June 29, 2018 - The American traditions of parades, cookouts, and fireworks help us. The American traditions of parades, cookouts, and fireworks help uscelebrate the summer season, especially our nation's birthday on the Fourth of July. However, fireworks can turn a joyful celebration into a painful

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June 29, 2019 - The 63rd basic recruit class of the Fort Wayne Police Department consisting of 21 recruits have graduated and become fully commissioned officers.

Police Chief Steve Reed stated, “As Chief of Police, I am committed to ensuring that the City of Fort Wayne continues to have the best

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June 28, 2018 - The City of Fort Wayne today announced the lobby of the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory will serve as an additional cooling station due to high temperatures and heat indexes forecasted to impact our area.

The cooling station will be available from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on

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June 28, 2018 - Futsal, also known as small-sided soccer, has now found a home in Packard Park. At an official kick-off today, officials from the soccer community and Packard Park neighbors joined Mayor Tom Henry, international soccer star DaMarcus Beasley and Parks and Recreation Director Steve

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June 28, 2018 - The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in recognition of Independence Day.

There will be no residential garbage and recycling collection on Wednesday. The collection schedule will be pushed back one day beginning Wednesday.

The City will resume regular

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June 26, 2018 - Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control wants pet owners to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday while keeping their pets safe and secure. Dogs, cats, and even small animals can easily become overwhelmed by the sudden explosions of fireworks causing panic and fear leading to a spike in

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June 22, 2018 - Forecasts are calling for more heavy rain, and it’s essential for all of us to look out for our neighborhoods. City Utilities reminds residents to check stormwater drains and keep them clear of trash, leaves and other debris. With nearly 19,000 storm drains and inlets residents are

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June 22, 2018 - The Fort Wayne Dragon Boat Races presented by Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation, Riverfront Fort Wayne, and Parkview Regional Medical Center scheduled for Saturday, June 23 have been CANCELLED. Due to high water levels and anticipated additional rain, it is unsafe to hold the event

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June 20, 2018 - Mayor Tom Henry today was joined by Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, Reverend Dr. Charles Harrison, Fort Wayne UNITED representatives, and local community and business leaders to announce that the City of Fort Wayne plans to become a TenPoint Coalition city. 

The coalition is the

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June 18, 2018 - A day after Father’s Day, Mayor Tom Henry today announced a new policy for non-union city employees providing paid parental leave. The policy would help support parents by offering paid time off to focus on bonding with their new child and adjusting to their new family situation. 

Both

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June 14, 2018 - Mayor Tom Henry was “back on the street” today, Calhoun Street to be exact, to announce the return of the City’s Open Streets Fort Wayne event.

Joined by neighborhood and business leaders, bike riders, pickleball players and fitness instructors, Mayor Henry announced that the free

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June 13, 2018 - Motorists should avoid northbound North Clinton Street today.  A water main break has closed the two northbound lanes between 3500-3600 block. The area is just south of the Coldwater/Clinton split. It’s expected repairs will last into the evening hours.

June 7, 2018 - City Utilities today announced plans to address aging water infrastructure, specifically to reduce the number of water main breaks.

With more than 1,400 miles of pipe, City Utilities is averaging more than 300 main breaks a year. So far this year the utility has had nearly 150 main

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June 6, 2018 - The City of Fort Wayne today announced the Indiana Michigan Power Center in downtown Fort Wayne will again be the location for this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show on Wednesday, July 4.

Old National Bank, the Fort Wayne TinCaps, and Parkview Health will serve as financial

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June 5, 2018 - Using technology to create a standard-setting and valuable information system that will improve service and save money, has earned the City Utilities Geographic Information System (GIS) the 2018 Excellence in GIS Award. 

Presented by the Indiana Geographic Information Council (IGIC),

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June 5, 2018 - The annual report detailing how the City of Fort Wayne invested U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) dollars in 2017 is now available for public review.

Comments regarding the report, called the Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER), will be accepted at a

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June 4, 2018 - Deputy Mayor Karl Bandemer and Parks and Recreation Director Steve McDaniel kicked off the 40th Annual Senior Games today with the ceremonial lighting of the torch at the Community Center. The Senior Games is open to adults 50 and older and over 450 participants are expected to play this

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June 29, 2017 - The American traditions of parades, cookouts, and fireworks help us celebrate the summer season, especially our nation's birthday on the Fourth of July. However, fireworks can turn a joyful celebration into a painful memory when children and adults are injured while using fireworks.