May 25, 2017 - Mayor Tom Henry and leaders of the Fort Wayne Dragon Boat Races today presented a check for $25,000 to the Parkview Foundation as the recipient of funds raised from last year’s Dragon Boat Races. The funds will go to the Patient Care Assistance Fund which will help meet many needs


May 24, 2017 - Heavy rains are causing flash flooding on streets throughout the City tonight.  City crews are operating pumps to alleviate street flooding and protect residents.   Ten pumps are operating in low-lying areas prone to flooding.

Crews began working on flood issues late this afternoon and


May 24, 2017 – Construction contracts for the first phase of riverfront development were approved by City Council Tuesday evening with an 8 – 0 vote.

The approved construction contracts totaled $17,154,558.

May 27, 2017 - The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Monday, May 29 in recognition of Memorial Day.

There will be no residential garbage and recycling collection on Monday. The collection schedule will be pushed back one day for the entire week.

The City will resume regular business hours on


May 23, 2017 – Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control (FWACC) was contacted last week by the Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) requesting their assistance with the removal of several Great Dane and German Shepherd dogs residing in overcrowded and unsanitary conditions in a nearby county.

May 20, 2017 - Residents turned out on a cool and rainy Saturday to pitch in for Fort Wayne's Great American Cleanup™ today.

Today's preliminary numbers:

  • More than 150,000 pounds of debris and trash collected
  • 1,050 tires collected
  • 170 televisions collected
  • More than 5,500 volunteers
  • 230 groups and

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