On a day when it seemed as if nothing was going right for Ryan Dotson, South Whitley, Ind., the Fort Wayne Fire Department Water Rescue and Recovery Team probably looked like the Coast Guard coming to his rescue.

Dotson was in his fishing boat on Shriner Lake, Whitley County, Ind., June 15, by...

Signed I-beam will be raised to mark highest point of ballpark

Marking an important landmark in the construction of the Harrison Square ballpark, Mayor Tom Henry and the City of Fort Wayne, in cooperation with Hardball Capital and Barry Real Estate, invites the public to the topping-off ceremony July 1...

May need access for meter reading

City Utilities will be verifying the 10,500 customer addresses in the former Aqua Indiana North service territory starting Wednesday through mid-August.

Two interns with City identification badges and using a City vehicle will be in the area to validate street...

Important opportunity for Henry to hear directly from individuals, families

Mayor Tom Henry announced a series of neighborhood walks to hear directly from residents about City government. The first walk will be Thursday evening in the Fairfield neighborhood on Fort Wayne'€™s south side.

“One of...

The Fort Wayne Fire Department will be participating in the 2008 Safety, Health and Survival Week, being held the week of June 22-28, 2008. This safety emphasis week is sponsored by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and the

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City Utilities meetings about clean-water infrastructure improvements through July 7

City Utilities is hosting a series of introductory public forums to inform and educate City Utilities customers about the City'€™s long term control plan to significantly reduce combined sewer overflow into Fort...

Fort Wayne Fire Department joins with Fort Wayne Police Department and Three Rivers Ambulance Authority to encourage everyone to enjoy fireworks in the safest possible way.  “We recommend for everyone'€™s safety that they go to fireworks presented by trained professionals,” said District Chief Jim

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Bridge undergoing inspection, repair following accident Friday

The southbound lanes of Hillegas Road are closed between Washington Center Road and Coliseum Boulevard Extended while the bridge over U.S. 30 is inspected and repaired following an accident Friday.

The detour is eastbound Washington...

LSA scholars to be named

Mayor Tom Henry and City Council representatives were joined by participants and supporters of the Lifetime Sports Academy for the opening day for the 11th year of LSA today.

“Lifetime Sports Academy is such a great summer sports program '€“ it'€™s free and safe for youth participants...

City Utilities hosting series of meetings about long term control plan

City Utilities will host a series of introductory public meetings to inform and educate City Utilities customers about the City'€™s long term control plan to significantly reduce combined sewer overflow into Fort Wayne'€™s...

Mayor Tom Henry and Director Al Moll were joined by representatives of the Fort Wayne Baseball Federation, Fort Wayne Community Schools and the City Council as they dedicated the City'€™s newest park and baseball diamond. Named the Daryl B. Cobin Memorial Park, Home of Carrington Field, the...

Free site available for tenants, landlords featuring detailed property listings

The City of Fort Wayne and the Fort Wayne Housing Authority are offering a new Web site to list housing for rent. The free listing service connects renters with available apartments and homes including affordable...

Henry, staff building on planning policies from previous mayor

Mayor Tom Henry congratulates his predecessor, Graham Richard, for the Distinguished Leadership by an Elected Official award from the Indiana Chapter of the American Planning Association.

“During his time in office, Mayor Richard...

City does not collect tree limbs, brush left at curb

The City of Fort Wayne'€™s solid waste department reminds residents that the City does not collect tree limbs or brush left at the curb.

Brush and small limbs can be bundled and placed in the residential trash bins for regular trash collection...

Branded signs part of continued efforts to make downtown Fort Wayne friendly, accessible

The City of Fort Wayne is continuing to make downtown friendlier for drivers with the addition of architectural signage for public parking garages and directional signs from key entry points to Fort Wayne...

Flooding caused damage between Pemberton Drive, North River Road

In time for the Memorial Day weekend, the City Fort Wayne announces that a section of Rivergreenway along the Maumee River has reopened.

The trail between Pemberton Drive at mile marker 2.0 to the North River Road trailhead at the...

Fort Wayne'€™s 311 call center is now handling sewer maintenance inquiries. The center handles 10 City departments as well as general inquiries about City government.

The 311 call center, “one call to city hall,” handles non-emergency service requests from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through...

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources awarded the City of Fort Wayne a $900,000 grant Tuesday as part of the Hoosiers on the Move statewide trails plan.

The City'€™s grant will fund Phase IIB, or about 1.7 miles, of the planned Wabash & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. This 5.5-mile trail will...