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Transpoint Intermodal Breaks Ground on New Facility in Southeast Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, Indiana Economic Development Corporation President Jim Schellinger and officials from Transpoint Intermodal LLC broke ground today on a new $13.5 million cargo transfer facility on Fort Wayne’s southeast side, where the company plans to create up to 64 new jobs by the end of 2019.

“The City of Fort Wayne continues to be a leader in job and business growth with a commitment to enhancing innovative economic development opportunities in our community,” said Mayor Henry. “Transpoint’s investment in southeast Fort Wayne is a tremendous win for our City and the region. It will result in good jobs for local residents, help attract more related businesses such as distribution centers and provide another consistent and cost-effective transportation option for key employers throughout our region.”

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Mayor Opens Hanna Street and Renaissance Pointe Trails

Mayor Tom Henry, members of the Housing and Neighborhood Development Services (HANDS) Board and residents of nearby neighborhoods celebrated the opening of portions of the Hanna Street and Renaissance Pointe trails today.

“The new additions to our trails system are essential to enhance connectivity for residents in southeast Fort Wayne,” said Mayor Henry. “I’m encouraged by the progress we’re seeing as we work together to invest in quality of life amenities that make a meaningful difference. Our City continues to move in the right direction with positive momentum like never before.”

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Storytime on the Bridge Kicks Off Monday

This coming Monday, June 20, Riverfront Fort Wayne and the Allen County Public Library are kicking off a weekly summer Storytime on the Bridge.

Storytime on the Bridge will offer kids of all ages songs, great stories, silly rhymes and lots of smiles on the Historic Wells Street Bridge. Story time begins at 10:30 a.m. and lasts until 11 a.m. Families are encouraged to bring their own blankets or chairs.

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