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Verbatim: City Releases Plan to Improve Downtown Public Spaces

The City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division is sharing the recently finalized Downtown Fort Wayne Public Realm Action Plan created by internationally recognized architecture and urban design firm, Gehl.

March 19, 2019 9:09 am


Verbatim: City Puts Neighborhoods First with Record Investment

In the past five years more than 300 miles of neighborhood street improvements have occurred in the City of Fort Wayne and today, Mayor Tom Henry announced that a record $31 million will be invested in neighborhood transportation improvements in 2019.

March 19, 2019 1:58 pm


Verbatim: Franke Plating Works to expand in city

The company has plans to invest $1.1 million to upgrade and expand its production facility.

March 19, 2019 7:11 am


Verbatim: Combined sewer overflow warning today

When it rains, the 100-year-old combined sewers in older parts of Fort Wayne can overflow, resulting in the discharge of a combination of stormwater (rain or snowmelt) and untreated sewage into CSO impacted waterways.

March 18, 2019 9:05 am


VERBATIM: Results of the 64th Annual Northeast Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair

  These results were provided in a press release for the 64th Annual Northeast Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair, March 16, at Purdue Fort Wayne. Students advanc ...

March 17, 2019 7:40 pm


Verbatim: Lutheran Hospital inactivating heart-transplant program

Lutheran Hospital issued this news release today:

March 15, 2019 11:15 am


Verbatim: Reaction to the death of Sen. Birch Bayh

These statements have been issued regarding the death of former Sen. Birch Bayh:

March 14, 2019 10:14 am


Verbatim: Community Foundation receives $2 million grant

Lilly Endowment Inc. awards the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne with a $2 million grant.

March 13, 2019 7:56 am


Verbatim: Purdue Fort Wayne 2019–20 Summit Scholarship Recipients Announced

Purdue University Fort Wayne is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019–20 Chapman Scholarships and Doermer Distinguished Scholarship.

March 13, 2019 3:31 pm


Verbatim: Downtown Improvement District announces $10,000 for return of the Winter-Spring events contest call for concepts

Due to its continued success, The Downtown Improvement District will once again be offering its Winter-Spring events contest which invites businesses, organizations, and individuals to submit their best ideas for events in February, March, or April 2019.

March 11, 2019 10:39 am


Verbatim: Superior Court to handle New Haven City Court cases

The following news release was issued today by Allen Superior Court: (Fort Wayne, Ind.) – Allen Superior Court and the City of New Haven have agreed on a process for the tra ...

March 8, 2019 9:07 am


Verbatim: Manchester Student Senate approves 'Refugees Welcome' Resolution

The Manchester University undergraduate Student Senate has approved a resolution supporting and welcoming refugees.

March 7, 2019 3:58 pm


Verbatim: Deadline Approaching to Apply for Fort Wayne Fire Department Firefighter Positions

The Fort Wayne Fire Department is now accepting applications for firefighter positions, but only until 4 p.m. EST March 8, 2019.

March 5, 2019 9:54 am


Verbatim: AWS Foundation grants $250,000 to CTN

AWS Foundation presented a check to Community Transportation Network (CTN) on Tuesday, March 4, 2019 for $250,000.

March 5, 2019 11:45 am


Verbatim: DeKalb Health and Parkview Health to affiliate

Parkview Health issued this news release:

March 5, 2019 5:00 am