Team Chosen To Lead Design For Riverfront Fort Wayne Phases II And III

City officials announced a team of professionals has been selected to design and begin implementation of Riverfront Fort Wayne Phases II and III, which will focus on preparations for public and private investment within the downtown riverfront area, including along the river’s edge. DAVID RUBIN Land Collective, headquartered in Philadelphia, will lead the team of […]

HANDS Board Tours Local Developments

Members of the City’s Housing & Neighborhood Services (HANDS) Board today toured five projects supported in part by the City of Fort Wayne’s federal housing dollars. HANDS members toured and got updates on the following projects: Vincent Village: This project includes the rehabilitation or new construction of six homes on the Vincent Village campus in […]

National Recognition For City Utilities

Fort Wayne City Utilities has received national recognition as a Utility of the Future Today in the category of Energy Generation & Recovery, for its successful power generation efforts at the Water Pollution Control Plant. The Utility of the Future Today recognition celebrates the achievements of utilities that are transforming themselves from traditional wastewater treatment […]

Completion Of Wolf Family Learning Center Expansion

Mayor Tom Henry and Parks & Recreation Director Steve McDaniel celebrated the grand opening of the Wolf Family Learning Center at Salomon Farm Park off Dupont Road. The Learning Center added more than 4,000 square feet to a smaller facility and will offer many recreational opportunities to this popular park. “We’re fortunate to live in […]

Nominations Now Being Accepted For Diversity Awards

Welcoming Fort Wayne, and its supporting organizations, is now accepting nominations for the Diversity Awards, which celebrate the contributions of immigrants and refugees to the greater Fort Wayne community. The brief award nomination form can be found at www.welcomingfw.org by clicking on the Diversity Awards menu item; it includes six categories: Positive Role Model, Community […]

Lifetime Sports Academy Presents Awards

Today marked the successful completion of the Lifetime Sports Academy’s 21st summer with more than 1,000 participants this year and a total of 27,961 participants over the last 21 years. Group lessons in the lifetime sports of golf, tennis and swimming were offered to boys and girls, ages 7 – 18. Lessons focused on skill […]

Mayor Henry, Allen County Taxing Units, And Community/Neighborhood Leaders Voice Concerns Over Business Personal Property Tax Proposal

Leaders from the City of Fort Wayne, City of New Haven, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority, Fort Wayne Community Schools, East Allen County Schools, Fort Wayne Public Transportation Corp. (Citilink), community leaders, and neighborhood advocates came together today at Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry’s office to voice concerns about a proposal […]

Johnnie Mae Farm Stand Now Open Friday Nights

The City of Fort Wayne’s Office of Housing & Neighborhood Services invites residents to purchase fruits and vegetables at the Johnnie Mae Farm Stand Fridays through October from 4 to 7 p.m. The Johnnie Mae Farm is located in the Renaissance Pointe Neighborhood at 2518 Winter St. A variety of fresh produce grown on-site will […]

Local Businesses Visit Six Schools For Day Of Caring

Volunteers will clean, paint and spruce up the landscaping at six Fort Wayne Community Schools buildings Thursday, July 19, as part of a special Day of Caring sponsored by United Way of Allen County. Employees from four local businesses will spend the day getting the schools in shape for the new school year, which begins […]

Starry Night Telescope Clinic At Salamonie Second Saturday, Aug. 11

Gaze at stars through a telescope and learn about the night sky at Salamonie Lake’s Second Saturday program on Aug. 11. The program runs from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. and will be hosted by astronomy enthusiasts Steve and Debbie Russell, who will offer a “Starry Night Telescope Clinic.” Participants should meet at Salamonie Interpretive Center. […]

Board Of Public Works Bid Downloads

In a continued effort to make customer improvements, the City of Fort Wayne Board of Public Works launched a new web page today to allow contractors to purchase and download bid specifications from the convenience of their office or home. The Board is partnering with Quest Construction Data Network to operate a secure site that […]