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Students, city officials discuss effects of suburban expansion on environment

Students, city officials discuss effects of suburban expansion on environment

Royce Brown and Sam Hawkins May 20, 2022

A paradox of modern life is that many people move away from cities to come closer to nature. Often, those people end up moving into suburbs, where space is more abundant and properties encompass more land...

The Carmel Christkindlmarkt will open to the general public on Nov. 20 after being canceled last year due to SARS-COV-2 safety concerns. Maria Murphy, market master and CEO of the Carmel Christkindlmarkt  said, “We really are excited to have our guests back and hope everyone comes and could enjoy the holiday season together.”

Carmel Christkindlmarkt to change after two-year hiatus, student, teacher express involvement in maintaining cultural accuracy

Raghav Sriram and Aniket Biswal November 12, 2021

The Christkindlmarkt is a longstanding tradition of Germanic culture that celebrates the holiday season with antique shops, food stalls, and gift stores. According to the British Broadcasting Corporation...

Developing Carmel: Although it comes with downsides, Carmel’s increasing metropolitanization is beneficial

Developing Carmel: Although it comes with downsides, Carmel’s increasing metropolitanization is beneficial

Anushka Dasgupta, Ray Mo October 24, 2019

When driving through Carmel, there always seems to be more construction: a new roundabout, building or neighborhood. To many, these constant projects can be annoying—a hassle to avoid when trying to...

Hamilton county councilor Fred Glynn  to challenge Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard

Hamilton county councilor Fred Glynn to challenge Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard

Tara Kandallu April 19, 2019

With the upcoming republican primary on May 7, all attention is on the two mayoral candidates: Mayor Jim Brainard and city councilor Fred Glynn. Glynn, who began his second term at the beginning of...

Two actresses from the KJI Institute for the Arts perform a monologue at the inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration event. They took on the roles of Violet Gregg Liuzzo (on the left) and Sarah Evans (on the right), two activists of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Carmel hosts inaugural MLK Day event

Natalie Khamis February 22, 2019

On Jan. 21, the City of Carmel hosted its inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration event at the Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre. Check out some photos of this event taken by HiLite staff member Natalie...

This is the art sculpture, titled Home Run, located on the roundabout at the intersection of 116th St. and Hazel Dell Parkway. Junior Vivian Werstler lives right next to this roundabout and said she agrees funds should go into roundabout sculptures, mentioning she hopes Carmel will continue building these pieces of art despite some negative response from citizens.

A Work Of (Public) Art: Students, mayor discuss aesthetics vs. costs of recently added public art on Carmel roundabouts

Isabella White September 21, 2018

After living in Carmel, a city well-known for frequent construction and dedication to improvement, the recent installment of new pieces of public art in the center of roundabouts came as no surprise to...

ICC choir director Sarah Hassler leads the choir. Hassler said the grant will be used for outreach.

For The Arts: Carmel mayor Jim Brainard issues $914,500 worth of art grants

Amy Zhou, Entertainment Reporter February 23, 2017

As part of a predetermined amount of money allotted to developing local art programs each year, Carmel mayor Jim Brainard awarded $914,500 to 21 various organizations this year as part of an effort to...

Klein: Though not ready for mayoral position, Sharps ideas deserve a look

Klein: Though not ready for mayoral position, Sharp’s ideas deserve a look

Contributor April 21, 2015

On April 1, the Indianpolis Star's Matthew Tully hosted a mayoral debate between Carmel mayor Jim Brainard and City Council President Rick Sharp at the Carmel Clay Public Library ahead of the May 5 Republic...

Sun: The Brain(ard) of Carmel has correct vision

Sun: The Brain(ard) of Carmel has correct vision

Contributor April 21, 2015

On April 1, the Indianpolis Star's Matthew Tully hosted a mayoral debate between Carmel mayor Jim Brainard and City Council President Rick Sharp at the Carmel Clay Public Library ahead of the May 5 Republic...

PHOTO ESSAY: Carmel Mayoral Debate

PHOTO ESSAY: Carmel Mayoral Debate

Contributor April 14, 2015

On April 1, the Indianpolis Star's Matthew Tully hosted a mayoral debate between Carmel mayor Jim Brainard and City Council President Rick Sharp at the Carmel Clay Public Library ahead of the May 5 Republic...

Walt Buschbacher, recreational biker and junior, rides his bike on the Monon Trail. Buschbacher said he hopes Carmel’s new bike-share program will encourage more people to ride bikes. ALEX YOM / PHOTO

Carmel implements new bike-share program

News March 20, 2015

Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard said Carmel will partner with Zagster to implement a new bike-sharing program designed to provide transportation options for  Carmel residents. Carmel plans to allow bike...

Mara Fattah, Design for CHS member and senior, discusses her Build-A-Bench designs with another member, junior Asif Hossain. Fattah said her design is inspired by birds, namely swans. DIVYA ANNAMALI / PHOTO

Design for CHS to host Build-A-Bench challenge

Beats December 12, 2014

Until Dec. 21, Design for CHS will host the Build-A-Bench challenge, which will be open to any individual in the Carmel and Indianapolis metro area. Vikas Maturi, Design for CHS co-president, Build-A-Bench...

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