Posted on: June 22, 2017

Greensbranch Sewer Rehabilitation Project


ANDERSON – IN – Mayor Thomas Broderick, Jr., The City of Anderson Water Department and consultants and contractors are putting together a project in order to rehabilitate the City of Anderson sewer system on the northwest side of the c...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Road Closure Alert

Road Closure Alert (3)

Road Closure Alert: Alexandria Pike will be closed from Lindberg Road to Cross Street.

Project start and stop date & time: Starting 6/6/17 at 8:00am road will be closed until 5:00pm on 6/27/17. 

Contractor: Culy Contracting 

Purpose of ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

21st Century Scholar Program Sign Up Tomorrow

21st Century Scholars

Parents of Anderson Community Schools 7th and 8th graders, sign up TOMORROW Wednesday, May 17, from 12pm-7pm

in the Media Center at Highland Middle School for the 21st Century Scholar Program.

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Mayor Meets with Neturen SR Management Team in Japan


Many companies around the world are craving the title of being a truly global company. Therefore, many are looking to expand to the US. Mayor Thomas Broderick and his team are taking advantage of this opportunity by actually visiting these companies and t...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Mayor Broderick Meets with NTN Senior Management in Japan

Japan trip 2017

Mayor Broderick and the Anderson team have been working tirelessly in Japan on behalf of the City of Anderson. They have been meeting with various companies and have recently spent time with NTN Driveshaft. Pictured below are Mayor Broderick, Anderson Cit...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Road Closure Alert

Road Closure Alert (3)

Albert Street will be closed between Scatterfield Road and Elma today in order for the Water Department to work on a project. Please make alternate travel arrangements and have a great day!

Posted on: May 1, 2017

Road Closure Alert

Road Closure Alert (3)

Good morning, Anderson! Cross Street is closed between Broadway and Poplar due to work by the Water Department. Please make alternate travel arrangements and have a great Monday!

Posted on: April 27, 2017

Anderson Speedway Little 500

Celebrating its 30th Year

It's that time of year again! Anderson Speedway Little 500 is celebrating its 30th year with activities filling the month of may. The festival has raised $2 million for local non-profit charities throughout Madison County. The race takes place on...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

23rd Annual Mayor's Cup Grand Prix

Race Moved to Mounds Mall this Year


Posted on: April 20, 2017

Mayor Broderick and Parks Department Announce Summer Camp Days

June 5th - July 25th, Monday through Friday 9 AM to 3 PM


Posted on: March 22, 2017

Ceramics, Book Binding, & Mug Rugs at The Anderson Center for the Arts

Ceramics, Book Binding, and Mug Rugs at The Anderson Center for the Arts

Deadline to sign up for all three classes is April 1st.

In partnership with East Side Arts, students will learn basic pottery techniques and will be introduced to the wheel in ...Read on...

Posted on: March 20, 2017

Sirens to be Tested Tomorrow for Statewide Severe Weather Drill

Please be advised that the City of Anderson will be taking part in the statewide severe weather drill tomorrow.  The sirens will be tested for 3 minutes at 10:10 am and 7:35 pm in conjunction with the statewide tornado drill.

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Power Outage Update

The Park Road East circuit was out of service this morning, affecting 965 customers on the west side of Anderson.

A utility pole was broken as a result of a vehicle collision. It was necessary to de-energize the circuit to allow crews to work safely. At 12...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Two Upcoming Classes at The Anderson Center for the Arts


SUBJECT:         Two Upcoming Classes at The Anderson Center for the Arts

CONTACT:       Stephanie Michaels, The Anderson Center for the Arts 765-649-1248


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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Gas pipeline upgrades underway in Anderson

Gas pipeline upgrades underway in Anderson

Anderson, Ind. — Contract crews working for Vectren Energy Delivery (Vectren) have begun replacing gas mains and service lines in Anderson as part of the company’s pipeline replacement program,...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

APD Officer Lieutenant John Branson to Donate Kidney to Vietnam Veteran

If you haven't seen this story yet, take a moment and follow the link below to read the journey of a new friendship between Lieutenant John Branson, and a Vietnam veteran he met in a Cracker Barrel Restaurant.  

