Troop 369 distributes literature to neighbors reminding them of only rain in the drain

Girl Scout Cadette Troop 369 from the Indian Village neighborhood applied markers to storm drains in Waynedale Friday as part of an outreach effort through Fort Wayne City Utilities. City Utilities is organizing


Mayor Tom Henry joined by members of his staff, Wayne Township Assessor Bev Zuber, and representatives of the Fairfield Neighborhood Association talked to residents of the Fairfield neighborhood July 23 as part of the Mayor's series of walks.

The Mayor listened to residents with their comments and


City and County Officials Continue to Meet to Discuss the Co-Location of Law Enforcement Agencies

City and County officials met July 23 to continue the discussion of co-locating the headquarters of the Allen County Sheriff'€™s Department and the Fort Wayne Police Department. Present at the meeting


 Located on Calhoun, Wayne streets to create appeal for pedestrians, cyclists

Mayor Tom Henry officially unveiled some of downtown'€™s newest features Monday with the recent installation of additional seating and bike racks on Calhoun and Wayne streets.

Six Bubble Chairs, by the noted designer


Last week'€™s rain, increased algae cause natural variations

Fort Wayne City Utilities water customers may have noticed an odd taste or smell in their water during the past few days. The water is safe to use for drinking, cooking and all other purposes despite the change in taste. Changes in taste


The City of Fort Wayne, Animal Care & Control Department has issued a hot weather alert for animal caretakers.  Animals exposed to high temperatures, high humidity, and inadequate ventilation can become ill or irritable, and may pose a danger to themselves and to people.  The department urges


Drivers encouraged to avoid Harrison between Jefferson and Douglas

Deliveries of precast concrete for the Harrison Square parking garage are expected to start Monday, July 21. The trucks will travel from Interstate 69 to downtown Fort Wayne for about 90 days.

The City expects between 10 and 20


Meetings with Henry on 9th floor of City-County Building

Mayor Tom Henry will hold the second Mayor'€™s Night In of his administration from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. July 30 at the City-County Building.

The public is invited to schedule an appointment to meet with the Mayor in his office on the 9th


Southbound Hillegas lanes remain closed until repairs complete in August

The Indiana Department of Transportation expects to start the repair of the Hillegas Road bridge over U.S. 30 Thursday evening.

The repair work, which is limited to the westbound lanes on U.S. 30, will be done from 8 p.m. to 6


Drivers encouraged to use Evard, Reed detour

St. Joseph Road, north of the St. Joseph Center Road intersection, will close for up to seven days, depending on weather, later this month as part of the St. Joe Center widening project, for installation of a storm sewer line.

The City'€™s contractor will


Families will be happy to learn of a new feature at Shoaff Park, if they haven'€™t discovered it already. The Parks and Recreation Department opened a new splashpad in early July 2008 '€“ a water playground '€“ that provides cooling fun for kids of all ages. This playground facility has the added


Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, City Clerk Sandra Kennedy and more than 30 employees from across divisions and departments walked in the Fort Wayne Newspapers Three Rivers Festival Saturday, July 12, 2008, in downtown Fort Wayne.

To honor the 40th anniversary of the Festival, Mayor Henry invited all 9



 Mayor Tom Henry, joined by City Councilman Tom Smith and City employees including Northeast Area Advocate Denise Porter-Ross, visited the northeast Fort Wayne neighborhood of Springfield July 10, 2008, as part of the Mayor's plan to visit a neighborhood in each quadrant of Fort Wayne. Mayor Henry


Mid-America Hockey Association awards funds for Ice Arena

A grant for $6,000 was recently awarded to the McMillen Ice Arena'€™s sled hockey program by the Mid-American Hockey Association. The Roger Sharrer Grant from Mid-Am Hockey is provided to a hockey association that offers the best plan for...

Mayor announces board, commission appointments

Mayor Tom Henry announced the following mayoral appointments to these boards and commissions:

Historic Preservation Review Board:
'€¢    Tim Domer, replacing Larry Wardlaw

Citizens Appeals Board:
'€¢    Matt Coffman
'€¢    Julie Morrison

Housing and...

First posting Tom Henry's address at Harrison Square topping off

Mayor Tom Henry announced today the start of the City of Fort Wayne's official presence on YouTube.

The first video posted is Mayor Henry addressing the crowd at the Harrison Square topping office ceremony from earlier this week.

“I have



Mayor Tom Henry joins the B shift of firefighters for breakfast at Station 1 downtown Wednesday, July 2. The Mayor visited the station to listen to firefighters and answer any questions they had for him. "Being an open and accessible mayor is for both residents and employees," Mayor Henry said. "I


Resource available on City website

Mayor Tom Henry released the new Community Builders A-Z Resource Guide, a 144-page compilation that will help residents access local government and community organizations more efficiently.

Compiled alphabetically and available on the City'€™s Web site, the Guide is...