The discussion of illegal activities on Kirkwood Avenue has been framed around the issue of homelessness—an ongoing, often controversial topic in Bloomington.
A public forum is being held Wednesday for Bloomington residents to voice opinions on loitering and other activity on Kirkwood Avenue.
Bloomington’s Shalom Community Center along with other community members are attempting to change negative perceptions of the homeless in a creative way.
The number of homeless children grew about 17 percent last year.
A new facility in Indianapolis opened today combining mental health and primary care services for some three-thousand homeless in Indiana.
A homeless coalition in Vigo County wants parks officials to repeal a policy they enacted in April.
Bloomington's Interfaith Winter Shelter plans to close Tuesday, worrying activists that more than 60 people might be sleeping on the streets.
Park officials say many of the homeless people had already left because of tighter restrictions implemented earlier this year.
Crawford Apartments will provide tenants with shelter and in-house treatment services.
An ordinance was passed last Friday mandating the Courthouse grounds will only be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.