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Road Closure Alert

Road Closure Alert

East 6th Street between Lennox Street and Chester Street will be closed all day as the Water Department works in that area. Please make alternative route plans.

Posted on: March 6, 2017

Road Closure Alert

Please be aware that the City Water Department is closing Woodlawn Drive between 5th & 6th Street today. We will alert you when the road is back open.  Please make alternate route plans.  

Posted on: March 3, 2017


NTK Announcement



CITY OF ANDERSON, INDIANA                                

MARCH 3, 2017



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Posted on: March 2, 2017

News Advisory

Mayor Thomas Broderick, Jr. is pleased to share the following News Advisory. Stay tuned for the announcement. You can follow along on Facebook Live at 10 AM tomorrow, March 3, 2017 or watch AndersonTV (Comcast channel 18, AT&T channel 99) at a later d...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Sojourner Truth Lecture set for March 2, 2017 6PM-7:30PM

Anderson Community School Corporation Multicultural Education Department Presents:


Posted on: February 13, 2017


ANDERSON, IN – United Way of Madison County will host its Annual Meeting & Awards Celebration on Wednesday, March 8 at Hoosier Park Racing and Casino. At the event called Community Game Night, attendees will participate in interacti...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Friend to Friend Utility Assistance Fund

Help Struggling Families Avoid Losing Heat this Winter by Giving to the Friend to Friend Utility Assistance Fund

Each year, frigid temperatures throughout Madison County produce large utility bills for local residents. Thousands of Madison County families struggle to cover the cost of those bills and face the possibility of utility disconnection and the resulting lo...

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

Road Closure Alert

Road Closure Alert

Another road closure for a really GREAT reason:
E. 29th Street from George Street to Noble Street will be closed beginning Thursday, November 3rd at 7:00 a.m. until 6:00p.m.
Contractor: E&B PavingPurpose of project: Remove & Replace RoadRead on...

Posted on: October 20, 2016

The Big Dipper Ice Cream and Diner Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon cutting

It was rainy outside, but it didn't dampen the spirits of those inside at today's ribbon cutting at The Big Dipper Ice Cream and Diner located at 730 West 53rd Street. Mayor Broderick was quick to compliment the owners for their hard work and dedication t...Read on...

Posted on: October 17, 2016

Road Closure Alert

Road Closure Alert:
500 S. – between SR 109 & New Columbus RoadProject start and stop date & time: Starting at 8:00AM on Wednesday 10/19/16 thru Friday 10/21/16, the road will be closed
Contractor: Railroad, CSXPurpose of project: Repairing...Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2016

Road Closure Alert

Road Closure Alert:
The bridge over Killbuck Creek on Cross Street between Broadway and Alexandria Pike will be closed beginning 8AM on Monday 10/17/16 thru Monday 11/7/16, while the County makes necessary repairs to the bridge. Please be aware and make...Read on...

Posted on: October 5, 2016


Today, the City of Anderson Utility Department issued the following alert to area residents and businesses who are customers of the department.
According to Sharon Riddle, Manager of the City Utility Department, local citizens and businesses are being ...Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2016

Road Closure Announced

Road Closure Alert:
38th Street – from Scatterfield to Douglas Drive.Project start and stop date & time: Starting at 8:00a.m. on Tuesday 10/4/16, road will be closed until 2:00p.m.
Contractor: City of Anderson Purpose of project: PavingRead on...

Posted on: September 29, 2016

The City of Anderson Trick or Treat hours are 5:00PM to 7:30PM on Monday, October 31st!

Mayor Thomas Broderick, Jr., and Police Chief Tony Watters encourage residents to take advantage of the early trick or treat hours and to plan routes in advance.

