Heavy rain overnight has led to minor flooding along the Spy Run Creek. Nearly four inches of rain has fallen in the Spy Run Creek area since late last night. Crews have placed sandbags and constructed a clay dike along the Spy Run Creek to stabilize the area.

The following streets are closed as a

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Heavy rain overnight has led to minor flooding along the Spy Run Creek. Nearly four inches of rain has fallen in the Spy Run Creek area since late last night. Crews have placed sandbags and constructed a clay dike along the Spy Run Creek to stabilize the area.

The following streets are closed

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Heavy rain overnight has led to minor flooding along the Spy Run Creek. Nearly four inches of rain has fallen in the Spy Run Creek area since late last night. Crews have placed sandbags and are constructing a clay dike along the Spy Run Creek to stabilize the area.

Heavy rain overnight has led to minor flooding along the Spy Run Creek. Nearly four inches of rain has fallen in the Spy Run Creek area since late last night. Crews have placed sandbags and constructed a clay dike along the Spy Run Creek to stabilize the area.

Heavy rain overnight has led to minor flooding along the Spy Run Creek. Nearly four inches of rain has fallen in the Spy Run Creek area since late last night. Crews have placed sandbags and are constructing a clay dike along the Spy Run Creek to stabilize the area.

The City of Fort Wayne will host the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (IACT) High Performance Government Task Force on Thursday, July 27. Mayor Graham Richard is the chairman of the task force. Task force members are exploring ways to improve government services and reduce expenses.

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Northwest Allen Trails, Inc. has received notification from the Internal Revenue Service that they have received 501(c) (3) tax exemption status retroactive to April 7, 2005.

Northwest Allen Trails is working to create multi-use trails through reclaiming abandoned rail beds. The group is also

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The level on the Maumee River will be lowered beginning Monday, July 24 as crews remove the existing tainter gate and replace it with a new one. The river level will be lower for four to six weeks.

Mayor Graham Richard will lead a session on “Performance Based Government” at the upcoming Democratic Leadership Council (DLC) National Conversation on July 23 in Denver. Mayor Richard will share how Fort Wayne has saved over $10 million by using Six Sigma best business practices to better serve

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Aboite New Trails has provided the City of Fort Wayne with over $200,000 to help construct the Towpath Trail that will connect Aboite Township with the Fort Wayne and New Haven Rivergreenway system.

“We appreciate Aboite New Trails'€™ commitment to trails and greenways in our community,” said

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Mayor Graham Richard will be a featured speaker at the Community/Muni Broadband Solutions Summit July 18 in Chicago, Ill.

Mayor Richard will discuss how fiber-to-the-premises and broadband technology can help solve community challenges and improve services.

The conference is hosted by the Public

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City officials are proposing changes to the City'€™s Brownfields Assistance Program. Under the plan, financial assistance would be available for the first time for individuals who invest in downtown housing. The program also promotes commercial and industrial investments. Fort Wayne'€™s

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On Monday, July 17, crews will begin resurfacing additional portions of the St. Marys Pathway in Swinney Park north of Jefferson Boulevard. This section of the rivergreenway will be closed while the resurfacing work takes place.

 

A streetscape project to beautify the Fairfield Avenue corridor is set to begin Monday, July 17. New sidewalks, curbs, streetlights, trees, and park space are all part of the project on Fairfield Avenue

from Kinnaird to Kinsmoor avenues. Similar improvements will be made on each side of Mark'€™s City...

The Maumee River Pathway of the Rivergreenway will be closed July 14 through the middle of next week for the construction of a pipeline from City Utilities' re-aeration structure to the Maumee River. This will be the final closure for the project. The location of the closure is between the 2.75

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The City of Fort Wayne will conduct smoke testing of infrastructure in portions of northeast Fort Wayne. The work will begin around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 12. Work will take place during regular business hours. The testing is expected to last approximately two weeks.

Smoke testing allows crews to

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Mayor Graham Richard today announced details of the City'€™s new, free downtown WiFi program. Wireless laptop computer users now will benefit from several downtown hotspots.

Mayor Richard was joined by downtown business owners, downtown residents, and Downtown Improvement District leaders.

There are

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Mayor Graham Richard'€™s Leadership Learning Institute will continue its Community Builders workshops with a session called, “Top of the Town.” The event is from 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 10, and is open to the public.

Individuals attending are asked to meet at Freimann Square to discuss and learn about

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Mayor Graham Richard today led a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction on the new Regional Public Safety Academy at Southtown Centre. Mayor Richard was joined by state and local elected officials, Public Safety Foundation members, education partners, and neighborhood leaders.