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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Mayor Fadness Suspends City Stormwater Bills 60 Days, Lifts Enforcement on Temporary Signage

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“In recognition of the difficult times our community is facing, the City is taking the following actions to alleviate the financial burden on our residents and businesses,” stated Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Fishers Issues Temporary Stay for Solicitation Permits

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Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness issued a temporary stay on all permitted solicitations within city limits. This action includes business-related solicitors only and is intended to reduce the number of people interacting with each other to slow the spread of C...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness Declares Local Disaster Emergency, Travel Advisory Watch

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Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness announced today the declaration of a local disaster emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Fadness executed Executive Order No. 1 effective March 17, 2020.

“As more information comes available, it&rs...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

City of Fishers celebrates community volunteers at fourth-annual City of Service Awards

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The City of Fishers hosted its fourth annual City of Service Awards last night to recognize the dedicated volunteers who have donated their time and talent to the Fishers community.

Last night’s award winners included:

  • Fishers Parks & Recreati...
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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Fishers celebrates Disability Awareness Month in March

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The City of Fishers and Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability will host their fourth annual, month-long celebration of National Disability Awareness Month in March. The celebration, presented by Conner Prairie and Fishers YMCA, strives to bring awarene...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Fishers Test Kitchen welcomes new southern comfort food concept from King Dough Pizza owners

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Southern-inspired comfort food will be on the menu beginning next month when Fishers Test Kitchen and partners Sun King Brewing open their doors at the new culinary complex, The Yard at Fishers District.

Indianapolis’ King Dough Pizza owners Adam...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Fishers to host its largest, citywide celebration of Small Business Saturday this month

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The City of Fishers’ citywide celebration of Small Business Saturday, Shop Fishers, returns for its sixth year on November 30 with its largest celebration ever. Nearly 60 businesses around Fishers will offer special deals and promotions to celebrate the n...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Fishers Mental Health Inter-Faith Committee Launches Fishers Cares, a Network of Support for Mental

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The Fishers Mental Health Initiative inter-faith committee announced today a new program to benefit those who seek help in their mental health journey. Fishers Cares is a collaborative program that spans several inter-faith places of worship and businesse...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Fishers Holiday Farmers’ Market invites you to shop fresh and local this holiday season

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Fishers Parks & Recreation will debut the brand-new Fishers Holiday Farmers’ Market this Saturday at Holland Park (1 Park Drive, Fishers). The seasonal market will be held Saturdays, November 2 through December 28, from 9 a.m. to noon inside the Holla...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Fishers residents can now buy groceries and renew their vehicle registration at Kroger

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Making your grocery list for next week? If your vehicle registration is due soon or you need to print a copy of your driving record make sure to add those items to your list! The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) and Kroger have partnered to bring a ...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Fishers ranked #3 in MONEY’s 10 Best Places to Live 2019

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Fishers is one of the best places to lives in America, according to MONEY’s Top 10 Best Places to Live 2019. MONEY unveiled its annual list earlier today, ranking Fishers as number 3—the only Indiana city to make the top 10.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

‘Turquoise Table’ movement comes to Hamilton County

Ross Hilleary & Kelli Jenkins play Jenga at the Turquoise Table in downtown Fishers

Don’t be surprised if you see strangers gathering around a blue table to socialize and play games together. That’s because the Turquoise Table movement, a national project to create community among residents and visitors, is here in Hamilton County with t...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Hear the Sweet Sound of Blues at the NPD AMP

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End the summer with Fishers Blues Fest, a Fishers Labor Day tradition! The free, two-night event includes performances by renowned local and national blues artists. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., no tickets required.Friday, August 30

  • John Ford
  • Paul Linden & H...
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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Fishers hosts first Arts Crawl of the summer next week in partnership with Fishers Arts Council

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The Fishers Arts Crawl returns on Friday, July 19, with an evening of art, music, and shopping in downtown Fishers. Stroll through the Nickel Plate District—recently designated as a Statewide Cultural District—and enjoy local ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

City of Fishers hosts second-annual Spark!Fishers festival June 28 & 29

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The second-annual Spark!Fishers festival, ignited by First Internet Bank, returns June 28 and 29 to the Nickel Plate District in the heart of downtown Fishers. The celebration is packed full of family-favorites and Independence Day traditions, while showc...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Fishers Dedicates Month of May to Mental Health Awareness

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Today, Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness proclaimed the month of May as Mental Health Awareness Month. The proclamation kicks off a month-long campaign that will continue the efforts of the Mental Health Initiative in making Fishers a community that embraces me...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Statement from Mayor Scott Fadness on HSE School Board Discrimination Policy

Although I recognize and respect the division of authority between our school system and city government, I cannot abdicate my role as a community leader. Our community continues to be viewed and recognized as one of the best cities in the nation to live ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

City of Fishers Releases Call for Applications for Fishers Test Kitchen Restaurant Accelerator

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The City of Fishers today launched a search for chefs who will become the first occupants of its restaurant accelerator, the Fishers Test Kitchen. The accelerator, the first in the state, will open this fall within the new Sun King Brewing in The Yard at ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Jason Taylor named City of Fishers Engineering Director

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Today, Mayor Scott Fadness announced Jason Taylor will succeed Jeff Hill, who announced his departure from the City of Fishers in March after nearly seven years as engineering director. Taylor is a former assistant director of engineering at the City of F...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

City of Fishers to celebrate National Vietnam War Veterans Day on Friday

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The City of Fishers —a Commemorative Partner of the Vietnam War Commemoration—will celebrate National Vietnam War Veterans Day with a free public ceremony on Friday, March 29. The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. at Liberty Plaza in front of Fishers Ci...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Fishers Selected as Finalist for RWJF Culture of Health Prize

