August 23, 2016 - Fort Wayne continues to be a place people are talking about. We’re experiencing momentum and investment in our downtown and neighborhoods like never before.

Earlier this evening, my administration presented an update on the status of the Legacy fund that is assisting us in our


August 22, 2016 - Police Chief Steve Reed and Mayor Tom Henry today welcomed nine lateral officers to the Fort Wayne Police Department. The nine officers, seven males and two females, will begin their abbreviated training at the Public Safety Academy. 

August 22, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry is seeking applicants for his Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council for the 2016-17 school year.

The Council’s vision is to be a service learning group comprised of youth members. The members provide a voice for the youth of Fort Wayne to local government by engaging


August 18, 2016 - The Board of Park Commissioners and Parks and Recreation Director Al Moll today announced Mark Becker will serve as a deputy director for the Parks and Recreation Department to serve in a leadership role in riverfront development efforts.

Becker’s previous experience in city


August 17, 2016 - It’s clear that our growing trail network is adding to the quality of life in Fort Wayne and residents are flocking to our trails in record numbers.

For the second month in a row, trail usage saw historically high usage. Our infrared trail counters recorded 66,858 walkers, joggers


August 16, 2016 - Applications for the City’s 2017 Commercial Façade Grant program are now available online. Anyone interested in the program is encouraged to review the material and contact the Grants Specialist to see if their project meets the criteria.

Applications are available at


August 9, 2016 - The Fort Wayne UNITED program is continuing proactive efforts to enhance opportunities, advance youth advocacy and help ensure the safety of all residents with a focus on African American men and boys.

More than 50 African American boys and girls are scheduled to take part in the


August 9, 2016 - Residents and trail enthusiasts joined Fort Wayne Deputy Mayor Karl Bandemer, members of the Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission, and the City of Fort Wayne’s Greenways and Trails staff today to break ground for the Liberty Mills Road trail extension. 

The half-mile long phase of the trail


August 1, 2016 - A swearing-in ceremony was held today for new Police Chief Steve Reed.

Mayor Tom Henry, Public Safety Director Rusty York, members of the Fort Wayne Police Department, and family and friends of Police Chief Reed took part in today’s event. 

July 27, 2016 - As progress on the Maumee Avenue realignment project moves forward, motorists will experience some delays. 

Resurfacing work will restrict traffic to one lane beginning Thursday, July 28. Motorists may want to use a different route through the weekend. The road is expected to be


July 26, 2016 - A contract for final design, engineering development, construction documents, project bidding, and construction administration for the first phase of riverfront development will be discussed and possibly receive final approval at tonight’s City Council meeting. The meeting begins


July 26, 2016 - The Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission is proposing that City Council rescind three TIF districts (officially known as Economic Development Areas) and create one Riverfront-Columbia TIF district. The proposals will be introduced to City Council this evening.

The three areas to be


July 26, 2016 - Due to staff returning to school, Memorial Pool will close for the season at 5 pm, Sunday, August 7 and McMillen Pool will close at 7 pm August 7.

Northside Pool will remain open for the season until 5 pm Saturday, August 13.

On Sunday, August 14, Northside Pool will offer a


July 22, 2016 - Today marked the successful completion of the Lifetime Sports Academy’s 19th summer with more than 1,200 participants this year and a total of 25,950 participants over the last 19 years. Group lessons in the lifetime sports of golf, tennis and swimming were offered to boys and


July 20, 2016 - Local social service agencies and the City of Fort Wayne today announced that cooling stations will be available for the public due to high temperatures and heat indexes forecasted to impact our area. 

July 15, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry proclaimed today Sister Cities International Day in the City of Fort Wayne.

Sister Cities International Day commemorates 60 years since the Sister Cities International organization was founded as an initiative by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956.