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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

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  • 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: June 10, 2019

NPD AMP Tickets on Sale Now!

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Fishers Parks & Recreation will host two ticketed Friday night concerts featuring national recording artists. Shows begin at 8 p.m. and gates open at 6 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at npdamp.com/Tickets.

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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 30, 2019

Fishers Farmers’ Market opens this weekend for the summer season

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The beloved summer tradition, the Fishers Farmers’ Market, returns for another season this Saturday, May 4. Presented by IU Health Saxony, the market will be held every Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon in the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (6 Municipal...

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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.

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Holiday deals around Fishers invite you to shop small and save big

Shop Fishers | Support Local, Shop Small

The holiday season has arrived, and businesses around Fishers are offering special deals to help you knock out your holiday shopping while saving some cash.  Find gifts for everyone on your list as you support local businesses and shop small all ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Winter Wonderland rescheduled to 12/2 due to weather

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Winter Wonderland presented by Fishers Elite Martial Arts has been rescheduled due to inclement weather. The event will take place on Sunday, December 2 from 2 to 8 p.m. outdoors at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (6 Municipal Drive). The annual tr...

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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: October 23, 2018

Fishers Boo Bash returns with new treats for spooktacular family fun

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Fishers Parks & Recreation is excited to bring new treats and activities to the annual Boo Bash event presented by Johnson Jensen LLP on Friday, October 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. on the Central Green in front of City Hall. The free celebration invites famil...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

City of Fishers hosts first-ever October Farmers’ Market

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After a successful summer season of the award-winning Fishers’ Farmer Market, the City of Fishers will host its first-ever October Farmers’ Market this month.

The October Farmers’ Market will be held at Holland Park every Saturday in October from 9 a.m. un...

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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 20, 2018

City of Fishers announces plans for future of Morris-Flanagan-Kincaid House

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The City of Fishers will acquire the historic Morris-Flanagan-Kincaid House from Nickel Plate Arts this summer. The iconic brick farmhouse—currently situated along I-69 on the Navient campus—will move to a new location on USA Parkway later this year, posi...

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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: 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: May 29, 2018

Freedom Mortgage announced as presenting sponsor of inaugural Spark!Fishers event

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The City of Fishers has announced Freedom Mortgage as the presenting sponsor for the inaugural Spark!Fishers celebration on June 30. The community-led festival will offer a fresh twist on a favorite summer tradition and celebrate what it means to be uniqu...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Sugar Ray Announced for June 29 AMP After Dark Road Show

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JUST ANNOUNCED!

90's favorite, Sugar Ray is coming to Fishers this June 29! Brought to you by 107.9 The Mix and Fishers Parks & Recreation, this special AMP After Dark Road Show will be held at Saxony Fields...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Fishers Parks & Recreation partners with WTTS on two fall low-dough shows at the NPD AMP

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The City of Fishers and Fishers Parks & Recreation are excited to partner with 92.3 WTTS on two fall AMP After Dark shows at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater. The first show features:

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Award Winning Fishers Farmers’ Market Opens for Summer Season

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The award-winning Fishers Farmers’ Market presented by IU Health Saxony returns on Saturday, May 5, and is open every Saturday, rain or shine, through September 29 from 8 a.m. to noon in the Nickel Plate District. Voted the top Farmers’ Market in Hamilton...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Community Unites to Keep Fishers Beautiful on April 14

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Fishers, IN – In honor of National Sustainability Month, the City of Fishers will host Keep Fishers Beautiful (KFB), bringing together residents, homeowner’s associations, local businesses, and organizations to support the vibrancy of ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

City of Fishers Unveils 2018 Summer Concert Line-Up in the Nickel Plate District

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The City of Fishers announced today the official 2018 summer concert line-up at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (NPD AMP), to kick off this June. Fishers is expanding opportunities to enjoy free concerts during summer months with four different eve...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

Indiana’s First Internet of Things lab, Indiana IoT Lab – Fishers, Officially Opens its Doors

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Entrepreneurs and innovators welcomed 24,500 square feet of new space dedicated to supporting collaboration and innovation for the Internet of Things at the grand opening of the Indiana IoT Lab – Fishers today. More than 50 members and 9 dedicated suite m...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Launch Fishers-based companies announce growth, 82 net new jobs as firms see increased demand

Fishers, Ind. (March 20, 2018) -- The City of Fishers today announced the growth plans of three startup firms, VendorJump, Ultimate Automation, and Sales Tuners, all led by entrepreneurs with roots at Launch Fishers. The announcement brings a collective 8...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

2017 Best Place to Live Gets Even Better with AARP Age-Friendly Designation

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Fishers, IN – Fishers is the fifth largest city in the state, and as such, strives to offer a superb quality of life for residents of all ages. It is with great pride that City Council President Todd Zimmerman and AARP Indiana representatives will recogni...

