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  • UPDATE ON CITY'S RESPONSE TO WEATHER-RELATED DAMAGES - TUESDAY, JUNE 30

    June 30, 2015 - City of Fort Wayne crews continue to lead cleanup and restoration efforts in response to weather-related damages throughout the community. The City’s Police, Fire, Public Works, City Utilities and Parks departments are all working in a...
  • UPDATE ON CITY'S RESPONSE TO WEATHER-RELATED DAMAGES - MONDAY, JUNE 29

      June 29, 2015 - City of Fort Wayne crews continue to lead cleanup and restoration efforts in response to weather-related damages throughout the community. The City’s Police, Fire, Public Works, City Utilities and Parks departments are all workin...
  • UPDATE ON CITY'S RESPONSE TO WEATHER-RELATED DAMAGES; MAYOR HENRY TOURS CITY TO ASSESS DAMAGE

    June 27, 2015 - City of Fort Wayne crews have been working since this morning to respond to weather-related damages throughout the community. The City’s Police, Fire, Public Works, City Utilities and Parks departments are all working in a proactive m...
  • CITY RESPONDING TO WEATHER-RELATED DAMAGES; MAYOR HENRY HAS STAFF RESPONDING

    June 27, 2015 - City of Fort Wayne crews have been working all morning to respond to weather-related damages throughout the community. The City’s Police, Fire, Public Works, City Utilities and Parks departments are all working in a proactive manner to...
  • FLOOD CLEAN-UP UPDATE

    June 26, 2015 - The City’s flood clean-up efforts continue. Residents have two options to get rid of the sandbags they used to protect their personal property during the recent flooding. For immediate disposal, residents can take the sandbags to th...
  • MUSIC AND FOOD TRUCKS ON THE WELLS STREET BRIDGE THIS FRIDAY AS PART OF RIVERFRONT FORT WAYNE EFFORTS

    June 24, 2015 - Riverfront Fort Wayne presents “Food Trucks and Music on the Wells” on the Historic Wells Street Bridge this Friday, June 26, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Everyone is invited and there is no charge for the music. RSVPs are not ne...
  • FOSTER PARK CLOSED FOR EXTENSIVE CLEAN-UP

    June 22, 2015 - Foster Park will remain closed while Parks & Recreation work crews remove the debris left by flood waters. With more rain in the forecast and several sections still under water, there is no way to predict when the park will be open for...
  • STREET CLOSURES DUE TO HIGH WATER - MONDAY, JUNE 22

    June 22, 2015 - A number of roads remain closed due to high water. Berry at Thieme and CollegeSmith from Covington to EngleFreeman from Portage to CovingtonTaylor from Freeman to Brooklyn...
  • FLOODING UPDATE - SUNDAY, JUNE 21

    June 21, 2015 - Conditions on the St. Marys River continue to improve.  Pumping operations continue in several neighborhoods.  Several road closures remain in effect. Tillman from Lower Huntington to Calhoun North River from Maysville to Lan...
  • FLOOD UPDATE - 6 P.M. SATURDAY, JUNE 20

    June 20, 2015 - The water level on the St. Marys River in Fort Wayne is down more than six inches from where it crested at 19.83 feet yesterday afternoon. Streets that remain closed include:Tillman Road – From Lower Huntington to Calhoun StreetFairfield...
  • FLOODING UPDATE - SATURDAY, JUNE 20

    June 20, 2015 - The St. Marys River crested yesterday afternoon at 19.83’. As of 6 a.m., flood waters are down more than an inch. Flood waters on the Fairfield Ditch receded more than 2” since yesterday afternoon. Roads closed this week because of hig...
  • FLOODING UPDATE - 8:30 A.M. FRIDAY, JUNE 19

    June 19, 2015  - Conditions are holding steady on the Fairfield Ditch and the St. Marys River. The sandbagging efforts in the Freeman Street and Belle Vista areas were completed last night.  We do not need volunteers for sandbagging at this t...
  • FLOODING UPDATE - 9 P.M. THURSDAY, JUNE 18

    June 18, 2015 - The St. Marys River continues to rise and is not expected to crest until 8 p.m. tomorrow at 19.9 feet. City staff will work through the night to continue flood fighting efforts. This evening, volunteers are continuing to sandbag in the Bel...
  • STREET CLOSURES DUE TO HIGH WATER - UPDATE - 2:30 P.M. THURSDAY, JUNE 18

    June 18, 2015 - Please be advised that the following roads are closed to traffic for safety reasons due to high water.  Tillman Road – From Lower Huntington Road to Calhoun Street Fairfield Avenue – From Southfair Court to Lower Huntington Roa...
  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP WITH FLOODING - UPDATE - 2 P.M. THURSDAY, JUNE 18

    June 18, 2015 -  Volunteers are needed in the following locations: *The Belle Vista Neighborhood at the intersection of Cle Elum and Rosalia - sandbagging *Near the intersection of Southfair Court and Fairfield Avenue - sandbagging *City of ...
  • OPF4 PARTNERING WITH BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS ON 30 DAY CHALLENGE

    June 18, 2015 - The Operation Fight for a Fitter Fort (OPF4) program is partnering with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne on a 30 Day Challenge event to improve health and wellness. The goal of the challenge is for children and Boys and Girls C...
  • SANDBAG VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - UPDATE - 7 A.M. THURSDAY, JUNE 18

    June 18, 2015 - We need volunteers to help with sandbagging to raise the height of the levee in the Waynedale neighborhood of Bradbury/Prairie Grove/Broadripple. The Fairfield Ditch is creeping over the levee. Work will begin about 7 a.m. and should be...
  • FLOODING UPDATE - 4 P.M. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17

    June 17, 2015 - Rain remains in the forecast and the St. Marys River continues to rise.   Sand remains available to residents wanting to protect their property. The sand and empty bags are available at Portage Middle School, 3521 Taylor Stree...
  • MAYOR HENRY SEEKING APPLICANTS FOR YOUTH ENGAGEMENT COUNCIL

    June 17, 2015 - Mayor Tom Henry is seeking applicants for his Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council for the 2015-16 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...
  • CITY OF FORT WAYNE, VISIT FORT WAYNE ANNOUNCE SPORTS DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS GRANTS

    June 17, 2015 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Visit Fort Wayne officials today announced four sports tournaments will receive Sports Development Business Grants. The City of Fort Wayne is providing $20,000 in Sports Development Grant Fund dollars to h...

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