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  • EIGHT ADDITIONAL BLUE STAR BANNERS INSTALLED

    September 16, 2016 - Crews have installed eight banners along West Jefferson Boulevard as part of the Blue Star Banner program, which recognizes City of Fort Wayne residents and City government employees who are actively deployed.  ...
  • GREAT TREE CANOPY COMEBACK: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

    September 14, 2016 - On Saturday, Oct. 22 from 10 a.m.-noon, Friends of the Parks of Allen County invites citizens to partner with area parks departments, businesses, neighborhoods, and community volunteers to plant new trees in our parks and public spa...
  • STREET IMPROVEMENTS CONTINUE WITH WORK ON STELLHORN ROAD

    September 13, 2016 - As fall approaches, the Fort Wayne Public Works Division is entering the final stretch of the 2016 road improvements in our neighborhoods and on our major thoroughfares. On Wednesday morning, paving crews will begin asphalt resurfaci...
  • LOCAL TAXING UNITS COME TOGETHER TO VOICE CONCERNS OVER PROPOSAL THAT COULD AFFECT PUBLIC SERVICES AND INCREASE TAXES

    September 9, 2016 - Leaders from the City of Fort Wayne, City of New Haven, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne Community Schools, East Allen County Schools and Southwest Allen County Schools came together today at Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry’s off...
  • PARKING RESTRICTIONS AT CITIZENS SQUARE BEGIN SEPT. 6

    September 2, 2016 - The Citizens Square parking lot will have restrictions beginning Tuesday, Sept. 6. Maintenance and repair work will take place over the next 60 days. ...
  • INDIANA TECH OPENS NEW BIKE SHARE STATION ON FORT WAYNE SYSTEM

    August 31, 2016 - Indiana Tech today officially opened its new bike share station on the City of Fort Wayne’s bike share system. Indiana Tech President Dr. Arthur Snyder and Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry were joined by Tech students, city and community r...
  • CITY OFFICES TO BE CLOSED ON LABOR DAY

    August 30, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5 in recognition of Labor Day. There will be no residential garbage and recycling collection on Labor Day. The collection schedule will be pushed back one day for the...
  • PREVIOUSLY VACANT AND ABANDONED HOME NOW A NEIGHBORHOOD ASSET

    August 25, 2016 - The City’s Office of Housing and Neighborhood Services (OHNS) has completed the first rehab of one of six West Central homes. News media were given a tour of the completely remodeled 1121 Fulton St. today. The City purchased six vac...
  • LATERAL OFFICERS JOIN FORT WAYNE POLICE DEPARTMENT

    August 22, 2016 - Police Chief Steve Reed and Mayor Tom Henry today welcomed nine lateral officers to the Fort Wayne Police Department. The nine officers, seven males and two females, will begin their abbreviated training at the Public Safety Acade...
  • APPLICATIONS STILL BEING ACCEPTED FOR MAYOR'S YOUTH ENGAGEMENT COUNCIL

    August 22, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry is seeking applicants for his Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council for the 2016-17 school year. The Council’s vision is to be a service learning group comprised of youth members. The members provide a voice for the yout...
  • MARK BECKER NAMED TO DEPUTY DIRECTOR POSITION AT FORT WAYNE PARKS AND RECREATION

    August 18, 2016 - The Board of Park Commissioners and Parks and Recreation Director Al Moll today announced Mark Becker will serve as a deputy director for the Parks and Recreation Department to serve in a leadership role in riverfront development effor...
  • RECORD TRAIL USE CONTINUES

    August 17, 2016 - It’s clear that our growing trail network is adding to the quality of life in Fort Wayne and residents are flocking to our trails in record numbers. For the second month in a row, trail usage saw historically high usage. Our infrared t...
  • COMMERCIAL FACADE GRANT PROGRAM ENTERS 9TH YEAR

    August 16, 2016 - Applications for the City’s 2017 Commercial Façade Grant program are now available online. Anyone interested in the program is encouraged to review the material and contact the Grants Specialist to see if their project meets the crite...
  • FORT WAYNE UNITED TO PARTICIPATE IN GLOBAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

    August 9, 2016 - The Fort Wayne UNITED program is continuing proactive efforts to enhance opportunities, advance youth advocacy and help ensure the safety of all residents with a focus on African American men and boys. More than 50 African American boy...
  • GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR LIBERTY MILLS ROAD TRAIL EXTENSION PROJECT

    August 9, 2016 - Residents and trail enthusiasts joined Fort Wayne Deputy Mayor Karl Bandemer, members of the Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission, and the City of Fort Wayne’s Greenways and Trails staff today to break ground for the Liberty Mills Road...
  • COOLING STATIONS TO BE OFFERED WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY

    August 9, 2016 - Cooling stations will be available for the public due to high temperatures and heat indexes forecasted to impact our area.  ...
  • MAYOR HENRY LEADS DOWNTOWN BUSINESS WALK

    August 3, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry today led a business walk in downtown Fort Wayne. The walk served as an opportunity for Mayor Henry and City of Fort Wayne staff members to talk to and get feedback from several businesses.  ...
  • SWEARING-IN CEREMONY FOR NEW POLICE CHIEF STEVE REED

    August 1, 2016 - A swearing-in ceremony was held today for new Police Chief Steve Reed. Mayor Tom Henry, Public Safety Director Rusty York, members of the Fort Wayne Police Department, and family and friends of Police Chief Reed took part in today’s ...
  • UPDATE ON MAUMEE AVENUE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

    July 27, 2016 - As progress on the Maumee Avenue realignment project moves forward, motorists will experience some delays.  Resurfacing work will restrict traffic to one lane beginning Thursday, July 28. Motorists may want to use a different route...
  • UPDATE ON RIVERFRONT DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS

    July 26, 2016 - A contract for final design, engineering development, construction documents, project bidding, and construction administration for the first phase of riverfront development will be discussed and possibly receive final approval at tonight...