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  • PET SAFETY TIPS FOR FOURTH OF JULY AND SUMMER

    June 21, 2016 - Dogs and cats can easily become overwhelmed by the sudden explosions of fireworks causing panic and fear. Animal Care & Control wants pet owners to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday while keeping their pets safe and secure. Pets t...
  • RIVERPALOOZA/DRAGON BOAT RACES ARE BACK FOR SECOND YEAR

    June 17, 2016 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today announced the City of Fort Wayne will again host Dragon Boat Races as part of the Riverpalooza festivities to take place Saturday, June 25 at Headwaters Park West. The unique event will be presented by t...
  • HOUSING & NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND ANNUAL ACTION PLAN AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW

      June 16, 2016 - The 2016-2020 Draft Consolidated Plan and 2016 Draft Annual Action Plan outlining how the City of Fort Wayne will invest U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) dollars through 2020 are now available online for public review. ...
  • FORT WAYNE PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT EXPANDING FREE FOOD SERVICE FOR YOUTH

    June 14, 2016 - The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department served over 90,000 free meals to youth, ages 5 – 18, in 2015 and now plans to start providing more. In conjunction with the beginning of the Department’s weekday summer programming whi...
  • FOELLINGER THEATRE CONCERT UPDATE

    June 13, 2016 - Nine additional concerts have been added to the Foellinger Theatre Concert Season since the schedule was announced on February 23. The concert lineup is below, with an asterisk next to concerts added after February 23.  ...
  • EMPYREAN OPENS NEW RESTAURANT IN THE BOTANICAL CONSERVATORY

    June 7, 2016 - Today, Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Director Al Moll welcomed a new business to downtown Fort Wayne and to the Parks & Recreation Department.  Empyrean Café will serve breakfast, lunch, beverages and snacks in its new locat...
  • SENIOR GAMES: IT'S TIME TO GET IN THE GAMES

    June 6, 2016 - Deputy Mayor Karl Bandemer and Parks and Recreation Director Al Moll kicked off the 38th Annual Senior Games today with the ceremonial lighting of the torch at Courthouse Green. The Senior Games is open to adults 50 and older and over 400...
  • RIVERCAMP: NEW SUMMER CAMP FOR YOUTH

    June 2, 2016 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department’s newest summer camp is all about our rivers, the role they have played in the history of our city and how they are still used today. Campers will gain a better understanding of our rivers,...
  • ASH BROKERAGE OPENS NEW HEADQUARTERS IN ASH SKYLINE PLAZA

      June 1, 2016 - Ash Brokerage made its downtown move official Wednesday, June 1, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony inside its hallmark three-story atrium. Invited guests and media were on hand for the occasion, which happened to mark the four-year ann...
  • MAYOR HENRY LEADS GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR MAUMEE AVENUE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

    May 31, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry today joined residents of the East Central neighborhood and Indiana Tech to break ground on a safety improvement project on Maumee Avenue. The project will straighten the road at the current curve to enhance safety betwee...
  • CITY UTILITIES' NATIVE PLANT SALE ON SATURDAY AT SALOMON FARM PARK

    May 27, 2016 - As part of the effort to encourage residents to install rain gardens on their property, Fort Wayne City Utilities is teaming up with the locally owned Riverview Nursery to provide an opportunity to purchase native perennial plants and to ...
  • WARNING SIGNS INSTALLED NEAR RIVER DAMS

    May 25, 2016 - More than 30 signs and buoys are being installed along the St. Joseph and Maumee rivers to promote awareness of the dangers of low-head (small) dams. A committee made up of representatives from The Pelorus Project, the City of Fort Wayne...
  • STATEMENT FROM MAYOR TOM HENRY ON GE

    May 25, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne appreciates and supports GE’s commitment to moving forward to explore future development opportunities. GE’s collaboration with Greater Fort Wayne Inc. is a clear indication of a collective commitment to find an ...
  • CITY OFFICES TO BE CLOSED ON MEMORIAL DAY

    May 24, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Monday, May 30 in recognition of Memorial Day. There will be no residential garbage and recycling collection on Monday. The collection schedule will be pushed back one day for the enti...
  • RIVERFRONT FORT WAYNE TO HOST HISTORIC BOAT TOURS

    May 23, 2016 - Riverfront Fort Wayne is kicking off a series of historic boat tours beginning this Sunday, May 29. Beginning May 29, residents ages 12-adult can take a relaxing pontoon boat ride on select Sunday evenings at one of three times, 5:30, 6:30...
  • FORT WAYNE EARNS BICYCLE FRIENDLY DESIGNATION

    May 19, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne has once again earned the title of Bicycle Friendly Community from the League of American Bicyclists. The League recently announced that 34 communities have earned the Bicycle Friendly title for the first time or h...
  • BLUE STAR BANNER PROGRAM BEGINS THIRD YEAR

    May 18, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced the City of Fort Wayne’s Blue Star Banner program will continue in 2016. The Blue Star Banner initiative started in May 2014 and recognizes City of Fort Wayne residents and City government employees who ...
  • RIVERFRONT BENCHES TO BE REVEALED SATURDAY

    May 18, 2016 - Local artists will reveal their Riverfront Fort Wayne art benches on Saturday, May 21 prior to the start of the Fort for Fitness Spring Cycle. The City of Fort Wayne partnered with Artlink Contemporary Gallery to work with local artists ...
  • MAYOR HENRY CELEBRATES CITY BEING NAMED "PLAYFUL CITY USA" FOR SEVENTH TIME

    May 18, 2016 - Fort Wayne is being honored with a 2016 Playful City USA designation for the seventh time for its efforts to make it easy for all kids to get the balanced and active play they need to thrive. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the national...
  • SKYLINE TOWER RECEIVES $2.8 MILLION IN REGIONAL CITIES FUNDING

    May 17, 2016 - At a press conference today, the Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) announced that the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) has approved their recommendation to fund Fort Wayne’s Skyline Tower Project. The...

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