More than $275,000 enhances Acoustics and “Curb Appeal”

Parks and Recreation Director Al Moll was joined by representatives from the Foellinger Foundation and Park staff as they celebrated Foellinger Theatre'€™s 60th Anniversary, as well as the completion of $1 million dollars of improvements to...

Former director takes Community Development position

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry is starting the process of hiring a new director of public information with the previous director taking a new position in Community Development.

The former director, Rebecca Karcher, joined the City'€™s Community...

Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control is issuing a Hot Car Weather Alert to pet owners as temperatures climb above the 80 degree mark later this week. A car acts like a greenhouse, trapping the sun's heat.  Even moderately warm temperatures outside can quickly lead to deadly temperatures inside a closed car...

Fresh Produce for a Healthy Lifestyle

Stop by the Farmer'€™s Market at Salomon Farm and pick up some fresh vegetables and fruit this summer! The market is open for the season June 17th, and will be open every Wednesday, 4-7pm until October 14th. For a great selection of fresh produce, flowers,...

This media release from the Fort Wayne Fire Department is an update on preliminary findings of cause and origin regarding the fire that took place on January 23rd, 2009 at the Willows of Coventry Apartments. Fort Wayne Fire Department Investigators continue to believe that the fire was electrical...

Street trees within the city limits will continue to be pruned and maintained by the Parks and Recreation Department. Crews are currently trimming trees on the south side of town. Work is expected to continue throughout the summer and approximately 5,500 trees will be pruned. Boundaries for the...

Broadway Family FunFest Celebrated

One of Fort Wayne'€™s oldest parks had a $100,000 make-over recently, with the renovation of the McCulloch Park Bandstand and the installation of a musically-themed playground. These improvements were celebrated during the first Broadway Family FunFest at the park by...


 
Mayor Tom Henry and Parks & Recreation Director Al Moll were joined today by participants and supporters of the Lifetime Sports Academy for the opening day in the 12th year of LSA.

“Lifetime Sports Academy is an outstanding summer sports program. It'€™s free and safe for youth participants and it...



Mayor Tom Henry and Parks and Recreation Director Al Moll announced today that the Rivergreenway has been officially designated a National Recreation Trail by the National Parks Service.

For achieving this honor, the Greenway will receive a certificate of designation, a letter of congratulations

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The construction work at Shoaff Park will no longer interfere with the splash pad and the water has been turned back on. The barricade fence erected for the safety of park patrons has also been removed, allowing for easy access to the parking lot.

New splash pad benches and shade structures have been...

Mayor'€™s advocate to strengthen connections to all immigrant, refugee populations




Mayor Tom Henry is expanding his administration'€™s commitment to Fort Wayne'€™s growing Hispanic and immigrant communities with the hiring of a new Mayor'€™s advocate/Hispanic-immigrant liaison, Palermo Galindo...

Mayor Says Neighborhood Stabilization and Business Support Are Main Goals

With about one month to go before the July 1 implementation date of the City'€™s new commercial code, Neighborhood Code Enforcement  (NCE) Director Cindy Joyner is busily finalizing the process that will allow many...

Unique program offered by Parkview through support from Kohl'€™s Department Stores

Summer youth programs offered by the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department will include the Kohl'€™s Healthy Kids program again this year at even more sites. This program focuses on the important balance of...

City Seizes Opportunity to Leverage Key Asset, Ensure Competitive Rates & Return

Mayor Tom Henry today announced that the City of Fort Wayne has elected to exercise its option to take its municipal electric utility to the market through a competitive bidding process that will allow the selection

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It'€™s Time to Get in the Games

Mayor Tom Henry and Director of Parks and Recreation Al Moll kicked off the 32nd Northeast Indiana Senior Games today with the ceremonial lighting of the torch at the Community Center.  

“Staying active throughout one'€™s lifetime is critical to healthy living, and...

June 30th is the last day residents can apply for a street tree, which the City would plant adjacent to their property, on the street right of way this fall.

The street tree program has been offered annually for more than 15 years. Trees are offered at $35 on a first-come, first-served basis. This year, the...

Designation a Natural Fit for Geothermal Company

Just seven weeks after attending a workshop and making a pledge to “Green” initiatives, a Fort Wayne company has achieved the City of Fort Wayne'€™s Green City Business designation.

“It is fantastic to see Fort Wayne businesses taking steps to...

Community Gardening Project



Mayor Tom Henry this morning announced the kick-off of Food for the Fort, a sustainable community agriculture project that will provide fresh produce for three different groups this year and promises to be a catalyst for building a more sustainable community food...

On May 18, Canlan Ice Sports assumed management of The MAC Ice Arena at McMillen Park. Canlan is assuring patrons they will provide many of the same programs and activities that were provided under Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department management.

Ice Sports Fort Wayne, a new three-pad ice...