CIty Beat by Adam Aasen

Numbers breakdown of 2015 Carmel City Budget

Here’s the breakdown of the proposed 2015 budget for the city of Carmel. There’s still plenty of steps left in the process so feel free to ask any questions and I’ll talk to the...

Carmel girl joins Mercy Corps

By Chris Bavender For 23-year-old Lauren Stokes of Carmel, what started as a gap year project between undergraduate and medical school has quickly turned into an experience that is impacting her future career as...

Pro leaves Mohawk after 40 years

By Mark Ambrogi Mohawk Hills Golf Club pro and co-owner Steve Shanks figures he has had a good 40-year run. “I’ve 39 years and 364 good days and one bad day,” Shanks said. That...

Wine Dinner to raise funds for Humane Society

The Humane Society for Hamilton County wants to find homes for all of their dogs. But some pooches pull at your heartstrings a little more than others. Jade was one of those dogs. The...

Focused on health

Why do Carmel residents care more about fitness than people in other parts of the state? Carmel appears to have a love affair with health and fitness. Bike trails. The Farmers Market. Yoga studio...

Eye exams free for 6- to 12-month-olds

Q:  When should my child have her first eye exam?    Terri S., Carmel A:  A child’s first eye exam should be between the ages of 6 and 12 months. Most parents are very...

Opinion: Beer-flavored latte

This just in from the Weird Wide Web, where all the news is fit to be taken with not one but several grains of salt: Starbucks (you know, the quaint little coffee shop with...