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. 

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 spaces during the Great Tree Canopy Comeback. 

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 resurfacing on Stellhorn Road. E&B Paving will be


September 1, 2016 - Today, Mayor Tom Henry and Parks & Recreation Director Al Moll, along with neighborhood advocates and community leaders, led a grand opening ceremony for the first phase of Franklin School Park, located at 1903 St. Marys Ave.

“We continue to see positive momentum and investment in


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 representatives for a ribbon-cutting event at the


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 vacant and abandoned homes in the historic


August 23, 2016 - Fort Wayne continues to be a place people are talking about. We’re experiencing momentum and investment in our downtown and neighborhoods like never before.

Earlier this evening, my administration presented an update on the status of the Legacy fund that is assisting us in our


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 Academy. 

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 youth of Fort Wayne to local government by engaging


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 efforts.

Becker’s previous experience in city


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 trail counters recorded 66,858 walkers, joggers


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 criteria.

Applications are available at


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 boys and girls are scheduled to take part in the


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 trail extension. 

The half-mile long phase of the trail


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 event. 

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 through the weekend. The road is expected to be