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  • FORT WAYNE UNITED TO PARTICIPATE IN GLOBAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

    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 boy...
  • GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR LIBERTY MILLS ROAD TRAIL EXTENSION PROJECT

    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...
  • COOLING STATIONS TO BE OFFERED WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY

    August 9, 2016 - Cooling stations will be available for the public due to high temperatures and heat indexes forecasted to impact our area.  ...
  • MAYOR HENRY LEADS DOWNTOWN BUSINESS WALK

    August 3, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry today led a business walk in downtown Fort Wayne. The walk served as an opportunity for Mayor Henry and City of Fort Wayne staff members to talk to and get feedback from several businesses.  ...
  • SWEARING-IN CEREMONY FOR NEW POLICE CHIEF STEVE REED

    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 ...
  • UPDATE ON MAUMEE AVENUE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

    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...
  • UPDATE ON RIVERFRONT DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS

    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...
  • REDEVELOPMENT COMMISSION PROPOSES RESCINDING THREE TIF DISTRICTS AND CREATING ONE

    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...
  • CITY POOL CLOSING SCHEDULE AND END-OF-SEASON EVENT FOR DOGS

    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...
  • MAYOR HENRY SEEKING APPLICANTS FOR YOUTH ENGAGEMENT COUNCIL

    July 25, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry is seeking applicants for his Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council for the 2016-17 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 ...
  • LIFETIME SPORTS ACADEMY PRESENTS AWARDS

    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, te...
  • COOLING STATIONS TO BE OFFERED TO THE PUBLIC BEGINNING FRIDAY

    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.  ...
  • MAYOR HENRY ANNOUNCES FORT WAYNE UNITED PROGRAM TO ADVANCE OPPORTUNITIES FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN AND BOYS

    July 20, 2016 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced the Fort Wayne UNITED program. It’s a mayoral initiative designed to enhance opportunities, advance youth advocacy and help ensure the safety of all residents with a focus on African American men and boy...
  • NEXT STEP IN RIVERFRONT DEVELOPMENT PROJECT TO BE DISCUSSED AT CITY COUNCIL MEETING

    July 19, 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 at tonight’s City Council meeting. The meeti...
  • MAYOR HENRY PARTICIPATES IN CLOSING CEREMONY FOR PUBLIC SAFETY SUMMER CAMP FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

    July 15, 2016 - In the City of Fort Wayne’s continued commitment to public safety and providing  positive opportunities for young people, Mayor Tom Henry today joined the Fort Wayne Police Department and Bridge of Grace Compassionate Ministries Cen...
  • MAYOR HENRY PROCLAIMS JULY 15 AS SISTER CITIES INTERNATIONAL DAY

    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 Preside...
  • MAYOR HENRY RECEIVES IPFW CHAMPION AWARD

    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 someo...
  • PUBLIC INVITED TO TOUR THE THREE RIVERS WATER FILTRATION PLANT

    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 visit...
  • MAYOR HENRY NAMES STEVE REED AS NEW POLICE CHIEF

    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 as...
  • PUBLIC INVITED TO SPECIAL EVENT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT NEW RIVERFRONT DEVELOPMENT DESIGNS AND BRANDING EFFORTS

      July 6, 2016 - There will be an information session for the public to learn more about the riverfront schematic designs and next steps and be the first to see the new branding materials for Riverfront Fort Wayne. The meeting will take place at 5:3...