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  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP CLEAN STORM DAMAGE IN CITY PARKS

    July 6, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department is seeking volunteer groups to clean up storm debris in our parks. Litter, branches and twigs are scattered throughout most of our 86 parks, due to the excessive wind and flooding damage we...
  • FOUR ADDITIONAL BLUE STAR BANNERS INSTALLED

    July 2, 2015 - City crews today installed four banners along West Jefferson Boulevard as part of the Blue Star Banner program, which recognizes City of Fort Wayne residents and City government employees who are actively deployed. The banners that were p...
  • UPDATE - CITY'S RESPONSE TO WEATHER-RELATED DAMAGES - THURSDAY, JULY 2

    July 2, 2015 - City of Fort Wayne crews continue to lead cleanup and restoration efforts in response to recent weather-related damages throughout the community. The Parks and Recreation Department and contractors are working to address nearly 150 downed...
  • VINCENT VILLAGE DEDICATES NEW HOME FUNDED IN PART WITH CITY HUD DOLLARS

    July 2, 2015 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today helped dedicate a new home on the Vincent Village campus. The home, 2719 Bowser Avenue, was built in part with funding that the City of Fort Wayne receives from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urba...
  • STREET CLOSURES FOR FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS EVENT

    July 1, 2015 - The Indiana Michigan Power Center in downtown Fort Wayne is the location for this year’s fireworks show on Saturday, July 4. There will be a few street closures on Saturday from 8:30-11 p.m. *Calhoun Street from Jefferson Boulevard t...
  • 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...
  • MAYOR HENRY AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS ANNOUNCE WINTER WEATHER EMERGENCY SHELTER PLAN FOR COMMUNITY

    June 25, 2015 - Mayor Tom Henry and social service partners today signed a memorandum of understanding for a winter weather emergency shelter plan in the City of Fort Wayne. Today’s announcement is a continuation of the community’s commitment to he...
  • 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...
  • FORT WAYNE FIRE DEPARTMENT PROMOTES SAFE, RESPONSIBLE FIREWORKS USE

    June 23, 2015 - The American traditions of parades, cookouts, and fireworks help us celebrate the summer season, especially our nation's birthday on the 4th of July. However, fireworks can turn a joyful celebration into a painful memory when children an...

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