November 6, 2019 - Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation will be closing the Parkview Tree Canopy Trail in Promenade Park to complete scheduled upgrades to the structure which includes new handrails. The trail will be closed November 6 and is scheduled to remain closed through the end of February 2020 as

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November 4, 2019 - Today, Fort Wayne Fire Department recruits were the first class to experience hands-on training in the Department’s new live fire training center, located at 2700 Dwenger Avenue.

Over the past 2 ½ years, the FWFD has invested over $150,000 to improve hands-on training capability

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November 1, 2019 - Street Department crews will begin this year’s leaf collection at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, November 4. Each of the City’s more than 400 neighborhoods will receive two pick-ups over the next seven weeks.

For curbside leaf collection, residents should rake leaves to the curb or park

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October 31, 2019 - Two years ago, alley reconstruction, the repair of dilapidated pathways that are a vital part of neighborhoods and residents living in those neighborhoods, had never been initiated in the City of Fort Wayne. But since deciding to fix the City’s alleys, construction has moved

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October 31, 2019 - Due to the most recent weather release and advisory that just was put out we regret having to move Trick or Treat hours from tonight to SATURDAY November 2, 2019.

The hours will also be changed to 430-630pm. We are sorry for any inconvenience this late notice may give families.

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October 24, 2019 - I was encouraged by today’s vote by the Allen County Fort Wayne Capital Improvement Board of Managers (CIB) to approve an extension to the economic development agreement for the Electric Works project. I appreciate the CIB’s partnership.

This follows the Fort Wayne Redevelopment

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October 24, 2019 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, representatives from Model Group, the Downtown Trust, Greater Fort Wayne Inc. and other partners today celebrated the completion of the West Columbia Street streetscape. The new streetscape includes a pedestrian-friendly plaza complete with trees,

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October 22, 2019 - Fort Wayne continues to move forward in a positive direction with momentum and excitement. I see it every day as I interact with residents, neighborhoods and business leaders.

Tonight’s passage of the City of Fort Wayne budget for 2020 is an example of our community working

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October 22, 2019 - At its annual national conference, this week, the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA), chose Mayor Tom Henry as the sole recipient of the 2019 Donald R. Boyd Award. The award is named for a founding member of AMWA and acknowledges extraordinary personal service in

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October 17, 2019 - Crews have installed an additional banner as part of Mayor Tom Henry’s Blue Star Banner program. The newest banner is for Staff Sergeant Arturo A. Vargas, U.S. Army. This is the final banner that will be added this year.

The Blue Star Banner initiative started in May 2014 and

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October 16, 2019 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced the high school students selected to participate in the 2019-2020 Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council (MYEC). MYEC is a service learning group comprised of high school sophomores-seniors. Members provide a voice for the youth of Fort Wayne to local

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October 16, 2019 - Mayor Tom Henry joined Anthony Wayne Rotary Club members, City Utilities staff and donors to launch a new scholarship for students interested in the STEM field.

To develop and retain talent in the STEM fields, City Utilities is partnering with the Anthony Wayne Rotary Club to

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October 16, 2019 - The Johnnie Mae Farm, located at 2518 Winter St., is hosting the second annual Harvest Celebration on Friday, October 25 from 4 to 7 p.m.

The remaining vegetables will be harvested and offered free of charge to residents on a first come first serve basis. Collard and mustard

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October 15, 2019 - The City of Fort Wayne and Allen County are partnering to allow for a one-time horse trail ride to take place along the Wabash and Erie Canal Towpath Trail.

The event will be on Saturday, Oct. 19. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The meeting place will be Frontier Communications at

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October 15, 2019 - The Public Works Division joined residents of the Bittersweet Lakes Community Association this afternoon to announce the 2019 Leaf Pick-up schedule. This year’s timetable will be starting later than normal to accommodate leaves falling later in the season. Street Department crews

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