Phase one of the Ardmore Avenue extension project has been completed. The newly completed phase will be opened to traffic at 9 a.m. Tuesday, November 21.

Ardmore Avenue has been extended from Lower Huntington Road to Airport Expressway. In addition, new traffic signals have been installed at Ardmore

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Mayor Graham Richard will be a featured speaker at the 3rd Annual Quality Conference November 17 in Cleveland, Ohio. The conference is hosted by the Institute for Organizational Excellence at Corporate College.

Mayor Richard'€™s keynote speech, “Performance is the Best Politics,” will focus on

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Fort Wayne Mayor Graham Richard will join over 30 mayors at the Sundance Summit: A Mayors'€™ Gathering on Climate Protection, November 12-14 in Sundance, Utah.

Fort Wayne is a leader in working to reduce energy consumption and improve air quality,” said Mayor Richard. “With

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Potential homeowners have an opportunity to learn about down payment assistance at an upcoming homebuyer workshop, “Homeownership is Possible,” from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 8 at the Fort Wayne Urban League, 2135 S. Hanna St.

The City of Fort Wayne and Community Connections, the Housing

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Crews will lower the river level on the St. Joseph River on Wednesday, November 8 to perform construction work on the tainter gate at the Hosey Dam. The river level will be lower until approximately November 20, pending the completion of construction work.

Fort Wayne'€™s Neighborhood Code Enforcement Department today presented Gold Star Awards to four recipients for bringing their properties up to Neighborhood Code standards.

The properties were slated for demolition, but all of them were saved due to the commitment of the award-winning property

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Fort Wayne has been recognized as the best fleet in North America by Fleet Equipment magazine. Mayor Graham Richard today accepted the award at a ceremony at the City'€™s Fleet Maintenance Building. Mayor Richard was joined by Public Works and City Utilities leaders, Fleet Maintenance staff and First

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City Street Department crews continue to be ahead of schedule as the first round of leaf collection wraps up. Several crews will move to the south section of the City on Thursday, November 2 to begin the second round of leaf collection. A few crews will remain in the north section for the

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Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control'€™s “KIND Club Show” has won a Philo T. Farnsworth Award.

The “KIND Club Show” was awarded first place in children'€™s programming. This award is given in recognition of excellence in cable programming. The show'€™s focus is on teaching students a greater sense of

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Mayor Graham Richard today announced Kmart has received a $9,730 grant from the City of Fort Wayne for making façade improvements to its store on South Anthony Boulevard. Mayor Richard was joined by Kmart officials as well as members of the Southside Business Group and the City'€™s Southeast Area

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City Street Department crews continue to be ahead of schedule during the first collection of leaves as part of the Leaf Pickup program. Several crews will move to the north section of the City beginning Wednesday, October 25. A few crews will remain in the central section for the remainder of the

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Mayor Graham Richard will provide welcoming remarks at the Midwest Telecom Expo at around 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, October 24. The conference runs today through October 25 at the Grand Wayne Center.

The Midwest Telecom Expo brings together more than 800 technology professionals from across the country.

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City officials soon will begin a series of meetings to discuss a proposed sanitary sewer rate increase.

The proposal calls for increasing sewer rates by 25%. The rates would need to be approved by the Board of Public Works and City Council. If approved, the rate would go into effect February 1,

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Mayor Graham Richard will speak at the Urban Land Institute Fall Meeting October 19 in Denver.

Mayor Richard will discuss “Making Public-Private Partnerships Work.” Mayor Richard will focus on the City'€™s Renaissance Pointe development. Renaissance Pointe includes plans for 400 new homes, the

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The Cityoffortwayne.org website will be unavailable for maintenance Thursday morning October 19th from 12:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

City Street Department crews today finished the first collection of leaves in the south section of the City. Crews will move to the central section of the City beginning Thursday, October 19. Crews will also be in the central section the week of October 23. Residents can learn more about the Leaf

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City Street Department crews today kicked off the City'€™s annual Leaf Pickup program. Crews are in the south section of the City this week collecting leaves. Residents should have their leaves ready for pickup on the first day of their scheduled week. The Street Department will be in the area

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The community will have an opportunity to tour Fort Wayne'€™s Camp Scott Wetlands at an open house from noon-4 p.m. Saturday, October 21. The site is located at 3615 Oxford St. The open house is free and open to the public.

Enjoy activities for children, informative talks, snacks, history, and

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A tree planting event in Fort Wayne'€™s Harvester neighborhood will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 14. The location is the southwest corner of Edsall and McCormick avenues. Saturday'€™s activities are part of National NeighborWoods Month, a national campaign to regreen America'€™s cities.

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Mayor Graham Richard today visited Glenwood Park Elementary School to promote a nationwide program, Change a Light, Change the World.

Mayor Richard called on residents to replace frequently used light bulbs with Energy Star marked compact fluorescent bulbs (CFL). Each CFL lasts as long as eight

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