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Free wireless Internet now available in downtown Frankfort

FfFtWiFi network benefits residents, visitors and Ivy Tech students; enhances Frankfort’s competitiveness Frankfort, IN – As another progressive step in the McBarnes administration’s Economic Development and Communications cornerstones, the City’s existing fiber optic infrastructure is being utilized to provide free WiFi Internet access in the downtown area as a way to help grow existing businesses […]

City Hall open house Thursday, December 13

Frankfort, IN – As the final event in the series of City department open houses, the community is invited to attend an open house in Frankfort City Hall (Old Stoney) this Thursday, December 13 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. “This event is an opportunity for community members to tour the Mayor’s office, Clerk-Treasurer’s office, City […]

Chinese delegation visit and downtown holiday celebration highlight weekend

Frankfort, IN – Kicking off a day filled with events, Mayor Chris McBarnes will welcome Lanxi, China officials to Frankfort Saturday morning as part of the Frankfort-Lanxi Sister City relationship formed this summer with the visiting delegation touring the City before taking part in the community’s downtown holiday celebration Saturday night. According to McBarnes, Lanxi […]

McBarnes appoints Todd Corrie to Plan Commission

Frankfort, IN – Given his administration’s focus on strengthening Frankfort’s economic development, Mayor Chris McBarnes appointed local business leader Todd Corrie to the City’s Plan Commission. “With the Plan Commission responsible for reviewing ordinances among other tasks, we are working hand-in-hand and utilizing this important group of dedicated community members to the fullest extent as […]

Mayor’s Night Out November 28 at Ponderosa

Public encouraged to attend fourth and final event for this year Frankfort, IN – Mayor Chris McBarnes invites the community to join him and his department heads at his administration’s fourth Mayor’s Night Out event on Wednesday, November 28 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the banquet room at Ponderosa Steakhouse at 2301 East Wabash […]

Mayor on WIRE’s What’s Up Boone County

Message from Mayor Chris McBarnes I was pleased to be a guest on What’s Up Boone County on WIRE radio recently. You can find the program on 91.1 FM tomorrow (Saturday) morning at 8:00 a.m. and it will be streamed at With much to talk about, I proudly shared all of the recent happenings […]

McBarnes convenes second City-County Leadership Summit

Event to be streamed live on the Web for interested community members Frankfort, IN – With a continued focus on communications as a cornerstone of his administration and following through on a promise made at the first Leadership Summit, Mayor Chris McBarnes is hosting a second Summit, gathering more than 60 county and city government, […]

Mayor McBarnes’ Thanksgiving message

With many preparations of all different kinds well underway for Thanksgiving, I encourage all of us to be mindful of our many blessings. I also ask you to keep all of those in our community, our state, nation and world who are not as fortunate in your thoughts and prayers. Whether it be from unemployment, […]