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City Street Department crews today kicked off the City'€™s annual Leaf Pickup program. Crews are in the south section of the City this week collecting leaves. Residents should have their leaves ready for pickup on the first day of their scheduled week. The Street Department will be in the area


The community will have an opportunity to tour Fort Wayne'€™s Camp Scott Wetlands at an open house from noon-4 p.m. Saturday, October 21. The site is located at 3615 Oxford St. The open house is free and open to the public.

Enjoy activities for children, informative talks, snacks, history, and


Mayor Graham Richard today visited Glenwood Park Elementary School to promote a nationwide program, Change a Light, Change the World.

Mayor Richard called on residents to replace frequently used light bulbs with Energy Star marked compact fluorescent bulbs (CFL). Each CFL lasts as long as eight


A tree planting event in Fort Wayne'€™s Harvester neighborhood will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 14. The location is the southwest corner of Edsall and McCormick avenues. Saturday'€™s activities are part of National NeighborWoods Month, a national campaign to regreen America'€™s cities.


City leaders today unveiled new signage in the Renaissance Pointe, A Front Porch Community, development area as progress continues to be made on the City'€™s urban revitalization initiative.

The signs feature renderings of what segments of the new neighborhood will look like.

Residents are


Mayor Graham Richard today led a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on the Wabash & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. The trail is the next step in the community'€™s efforts to expand the Rivergreenway network.

The project is divided into four phases. Phase III will be the first


The City of Fort Wayne'€™s Fleet Management Department has been recognized by Fleet Equipment magazine as the best fleet in North America. City Fleet Manager Larry Campbell was in Norfolk, Va., Monday to accept the award.

The 2006 Global Trade Expo planned for Wednesday, October 11 at the Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd., has been cancelled. The event will be rescheduled for next spring. A time and date will be announced at a later time.



The level on the Cedarville Dam Reservoir will be lowered after 9 p.m. on October 15, with the reservoir being drained out by 6 a.m. October 16, so crews can make repairs to the dam. The work will begin the week of October 16. The level on the dam will slowly increase beginning October 19. The


Mayor Graham Richard today released the Green Ribbon Commission report that outlines a comprehensive energy and clean air plan for the community.

“We appreciate the hard work and commitment of the members of the Green Ribbon Commission,” said Mayor Richard. “Their findings reinforce the urgency to


Potential homeowners have an opportunity to learn about down payment assistance at an upcoming homebuyer workshop, “Homeownership is Possible,” from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday, October 7 at the Taylor University library, 1025 W. Rudisill Blvd.

The City of Fort Wayne and Community Connections, the


City living is the topic on the newest episode of “Building a Better Community,” which focuses on the City'€™s Division of Community Development.

The program runs at 9 a.m. Tuesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays and 6 p.m. Sundays on City TV Comcast Channel 58.

Host John Perlich, Director of Public


Progress continues to be made on the Renaissance Pointe development in southeast Fort Wayne. Several streets in the development area have been converted from one-way streets to two-way streets.

* Weisser Park Avenue

* John Street

* Gay Street

* Smith Street

* Oliver Street

* Bowser Avenue

Mayor Graham Richard will be a featured speaker at the Leadership Oklahoma Conference September 22 in Oklahoma City, Okla.

The Mayor'€™s speech, “Leading into the Future through Innovation and High Performance,” will focus on how Fort Wayne uses technology and high performance standards in city


The City of Fort Wayne'€™s Green City Public Outreach Campaign has unveiled an official logo.

The logo was designed by Stephanie Fenstermaker, a junior at the University of St. Francis. Fenstermaker is majoring in Communication Arts and Graphic Design in the School of Creative Arts at the


A $32 million project to increase sewage capacity at the Water Pollution Control Plant will reach another milestone as crews prepare to start the concrete work on the new primary settling tanks. Today, City leaders presented an update on the project.

The expansion of the primary settling tanks is


A proposal to promote downtown development will be introduced at tonight'€™s City Council meeting. The proposal will be discussed at City Council'€™s September 19 meeting.

The City is seeking to establish a Municipal Riverfront Development Project, which would be bounded by an area similar to that of


Mayor Graham Richard today received the KillerApp Trailblazer Award for being a leader in using technology to improve government services.

Mayor Richard accepted the award while attending the Broadband Properties Summit in Irving, Texas.

KillerApp Magazine and are the leading


City Street Department crews this week will resurface areas of the St. Marys Pathway from Sherman Boulevard to Vesey Avenue. The work will begin Tuesday, September 12 weather permitting and last all week. Beginning Monday, September 18, crews will begin resurfacing areas of the St. Marys Pathway