Vincent Village Opens Doors Of Home Built With City HUD Funds

Vincent Village hosted an open house today at a new home built with funding from the City of Fort Wayne’s Office of Housing & Neighborhood Services. The new home, located in the 2700 block of Lillie Street, is on the Vincent Village campus in the Oxford Neighborhood. A family currently living in one room at […]

Fort Wayne Parks And Recreation Announces House Catering Open Bid

The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department has begun the open bidding process for the provision of catering services at three major private rental facilities: Salomon Farm Park, the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, and Promenade Park, which opens this summer and is the first phase of the Riverfront Fort Wayne development project. This bidding opportunity allows […]

Mayor Henry Announces Public Safety Personnel To Receive Additional Compensation For Hours Worked During Polar Vortex

Mayor Tom Henry today announced Fort Wayne Police Department officers and Fort Wayne Fire Department firefighters who worked while City of Fort Wayne offices were closed during the recent Polar Vortex will receive time and a half compensation for their efforts. The public safety divisions were able to find the necessary resources in their approved […]

Mayor Henry Receives National Award

Efforts to protect water resources, clean our rivers and reduce energy costs, earned Mayor Tom Henry national recognition from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA). This week, the association presented the 2019 National Environmental Achievement Award for Local Public Service in honor of Mayor Henry. The award recognizes public officials at the local, […]

Call For Workshops Open For Regional Neighborhood Network Conference

Anyone interested in presenting or facilitating a workshop for the upcoming Regional Neighborhood Network Conference (RNNC) is now invited to submit their workshop proposal to the organizing committee. This year’s RNNC is set for September 19-21, 2019 and is hosted by Fort Wayne. The theme is “Play in the Fort,” with an emphasis on how […]

Mayor Tom Henry Welcomes FWPD And FWFD Recruits To First Day Of Classes

Mayor Tom Henry welcomed 24 Fort Wayne Police Department recruits and 11 Fort Wayne Fire Department recruits to their first day of training at the Public Safety Academy. “Public safety is a top priority and continuing to grow our outstanding police and fire personnel is imperative to ensure our residents and businesses are as safe […]

7th Annual Winterval Celebration Downtown

Celebrate winter with a visit to downtown Fort Wayne on Saturday, January 26! The 7th Annual Winterval festival promises a full day of indoor and outdoor winter fun for all ages. The Community Center’s FREE Winter Carnival runs from 1 – 4 pm and includes horse and carriage rides, face painting, games and crafts, and […]

Mayor Henry’s State Of The City Address To Be Held February 13

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry will deliver his 2019 State of the City Address at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd. The Mayor’s State of the City Address is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to arrive by 11:45 a.m. Mayor Henry will highlight […]

Partnership Announced To Restore Foster Park Pavilion

Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and Friends of the Parks of Allen County are coming together to restore Foster Park Pavilion #3. The historic stone pavilion in the Foster Park Oak Grove will be fully and accurately restored along with landscape improvements, including a new paved trail connecting the pavilion with the Foster Park walking […]

Winter Weather Plan In Place; Mayor Henry Announces City’s Office Of Housing And Neighborhood Services Helping Meet Winter Weather Shelter Needs

Mayor Tom Henry today announced that with leadership and help from the City of Fort Wayne’s Office of Housing and Neighborhood Services, $10,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding will go toward efforts to help provide overnight accommodations for homeless single women. With temperatures and wind chills expected to reach dangerous levels this weekend […]

Residents Offer Input About Riverfront Fort Wayne Next Steps

Area residents gathered at the Grand Wayne Center Thursday evening to offer their ideas for the next phases of Riverfront Fort Wayne. During the meeting, residents learned about the progress being made to design Riverfront Fort Wayne beyond Promenade Park. The next steps include creation of a comprehensive riverfront neighborhood master plan, analysis and recommendations […]