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City, county offices closed Monday; trash service unaffected

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Due to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, all city of Fort Wayne and Allen County government offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21. City garbage and recycling collection will not be affected and will remain on schedule, and the offices will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, Jan. 22.

City offers tips to prevent frozen pipes

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As temperatures drop to single digits or below this weekend, City Utilities reminds customers that pipes and water meters can freeze, causing significant damage and costly repairs and that a small trickle of lukewarm water about the diameter of a pencil can help prevent problems. Customers ...

Laura Larkin, found dead in November, was strangled: coroner

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The Allen County Coroner’s office has determined that Laura Elizabeth Larkin, 33, who was found dead inside a home in the 2400 block of Cass Street Nov. 26, was strangled -- thereby becoming the county's 45th homicide of 2018. The incident remains under investigation.

Three Rivers Music Theatre latest tenant for Electric Works

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Fort Wayne-based Three Rivers Music Theatre has signed a letter of intent to locate its expanding operations at Electric Works. The organization, which focuses on developing locally cast musical theater performance and education, has experienced steady growth since its founding in 2016, ...

Encore Sotheby’s acquires Reecer Properties

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Encore Sotheby’s International Realty has acquired Reecer Properties Inc. of Fort Wayne, which will now operate as Encore Sotheby's International Realty. The acquisition expands the firm’s presence in the Fort Wayne and northeast Indiana. Mark Zukerman, founding principal of Encore ...

Raid on gang hangout nets four arrests, drugs

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A raid Wednesday afternoon by the Fort Wayne Police Department's Gang & Violent Crimes Unit resulted in four arrests at 4216 Plaza Drive as the result of an investigation regarding tips, surveillance, traffic stops and complaints revealing that the address was used as a hangout and for ...

New Chick-fil-A opens; longtime McDonald’s reopens after facelift

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Two Fort Wayne fast food restaurants celebrated milestones Thursday with the opening of a new Chick-fil-A at 182 W. Coliseum Blvd. and the reopening of a remodeled McDonald's at 1333 W. Washington Center Road. Local Chick-fil-A franchise owner and operator Jeff Hoffman is seeking people to ...

No shortage of candidates for Fort Wayne City Council

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Joseph Townsend this week announced his candidacy for one of three City Council at-large seats in the May Republican primary, saying his campaign will revolve around five basic ideas: that life begins at conception and ends at natural death; non-profits and the private sector can do a better ...

Geoff Paddock to seek third term on City Council

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City Councilman Geoff Paddock, D-5th, will seek a third term this year. "It has been an honor to work with Mayor Tom Henry and my colleagues on the City Council for the past seven years," Paddock said in a statement. "Thanks to the leadership and guidance of Mayor Henry, Fort Wayne is poised ...

Climbing gym and adventure park planned for Electric Works

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The organization behind the Fort Wayne Adventure Games will use a new permanent location at Electric Works to bring adventure to northeast Indiana year-round. Sport Wayne Inc. has signed a letter of intent to design and open a sizable, state-of-the-art climbing gym and adventure park, named ...