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Keeping Midtown Clean: Lilly Endowment Grant Funds Workforce Development

Thanks to a $3.78 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB) is working with partners to clean up litter along several busy streets and waterways in Indianapolis through 2025.

Litter is getting cleaned up along 20 of Indy's busiest roads

INDIANAPOLIS — Litter is getting cleaned up along some of the busiest roads across Indianapolis by a group known as "The Clean Team."

"So we've been deploying people where it's most needed," Jeremy Kranowitz, President & CEO of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful said.

Thousands of new city trees to go where data shows they’re needed most

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, which plants 3,000 to 4,000 trees in the city each year, has been collecting and gathering data to help guide its planting plans for more than a dozen years. Now, it is digging even deeper into that data and working even more closely with city government to make sure those plans bene􀀁t all areas of the city in a more equitable way.

Shelton Heights neighbors turn a space once occupied by mobile home park into a community park

INDIANAPOLIS — What was once an eyesore in a community on Indy's west side that attracted crime and drugs, is now a community park.

WRTV has covered this story previously in the Shelton Heights neighborhood, near West Washington Street and Holt Road since 2016.

"Every morning when I get up to go to work, I come out here. It's still like a shock," Debbie Parish said.




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DIGEST: honors all those who contributed to the City of Indianapolis hosting a safe, successful NCAA men's basketball tournament

Entire NCAA Tournament to run on renewable energy

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It is going to be a historic month for the Hoosier State.

For the first time, the entire NCAA Tournament and practices are taking place in Indiana.

This year’s Big Dance also will run entirely on renewable energy.