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness Gives 2018 State of the City Address Focusing on Quality of Life Efforts

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Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness spoke today at his 2018 State of the City address to a sold-out audience at the OneZone Chamber of Commerce’s March Luncheon. The speech highlighted key quality of life efforts already underway and unveiled two new in...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Google Trekker Puts Indiana Parks and Trails on the Map

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Now you can view images of your favorite Indiana parks and trails on Google Maps. Fishers Parks & Recreation is happy to announce that we have collected images of local trails and pathways in partnership with Google Maps.  In 2016, the Indian...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Metronet, Fishers reach agreement to allow Metronet to resume work

METRONET, FISHERS REACH AGREEMENT TO ALLOW METRONET TO RESUME WORK

January 22, 2018 (FISHERS, IND.) - The City of Fishers and Metronet have reached an agreement to allow Metronet to resume work in Fishers. Metronet has updated their safety practices, inclu...

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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: November 30, 2017

Engineering Firm Expanding in Fishers, Creating High-Wage Jobs

FISHERS, Ind. (Nov. 30, 2017) – Flexware Innovation, a provider of software development, business intelligence and automation engineering services, announced plans today to expand its operations in Hamilton County, creating up to 68 new, high-wa...Read on...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Local Tech Support Provider, Netfor, Doubling Footprint in Fishers

FISHERS, Ind. (Oct. 23, 2017) – Netfor, a provider of technical and customer-experience managed services, today announced plans to expand its footprint in Fishers, creating up to 97 new jobs by 2021.  "Indiana's economic momentum ...Read on... City News
Posted on: August 24, 2017

City of Fishers Issues No Dig Order for Metronet after Gas Line Break Thursday Morning

City of Fishers Issues No Dig Order for Metronet after Gas Line Break Thursday Morning

On 8/24, the City of Fishers was alerted to a sixth gas line break by local utility Metronet at approximately Prairie Fox Drive and Mollenkopf Road. The City immediately...

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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...Read on...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Global Quality Assurance Company Unveils HQ Expansion, Continues Job Growth

FISHERS, Ind. (April 5, 2017) – Stratosphere Quality, a global provider of quality assurance and outsourcing solutions to manufacturers, announced plans today to expand its headquarters in Hamilton County, creating up to 250 new jobs by 2020. &...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Detour, Partial Closure of 116th Street Set for Spring Break Week

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FISHERS, IND. – Today the City of Fishers announced the partial closure of 116th Street between Exit Five Parkway/IKEA Way and Cumberland Road. The partial closure will be in effect from March 30 at 9 p.m. to April 10 at 5 a.m, coinciding with H...Read on...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Fishers Celebrates 15 Years of Summer Concerts

FISHERS Ind. – The City of Fishers is thrilled to celebrate its 15th year of summer concerts in the Nickel Plate District with the City’s most ambitious lineup to date! Last year, approximately 135,000 people enjoyed the popular weekly...Read on...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Fishers, Noblesville & Hamilton County Commissioners Propose Nickel Plate Trail

FISHERS, INDIANA – Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness and Noblesville Mayor John Ditslear were joined by Hamilton County Commissioners today to announce a joint partnership to develop the Nickel Plate Trail, a 14-foot wide paved pedestrian and bicycle ...Read on...

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Posted on: December 10, 2015

Governor Pence Announces Plans to Modernize State Road 37 in Hamilton County

Indianapolis - Governor Mike Pence joined state and local officials today to announce plans to invest $124 million in infrastructure improvements to State Road 37 in Hamilton County between 126th Street and 146th Street. The announcement, held at the Dela...Read on...

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