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POLICE DEPARTMENT HIRING: The Town of Highland is accepting applications through August 20 for the position of Probationary Police Officer. Deadline to apply is midnight August 20. Click here for requirements and applications. QUESTIONS? Call 219-838-3184 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. M-F. Please identify yourself as an applicant and request to speak with someone in administration.  

SIDEWALK PROGRAM: In conjunction with the town's summer sidewalk replacement program, the Town Council has secured an additional $50,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds to assist low- to moderate-income homeowners in replacing dilapidated concrete. If your sidewalk panels need replacing, download a form here, to see if you qualify for the CDBG or conventional sidewalk replacement programs. INFO: Call Public Works at (219) 972-5069. 

THE BIG BAD MUSICAL: The Highland Parks & Recreation Department’s Performing Arts Group presents “The Big Bad Musical” — a howling courtroom comedy adapted from the book

by best-selling author Alec Strum. Music and lyrics by Bill Francosur. Bring a comfy lawn chair or blanket and sit back and enjoy the show. The concession stand will be open and programs are $2. All proceeds help offset the cost of production. SHOWTIMES: 8 p.m. AUG. 6, 7, 8 at Main Square Gazebo. Admission is free. INFO: (219) 838-0114 or highlandparks.org. 

BATTLE ON THE RIDGE

Step back in time at an authentic 18th Century camp. Mingle with reenactors portraying British, Continental and Loyalist troops. Roam the battlefield. Take in the artillery and tactical demos by the Northwest Territory Alliance.