Drivers encouraged to use Evard, Reed, Stellhorn detour

St. Joseph Road, north of the St. Joseph Center Road intersection, will close at 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, weather permitting, for installation of a storm sewer line.

Part of the St. Joe Center widening project, this closure should last no more than 7

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 Mayor Tom Henry and Al Moll, Director of Parks & Recreation, were joined today by Swinney park users as they dedicated a Japanese-style pavilion at Swinney Park. The new pavilion is based on old photos of Swinney'€™s original Japanese Pavilion built in 1910.

The original Japanese Pavilion was

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City adds parking on Washington in West Central
 
Following through on a request from the West Central Neighborhood Association, Fort Wayne'€™s Traffic Engineering Department has added on-street parking on the north side of Washington Boulevard between Van Buren and Garden streets.

The no-parking signs

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Will improve north-south traffic flow in preparation for the opening of Harrison Square

Mayor Tom Henry and the City'€™s Public Works and Community Development divisions are starting the process of reorienting Calhoun Street to handle two-way traffic throughout downtown Fort Wayne.

The proposed

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Will add traffic signal, turn lanes, multiuse trail

Starting Tuesday, July 29, Taylor Street from Ardmore Avenue east to Portage Boulevard will be closed to all traffic for the start of the Taylor and Ardmore intersection improvement project that will add turn lanes, a traffic signal and other

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Purcell served under three mayors, returns to fill Deputy Mayor role for Henry administration

Mayor Tom Henry announced that Greg Purcell has accepted an offer to serve as Deputy Mayor.  Purcell is a familiar face to many in Fort Wayne, having served in City government from the mid-1980s to 2001.

“I

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Troop 369 distributes literature to neighbors reminding them of only rain in the drain

Girl Scout Cadette Troop 369 from the Indian Village neighborhood applied markers to storm drains in Waynedale Friday as part of an outreach effort through Fort Wayne City Utilities. City Utilities is organizing

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Mayor Tom Henry joined by members of his staff, Wayne Township Assessor Bev Zuber, and representatives of the Fairfield Neighborhood Association talked to residents of the Fairfield neighborhood July 23 as part of the Mayor's series of walks.

The Mayor listened to residents with their comments and

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City and County Officials Continue to Meet to Discuss the Co-Location of Law Enforcement Agencies

City and County officials met July 23 to continue the discussion of co-locating the headquarters of the Allen County Sheriff'€™s Department and the Fort Wayne Police Department. Present at the meeting

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 Located on Calhoun, Wayne streets to create appeal for pedestrians, cyclists

Mayor Tom Henry officially unveiled some of downtown'€™s newest features Monday with the recent installation of additional seating and bike racks on Calhoun and Wayne streets.

Six Bubble Chairs, by the noted designer

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Last week'€™s rain, increased algae cause natural variations

Fort Wayne City Utilities water customers may have noticed an odd taste or smell in their water during the past few days. The water is safe to use for drinking, cooking and all other purposes despite the change in taste. Changes in taste

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The City of Fort Wayne, Animal Care & Control Department has issued a hot weather alert for animal caretakers.  Animals exposed to high temperatures, high humidity, and inadequate ventilation can become ill or irritable, and may pose a danger to themselves and to people.  The department urges

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Drivers encouraged to avoid Harrison between Jefferson and Douglas

Deliveries of precast concrete for the Harrison Square parking garage are expected to start Monday, July 21. The trucks will travel from Interstate 69 to downtown Fort Wayne for about 90 days.

The City expects between 10 and 20

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Meetings with Henry on 9th floor of City-County Building

Mayor Tom Henry will hold the second Mayor'€™s Night In of his administration from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. July 30 at the City-County Building.

The public is invited to schedule an appointment to meet with the Mayor in his office on the 9th

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Southbound Hillegas lanes remain closed until repairs complete in August

The Indiana Department of Transportation expects to start the repair of the Hillegas Road bridge over U.S. 30 Thursday evening.

The repair work, which is limited to the westbound lanes on U.S. 30, will be done from 8 p.m. to 6

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Drivers encouraged to use Evard, Reed detour

St. Joseph Road, north of the St. Joseph Center Road intersection, will close for up to seven days, depending on weather, later this month as part of the St. Joe Center widening project, for installation of a storm sewer line.

The City'€™s contractor will

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Families will be happy to learn of a new feature at Shoaff Park, if they haven'€™t discovered it already. The Parks and Recreation Department opened a new splashpad in early July 2008 '€“ a water playground '€“ that provides cooling fun for kids of all ages. This playground facility has the added

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Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, City Clerk Sandra Kennedy and more than 30 employees from across divisions and departments walked in the Fort Wayne Newspapers Three Rivers Festival Saturday, July 12, 2008, in downtown Fort Wayne.

To honor the 40th anniversary of the Festival, Mayor Henry invited all 9

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 Mayor Tom Henry, joined by City Councilman Tom Smith and City employees including Northeast Area Advocate Denise Porter-Ross, visited the northeast Fort Wayne neighborhood of Springfield July 10, 2008, as part of the Mayor's plan to visit a neighborhood in each quadrant of Fort Wayne. Mayor Henry

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