Crews continue to collect branches, debris left at curb; drop-off sites remain open

Fort Wayne residents who would like the City to pick up tree limbs and branches that fell after last month'€™s ice storm need to place them in the park strip or right of way, next to the curb.

The 311 Call Center,...

Street part of staging area for environmental remediation at old City gas site

Barr Street north of the parking lot outside of Club Soda, 235 E. Superior St., will close Monday as NIPSCO remediates the old City Gas site, which is now the parking lot for Hall'€™s Gashouse. It is expected to reopen in...

Special features create distinctive streetscape experience in downtown'€™s Cultural District

The Barr Street streetscape improvement project, running from Main to Wayne streets, is nearly complete with the final components currently being added.

Two special features, the Reflection Totem and Ribbon...

Bagged leaf pick-up still available through 311

The City of Fort Wayne is continuing to add roll-off containers to neighborhoods for collection of brush and tree limbs.

For residents who have leaves remaining after their second pick-up collection earlier this fall, they may place the remaining...

Curbside recycling collection on next regularly scheduled date

National Serv-All is working to finish missed garbage collection from last week by Wednesday, however missed curbside recycling pick-up will be collected as part of the next regular collection schedule, which is the week of Jan. 5 for...

Drop-off sites and roll-off containers available for residents

The City of Fort Wayne has made clearing the remaining tree limbs from streets the first priority in the ongoing tree limb clean-up. The Parks and Recreation Department has three crews out currently cutting limbs and chipping branches that...

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department is offering the following opportunities and events for families to do together during the holiday break:

$1 Saturday at the Botanical Conservatory '€“ Visit the holiday gardens on December 27, 10am '€“ 5pm, for just $1 per person. Enjoy gorgeous...

 The Parks & Recreation Department will have the red lights and flags out on all skating ponds through the end of this month, despite the cold weather. The public is asked not to use the ponds, as they haven'€™t been checked for safe conditions.

All available crews are helping to clean up from the ice...

Each District Contributed; Contractors Will Start Monday

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and members of City Council announced today they will be allocating $35,000 of the Council'€™s CEDIT allocation toward helping with the response and clean up to the ice storm.

“With so many thousands of our...

311 open until 8 tonight, shelters remain open for those without heat

The City of Fort Wayne has already started picking up downed tree limbs and needs the public'€™s help to prioritize the areas of greatest need and to ensure a thorough clean-up effort.

Mayor Tom Henry asks Fort Wayne residents to...

If you are interested in being a lifeguard for the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department's summer aquatics season please call and leave a message at 427-6029 or e-mail Daryn Schwartz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it....

In order to reduce costs to the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department, Lindenwood Nature Preserve closed Saturday, December 20th at 4 pm and will not reopen until April 14th. Closing Lindenwood for an extended period this winter will save on maintenance as well as man-hours.

Lindenwood Nature...

Weisser Park Youth Center is closed today, due to a power outage. They will resume regular hours'€”Monday through Friday, noon '€“ 8pm and Saturdays, 7am '€“ 2pm--when the power returns. The Center will also be closed on December 24th and 25th.

If power is restored in time, the party will go on!...

Because of the ongoing large volume of calls coming to the 311 Call Center, Mayor Tom Henry is extending the 311 hours to 8pm tonight.   

“The concept of “One Call to City Hall” and a centralized location for information or to report storm problems is working well and has been heavily utilized by our...

311 open until 5 today, City offers safety tips for pipes

As many city residents head into their third day without power and often heat, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry asks residents to use fireplaces and other secondary heat sources responsibly. Many wood-burning fireplaces, especially in newer...

Many residents hesitant to leave cold homes

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry expressed concern about those residents the shelters aren'€™t seeing in this third day of the ice storm. “Many of our neighbors may be trying to stay in their own homes, out of a sense of duty, fear or bravado,” said Mayor...

Because of the large volume of calls the 311 Call Center will remain open until 5pm Saturday.  311 will re-open on Sunday from 8am-5pm.

311 is for non-emergency calls like downed tree limbs and high water. Call 911 for emergency situations including downed power lines.

Two shelters are open for...

Mayor encourages those without heat, power to use Red Cross shelters

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry reminds residents who are heading into their second day without electricity and often without heat to use the Red Cross shelters at the Memorial Coliseum and South Side High School.

“Temperatures are...

Level 2 weather emergency declared for City of Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne residents who see downed tree limbs or high water in city streets should call 311 to report such damage.

The 911/communications dispatch center is for emergency calls only.

The City of Fort Wayne has declared a Level 2 weather

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Level 2 weather emergency declared for City of Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne residents who see a downed power line should call 911. For non-emergency calls including downed tree limbs and high water, people should call the City'€™s 311 call center.

The City of Fort Wayne has declared a Level 2 weather...