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


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...

Drivers to use caution at intersections

The overnight ice storm has caused a power outage for a number of traffic signals in Fort Wayne. The following is a list of signals and intersections without power:

'€¢    Hanna & Oxford
'€¢    Covington & Ardmore
'€¢    Covington & Getz
'€¢    Covington & Hadley
'€¢  ...

Conservatory, Community Center open

Because of a power outage, the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation office, 705 E. State, will be closed today.

The Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St., and the Community Center, 233 W. Main St., are open with regular hours, however all classes at the center...

Drivers to use caution at intersections

The City of Fort Wayne has added some traffic signals to the list of those currently without power and functioning as a four-way stop until power is restored:

'€¢    Jefferson & Aboite Center
'€¢    Bluffton & Engle
'€¢    Lahmeyer & Stellhorn
'€¢    Arlington Park &


Main Parks and Recreation office closed due to power outage

The City of Fort Wayne'€™s offices remain open today during the Level II weather emergency.

Only the main office for the Parks and Recreation office is closed, because of a power outage. All other City offices are open for regular hours...

Drivers to treat signals without power as four-way stops

The following is an updated list of traffic signals currently out due to the ice storm'€™s power outage:

'€¢    Jefferson & Aboite Center
'€¢    Hanna & Oxford
'€¢    Covington & Ardmore
'€¢    Covington & Getz
'€¢    Covington & Hadley
'€¢    Lafayette &...

Drivers to treat signals without power as four-way stops

The following signals have been added to the City of Fort Wayne'€™s list of traffic signals out due to the ice storm:

'€¢    Wells & State
'€¢    Lima & N Clinton
'€¢    Sherman & State
'€¢    Goshen & State
'€¢    Fairfield & Kinsmoor
'€¢    Calhoun &...

Drivers should continue to use caution

The City of Fort Wayne, Allen County and the City of New Haven have all lifted their Level II weather emergency declarations.

Streets and roads are passable, but drivers should use caution and watch out for any downed tree limbs, especially on residential


Mayor Tom Henry Directs City Crews to Stay on the Job

City of Fort Wayne crews from throughout the organization have been working diligently to cope with the aftermath of the ice storm. Ice began falling about midnight Thursday and Public Works sent forty trucks out salting and plowing soon...