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  • FORT WAYNE TEAM TO ATTEND BLACK MALE ACHIEVEMENT CONVENING IN OAKLAND

    April 7, 2014 - A team of local officials will attend the Black Male Achievement Convening in Oakland, Calif. The event takes place Wednesday-Friday and is led by the Institute for Black Male Achievement and the National League of Cities. Attend...
  • MAYOR HENRY TO ATTEND MAYORS INSTITUTE EVENT

    March 26, 2014 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry will participate in the Mayors Institute on Thursday and Friday in Indianapolis.The Mayors Institute is hosted by the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (IACT) and the Indiana University School of Public an...
  • MAYOR HENRY RECOGNIZES CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON FOR UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

    March 24, 2014 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry proclaimed today “University of Saint Francis Women’s Basketball Day” in the City of Fort Wayne. Mayor Henry visited the Hutzell Athletic Center to meet with the team and congratulate them on winning the N...
  • MAYORS DAY OF RECOGNITION FOR NATIONAL SERVICE; RESIDENTS HAVE OPPORTUNITY TO HELP ON APRIL 1

    March 21, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry is joining more than 1,000 mayors across the country for the second annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, a nationwide bipartisan effort that highlights the impact of national service in tackling city prob...
  • MAYOR, PARKS DEPT. TO EVALUATE YOUTH SPORTS STUDY RECOMMENDATIONS

    March 17, 2014 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Parks Director Al Moll in cooperation with the Youth Sports Advisory Committee have received the community assessment and market-potential study for building on Fort Wayne’s reputation as a youth-sports de...
  • FWPD ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ACADEMY CLASS

    March 14, 2014 - The Fort Wayne Police Department will be actively seeking qualified candidates for a future academy class in 2015. The application process will begin on Saturday, March 15, 2014 and run through Tuesday, May 1, 2014. Interested candidates...
  • CITY WEATHER RESPONSE UPDATE - THURSDAY, MARCH 13

    March 13, 2014 - Crews from Traffic and Signal Operations are continuing to work on clearing snow out of traffic signals. The thick, wet snow is covering signal lights, making it difficult to tell what color is illuminated on the signal. The covered signa...
  • CITY SNOW RESPONSE UPDATE - 5 P.M. WEDS, MARCH 12

    March 12, 2014 - City plow truck operators plowed all day long to remove the thick wet snow left by the latest winter storm. Crews were able to plow secondary streets this afternoon and at this hour have begun to plow neighborhoods to clear residential st...
  • WEATHER UPDATE FROM ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL

    March 12, 2014 - Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control closed its adoption center at noon. Pet receiving and reclaim will stay open until 5 p.m. ...
  • RIVERFRONT STUDY PUBLIC INPUT MEETING CANCELED

    March 12, 2014 - Due to today's winter storm, the Downtown Riverfront Study public input meeting scheduled for tonight at the Downtown Public Library has been canceled. Tomorrow's meeting will take place as scheduled from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., with a pres...
  • CITY OFFICES AT CITIZENS SQUARE TO CLOSE AT NOON

    March 12, 2014 - Due to today's winter storm, City offices at Citizens Square will close at noon today. Emergency services will continue to operate. In addition, residents with questions and concerns may continue to contact 311 to have those issues addres...
  • WINTER WEATHER UPDATE - 10:30 A.M. WEDS, MARCH 12

    March 12, 2014 - Because of the thick and wet snow, garbage and recycling efforts are being suspended for the day. Republic Services pulled trucks from the streets after rapid heavy snow fell on Fort Wayne causing several trucks to get stuck. Collection w...
  • WINTER WEATHER TRAVEL WATCH IN EFFECT - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12

    March 12, 2014 - The Allen County Office of Homeland Security this morning issued a winter weather travel WATCH for all of Allen County. A WATCH means that conditions are threatening to the safety of the public. During a WATCH, only essential travel, suc...
  • MAYOR AND FWCS SUPERINTENDENT TO ATTEND NATIONAL EDUCATION EVENT

    March 11, 2014 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Fort Wayne Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Wendy Robinson will attend the upcoming “Mayors in Education Convening.” The event is Thursday-Friday in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Conference of Mayors and...
  • MAYOR NAMES CAROLYN OVITT AS DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

    March 7, 2014 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today announced that Carolyn Ovitt has been named director of human resources for the City of Fort Wayne. Ovitt has been with the City since 2009 in the human resources department leading professional development...
  • MAYOR HENRY ANNOUNCES 2014 FACADE GRANT PROGRAM TO LEVERAGE MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN PRIVATE DOLLARS

    March 5, 2014 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today announced that 13 local businesses will receive 2014 Commercial Façade Grants. This year's awardees will receive $303,859 in City funding and have pledged to contribute just over $1.1 million in private in...
  • CITY RECEIVES AWARD FOR RIVERGREENWAY EXTENSION PROJECT

    February 25, 2014 - The City of Fort Wayne has received the “Outstanding Trail Project Award” from the Greenways Foundation of Indiana for the fourth and fifth phases of the Rivergreenway extension from Johnny Appleseed Park to Shoaff Park. Mayor Tom ...
  • MAYOR HENRY TO ATTEND CITIES UNITED EVENT IN NEW ORLEANS

    February 25, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry and a team from Fort Wayne will be attending a convening for Cities United, a national partnership to eliminate violence-related deaths of African American males. The meeting will be held Wednesday-Thursday in New Orlea...
  • TRAFFIC UPDATE - REPAIRS TO W. JEFFERSON BLVD.

    February 24, 2014 - The planned restriction of Jefferson Boulevard to one westbound lane is now scheduled for Tuesday morning, February 25 at 9:00am. Cold temperatures are slowing the repair process near the viaduct at Catalpa Street and Jefferson. Tonig...
  • TRAFFIC UPDATE - W. JEFFERSON BLVD. REPAIRS

    February 24, 2014 - To accommodate the pouring of concrete on Jefferson Boulevard near the viaduct at Catalpa Street, Jefferson will be restricted to one westbound lane around 3 p.m. The restriction to one westbound lane is expected to last through tonigh...

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