The City'€™s Yard Waste Recycling Facility, 6202 Lake Ave., will begin summer hours on Saturday, April 1. Hours are 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday.

Visitors can pick up biosolids and mulch for gardening and landscaping projects.Customers purchasing a ton or more of biosolids

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The City of Fort Wayne has created a new program to assist potential new homeowners. The goal of the Homebuyer Education and Down Payment Assistance program is to attract nearly 200 new homeowners to the City over the next three years.

Mayor Graham Richard will participate in a panel discussion on the importance of water quality and how it affects cities.

The panel discussion is from 11 a.m.-noon Wednesday, March 29 and is part of the Western Lake Erie Basin Partnership Leadership Meeting at the Metea County Park Nature Center,

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A study on the potential of the housing market in southeast Fort Wayne is underway.

The study will examine how the City and developers can work together to rebuild and revitalize urban core neighborhoods. The new study will complement the recently completed downtown housing study that shows the

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Volunteers are needed for this year'€™s Great American Cleanup. The annual cleanup is from 8-11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 20.

Individuals interested in volunteering can sign up online at www.cityoffortwayne.org or by calling the City'€™s Solid Waste Department at 427-1270. The registration deadline is April

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Mayor Graham Richard today led a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the completion of the emergency generator project at the Water Filtration Plant.

The generators will allow the City to continue to provide water to customers and fight fires in the event of a tornado, blackout or any other electrical

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Mayor Graham Richard tonight announced the creation of a Green Ribbon Commission made up of community and business leaders that will help the City develop a comprehensive energy and clean air plan for the community. Mayor Richard made the announcement during his Report to the People speech to the southwest

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Mayor Graham Richard's "Money in Your Pocket" campaign will host a Super Saturday event from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 25 at the Wayne Township Trustee's Office, 320 E. Superior St.

To date, nearly $950,000 in tax refunds have been received by eligible, working families through the Earned...

Mayor Graham Richard will participate in a panel discussion on the economic outlook in Fort Wayne.

The Associated Builders and Contractors Economic Outlook is from 7:30-9 a.m. Tuesday, March 21 at Don Hall'€™s Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Rd.

The panel discussion will focus on what the

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The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has released its request to have the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) consider changing Allen County from non-attainment to attainment status for ozone levels.

Menards officials and Mayor Graham Richard tonight led a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the Menards store at Southtown Centre. The 240,000 square foot store will be open from 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and until 10 p.m. on Fridays. The store will be open from 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

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Mayor Graham Richard will present opening remarks at the upcoming E85 Retailers Workshop at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 21 at Ceruti'€™s Summit Park, 6601 Innovation Blvd.

The event is hosted by the Central Indiana Clean Cities Alliance. Clean Cities is a U.S. Department of Energy sponsored program promoting...

Mayor Graham Richard tonight announced that the City will invest $58 million in transportation, water, sewer, and stormwater projects in 2006. Mayor Richard made the announcement during his Report to the People speech to the Northwest Area Partnership.

"A commitment to infrastructure assists us in

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The City'€™s Solid Waste Department is partnering with National Serv-all to collect the remaining brown National Serv-all garbage containers that residents used before the City'€™s new garbage container program was implemented in January.

Residents who have not had their old National Serv-all

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City officials today led a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction of the nearly $2 million Parkerdale sanitary sewer extension project. The project will also result in the elimination of 118 septic systems.

Mayor Graham Richard tonight announced a Leadership Learning Institute program. The initiative features a series of meetings designed to help residents learn new skills and strengthen the community. Mayor Richard made the announcement during his Report to the People speech to the Northeast Area

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Mayor Graham Richard tonight announced that Wendy'€™s will build a new restaurant at Southtown Centre. Mayor Richard made the announcement during his Report to the People speech to the Southeast Area Partnership.

The installation of traffic signals at the U.S. 27 entrance into Southtown Centre will begin this week.

On Monday, March 13, the signals will be placed on flash and the entrance to Southtown Centre will be opened. The signals will be fully operational on Thursday, March 16.

Tonight, Mayor Graham

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The City of Fort Wayne has launched a "One Call to City Hall" program. A pilot program, which focuses on pothole, snow and ice calls, is underway. "One Call to City Hall" is designed to improve customer service through technology and convenience.

The City of Fort Wayne'€™s sixth annual International Festival will be held from noon-8 p.m. Saturday, March 11 at the Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.

The theme for this year'€™s festival is “Unifying the Community.” The festival is sponsored by the City of Fort Wayne and the...