March 19, 2020 - Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana continues to work together to feed area school children. The Parks and Recreation Department has been receiving many inquiries from the community about how they can help in our efforts.

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March 19, 2020 - Beginning Monday, March 23, garbage and recycling crews will collect only City of Fort Wayne-issued carts used for residential collection. Workers will not pick up additional personal containers, bags, boxes or bulk items. Following public health guidelines, these restrictions are

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March 18, 2020 - Last week, City Utilities suspended utility service disconnects for non-payment and will continue this practice through April 15, 2020. 

“Providing access to clean water is essential to public health and preventing the spread of the coronavirus,” said Kumar Menon, Director of Fort

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March 18, 2020 - Due to the closing of Citizens Square to the public and efforts to limit person-to-person interactions, the City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division is taking the following steps.

March 17, 2020 - The upgrade to Maplecrest Road moves to a new phase next week, the replacement of culvert for the Pierson Drain, between Georgetown North Boulevard and Brandy Chase Cove.  The work will require the road to close beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, for about two weeks. This closure is

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March 17, 2020 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has cancelled the following events at Promenade Park through April 12:

  • Sundays at the Riverfront
  • Family Game Night (Tuesdays)
  • Speak Sing or Wing (Wednesdays)
  • Dance Promenade (Thursdays)
  • Wednesday Walkers
  • Confluence Kitchen (April 11)

Citizens

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March 17, 2020 - Mayor Tom Henry and the Allen County Board of Commissioners today announced Citizens Square will close to the public beginning Wednesday, March 18. Current plans call for the building to reopen on Wednesday, April 1.

In addition, the Rousseau Centre will close most offices to the

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March 16, 2020 - In response to rapidly changing procedures around the community, Fort Wayne City Clerk Lana Keesling and Fort Wayne City Council President Tom Didier are announcing modifications that will be occurring temporarily, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The safety and security of

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March 16, 2020 - In order to limit person-to-person contact, the City of Fort Wayne’s Neighborhood Code Compliance Office will suspend hearings until the week of May 3, 2020. 

Penalties associated with those hearings will be suspended until that week. Neighborhood Code is also suspending any other

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March 16, 2020 - The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory will be cancelling some programs and classes due to COVID-19 precautions.

All pre-registered Conservatory programs are cancelled until further notice. In addition, the April 10 Easter in the Garden event, the April 11 Visit with the

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March 16, 2020 - As part of the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Kids Cafe program, operated in partnership with Community Harvest Food Bank, meals will be available at Jennings, Cooper, Weisser, and McMillen Centers Monday through Friday between 4:00 and 5:00 pm. for school-age youth (K-12th grade). The

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March 15, 2020 - City Utilities is at the forefront of public health by providing safe and clean drinking water to our customers. Partnering with our colleagues in the public safety departments and the Board of Health, we remain committed to maintaining the highest standards of protecting public health

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March 13, 2020 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department will be closing its five community centers as of Monday, March 16 to coincide with the closure of Fort Wayne Community Schools.

Cooper Community Center, 2300 Clinton Street, Jennings Center, 1330 McCulloch Street, Weisser Center, 802

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March 13, 2020 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has cancelled some of the upcoming Riverfront events at Promenade Park. The following events are cancelled:

  • Sundays at the Riverfront (March 15)
  • Riverfront Educational Series (March 16)
  • Family Game Night (March 17)

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has cancelled the March 18 Summer Job Fair which was scheduled to be held at the downtown Community Center, 233 W. Main Street. No reschedule date has been determined at this time.

Interested applicants are still encouraged to visit the City of Fort

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March 13, 2020 - Mayor Tom Henry today led a news conference to highlight and reiterate the community’s preparation and readiness to respond to COVID-19. Mayor Henry was joined by Allen County Department of Health officials, Allen County Board of Commissioners, New Haven Mayor Steve McMichael, and

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March 13, 2020 - Due to recommendations to postpone all non-essential public meetings, the four All in Allen Comprehensive Plan community workshops will be rescheduled in May.

The workshops are part of the work to update the community’s comprehensive plan, which is a blueprint to guide land use,

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March 13, 2020 - E-scooters are returning to Fort Wayne, and this year they will be joined by pedal bikes that can also be rented for short trips.

Veo, a shared mobility company based in Chicago, today released 300 e-scooters that were in storage for the winter months, as well as 150 new pedal

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March 12, 2020 - Mayor Tom Henry and his leadership team are monitoring the COVID-19 situation daily in consultation with the Allen County Department of Health to help ensure the safety of the community. Currently, residents are encouraged to be aware of their surroundings and interactions. ...