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. 

July 15, 2016 - Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) recognized Mayor Tom Henry with the IPFW Champion award on Thursday evening at the Steel Dynamics Keith E. Busse IPFW Alumni Center.

"It is a true delight to honor someone who has invested so much time and energy on behalf of


July 8, 2016 - In support of the Three Rivers Festival, City Utilities is inviting residents to tour the Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant on Tuesday, July 12 from 2:30-6 p.m. with the last tour beginning at 5:30 p.m.

The walking tour will give visitors an opportunity to see the plant in


July 7, 2016 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today announced that Steve Reed has been appointed as police chief for the City of Fort Wayne effective Aug. 1.

Reed has been with the Fort Wayne Police Department since 1993. Most recently, he’s served as assistant police chief since January 2014. In


June 30, 2016 - Continuing his proactive efforts to help residents in southwest Fort Wayne, Mayor Tom Henry is asking the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to reduce the sewer rate increase requested by Aqua Indiana. 

Mayor Henry is concerned the 30 percent increase being sought by Aqua