Six houses honored for repairs 



 Mayor Tom Henry with the owners of four of the properties and Neighborhood Code staff members at the inaugural Gold Star awards

Mayor Tom Henry and the staff of Neighborhood Code Enforcement recognized the property owners of six houses with the inaugural Gold Star

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Bob Chase Frostbite Sled Hockey Tournament announced at McMillen Ice Arena

In an event hosted by the McMillen Ice Arena (MAC) and Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation, Indiana'€™s first sled hockey team gathered to announce the name of their first tournament. The Turnstone Flyers named Indiana'€™s first...

Leaf crews concluding on north side

The City of Fort Wayne'€™s leaf crews are finishing leaf pick-up on the city'€™s north side and moving to the south section as outlined on the leaf map but will continue to pick-up bagged leaves throughout Fort Wayne.

For city residents in areas where the last...

Firefighters Vote to Create New Board for Oversight

Fort Wayne Fire Department Chief Peter X. Kelly reports that the Fort Wayne firefighters have voted to implement a Fire Merit Board. The move required a 51% vote of the firefighters, and the final tally was 270 to 32, enough to proceed. Of the 357...

Thursday, Friday garbage pick-up delayed one day

The City of Fort Wayne'€™s offices, including the 311 Call Center, will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving weekend. There will be no leaf pick-up either of those days.

There will be no garbage and recycling collection Thursday, with...

In an effort to encourage utility customers to receive their bills online, STAR Financial Bank in cooperation with Fort Wayne City Utilities is giving customers a chance to win free utilities for a year.
 
From now until December 31, 2008 every customer that signs up to receive electronic billing...

St. Joseph Center Road intersection scheduled to flash starting 11 p.m. Wednesday

The City of Fort Wayne'€™s Traffic Engineering Department will modify the traffic signal at St. Joseph Center Road and Arlington Parkway beginning Wednesday evening for off-peak driving times.

It will go to a...

 Bagged leaves receive priority pick-up within two business days

Fort Wayne city residents who place their leaves in biodegradable bags can now request priority pick-up via the City'€™s Web site.

Online bagged leaf pick-up requests are available by clicking here. Residents can also call the 311...

The Fort Wayne Fire Department shares this important safety information from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL) and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for those planning on using a Turkey Fryer to prepare holiday meals.

First and...

City hosts combined northeast neighborhood meeting Monday

The City of Fort Wayne will hold a special meeting for residents in the area approximately bounded by Hobson Road, Lake Avenue and Coliseum Boulevard from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, in the Brentwood Elementary gymnasium, 3710...

Changes at Time Corners Drive Economy, Safety and Air Quality

 

Mayor Tom Henry, Public Works Director Bob Kennedy and Councilman Mitch Harper cut the ribbon on the Time Corners traffic improvement project

One of Fort Wayne'€™s ten most dangerous traffic areas is safer today and the economy got a...

 Efficiency and Environmental Responsibility Drive City Fleet


The City of Fort Wayne'€™s Fleet Department made the 100 Best Fleets and Best Green Fleets lists to be published in Government Fleet magazine.  More noteworthy, Fort Wayne'€™s Fleet is in the only one in the country to make the top 10 on

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Funds Will help Address Foreclosed Properties

 

Mayor Tom Henry today began to illustrate what $7 million HUD funds will do to strengthen and support neighborhoods in Fort Wayne. As he stood in front of a vacant house in the 3100 block of Hanna Street, Mayor Henry pointed to the well-maintained and

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Drivers should use alternate route

Lake Avenue between Laverne Avenue and Beacon Street is closed to through traffic while City Utilities repairs a water main break that happened earlier today. The closure is expected to last until after 6 p.m.

The water main break caused lower water pressure to...

Central area will get full pick-up rotation next week

City leaf collection crews will get a head start in Fort Wayne'€™s central section today, while finishing the first collection in the south area tomorrow. The entire central area will also get a full pick-up cycle next week in accordance with the...

Verizon doing underground repairs

The two east lanes of Lafayette Street between Berry Street and Superior Avenue are scheduled to reopen Tuesday following pavement repairs Monday, weather permitting

The lanes are closed while Verizon does some underground repairs.

The City of Fort Wayne...

City Utilities crews are working to repair a large water main that broke at the intersection of Lake Avenue and Hobson Road this morning.  The break is causing low water pressure in many neighborhoods in the north part of the City. 

City Utilities customers in the areas from the City's downtown to...

Water Maintenance repairing main break

Lake Avenue between Laverne Avenue and Beacon Street will remain closed to through traffic at least through 8 a.m. Friday as City Utilities works to repair a water main break.

The water main break caused lower water pressure to customers from downtown to...