Swords, knives, and other costume accessories should be short, soft, and flexible.Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult.
Fasten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you.Examine all t...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Road Closure Alert

Please note the following road closure scheduled for this Wednesday:
Closure: Columbus Avenue from 32nd Street to 33rd Street.Project start and stop date & time: Starting at 8:00a.m. on Wednesday 9/28 road will be closed until Thursday 9/29 until 5...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Road Closure Announced

W. 9th Street – from Brown-Delaware St. to Chase St.
Project start and stop date & time: Starting at 9:00a.m. on Wednesday 9/28/16 until 4:00p.m., road will be closed.Contractor: Tuttle’s Tree Service
Purpose of project: Removing Dead TreeRead on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Leaf Pick Up Information

Here is an important message from your friends at City of Anderson Water Pollution Control:

We checked with Bestway on picking up leaves this fall and here are the things that folks need to know:

Leaf pickup begins October 15 and ends December 15.
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Posted on: September 15, 2016

Bobber's Cafe and Bait Shop Fishing Tournament


Bobber's Cafe is hosting a fishing tournament this Saturday, September 17th at Shadyside Lake. Check in is at 7 AM, with the tournament running from 7:30 to 1:30PM. The entry fee is $15. There is a guaranteed $200 first prize and a free cookout during ...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

City Streets Paving Update

The following streets have been paved this week: West 11th from Woodside to Morningside, East 3rd street from Chester to Elma and Alhambra from East 10th to Hillcrest is being paved today.

Posted on: August 23, 2016

City of Anderson Awarded $1 Million in Road Funds

Mayor Thomas Broderick, Jr. announced today that the city has received notification from the Indiana Department of Transportation that the city has been awarded 1 million dollars in matching funds to be used for the road paving of 8th Street from Rangelin...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2016

AFD Firefighters to Receive ESGR Patriotic Employer Award

Chief Cravens, Deputy Chief Cawthorn, and Shawn Dietzen proud recipients

(Anderson, IN)—Three Anderson Firefighters will receive the Patriotic Employer Award from the Indiana Committee for the Employer Support for Guard and Reserves (ESGR). Anderson Fire Chief David Cravens, Deputy Chief Todd Cawthorn, and Shawn Dietzen will a...Read on...

Posted on: August 16, 2016

Utility Office SCAM Alert

The City of Anderson Utility Office would like to alert you to a SCAM that has been surfacing across Anderson today. Five businesses have received calls today stating that they must pay their bill immediately over the phone or their utilities will be turn...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

Aspire Stand Up for Kids Event

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Posted on: August 4, 2016

Road Closure Announced

Intercontinental Drive – between Monroe & 32nd Street.
Project start and stop date & time: Starting at 7:30a.m. on Monday 8/8/16 thru Tuesday 8/9/16, road will be closed.Contractor: Milestone Contractors
Purpose of project: Installing Drain ...Read on...

Posted on: July 28, 2016

August's Street Sweeping Schedule

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Posted on: July 25, 2016

Colts Camp Schedule

The Colts are in town! Want to catch them and enjoy Colts City while you're there? Follow the link below for the calendar of events.

Click here for Schedule
Posted on: July 25, 2016

Enjoy the Perfect View of Colts Camp

Posted on: July 22, 2016

Madison County COAD Cooling Stations Announced

Here are your Madison County COAD cooling stations, should you need a place to go during the forecasted extreme heat. A Heat Advisory currently is in place through July 23rd at 8 PM. Be safe, Anderson.

Anderson Public Library – Monday -Thursday, 9:...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

Free Back to School Haircuts!

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Posted on: July 14, 2016

Food Truckin' Thursday!

