April 7, 2020 - The City of Fort Wayne will receive $1 million from the State’s Community Crossings Matching Grant Fund Program. The award was announced by Governor Eric Holcomb and the Indiana Department of Transportation earlier today.

The funding will go toward one of the City’s comprehensive

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April 6, 2020 - The temporary restriction to limit residential garbage and recycling collection to City-issued carts only is being extended through at least May 3rd.

During this time, residents should not place any additional bags, boxes, personal containers or bulk items out for collection.

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April 3, 2020 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and the Allen County Board of Commissioners today announced that Citizens Square and the Rousseau Centre will remain closed to the public. The announcement follows Governor Eric Holcomb's decision to extend Indiana's stay-at-home executive order by two

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April 1, 2020 - The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Bridge downtown will be lit up in red and white April 3 - 7, 2020 to honor local emergency service and healthcare workers on the front lines who are fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

The idea came from New York City, where the iconic Empire

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March 31, 2020 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has announced the 2020 “Music You Know By Heart” Concert Series at the Foellinger Theatre, featuring shows from national acts performing the music of classic bands.

March 28, 2020 - This is a reminder of the current restrictions on garbage and recycling disposal during the COVID- 19 pandemic. The Solid Waste Department is asking residents to limit garbage and recycling disposal to their city-issued cart each week, through at least April 15. These restrictions
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March 25, 2020 - Effective Thursday, March 26, the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department will be making a location change for dinner service to school children. As a response to a decreased demand due to Indiana’s stay-at-home order, and the need for Community Harvest Food Bank to focus on

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March 24, 2020 - In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the City of Fort Wayne’s Metropolitan Human Relations Commission will be closed beginning March 25, 2020 with plans to reopen on April 7.

If you would like to begin the process of filing a charge of employment discrimination you are

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March 24, 2020 - Fort Wayne City Park Playgrounds will be closed starting Wednesday, March 25, based on the COVID-19 response guidelines from Governor Holcomb. Reopen dates will be announced when available.

March 21, 2020 - As Fort Wayne continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Fort Wayne City Golf Courses will be closing effective Saturday, March 21. Reopen dates have not been determined at this time. Citizens are asked to follow FortWayneParks.org or follow FWParksGolf on Facebook for updates.

March 19, 2020 - Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana continues to work together to feed area school children. The Parks and Recreation Department has been receiving many inquiries from the community about how they can help in our efforts.

In

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March 19, 2020 - Beginning Monday, March 23, garbage and recycling crews will collect only City of Fort Wayne-issued carts used for residential collection. Workers will not pick up additional personal containers, bags, boxes or bulk items. Following public health guidelines, these restrictions are

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March 18, 2020 - Due to the closing of Citizens Square to the public and efforts to limit person-to-person interactions, the City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division is taking the following steps.

March 17, 2020 - The upgrade to Maplecrest Road moves to a new phase next week, the replacement of culvert for the Pierson Drain, between Georgetown North Boulevard and Brandy Chase Cove.  The work will require the road to close beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, for about two weeks. This closure is

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