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Indiana Gov. Holcomb to extend stay home order to May 1

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The executive stay home order for Indiana that expires Monday will be extended to May 1 as planning is underway to reopen parts of the state’s economy, Gov. Eric Holcomb said Friday. Holcomb said a state task force is seeking ideas from various business sectors on on ...

Two latest COVID-19 deaths bring county’s total to 21, with 281 cases

Another two Allen County residents have died and 50 have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 281 cases and 21 deaths Friday. Updates to positive cases and deaths in Allen County are found at the top of the department’s COVID-19 webpage at www.allencountyhealth.com/covid-19 ...

Citizens Square and Rousseau Centre will remain closed

Citizens Square and the Rousseau Centre will remain closed to the public through at least the end of the month, the Allen County Board of Commissioners and Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry announced Friday. The decision follows Governor Eric Holcomb's announcement that he will extend to May 1 ...

Great American Cleanup™ postponed to Sept. 19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Fort Wayne’s annual spring clean, the Great American Cleanup™, is rescheduled for September 19 from the original date of May 2. Each year, this important community event brings out more than 5,000 volunteers to spiff-up neighborhoods and public spaces ...

Neighborhood Code Compliance suspends hearings and payments until June 1

The city's Neighborhood Code Compliance office is extending the suspension of payments and orders-to-repair and demolition hearings until June 1. “We are giving property owners additional time to make payments because we know many are experiencing financial hardship due to the stay at home ...

No Mother’s Day downtown trolleys this year thanks to COVID-19

For the last four years, the Downtown improvement District has sponsored Mother's Day Downtown trolleys. But this year, in consideration of restrictions on the number of persons in a gathering and with the safety of staff, business owners and the public in mind, the trolleys will not be running ...