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$168MM all-funds budget ‘transformational’

Some 56 percent of the General Fund is allocated to public safety. Among investments: IRS site, Farmers Market, City Hall, affordable housing COVINGTON, Ky. – Continued work to develop 23 vacant acres downtown. A permanent building for the Covington Farmers Market. Work to address slippa...

Symphony orchestra starts 28th season in Devou

The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra in Devou Park: It’s a long-standing family tradition. (Photo provided.) COVINGTON, Ky. – Here’s how a really great evening plays out beneath a starry sky in The Cov: First you grab a blanket, refreshments, and a frisbee for the kids. Then you s...

Innovation Alley mural unveiling showcases help for entrepreneurs at NKU Collaborative

Artists worked this week to apply the portraits of innovators to the back of 31 Innovation Alley. Pictured is the portrait of Amos Shinkle, by Jack Marion, digital drawing; and Dr. Alvin Poweleit, by Anthony Bachelier, digital drawing. July 7 event a dedication and open house COVINGTON, Ky. &n...

‘When in the Course of human events …’

City Hall closed Monday for Independence Day COVINGTON, Ky. – Some 246 years ago come Monday, 56 courageous men signed a document making it adamantly clear that they, their families, and their neighbors had no intention of living under the overbearing rule of the British Empire an ocea...

Board of Commission Meeting Minutes 06/14/2022

Board of Commission Meeting Minutes 06/14/2022

Yoga, hippos, & 4th of July

COVINGTON, Ky. – Quite frankly, this weekend’s activities seem to lend themselves to a more relaxed, creative, Zen version of you. We’re betting, however, that the life-size Hungry Hungry Hippo game on Sunday at Covington Yard will get you moving. And remember, City pools are op...

KZF to lead team designing infrastructure on 23-acre former IRS site

O’Rourke Wrecking continues to demolish the 17-acre former IRS “Flat Top” located less than a block south of the Ohio River. COVINGTON, Ky. – KZF Design Inc. will lead the team of architects, engineers, urban planners, and consultants whose drawings will lay the foundation...

Historic signs once again can light up the night

City creates new incentive program to merge past, present COVINGTON, Ky. – When restauranteur Bill Whitlow opened Rich’s Proper Food and Drink on Madison Avenue in 2018, an old neon sign anchored to the building represented a large but fading remnant of the bygone era when businesses ...

CANCELED - CEDA Meeting 7/7/2022

The Covington Economic Development Authority (CEDA) Meeting scheduled for Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 1:30 P.M. has been cancelled.

Photo contest winners get picture shoot atop iconic Suspension Bridge

Allison Rotella was a winner in 2019 with this photo of the then-closed bridge. (Photo used with permission). Public to help select top images in six categories COVINGTON, Ky. – Get your cameras out and head to the river. July will see the return of the “Focus on the Roebling&rd...
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