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Posted on: July 14, 2016

Power Outage Update

2303 Light & Power customers lost power as a result of the two storm lines that hit Anderson Wednesday afternoon & evening. Service was restored to 91% of those customers by 4:00 am. As of 8:30 this morning 89 customers remain without power in 28 ...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2016

Power Outage Update

This morning a high voltage lightning arrester failed on one of our transmission lines, causing a loss of the Hazelwood substation. At this time we have 3,838 customers without power. Crews are removing the failed arrester from the circuit at this time, a...Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2016

2015 Officer of the Year Award Presented to Shad Grile

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This Wednesday, Anderson Police Officer Shad Grile was presented with the 2015 Officer of the Year award by the Indiana Association of Chiefs of Police. The prestigious award speaks to his momentous achievements and the positive community impact derived f...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2015

Independence Parade Float Applications are Ready!

July 3rd, 2015 is going to be an EXCELLENT day in Anderson! If you'd like to play a part in it by having a float in the parade, follow the link below to download the application. We can't wait!

Posted on: September 10, 2014

Business Spotlight: Steve's SRD's Barbershop

Steve's SRD's Barbershop

Steve Dawson of Steve’s SRD’s Barbershop was sure to make this point: “Anderson’s looking out for me!” Steve is in Anderson’s New Business Spotlight. He is the new Owner and sole Barber at Steve’s SRD’s Barbershop.

After spending 13 years cutting hair ...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2014

Jackson St. Beautification Project to begin this week!

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The Jackson St. beautification project will begin this week! The project consists of Green elements, such as street trees, sidewalk planter boxes, brick pavers, and decorative LED street lighting with updated electrical underground service, and communicat...See details here!

Posted on: August 11, 2014

Traffic Box Art Popping Up Throughout Anderson!

Tanner Lemon

Meet Tanner Lemon! Lemon is one of our new traffic box artists in the Traffic Box Program will transform utilitarian objects into splashes of art and beautification throughout our community displaying their talents across Anderson. Lemon's box is downtown...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2014

See a view of a roundabout to be built in Anderson!

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The benefits of roundabouts have been apparent in Europe for decades, but more recently their prevalence in place of traffic lights has rapidly increased on modern American roadways.

Lower speeds and one-way travel make roundabouts a safer option. The...Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2014

Anderson Youth Football Season- Registration Information!

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Registration for the upcoming Youth Football season will be
available at the Geater Community Center at 1611 Chase Street.To accommodate parents, office hours have been extended to Monday-Friday from 9AM- 6:30PM.

Last day to register will be Wednesd...Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2014

Anderson Sesquicentennial Logo Contest!

Calling all artists and creative minds! Are you interested in the Anderson Sesquicentennial Logo Contest?! The logo will be used on official sesquicentennial printed and digital documents, promotional material, and displayed at sesquicentennial events. In...Read on...

Posted on: July 28, 2014

Colts City and Practice time change!

Colts Camp and Practice times have changed! Colts City is open today from 8:30a-12:30p. Practice is 9am-12pm. Don't forget, player's day off is tomorrow!

Posted on: July 24, 2014

1st Annual United Way Human Truck Pull at the Anderson Airport

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Saturday, September 20, teams will pull a 17,000 pound semi with a 53 foot trailer for 125 feet as fast as they can at the Anderson Municipal Airport. Prizes and bragging right will be awarded for the fastest team, the most team spirit, and most money rai...Read on...

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Posted on: July 8, 2014

Back to School Event at Shadyside Park

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Free school supplies will be available to those in need at Shadyside Park this Sunday, July 13, from 3pm-6pm. Games and entertainment included!

Posted on: July 8, 2014

Free Friday Night Jam Sessions at Dickmann Town Center

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Get ready for some outdoors fun! There will be free concerts at the Dickmann Town Center in downtown Anderson every Friday from July 11-August 15. What a great way to enjoy the summer season and great music right here in your hometown! Food trucks will be...Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2014

Jazz on the Greens at Grandview Golf Course

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Come to Grandview Golf Course this Saturday, July 12, at 4pm for Jazz on the Greens. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and grab a bite to eat at Rigo's!

