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WorkOne Northeast centers move to appointment-only services

All 11 WorkOne Northeast career centers will transition indefinitely to appointment-only services, effective November 23, 2020.

Learn about the cosmos at the next AWS Special Abilities Day

The December theme for the next virtual AWS Foundation Special Abilities Day is “Out of this World.”

INDOT hiring events for seasonal workers

INDOT will host open interviews for seasonal positions on Thursday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

AC ASPCA seeks to meet $10k match

The Allen County SPCA hopes to see record giving this #GivingTuesday! when all gifts will be matched (up to $10,000) thanks to several generous sponsors.
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana

Community Harvest Food Bank holiday hours

Community Harvest Food Bank will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from Thursday, November 26 through Sunday, November 29, 2020.

Latest COVID-19 Pandemic News

ACDH COVID-19 update – 11/27/2020

Today, the ACDH reported that another 305 Allen County residents tested positive for COVID-19, raising the totals to 18,675 cases and 303 deaths.



ISDH COVID-19 update – 11/27/2020

Today, the ISDH reported that 5,700 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 raising the total to 324,537 Indiana residents infected.

Superior Court Drug Court’s 50th graduation postponed

Allen Superior Court has postponed its landmark 50th Drug Court graduation due to restrictions on event sizes brought on by COVID-19.

Hospitals update visitor restrictions

The Fort Wayne area’s two local hospital systems are implementing updated visitor restrictions, effective today.
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb

Gov. Holcomb, First Lady test negative for COVID-19

Governor Eric J. Holcomb and First Lady Janet Holcomb have tested negative for COVID-19.

Health Department changes to service at Citizens Square

The ACDH will continue to provide various services to the public over the phone, through the mail, and online during the closure of its downtown offices.

METRO offices closed until January 19, 2021

In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the City of Fort Wayne Metropolitan Human Relations Commission offices will be closed to the public starting November 23.

FWCS high schools moving to remote learning

Because of the high community spread of COVID-19, all FWCS high school students will be learning remotely beginning Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, through December 4, 2020.
Seal of Allen County

No public swearing-in ceremony for County elected officials

A public swearing-in ceremony for newly elected Allen County officials will not take place in 2020.

Gov. Holcomb quarantines after COVID-19 exposure

Several members of Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s security detail have tested positive for COVID-19.

City Council meetings through the end of 2020

Fort Wayne City Council meetings will be held with only those required in-person to conduct business and all others via conference call through the end of 2020.

Citizens Square to close to the public beginning 11/23/2020

Due to the continued increase in COVID-19 cases, Mayor Tom Henry today announced Citizens Square will close to the public beginning Nov. 23, 2020.

USF adjusts attendance policy for home basketball games

The University of Saint Francis will not permit spectators to attend basketball games at the Hutzell Athletic Center until further notice.

Holcomb announces COVID-19 County Metrics and Requirements

Governor Holcomb today signed Executive Order 20-48 to implement pandemic requirements for all Hoosiers and targeted restrictions for counties that have high levels of COVID-19.
Allen County Health Commissioner Dr. Matthew Sutter

Statement from AC Health Commissioner

Statement from Allen County Health Commissioner Dr. Matthew Sutter regarding Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb's update.

Parkview Health to offer COVID-19 training

Parkview Health will be sharing clinical guidance and expertise in a new program designed to support Indiana nursing homes with operational issues related to COVID-19.

Holcomb extends health emergency for 30 days

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has extended the public health emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic for an additional 30 days.

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Dry weekend, snow returning next week

NWS: Dry weekend, snow returning next week


2020 Festival of Gingerbread Virtual Tour

The 35th annual Festival of Gingerbread officially opened today at 9 AM; special programs will be held throughout opening weekend.

Signup for online holiday activities/FW Parks

Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation is offering an opportunity for children to shop online for inexpensive gifts for friends and family this holiday season.

The Days of Holly Shopping starts Saturday

Celebrate the Days of Holly Shopping every Saturday from November 28th through December 19, 2020, in Downtown Fort Wayne.

Festival of Trees: extended hours and days

The Embassy has made some adjustments to this year’s 36th annual Festival of Trees due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

Holiday Lights now glow for the season in downtown Fort Wayne

Downtown Fort Wayne brings you Merry and Bright: A Season of Lights presented by PNC Bank, a part of the HolidayFest celebrations.

Fort Wayne City Council News

City Council meetings through the end of 2020

Fort Wayne City Council meetings will be held with only those required in-person to conduct business and all others via conference call through the end of 2020.

Collective Bargaining legislation to be introduced

City Councilman Glynn Hines, Councilman Geoff Paddock, Councilwoman Sharon Tucker today discussed a bill they are co-sponsoring with Councilwoman Michelle Chambers to bring collective bargaining opportunities back to city employees.
Electric Works rendering

Council letter to Redevelopment

The Fort Wayne City Council sent a letter to the Fort Wayne Redevelopment's Executive Director, Nancy Townsend on August 5, 2020.

No Council meeting June 2nd

Due to the few introductions brought to the Fort Wayne Common Council on May 26, 2020, there will be no Committee Session on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

City Council to remain biweekly

The Fort Wayne Common Council will maintain the biweekly schedule that began at the end of March through the month of May 2020.
FWPD Fort Wayne Police Department

FWPD: Shots fired at Glenbrook Mall

On November 27, 2020, shortly after 3:00 pm, the FWPD responded to a report of a party armed with a gun at Glenbrook Mall.

FWFD: House fire, Oakland Street

The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 1400 block of Oakland Street at 1:04 pm, on November 24, 2020.

FWFD: House fire, Colonial Avenue

The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a possible house fire in the 4500 block of Colonial Avenue at 8:46 pm on November 20, 2020.
FWPD Fort Wayne Police Department

FWPD: Accident Investigation

On November 19, 2020, shortly after 4:00 pm, the Fort Wayne Police Department officers responded to a reported motor vehicle accident with injuries.
FWPD Fort Wayne Police Department

FWPD: Shooting Investigation, Fourth Street

On November 18, 2020, at 8:41 pm, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 400 block of East Fourth Street in reference to a shooting.