FWCS Career Academy Instructor Named Teacher Of The Year

Karen Gillie, a graphic design instructor at the FWCS Career Academy at Anthis, has been named the 2018 Fort Wayne Community Schools Teacher of the Year. Gillie began her teaching career 25 years ago, starting as a night school instructor and quickly falling in love with graphic design and teaching. Gillie was selected as Teacher […]

What’s Happening @ Riverfront Fort Wayne

Riverfront Fort Wayne promises every Fort Wayne resident and visitor an always-evolving opportunity to connect with nature, culture and community. We are excited to announce that between now and September, there are over 200 Riverfront Fort Wayne activities for children and adults scheduled, including boat tours, boating classes, birdwatching, walking tours and paddle socials. Riverfront […]

Dragon Boat Team Registration Open

Riverfront Fort Wayne and the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department invite you to form a Dragon Boat team and register for the 4th Annual Fort Wayne Dragon Boat Races! The Races will take place at Headwaters Park West on June 23 on the beautiful St. Marys River, starting with opening ceremonies at 8 am. […]

Fort Wayne UNITED To Lead Choose Success Initiative Event

Fort Wayne UNITED, in partnership with ICON Family, will be conducting additional sessions of its Choose Success Initiative (CSI) May 10-11. CSI allows black males, ages 14-18, to be exposed to the positive outcomes of good decisions and the negative consequences of poor decisions. Highlights of the schedule of events: Thursday, May 10 8:30-10 a.m. […]

New Trail App Moves Forward

In the past ten years, the Fort Wayne area has seen tremendous growth in the trail network both inside and outside the City limits. Trail extensions have grown the regional network so that it now connects destinations throughout the county. We’ve grown from 42 miles in 2008 to more than 107 miles in 2018. More […]

Warmer Weather Welcomes Trek The Trails

Weather is warming up, and Fort Wayne residents are itching to get out and about. It’s the perfect time to join the popular, free guided tours known as Trek the Trails. Season nine offers new exploration on our 107-mile regional trail network beginning tomorrow. Ten of this year’s routes are new, featuring recently completed trails […]

Residents Petition For Voluntary Annexation

More than half of the property owners living in the unincorporated portion of La Cabreah neighborhood off of Dupont Road have petitioned the City of Fort Wayne to be annexed. If approved, this voluntary annexation would bring 174 residential properties and about 105 acres inside the City limits. Currently, the southern part of the La […]

Mayor Henry Announces Promotion Of Cindy Joyner To Director Of Community Development For The City Of Fort Wayne

Mayor Tom Henry today announced Cindy Joyner has been promoted to director of the City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division. Joyner has 16 years of experience in local government. Since 2008, she’s served as a deputy director in the Community Development Division overseeing the Neighborhood Code Compliance Department. Under Joyner’s direction, Neighborhood Code has […]

River Levels Adjusted This Weekend

Flashboard installation at the St. Joe Dam will occur this weekend. To accommodate safe installation water levels on the St. Joe River upstream of the dam will be temporarily lowered beginning on Saturday, May 5, 2018. The lowering allows the dam’s spillway to dry for the safe installation of the flashboards. Weather permitting, the installation […]