More than 3,000 volunteers will help clean the City'€™s neighborhoods, parks and rivers on Saturday, May 19 as part of the annual Great American Cleanup.

Nearly 155 groups will focus on cleaning a certain site in the City. Some of the highlights include cleanups at the following locations:
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Fort Wayne Mayor Graham Richard will deliver the opening keynote address from 9:10-10 a.m. Tuesday, May 1 as part of the Killer App Conference and Expo. The first of its kind conference is being held at the Grand Wayne Center in downtown Fort Wayne today through Wednesday.

Mayor Richard will

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Mayor Graham Richard today declared May as National Historic Preservation Month in Fort Wayne and called attention to activities celebrating our history and heritage, as well as the enhancement of our community'€™s historic neighborhoods, buildings and sites.

The annual focus on preservation finds

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Potential homeowners have an opportunity to learn about down payment assistance at an upcoming homeownership seminar from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 2 in the Chase Auditorium on the second floor of

One Summit Square
in downtown Fort Wayne.

The City of Fort Wayne and Community Connections, the

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The Downtown North River Task Force today held its initial meeting to begin studying opportunities for the development of land just north of the city center and the St. Marys River. The area encompasses the OmniSource property north of the river and alongside its banks between North Harrison and

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Mayor Graham Richard and Allen County Commissioner Nelson Peters have received notice that the Fort Wayne/Allen County community is one of 21 cities being considered for the prestigious All-America City Award for 2007.  

The finalists will participate in the All-America City competition in Anaheim,

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The City of Fort Wayne will host an International Trade Conference from 7:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 at the Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Mayor Graham Richard will give welcome remarks at lunch and present the 2006 Indiana Exporter of the Year Award. The Mayor'€™s comments will

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The City of Fort Wayne is sponsoring a free, public “Open Space” meeting from 9:15 a.m.-5 p.m. April 21 at the Allen County Public Library Downtown, 900 Library Plaza. This is an opportunity for people of all ages to offer their ideas and collaborate on actions to make the community more

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The City of Fort Wayne will host an open house on Thursday, April 19 to present the Southeast Area Development Strategy'€™s draft recommendations to the public for the first time. The City'€™s Division of Community Development has been working with residents, businesses, and community leaders over

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City government leaders today released financial information that demonstrates the City'€™s strong overall financial position and its capacity to fund Harrison Square and future community projects.

The City projects CEDIT revenues to increase between 2008 and 2017, which would allow for future

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The public is invited to attend “Community Night” at the Killer App Conference and Expo from 5-9 p.m. Monday, April 30 at the Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.

The event is free and designed for individuals and families that want to enjoy an evening downtown and learn about the latest

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City leaders will discuss planned improvements for sections of Calhoun Street at an upcoming public meeting. The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 at the American Bar Association, 924 S. Calhoun St.

The conversion of Calhoun to two-way traffic from Washington Boulevard to Berry

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Fort Wayne Mayor Graham Richard, New Haven Mayor Terry McDonald and Allen County Commissioners Linda Bloom, Nelson Peters and Bill Brown will recognize area businesses for their 2006 contributions to Allen County'€™s economic vitality at the 13th annual Business Expansion Awards Breakfast. The event,

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The City of Fort Wayne'€™s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) program to assist lower income working families apply for tax refunds runs through Saturday.

In 2006, $1.1 million was brought back to working families in the community. In 2005, $1.6 million in tax refunds were received by working

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Building on efforts to galvanize downtown development, Mayor Graham Richard and Allen County Commissioner Bill Brown today announced the formation of the North River Downtown Task Force to address the development of land just north of the city center and the St. Marys River. The area encompasses

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Mayor Graham Richard will be a keynote speaker at the Digital City Expo in Washington, D.C. The Mayor will speak at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 3.

Mayor Richard will share his vision of a wired and inspired city for job creation, workforce development and bridging the digital divide.

Mayor Richard will also

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Fort Wayne City Council has approved the designation of  701 Kinnaird Ave. and the 700-1200 blocks of the Columbia Avenue corridor as local historic districts.

Known as the Harry & Jennie Fishack House, 701 Kinnaird Ave. has remained virtually unchanged since the time of its construction. The

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The City of Fort Wayne is hosting a free forum to assist small businesses. The Self Employment and Start Up Business Forum will be held from 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, March 29 in the Omni Room, second floor of the City-County Building, One East Main St.

The event will include instruction on

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