Posted on: June 30, 2014

Recap of the Shadyside Celebration this past Sunday.

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Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate with us! We had a blast and judging by all the smiling faces, so did everyone who attended! The all day event lasted from noon to 11pm and concluded with a fantastic firework show! Click the link to read the...Read Article Here

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Posted on: June 23, 2014

BEWARE: Utility Scams

Scam Alert:
Utility scams are not a new form on con, but Anderson residents are being further misled. Phone calls from crooks are appearing they are from the "City of Anderson Utilities" on Caller ID. Victims are instructed to send a Money Pak...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2014

Swim Lessons at South Side Pool!

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Sign up for swim lessons this week at the South Side Pool! Classes are from 5:30-6:30 at $25 per child. Call (765) 274-8660 for more info.

Posted on: June 18, 2014

Free Family Movie Night this Friday, June 20!

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It's time for Free Movie Night at City Hall! Join us this Friday, June 20 at 7pm for a FREE screening of The Lego Movie! Doors open at 6:30 and concessions will be sold. See you there!

Posted on: June 17, 2014

Fundraiser for Fire Museum

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Old Fire Station #4 is under renovation to become the Madison County Fire Museum. It is located between Andersons two Fire Rescue Homes on W. 3rd street just east of Madison Ave. This Thursday, June 19, Bob Evans will donate 15% of proceeds to fund renova...Read on...

Posted on: June 12, 2014

Anderson Black Expo

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Anderson is all set for the Anderson Black Expo this weekend! Above is featured events and entertainment. Come enjoy the activities in celebration of cultural diversity in downtown Anderson!

Posted on: June 12, 2014

Anderson Black Expo Parade Route

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See the Anderson Black Expo parade route above. It begins at 9th and Main St at noon this Saturday, June 14. We'll see you there!

Posted on: June 10, 2014

Anderson City Market nominee for A-List's Best Farmer's Market in the Indianapolis Area

Your Anderson City Market is a nominee for this year's "Best Farmer's Market". Click the link below to cast your vote and show your support! Voting ends August 17th. Visit the Anderson Farmer's Market each Saturday from 9am to 1pm at Athletic Pa...Read on...

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Posted on: June 9, 2014

Historic Tri-Motor Airplane Visits Anderson-Rides Available to Public

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Come take a trip back in time to 1929 at the Anderson Municipal Airport! Anderson will host one of the few remaining airworthy Ford Tri-Motors in the world. The Tri-Motor, known at The Tin Goose, was a form of luxury travel. The public will be able to tak...Read on...

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Posted on: June 5, 2014

Family Relocates to Anderson to Adopt Produce Business

Greg and Joy Beghtel gathered their three children and headed to Anderson for economic promise. The family, originally from Fishers, purchased 5 acres of land on the southwest side of Anderson. The land currently has strawberries, 56 fruit trees, and vari...Read on...

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Posted on: June 4, 2014

Grants to assist in a Historic Structures Report for Anderson Athletic Pool

The City of Anderson has been awarded a $14,837.50 grant by the Jeffris Heartland Fund, a Wisconsin-based nonprofit organization dedicated to Midwestern historic preservation. This grant will match a $10,000 grant the City of Anderson has already recei...Read on...

Posted on: April 25, 2014

Earth Day Arborfest

Earth Day Arbor Day Festival is this Saturday, April 26th at Shadyside Memorial Park from 11am to 3pm. There will be multiple activities including food trucks, children's events, exhibits, demonstrations, planting projects, tree seedling give-away, and mu...Read on...

Posted on: April 25, 2014

Earth Day Arborfest

Earth Day Arbor Day Festival is this Saturday, April 26th at Shadyside Memorial Park from 11am to 3pm. There will be multiple activities including food trucks, children's events, exhibits, demonstrations, planting projects, tree seedling give-away, and mu...Read on...