April 30, 2021 - The National Arbor Day Foundation has awarded the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department with its 31st consecutive Tree City USA designation. Mayor Tom Henry presented a mayoral proclamation on April 30, recognizing Fort Wayne’s continued commitment to preserving a healthy

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April 28, 2021 - The City of Fort Wayne today highlighted continued progress with current downtown development projects and shared the challenges the City is faced with when additional projects are proposed.

Over the past decade, downtown revitalization efforts have resulted in nearly $1 billion

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April 28, 2021 - In conjunction with the Great American Cleanup, residents can bring their grass clippings, brush, twigs/branches, leaves and garden waste to City Utilities’ Biosolids Handling Facility on Saturday, May 1, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

April 27, 2021 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Forestry team will be celebrating Arbor Day 2021 with a free tree seedling giveaway on Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1. The seedlings will be distributed at the Foellinger Theatre parking lot in Franke Park from 3-6 p.m. on April 30 and 9 a.m.

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April 20, 2021 - Residents can learn how to install a rain garden and soak up stormwater in their yard by attending an upcoming City Utilities’ Rain Garden Workshop. 

Four free rain garden workshops are 90 minutes long and offer residents detailed guidance on planting a rain garden. 

April 19, 2021 - Amazon today announced plans to expand its investment in Indiana by opening a new fulfillment center in Fort Wayne. The site, anticipated to open in 2022, will create nearly 1,000 new, full-time jobs that pay at least $15 per hour and provide comprehensive benefits to Amazon

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April 19, 2021 - The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to City of Fort Wayne for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019. The

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April 15, 2021 - Mayor Tom Henry has recognized Blackhawk Christian’s state champion boys basketball team.

Earlier today, the Mayor’s office delivered certificates of excellence and lapel pins to the players and coaches. In addition, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge will feature the

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April 15, 2021 - The City of Fort Wayne will continue its Blue Star Banner Program to honor and recognize City of Fort Wayne residents and City of Fort Wayne government employees who are actively deployed.

April 14, 2021 - Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation is looking forward to a full schedule of spring and summer activities and events in the city’s parks and facilities. The city’s pools and day camps are scheduled to be in operation, with appropriate safety precautions in place as the COVID-19

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April 14, 2021 - The City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division today announced that 27 neighborhood associations are being awarded grants totaling more than $117,000 to improve their communities.

Any registered Fort Wayne neighborhood association or one of the City’s four Area

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April 13, 2021 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced his support of the decision to cancel the 2021 Three Rivers Festival Parade due to continued concerns regarding COVID-19.

Mayor Henry, the Allen County Department of Health, and leaders from the Three Rivers Festival met recently to discuss the

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April 8, 2021 - Residents utilized our trail system this March more than any March on record with 78,679 counts logged. Almost all of the trails in the nearly 125 mile trail system experienced an increase in use. The second highest March trail count was in 2012, with 50,824 counts logged. In March

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April 6, 2021 - Beginning April 12, Trier Road at the intersection of Maplecrest Road will be closed to traffic for approximately one week. Vehicles traveling westbound on Trier will not be able to continue on Trier past Maplecrest, but travel lanes on Maplecrest will remain open to through traffic. 

April 2, 2021 - Visitors to Citizens Square and all other City of Fort Wayne-owned facilities will still be required to wear a mask and practice social distancing as part of COVID-19 safety protocols through at least July 4, 2021.

April 1, 2021 - The Allen County health commissioner urged residents to continue practicing COVID-19 precautions while virus spread and vaccination efforts are ongoing.

Dr. Matthew Sutter was joined by local elected officials, business owners and community leaders at a press conference at Citizens

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