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GM workers to receive profit-sharing payment

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Based on the 2018 full-year results for the company’s North America business, General Motors has announced that more than 46,500 eligible U.S. hourly employees will receive a profit sharing payment of up to $10,750. “When GM delivers good business results, our eligible hourly ...

Bass-Hadley intersection reopening delayed until March 29

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Allen County transportation officials have announced that the closure of Bass Road at Hadley Road will be extended until Friday, March 29. The road has been closed since July for construction of a new roundabout at the intersection. Officials had hoped to reopen the roadway this week, but say ...

First piece of massive tunnel-boring machine lowered Monday

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Construction crews at the working shaft of Fort Wayne’s deep rock sewer tunnel lowered the first piece of MamaJo, the Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM), into the ground Monday. The cutterhead was hoisted down the 220-foot working shaft. At 200 tons and 16 feet long, the cutterhead is one of the ...

Weather-postponed ‘Crime Summit’ rescheduled for Tuesday

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Tuesday was supposed to be a night off for members of Fort Wayne City Council, but that was before extremely cold weather forced the postponement of last week's "Crime Summit." As a result, the special meeting called by Council President John Crawford, R-at large, to explore various facets of ...

Aging & In-Home Services to conduct hearing on plan

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Aging & In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana, Inc. (AIHS) is hosting a public hearing at its corporate headquarters, located at 2927 Lake Ave., at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, to discuss the proposed FY 2020-2021 Area Plan. The plan describes activities and programs conducted under the ...

Allen County juvenile program gets $217,000 grant

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The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) has awarded a $217,333 grant to the Allen County Superior Court Juvenile Center’s “Check and Connect” program, an effort to mentor students in grades K-12. “This is the largest grant we have ever received for Check and Connect,” ...

Safe Haven Baby Boxes establishes Ataya Kaser scholarship

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Ataya Kaser was 14 when she was killed in a car accident on Oct. 7, 2018, in Leo. A freshman at Leo JR/SR High School, she carried a 4.0 GPA, was in the process of signing up for some college classes and was a supporter of Safe Haven Baby Boxes. Now Safe Haven Baby Boxes is recognizing Kaser ...

Zacher Co. of Fort Wayne to help lease Electric Works

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The development team behind Electric Works has selected brokerage teams from two firms for its national and local/ regional commercial leasing. RTM Ventures has selected the Indianapolis office of global commercial real estate services firm JLL as its national leasing partner, effective ...

Victim of fatal work accident identified

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The victim in a work-related death Tuesday has been identified as Kenyon Disbrow, 57, of Ossian. According to the Allen County Coroner's office, Disbrow suffered accidental blunt-force injuries while working in the 4400 block of Altitude Drive. A scene investigation was conducted with ...

With bitter cold coming, take these steps to protect your pipes

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Extremely cold temperatures pose a danger to water pipes, so Fort Wayne City Utilities offers these tips to protect your pipes: · Trickle a small stream of lukewarm water, about the diameter of a pencil lead, from a faucet in your home. The flow keeps water moving to prevent pipes ...