Fort Wayne City Utilities will be “smoke testing” sewer lines in the southeast Fort Wayne beginning Monday July 13, 2009. The area being tested is bounded by Pontiac Street to the north, Abbott Street to the west, Oxford Street to south, and Wayne Trace Avenue on the east.  The testing should be...

Most restrictions Saturday only, another will be about a year

Construction on the Courtyard by Marriott hotel at Harrison Square and the Parkview Cycling Festival at Parkview Field will result in some additional lane and road closures Saturday and a new lane closure for the duration of the...

26 projects in targeted locations to make exterior improvements

 

Mayor Tom Henry announced today that the City'€™s $400,000 commercial façade grant program will result in nearly $1.1 million of private investment for improving commercial properties in Fort Wayne. The 26 projects will infuse $1.47

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In a morning news conference, Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control was recognized by The Humane Society of the United States for being a progressive leader among US shelters and public safety programs.  

According to the recent article, “Out of Control, Into Compassion,” that appeared in The Humane Society of...

Local artists age 50 and older are invited to enter the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation'€™s Annual Senior Judged Art Show at the Community Center, 233 W. Main Street. Categories include Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor, Photography/Computer imagery, Sculpture/3-D art and Mixed Media. The entry fee is $3 per...

Free Seminar Coming to Help More Businesses

The City of Fort Wayne'€™s Green City Business Program received the Technology Solutions Award presented by Public Technology Institute. The Washington D.C. based group recognized Fort Wayne'€™s Green City program for its efforts to merge ecological,...

Session will focus on state'€™s efforts to bring passenger rail service back to Fort Wayne as Midwest looks to high-speed rail network

State Sen. Tom Wyss (R-Fort Wayne) and the Northeast Indiana Passenger Rail Association and in cooperation with the City of Fort Wayne will host a forum with...

Mayor Tom Henry honored two long-time Foster Park residents by proclaiming July 1st John and Julia Oldenkamp Day. City Council President Tom Smith read the proclamation at Foster Park today on behalf of the Mayor, who was unable to attend. Parks and Recreation Director Al Moll, Friends of the...

Landlines unaffected, will update when service is restored

People using cellular phones to reach the City of Fort Wayne or Allen County Communications'€™ 911 service need to use an alternate number until further notice. Landlines are unaffected by this outage.

For cell phone users only, they...

Along with every Hoosier, I am pleased that the Indiana General Assembly has concluded its work and approved a new two-year budget for the citizens of our state.

As Mayor of Indiana'€™s second largest city, however, I had hoped that several issues of importance to Fort Wayne would have been...

A portion of  Fort Wayne'€™s Rivergreenway around the City'€™s water filtration plant is being repaired, and a detour is now in place for greenway users at the Spy Run underpass.

During repair work greenway users will be re-routed to the traffic light to the south of the river on Lafayette to avoid...

Equipment repaired, landlines unaffected during outage

911 emergency service has been restored for cell phone users in the City of Fort Wayne and Allen County.

Earlier today an equipment failure in Indigital Telecom'€™s Indiana Fiber Network prevented 911 calls from cell phones from going through...

Mayor and HUD Representatives Point to NSP Success


 

Mayor Tom Henry was joined by representatives from Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as well as local developers involved in the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) to recognize HUD'€™s Homeownership Month and to encourage homeownership.
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The City of Fort Wayne's Animal Care & Control Department has issued a hot weather alert for pet owners.  Animals exposed to high temperatures, high humidity, and inadequate ventilation can become ill or irritable, and may pose a danger to themselves and to people.  The department urges caretakers to...

New Sewer Pipes Increase Capacity
 
Ewing Street between Jefferson Boulevard and Washington Boulevard is now open.  The street re-opened this morning.
 
The street had been closed to allow for the construction of new sanitary and storm sewer pipes. These new pipes replace an old 54" brick "combined...

Companies on state'€™s list could receive preference for purchasing contracts, RFPs

Mayor Tom Henry announced his support today for the proposed City Council ordinance that could give Indiana companies preference for the City'€™s requests for proposal and commodities and supplies contracts.

The...

Plenty of openings available

The Learn-to-Swim program offered by the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has openings available for the following sessions: July 7 '€“ 17 and July 21'€“ 31.

Learn-to-Swim is offered in conjunction with the American Red Cross and adheres to national standards...

Plenty of openings available

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department still has openings available at Franke Park Day Camp, Farmin'€™ Fun Day Camp at Salomon Farm Park, and City Safari Day Camp at the Botanical Conservatory.

Franke Park Day Camp: Weekly sessions through July 31, 9 am '€“...

Decision Solves Space Needs, Sets up City and County Efficiency Opportunities

Reaffirming his pledge to build a more competitive community with a more responsive and effective government, Mayor Tom Henry today presented plans for a new city hall at 200 East Berry Street. The location will bring...