May 19, 2017 - More than 5,000 individuals and 230 groups will take to the streets, trails, and riverbanks this weekend as part of the City’s Great American Cleanup™on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The volunteers represent churches, youth groups, schools, businesses, and neighborhood associations throughout


May 17, 2017 - Fort Wayne is being honored with a Playful City USA designation for the eighth time for its efforts to make it easy for all kids to get the balanced and active play they need to thrive. Celebrating its 11th anniversary, the national recognition program honors cities and towns


May 17, 2017 - The City’s free splash pads will be turned on Saturday, May 27 at 9 am.

Northside Pool will be open May 27 - May 29 and will reopen on a daily basis starting June 3. McMillen Pool will open for the season on June 3.

May 16, 2017 - The Hobson Road rehabilitation and improvement project begins this week between East State Boulevard and Coliseum Boulevard.  

The project is designed to enhance safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists.

May 11, 2017 - Mayor Tom Henry and the Public Works Division unveiled the list of 2017 transportation infrastructure projects that will enhance mobility, improve safety and strengthen neighborhoods.

Nearly 500 individual projects in more than 130 neighborhoods will be visible throughout the


May 9, 2017 - Recent heavy rain has left high water across the route of tonight’s scheduled Trek the Trails community bike ride.  Flooding across the Towpath Trail, the location of tonight’s ride, has left parts of the trail impassable.  Therefore, the ride has been cancelled.

May 9, 2017– Mayor Tom Henry today announced the City of Fort Wayne’s Blue Star Banner program will continue in 2017. The Blue Star Banner initiative started in May 2014 and recognizes City of Fort Wayne residents and City government employees who are actively deployed.

May 8, 2017 - Mayor Tom Henry will be a featured speaker at this week’s International Trail Symposium in Dayton, Ohio.

Mayor Henry will participate in the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s Elected Officials Panel – The Importance of Political Leadership at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 9.

May 6, 2017 -  After several hours without rain weather forecasters have downgraded earlier predictions.  The St. Marys River is expected to crest tomorrow.  Pumps that were set up to protect neighborhoods have been turned off but City Utilities and Public Works personnel will remain on duty to


May 5, 2017 - Crews from City Utilities and the Division of Public Works have been working around the clock to monitor and respond to any challenges due to this week’s rain.

May 4, 2017 - City Utilities is asking residents to check neighborhood storm drains and make sure they are clear of leaves, trash and other debris. With expected heavy rains this week it is important for drains to be open to take in stormwater to help reduce street flooding. 

May 4, 2017 - Cityscape Flats LLC, an investor in Greater Fort Wayne Inc., will celebrate the opening of its 143,000-square foot luxury apartment community by DOMO Development and Weigand Construction Co., Inc. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place Thursday, May 4, at 11 a.m. Cityscape Flats is


May 2, 2017 - Mayor Tom Henry took to the street today to announce the City’s first-ever Open Streets Fort Wayne event.

Joined by neighborhood and business leaders, BMX stunt riders and pickleball players, Mayor Henry announced the Calhoun Street event that promotes health, business and


April 28, 2017 - A significant project that will enhance safety and improve Coldwater Road for motorists and pedestrians, begins Monday, May 1. The improvements will replace the road surface, enhance safety for pedestrians and motorists, improve storm drainage and augment the area with trees and


April 28, 2017 - The City of Fort Wayne’s Board of Public Works today provided protections for property owners regarding the placement of new utility poles in the public right-of-way. 

In response to residents’ growing concerns about the placement of large utility poles and in light of recently


April 28, 2017 - Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Director Al Moll was joined today by 2nd Graders from Fairfield Elementary School, Trees Indiana and Superintendent of Urban Forestry Derek Veit to celebrate Arbor Day. Johnny TinCap was also on hand to celebrate with the children.

April 27, 2017 -  The City of Fort Wayne’s 311 Call Center received the Game Changer Award, presented by Oracle Service Cloud at this week’s Modern Customer Experience Conference hosted by Oracle in Las Vegas.

Fort Wayne was recognized for achieving game-changing results as a support organization


April 26, 2017 — The Kickstart Festival Planning Committee is pleased to present Kickstart Festival 2017 in May in Fort Wayne. The Kickstart Festival is a month-long celebration of bikes, music, art and theatre, ushering in a summer filled with activity in our community. Responding to an