May 21, 2020– The two-week spring biodegradable leaf/yard-bag collection is winding down. Residents can call 311 through 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 22, 2020, to schedule a pick-up. The bag collection occurs within two business days of the phone call to 311, and residents must place the bags at the

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May 21, 2020 - The popular Open Streets Fort Wayne that draws thousands of residents each year to celebrate active transportation and social gatherings is postponed for 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020 Open Streets Fort Wayne event scheduled for Sunday, July 12, 2020, has been

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May 21, 2020 - Fort Wayne UNITED’s TenPoint Coalition, in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne, the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department and The Chapel church, will distribute boxes of nonperishable food items to members of the community who are struggling in these difficult

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May 21, 2020 - Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation will be opening several city recreation facilities as part of Stage 3 of Governor Holcomb’s Back on Track plan. On May 22, the following facilities will be available to the public.

May 20, 2020 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has cancelled all weeks of the Franke Park Day Camp and Salomon Farm Park Farm Camp for 2020, in response to the ongoing response to the COVID-19 crisis.

May 19, 2020 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry announced today that the City of Fort Wayne is putting federal funding to work providing shelter for some of the community’s most vulnerable residents.

As part of the recent CARES Act, the City will receive approximately $1.7 million in emergency funding

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May 7, 2020 - The restriction of no bulk items during the current pandemic will be lifted on Monday, May 11, but residents will be limited to one item per week

There is no need to call in the bulk item. Residents can leave it near their garbage cart, where it will be collected within a few days of

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May 14, 2020 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has announced some changes to summer programs and events, based on Governor Holcomb’s Back on Track plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A full listing of changes can be found at FortWayneParks.org.

May 13, 2020 - This spring, residents are encouraged to dig through cabinets and shelves to get rid of corrosive, toxic, and even ignitable, harmful cleaners.  The City’s Solid Waste Department is teaming with the Allen County Department of Environmental Management (ACDEM) to bring back Tox-Away

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May 13, 2020 - To show support and to honor 2020 high school graduates, the City of Fort Wayne will light the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Bridge in downtown Fort Wayne. Today, Mayor Tom Henry announced that each Fort Wayne and Allen County high school will have their school’s colors

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May 7, 2020 - Beginning Monday, May 11, the City of Fort Wayne Street Department will be collecting biodegradable paper leaf/yard waste bags.  The collection requires residents to call 311 to schedule a pick-up. The bag collection occurs within two business days of the phone call to 311, and

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May 7, 2020 - The City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division, Art This Way and the Fort Wayne Public Art Commission are inviting architects, designers, engineers, and artists from around the world to take part in the Off the Wall design challenge to create an overhead sculpture in downtown

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May 6, 2020 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department and Fort Wayne Police Department restated today that they continue to be prepared to respond to emergencies, related and unrelated to COVID-19. They would also like to thank the community for their messages of appreciation to our first responders and the

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