Garbage Solutions – New Day

Earlier today, Fort Wayne residents, City Council Members, City staff and owners of Red River Waste Solutions Inc. joined Mayor Tom Henry, to announce improvement plans for residential garbage and recycling collection. In August, Mayor Henry formed the Mayor’s Working Group on Garbage and Recycling to look at issues and develop positive solutions to improve […]

City Utilities Partners With American Water Resources To Launch Service Line Protection Program

City Utilities announces a new partnership that can help residential customers handle unexpected and potentially high cost repairs to the water and sewer service lines that run through their property. Optional water and sewer service line protection will be provided through a partnership between City Utilities and American Water Resources, a subsidiary of American Water, […]

Fort Wayne Neighborhood Leaders Participating In Regional Neighborhood Network Conference

A group of local neighborhood leaders and several staff members from the City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division today left for the Regional Neighborhood Network Conference (RNNC) taking place today-Saturday in Dayton. This year’s theme is “Unique and United: Crossing Barriers Building Communities.” The RNNC is comprised of neighborhood representatives from Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, […]

Great Tree Canopy Comeback: Volunteers Needed

On Saturday, October 20, Friends of the Parks of Allen County invites citizens to partner with area parks departments, businesses, neighborhoods, and community volunteers to plant new trees in parks and public spaces during the 17th annual Great Tree Canopy Comeback. After planting over 2,500 trees across multiple parks since its inception, the GTCC has […]

New Neighborhood Code Director Hired

The City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division has hired Susan B. Eisenhauer as the new Neighborhood Code Compliance Director. Eisenhauer replaces Cindy Joyner, who is now the Division Director of Community Development. Eisenhauer joins the City of Fort Wayne with a career history in both legal work and the social service field. She earned […]

Community Unity Neighborhood Family Fun Nights

The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department invites citizens to three upcoming FREE Community Unity Family Fun Nights! Be part of a community safety forum then enjoy a community dinner along with games and prizes for the kids. Plus, the first 50 adults to sign in at each Community Unity Night will receive a FREE […]

Learn To Trap At Salamonie, Oct. 13-14

Study animal sign and learn the art of trapping at Salamonie Lake, Oct. 13-14. Indiana Conservation Officers will host a Trapper’s Education Course at the Salamonie Interpretive Center. The program will focus on trappers of all ages, though youth trappers are encouraged to attend. At 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, participants will learn about […]

Three Additional Blue Star Banners Installed

Crews have installed three additional banners as part of Mayor Tom Henry’s Blue Star Banner program. The Blue Star Banner initiative started in May 2014 and recognizes City of Fort Wayne residents and City government employees who are actively deployed. Crews installed the banners of three service members: Sergeant Ricardo Bonano, U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant […]

Fort Wayne Fire Department Welcomes 19 New Firefighters

Nineteen firefighters were welcomed to the Fort Wayne Fire Department in a graduation ceremony today at the Public Safety Academy. The department’s 90th recruit class will begin their duty as Fort Wayne firefighters at engine houses throughout the city on September 1. The recruits, 17 men and 2 women, participated in 20 weeks of training […]