Government News

City of Fort Wayne

City of Fort Wayne Solid Waste collection changes on 10/4/2021

Beginning Monday, Oct. 4, 2021, garbage and recycling crews will collect only City of Fort Wayne-issued carts used for residential collection due to the current COVID-19 surge.

Incubus at Foellinger Theatre rescheduled for October 4, 2021

The Incubus concert at Foellinger Theatre has been rescheduled to Monday, October 4, 2021.

Fort Wayne UNITED announces United Response

Today, Fort Wayne UNITED, in partnership with Mayor Tom Henry and the Victim Assistance Department of the Fort Wayne Police Department, announced the United Response Program.

Mayor Henry receives Flu Shot

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry showed his support by getting his flu shot this morning, courtesy of Super Shot.

Clean Drains Fort Wayne Fest celebrates World Rivers Day

Fort Wayne City Utilities and Friends of the Rivers will hold Clean Drains Fort Wayne Fest on World Rivers Day, Sunday, September 26, 2021.

Allen County

City and County offices closed Labor Day – 9/6/2021

City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Allen County government offices will be closed for the Labor Day holiday on September 6, 2021.
Allen County Courthouse

Allen County Courts return COVID-19 masking option to courtrooms

In response to the surge in COVID-19 cases and Allen County’s return to orange status, the Allen County Circuit and Superior courts have updated their policy on wearing masks and facial coverings in court buildings.

Public invited to All In Allen Community Vision open house event

Allen County and the City of Fort Wayne will unveil the draft vision for the All In Allen Comprehensive Plan during a community open house event on July 28, 2021.

Allen County Park and Recreation Board Meeting canceled

The regularly scheduled meeting of the Allen County Park and Recreation Board on July 21, 2021, has been canceled.

Capital Improvement Board meeting Thursday – 7/22/2021

The Allen County-Fort Wayne Capital Improvement Board of Managers meets Thursday, July 22, 2021, at 9:00 am at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in the Shaffer Board Room.

Federal

Federal Judge Thomas L. Kirsch II swearing in

Kirsch sworn in as Circuit Judge, 7th Circuit Court

United States Attorney Thomas Kirsch II assumed the duties of a United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit today, December 18, 2020.

COVID-19 Disinfectant List

Today, the EPA is releasing an expanded list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
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Fort Wayne man sentenced to 240 months

Christian D. Shelton was sentenced to a total of 240 months imprisonment and a term of supervised release of 2 years last Thursday.
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Clifford Johnson appointed acting US Attorney

The United States Attorney's Office announced that Clifford D. Johnson is now the Acting United States Attorney.
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US Attorney Capp asked to resign

The United States Attorney's Office announced that David Capp has submitted his resignation as United States Attorney as requested by the Preside

State of Indiana

AG commends New Haven officials for opting into opioid settlement

Attorney General Todd Rokita attended the New Haven City Council meeting Tuesday to thank Mayor Steve McMichael and council members for opting into the state’s settlement with three major pharmaceutical distributors and a manufacturer/marketer of opioids.

WorkOne Career Centers requiring masks

Beginning Monday, August 9, masks will be required for all customers and staff at the 11 WorkOne Northeast career centers in northeast Indiana.

INDOT 2021 ADA Transition Plan available

The Indiana Department of Transportation has released the 2021 ADA Transition Plan.

Attorney General Todd Rokita: US DOE backs off critical race theory

Today, the Biden Administration reversed course on educational proposals aimed at imposing the teaching of critical race theory, the 1619 Project, and other similar curricula into America’s classrooms.

2021 College Equity Report released

The fourth annual College Equity Report provides a deeper analysis of the performance of Indiana’s high school graduates and disaggregates data by race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, and geography.