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Today, Fishers announced it was chosen as a finalist for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Culture of Health Prize. As a 2019 finalist, Fishers is one step closer to the national Prize which honors communities that are bringing partners together a...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

First Internet Bank announced as presenting sponsor for Spark!Fishers 2019

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The City of Fishers has announced First Internet Bank as the presenting sponsor for the second-annual Spark!Fishers festival this summer. After a successful debut in 2018, the community-led festival will return to the Nickel Plate District with a weekend-...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

City of Fishers Opens City Services Building

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The City of Fishers will open the City Services Building (3 Municipal Drive) effective Friday, March 1, 2019. Housed in the former Fishers Police Station, the City Services Building will now offer a one-stop-shop for residents who need to conduct business...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Fishers to celebrate National Disability Awareness Month in March

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The City of Fishers and Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability will kick off their annual celebration of National Disability Awareness Month this Friday. The month-long celebration, presented by Conner Prairie, strives to bring awareness to what life is...

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Posted on: February 18, 2019

Resident Input Showcased as Draft Nickel Plate Trail Master Plan Unveiled

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FISHERS, IND. -- Fishers City Council and City leadership were joined by over two hundred community members as members of the committee presented the Nickel Plate Trail Master Plan 2040 to the public. The development of the Master Plan began in September ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Megan Baumgartner Named Fishers Economic Development Director

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Mayor Scott Fadness announced today his promotion of Megan Baumgartner as Economic Development Director effective immediately following the departure of Brandon Dickinson in October 2018. Baumgartner formerly held the assistant director position for the d...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Fishers announces members of inaugural Arts & Culture Commission

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The City of Fishers announced today the newly appointed members of the inaugural Fishers Arts & Culture Commission. The Commission will become effective in January.

In August, Fishers City Council adopted an ordinance to create the Commission to facili...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Fishers’ Nickel Plate District receives Statewide Cultural District designation

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The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) Board has voted to officially designate the City of Fishers’ Nickel Plate District as a Statewide Cultural District. The designation was approved at today’s IAC Quarterly Business Meeting.

The City of Fishers applied for t...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Fishers Department of Public Works achieves re-accreditation

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The City of Fishers’ Department of Public Works (DPW) has been awarded the American Public Works Association (APWA) Re-Accreditation designation. The APWA Accreditation program recognizes public works agencies that go beyond the requirements of the manage...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

One-of-a-Kind Makerspace, Design Center to Build in Fishers, Boost Trade Entrepreneurship

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Hub and Spoke founder David Decker, president of OnPoint Real Estate Solutions Travis Tucker, and Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness announced today the City’s latest partnership to foster entrepreneurship and early workforce development. Partners Decker and Tuc...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

City of Fishers named Emerging Arts Champion of the Year by Nickel Plate Arts

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The City of Fishers was recognized at last week’s Nickel Plate Arts Awards as the Emerging Arts Champion of the Year. This honor is awarded annually to an individual or entity that supports local arts and artists through collaboration, promotion...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Fishers Planning Committee Announces Community Effort to Solicit Ideas for New Kind of Public Space

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As the City of Fishers gears up to transform the Nickel Plate Railroad into a whole new kind of public space, the Fishers Nickel Plate Trail Master Planning Committee invites the public to participate in the planning process, to join in the conversation a...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Team selected to design one-of-a-kind experience along Nickel Plate Trail

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The City of Fishers’ Nickel Plate Trail Master Planning Committee is excited to announce the selection of NBBJ and Ex2 Partners, who will work collaboratively to facilitate a master plan for a unique experience along the Nickel Plate Trail from 96th Stree...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Fishers Entrepreneur Steve Cage Donates $63,000 to Fishers Parks Foundation

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Fishers Parks & Recreation and the Fishers Parks Foundation announced today the donation of $63,000 from Steve Cage, a Fishers resident and entrepreneur. As an avid pickleball player, Cage’s donation will pay for the addition of two challeng...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Hageman Group Proposes New Tech Park Gateway Building in Partnership with the City of Fishers

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Hageman Group Proposes New Tech Park Gateway Building in Partnership with the City of Fishers

May 30, 2018 (FISHERS, IND.) – The Hageman Group, in partnership with the City of Fishers, today announced its intent to build a Class-A multi-story office buildi...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Federal Surface Transportation Board Grants Nickel Plate Rail Line Owners Permission to Pursue Rail

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The Federal Surface Transportation Board today issued its decision granting the owners of the Nickel Plate Rail, the Cities of Fishers and Noblesville and Hamilton County, with the ability to convert the Nickel Plate Rail into a pedestrian trail pursuant ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Fishers Announces Nickel Plate Trail Committee, Plans to Release RFP for Design

The City of Fishers announced the formation of the Nickel Plate Trail Master Planning Committee today. The Committee will oversee the master plan of the Nickel Plate Trail, announced February 2017, from 96th Street to 146th Street in Fishers. The Committe...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Fishers Ends Record Year with 2,000 New Jobs Committed in 2017, Announces Commitment of 511 New Jobs

December 4, 2017 (FISHERS, IND.) The City of Fishers announced today a record year for economic development with 2,185 new jobs and $64.5 million in capital investment committed by firms in 2017. The announcement culminates with several Fisher...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Mayor Fadness Plans 70-Acre Waterfront Park at Geist Reservoir

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May 30, 2017 (FISHERS, IND.) – Mayor Scott Fadness announced plans today to invest in a 70-acre waterfront park at Geist Reservoir. The park will be developed at the last-remaining undeveloped parcel of the 1,900 acre reservoir, located approxim...

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