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  • BLOCK GRANT DOLLARS HELP INSTALL NEW CARRIAGE HOUSE ELEVATOR

      August 20, 2015 - A new elevator is now operating at the Carriage House, thanks in part to City of Fort Wayne Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) dollars. The elevator allows the Carriage House to expand its operations to the second floor of ...
  • PRAYERS FOR THE CITY EVENT TO BE HELD AUGUST 30

    August 19, 2015 - The third annual Prayers for the City hosted by Mayor Tom Henry will take place from 4-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30 at the University of Saint Francis North Campus Auditorium, 2702 Spring St. The service is free and open to the public. Re...
  • CITY OF FORT WAYNE AND TINCAPS PARTNER ON PLAY BALL INITIATIVE

    August 18, 2015 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced the City of Fort Wayne and the Fort Wayne TinCaps have formed a partnership as part of the Play Ball initiative, a joint effort between the United States Conference of Mayors, Major League Baseball, and ...
  • MAYOR HENRY LEADS DOWNTOWN BUSINESS WALK

    August 12, 2015 - Mayor Tom Henry today was joined by City staff for a business walk in downtown Fort Wayne. The walk served as an opportunity for Mayor Henry to talk to and get feedback from several businesses. Each year, Mayor Henry and staff member...
  • UPCOMING RIVERFRONT EVENTS FOR PUBLIC TO ENJOY

    August 10, 2015 - Riverfront Fort Wayne is offering plenty of options for residents to enjoy the downtown riverfront, including free music, a free movie night and a painting experience. Some of the offerings in August include: Wine and Canvas: On Friday,...
  • CITY AWARDED GRANT FOR RIVERBANK STABILIZATION AND RESTORATION

    August 6, 2015 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today announced that the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) has awarded the City of Fort Wayne $32,000 for riverbank stabilization and restoration along the St. Marys River. “We continue to make g...
  • MAYOR HENRY ANNOUNCES 15 NEW FIREFIGHTERS TO BE HIRED

    August 3, 2015 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced the Fort Wayne Fire Department will hire 15 new firefighters. Ten of the new firefighters are a result of the City of Fort Wayne receiving a $1.4 million Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response ...
  • MAYOR HENRY LEADS WALK IN CONCORDIA GARDENS NEIGHBORHOOD

      July 30, 2015 - Mayor Tom Henry and City staff last night led a neighborhood walk in the Concordia Gardens neighborhood in northwest Fort Wayne. Each year, Mayor Henry and City staff lead several neighborhood and business walks as a way to talk t...
  • RIVERFRONT PROGRESS CONTINUES; MAYOR HENRY ANNOUNCES REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TO DESIGN PROMENADE

    July 27, 2015 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced the City of Fort Wayne has issued a request for proposals to create schematic drawings, designs and construction documents for the Riverfront Fort Wayne promenade. The request for proposals was posted on ...
  • UPDATE ON CITY'S RESPONSE TO RECENT WEATHER-RELATED DAMAGES

    July 24, 2015 - City of Fort Wayne crews continue to lead cleanup and restoration efforts in response to the June 27 wind storm that caused damages throughout the entire City. City officials today announced that current totals for cleanup and repair eff...
  • WEEKEND RIVERFRONT EVENTS: WINE AND CANVAS AND FREE MOVIE NIGHT

    July 22, 2015 - Riverfront Fort Wayne has two great events planned for this weekend, a wine and canvas painting activity and the free showing of the movie Despicable Me. Both events will take place on the historic Wells Street Bridge. On Friday, July 2...
  • STATEMENT FROM MAYOR TOM HENRY ON THE PASSING OF JANE AVERY

    July 17, 2015 - The following is a statement from Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry on the passing of Jane Avery, the executive director of the Community Harvest Food Bank: “The passing of Jane Avery is a significant loss for Fort Wayne and northeast Indian...
  • CITY OF FORT WAYNE RECEIVES FEDERAL GRANT TO ACQUIRE AND RAZE 18 FLOOD-PRONE PROPERTIES

    July 16, 2105 - Governor Mike Pence today announced a federal award of $862,946 to Fort Wayne to purchase and demolish 18 flood-prone structures. “This effort in Fort Wayne is about protecting Hoosiers by removing these properties from harm’s w...
  • CITY REMINDS PUBLIC THAT DEBRIS FROM RECENT STORM NO LONGER ALLOWED AT FOSTER AND SWINNEY PARKS

    July 15, 2015 - City of Fort Wayne officials want to remind the public that tree limbs, branches, and debris are no longer allowed at Foster and Swinney parks. Those locations are closed as drop-off sites. Residents may continue to dispose of tree limb...
  • STATEMENT FROM MAYOR TOM HENRY ON ENTERPRISE POINTE

    July 14, 2015 - As we continue to experience unprecedented momentum in the City of Fort Wayne, it’s important for all of us to remain committed to working together to make a meaningful difference in our community. Earlier tonight, Fort Wayne City Cou...
  • MAYOR HENRY LEADS WALK IN BROOKSIDE ESTATES NEIGHBORHOOD

    July 14, 2015 - Mayor Tom Henry and City staff tonight led a neighborhood walk in the Brookside Estates neighborhood in northeast Fort Wayne. Each year, Mayor Henry and City staff lead several neighborhood and business walks as a way to talk to and get...
  • ANALYSIS IDENTIFIES OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADDITIONAL COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH FORT WAYNE

    July 13, 2015 - A recently finalized analysis shows opportunities for commercial growth in south Fort Wayne, including as many as 120 new retail shops and restaurants in the areas roughly bounded by downtown to the north, Lower Huntington and Tillman ro...
  • REDEVELOPMENT COMMISSION TO CONSIDER PROPOSAL TO ENCOURAGE ECONOMIC GROWTH IN CITY OF FORT WAYNE

      July 9, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission will consider a proposal for the construction of a shell building near Ardmore Avenue and Airport Expressway to encourage continued economic growth in the City of Fort Wayne. The Hagerman...
  • STREET CLOSURES FOR THREE RIVERS FESTIVAL EVENTS

    July 8, 2015 - The following are street closures for Three Rivers Festival events. Friday, July 10 from 6 p.m. through Sunday, July 12 at 11 p.m. for Art in the Park E. Main from Clinton to LafayetteBarr from Main to BerryFriday, July 10 from 7 p....
  • UPDATE ON CITY'S RESPONSE TO WEATHER-RELATED DAMAGES - MONDAY, JULY 6

    July 6, 2015 - City of Fort Wayne crews continue to lead cleanup and restoration efforts in response to recent weather-related damages throughout the community. Tuesday will be the last day for Foster Park West as a drop-off location for residents to ge...

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