. A packing party will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. NOVEMBER 19 at Wicker Park Pavilion. Anyone wishing to contribute cash to help pay for shipping should make a check payable to: Operation SOS, P.O. Box 9308, Highland, IN 46322. INFO: Call (219) 682-6097 or like us on Facebook @operationsos46322.


The Town of Highland is looking for temporary help for leaf collection from Oct. 9 through Dec. 15. The job pays $9 per hour.

HIGHLAND PUBLIC WORKS JOB OPENINGS: Highland Public Works is looking for candidates to fill the following job listed below. Click to dowload an application. Questions? Please contact Highland Public Works at (219) 972-5083. 


Operates front end loader, jet truck/sewer, rodder, black top roller, trucks to repair/install water/sewer lines, streets and sidewalks as well as transport material and remove snow/debris. The job pays $15.40 per hour plus longjevity. Click to learn more.


Operates truck and other equipment to support delivery of water, collection of wastewater and other miscellaneous duties required by the department. The job pays $18.43 per hour plus longevity. Click to learn more.

HIGHLAND SHRED DAY: Highland residents and businesses are invited to bring outdated documents and forms to be  shred by Opportunity Enterprise’s SecureShred staff from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. NOVEMBER 4 at the Highland Public Works, 8001 Kennedy Ave. Disposal is limited to two full paper-grocery bags or two full banker boxes. INFO: Call (219) 972-5069. 

Trick-or-treat hours for all Highland goblins and ghouls are from 5 – 7 PM TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31.


Looking for a safe and funalternative? New Life ChristianReformed Church will host Trunk-or-Treat in the church parking lot, 3010 Ridge Road.

2017 LEAF COLLECTION INSERT: This year’s leaf collection continues through December 1.

The town is divided into 10 pick-up zones. Find your zone and pick-up dates by clicking here.

Make sure leaves are out the night before your scheduled pick-up. Questions? Call (219) 972-5083.