Ewing north of Wayne reopening Friday morning

Wayne Street between Fairfield Avenue and Harrison Street and Ewing Street north of Wayne will reopen after 9 a.m. Friday, May 22, weather permitting.

Wayne Street will resume one-way traffic between Fairfield and Webster and the traffic signal at...

Part of ongoing construction at Harrison Square development

The southern-most lane of Jefferson Boulevard is closed between Webster and Harrison streets for ongoing construction at the Harrison Square development.

The west curb lane of Harrison Street is closed between Jefferson and the new...

Route Honoring Lincoln Celebrates Heritage and Invites Tourism

Mayor Tom Henry today helped unveil one of the new signs marking the 1915 route of the Lincoln Highway through Fort Wayne. Nearly one hundred years ago, the privately funded highway was the first coast-to-coast route, connecting New York...

Mayor Tom Henry was joined today by Earth Source Vice President Dan Ernst, the Buckner Park Development Committee, Parks and Recreation Director Al Moll and Fort Wayne Area Home Schools children to celebrate the completion of Phase One at Buckner Park.

“This 200-acre park provides a natural area for...

Designed for people thinking about starting their own business

The City of Fort Wayne in cooperation with the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce, Women'€™s Enterprise '€“ A Program of the Fort Wayne Women'€™s Bureau, Small Business Administration, SCORE, Community Development Corp. and the...

All of the City'€™s free splash pads will be turned on for use on Memorial Day 2009 weekend and will stay open until Labor Day. Splash pad hours are 9 am '€“ 9 pm.

Splash pads are touch activated. To turn the water on, look for a short pole (approx. 3 ft. tall) with a plastic dome top located

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Fort Wayne Fire Department Water Rescue & Recovery Team served as hosts for Water Rescue and Recovery Training provided by Dive Rescue International, May 15-17.  Divers from Fort Wayne Fire Department and Angola, Huntington, Lafayette, Thorn Creek and Warsaw fire departments participated in the...

Wrap-up of Ice Storm Tree Damage; City Arborist Honored; New Arborist Announced

Mayor Tom Henry honored retiring Arborist Bill Diedrichs at Lawton Park today, for his 20 years of outstanding service to our City. Diedrichs recently won the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Indiana Arborist...

Many upcoming events offer citizens the chance to show their support.

Mayor Tom Henry is encouraging citizens to participate in “All-America” City events taking place May 14th to June 12th to help send a delegation of volunteers to Tampa, Florida to compete for the 2009 All-America City Award bestowed...

Change starts Friday at Coldwater Crossing, Stoney Creek Drive

The City of Fort Wayne'€™s Traffic Engineering Department will modify the traffic signal at the intersection of Washington Center Road and Coldwater Crossing shopping center and Stoney Creek Drive starting Friday for off-peak driving...

In an effort to increase the quantity of water available during the summer months, the City'€™s Water Filtration Plant will install flashboards at the St. Joe Dam on Monday, May 18th, 2009. The move will hold back more water in the reservoir behind the dam.

Beginning at midnight Saturday, May 16, 2009,...

City Will Help Local Organizations Bring Tournaments Here

Mayor Tom Henry today announced an innovative new grants program designed to help bring amateur sports events to Fort Wayne. The grant program will help attract amateur and recreational (not professional) sporting events, to the community to...

Each year in both the spring and fall season, our ponds at our Water Pollution Control Plant experience what is called “roll over.” As temperatures warm and cool during the change of season, the water from the bottom of the pond “rolls” to the top of the pond and brings materials and gases to the top...

Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control welcomes Registered Veterinary Technician, Beth Tropp as a Dog First Aid instructor for shelter sponsored classes.  Learning First Aid is essential to being prepared when your dog needs you to be, states Peggy Bender Community Relations and Education Specialist at...

Repair of the Maumee Pathway between Pemberton Drive and North River Road is complete and the trail is open.

A portion of the trail, on the City'€™s east side, had to be reconstructed because of flood damage.  

Crews also removed mud, downed trees and limbs from the four mile stretch of the pathway.

Due to anticipated budget cuts in 2010, the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department will take a proactive approach to reducing expenses by not opening Swinney Pool this summer or next summer. The estimated savings will be approximately $85,000 - $100,000 per year.

Swinney Pool was selected for...

Endorses Five Year Phase-In Rate Increase Plans will Improve Quality of Life

Saying, it'€™s time to step up and do the right thing Mayor Tom Henry forged ahead with plans to clean up our rivers.

“Yes it'€™s an unfunded “federal mandate” but we cannot ignore it... and we should not ignore it.

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Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department is offering several free-admission events this weekend.

Mother'€™s Day Plant Sale - May 8-10. Buy mom'€™s gift at Foellinger Outdoor Theatre in Franke Park. Approximately 400 different kinds of plants will be available for purchase. The selection...

Opportunity to hear directly from those investing in Fort Wayne

Mayor Tom Henry will have the first in a series of breakfasts with owners of local businesses Thursday morning as part of his ongoing commitment to the business community of Fort Wayne.

Henry invited owners of businesses in a variety...