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Final phases of riverfront development to be revealed Dec. 5

Local News

Want to learn more about the second and third phases of Fort Wayne's riverfront development? You'll get two chances Dec. 5. City officials and consultants from Land Collective will present final renderings and recommendations at public meetings scheduled for 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Park ...

‘Night of Lights’ returns downtown on Nov. 27

Local News

The Christmas season will officially begin downtown with the return of the "Night of Lights" on Nov. 27. HolidayFest begins with the “Night of Lights” lighting of the iconic Santa and His Reindeer, Merry Christmas Wreath, Northern Lights, and many more. Downtown churches will ring their ...

Regional Cities program making $250,000 available for projects

Local News

The Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) Tuesday said it will make available $250,000 of the initial $42 million of Regional Cities initiative funding remaining to invest in an additional project or multiple projects in the 11-county region. The funding comes from savings ...

Kroger’s ‘Fight Cancer Day’ raises nearly $45,000

Local News

The 41st annual Kroger “Fight Cancer Day” raised nearly $45,000, bringing the total since the program started to more than $5 million. Todd Graham, district manager for Kroger in northeast Indiana, presented checks Tuesday to the American Cancer Society, Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana ...

Democrats to fill Sharon Tucker’s County Council seat Nov. 22

Local News

Sharon Tucker's unopposed election last week to represent the 6th District on City Council starting in January means she will no longer be able to serve on Allen County Council. So the Allen County Democratic Party will conduct a caucus to select someone to complete her term. The caucus will ...

Drones to inspect I&M transmission lines

Local News

Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) will use aerial drones to inspect transmission lines over Allen, DeKalb and Steuben counties beginning as early as Tuesday, Nov. 12, and continuing through next week. Weather may impact the schedule. The drone inspection of wires and poles is occurring over ...

Snow caused problems for motorists — and police

Local News

Fort Wayne's first major snow of the season created some extra work for city police. Fort Wayne Police responded to 95 accidents between 2 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tuesday, not counting calls the department couldn't get to or slide-offs, which are coded differently. The calls included 85 property ...

10 neighborhoods get improvement grants from the city

Local News

Ten Fort Wayne neighborhoods will see improvements thanks to grants from the city. Last year, the Community Development Division launched the Neighborhood Improvement Grant program, which is designed to support neighborhood projects that beautify public spaces and strengthen community ...

Need a new furnace? City loan program could help

Local News

As local residents start to turn on their heat for the season, some may find their furnaces aren’t working. For those who may not be able to afford a new furnace or can’t take on a traditional loan, the city's Office of Housing & Neighborhood Services is offering a zero interest loan ...

Indiana ranks high in hazardous dams that need improvements

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Southern Indiana’s Collins Lake dam was built in the mid-1960s to provide flood control to a region that includes the adjacent tourist destinations of French Lick and West Baden Springs — storied communities that are home to grand restored hotels. Collins Lake is ...

Property tax payments are due Nov. 12

Local News

Fall property tax payments are due Tuesday, Nov. 12, according to Allen County Treasurer William Royce. Payments must be in the treasurer's office or postmarked by Nov. 12 to avoid penalty. The office will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veteran’s Day. The fall tax bill was ...

Man gets 188-month sentence for robbing bank

Local News

Markell Palmer-Tate, 27, of Fort Wayne, has been sentenced to 188 months in prison for bank robbery by U.S. District Court Judge Damon R. Leichty. The term will be followed by 3 years of supervised release. According to documents in the case, on April 11, 2016, Palmer–Tate and his two ...

City offers help to keep animals safe in cold weather

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With our first taste of cold weather this weekend, Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control reminds residents that they can contact the shelter to receive free straw bedding for their pets. Straw is the best and safest way to provide warmth for pets who spend a lot of time outside. Blankets hold ...