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Fort Wayne city officials revealed plans Tuesday for a massive mixed-use complex near the intersection of McKinnie Avenue and Plaza Drive on Fort Wayne’s southeast side.


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Last week, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry gave his State of the City address at the Grand Wayne Center.

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Two Fort Wayne firefighters have tested positive for COVID-19, requiring the quarantine of about 45 other firefighters to be placed in quarantine.


According to a release from city officials, the 45 firefighters had contact with the two positive firefighters over multiple shifts, and will remain in quarantine for two weeks from the date of exposure. 


Officials say public safety has not been compromised due to the exposure to the coronavirus.


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 Fort Wayne is encouraging residents to give feedback on its drafted Southeast Strategy Update. The strategy is an update to a 2007 plan that focused on residential strategies.

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Fort Wayne’s Redevelopment Commission voted unanimously Monday afternoon to terminate the economic development agreement (EDA) with RTM Ventures for the Electric Works development project.

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Technicians for the Fort Wayne’s Clean & Green Program announced the periodic sanitizing of commonly touched outdoor surfaces as part of the larger effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus in northeast Indiana.

Fort Wayne Offers Down Payment Assistance

Feb 6, 2020
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Potential homebuyers in Fort Wayne may now be eligible for assistance with their down payment.

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Mayor Tom Henry was joined Friday morning by representatives from the Lutheran Foundation and Fort Wayne Police Department to announce implementation of another portion of the city’s quality-of-life plan.

The plan, passed by Fort Wayne City Council in October, committed more than $3 million to city organizations and agencies with the commitment of making quality-of-life improvements around Fort Wayne. Half a million dollars of that was dedicated to combating the opioid crisis -- $200,000 went to Lutheran, while $300,000 went to the Fort Wayne Police Department.


Fort Wayne City Council held its first meeting Tuesday night, following the inauguration of its newly elected body last week.

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Fort Wayne’s newly elected city government was officially inaugurated into office during a ceremony Wednesday afternoon at the Arts United Center downtown.