June 28, 2016 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, Indiana Economic Development Corporation President Jim Schellinger and officials from Transpoint Intermodal LLC broke ground today on a new $13.5 million cargo transfer facility on Fort Wayne’s southeast side, where the company plans to create up to 64

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June 23, 2016 - Riverfront Fort Wayne is inviting all area residents to join the Faces of the Fort celebration on the Historic Wells Street Bridge, Thursday, June 30 from 6 to 8 p.m.

The event will celebrate the installation of Faces of the Fort, a community art project that involves more than 200

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June 23, 2016 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today announced that 10 local non-profits will receive funding from the City’s federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) dollars.

Approximately $360,000 will be available to help low- and moderate-income residents with shelter, basic needs,

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June 22, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry, members of the Housing and Neighborhood Development Services (HANDS) Board and residents of nearby neighborhoods celebrated the opening of portions of the Hanna Street and Renaissance Pointe trails today.

“The new additions to our trails system are essential to

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June 21, 2016 - Dogs and cats can easily become overwhelmed by the sudden explosions of fireworks causing panic and fear. Animal Care & Control wants pet owners to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday while keeping their pets safe and secure. Pets that have never attempted to run off before may

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June 17, 2016 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today announced the City of Fort Wayne will again host Dragon Boat Races as part of the Riverpalooza festivities to take place Saturday, June 25 at Headwaters Park West.

The unique event will be presented by the Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council and is

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June 16, 2016 - This coming Monday, June 20, Riverfront Fort Wayne and the Allen County Public Library are kicking off a weekly summer family Storytime on the Bridge.

Storytime on the Bridge will offer kids of all ages songs, great stories, silly rhymes and lots of smiles on the Historic Wells

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June 14, 2016 - The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department served over 90,000 free meals to youth, ages 5 – 18, in 2015 and now plans to start providing more. In conjunction with the beginning of the Department’s weekday summer programming which runs June 6 – July 29, breakfast will be served at

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June 13, 2016 - Nine additional concerts have been added to the Foellinger Theatre Concert Season since the schedule was announced on February 23.

The concert lineup is below, with an asterisk next to concerts added after February 23. 

June 7, 2016 - Today, Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Director Al Moll welcomed a new business to downtown Fort Wayne and to the Parks & Recreation Department.  Empyrean Café will serve breakfast, lunch, beverages and snacks in its new location inside the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory.

The

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June 7, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne today announced the Indiana Michigan Power Center in downtown Fort Wayne will be the location for this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show on Monday, July 4.

Lutheran Health Network and Old National Bank will again serve as financial sponsors for the

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June 6, 2016 - DeputyMayor Karl Bandemer and Parks and Recreation Director Al Moll kicked off the 38th Annual Senior Games today with the ceremonial lighting of the torch at Courthouse Green. The Senior Games is open to adults 50 and older and over 400 participants are expected to play this year in

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June 2, 2016 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department’s newest summer camp is all about our rivers, the role they have played in the history of our city and how they are still used today. Campers will gain a better understanding of our rivers, their challenges and their benefits, as well as

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June 1, 2016 - Ash Brokerage made its downtown move official Wednesday, June 1, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony inside its hallmark three-story atrium. Invited guests and media were on hand for the occasion, which happened to mark the four-year anniversary of the date CEO Tim Ash originally shared

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May 31, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry today joined residents of the East Central neighborhood and Indiana Tech to break ground on a safety improvement project on Maumee Avenue.

The project will straighten the road at the current curve to enhance safety between Harmar and University streets near the

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May 27, 2016 - As part of the effort to encourage residents to install rain gardens on their property, Fort Wayne City Utilities is teaming up with the locally owned Riverview Nursery to provide an opportunity to purchase native perennial plants and to find out how those plants can help support

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May 25, 2016 - More than 30 signs and buoys are being installed along the St. Joseph and Maumee rivers to promote awareness of the dangers of low-head (small) dams.

A committee made up of representatives from The Pelorus Project, the City of Fort Wayne (Utilities, Community Development and Fire),

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May 25, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne appreciates and supports GE’s commitment to moving forward to explore future development opportunities.

GE’s collaboration with Greater Fort Wayne Inc. is a clear indication of a collective commitment to find an appropriate use for the campus.

I’m also

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May 24, 2016 - The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Monday, May 30 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.