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Garbage, recycling delayed part of next week

COVINGTON, Ky. - Ah, the holidays.   The songs may sing of roasting chestnuts, sleigh bells, and horses “drawing” runner-equipped sleighs across peaceful landscapes glistening with snow on midnights clear.   (As if ... )   See, we know that Christmas reality is more apt to...

Live in Covington? Get in to museum free

The Holiday Toy Trains display has been a family tradition at Behringer-Crawford Museum in Covington’s Devou Park for many years. (Photo courtesy BCM) COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington residents get free admission Saturday to Behringer-Crawford Museum in Devou Park, just in time for its holiday attra...

‘Fresh’ faces, energy sought for 3 City boards

Covington needs to fill a vacancy on the board that oversees the Housing Authority of Covington’s various sites, including the 235-unit Latonia Terrace on Madison Pike. COVINGTON, Ky. - Do you enjoy studying the nuances and legalities of zoning? Would you like to help guide development in Covi...

Free holiday bookstore for Covington parents

Jacob Brooks, Group Vice President of the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati, and Tami Chapman, senior program director at R.C. Durr YMCA, pose with some of the books collected by the branch for Read Ready Covington.  YMCA collections benefit Read Ready Covington   COVINGTON, Ky. - Thanks to tw...

Smack talk at City Hall: Food Drive nets 1,214 lbs.

The Economic Development team brought in 236 cans and other food items and shaped them into a Christmas tree. COVINGTON, Ky. - It was a week of trash talking and showboating at City Hall, but in the end all the “competition” was for a good cause: Some 1,214 pounds of food was collected f...

Sweaters, cookies & the Big Man

COVINGTON, Ky. - Of course there’s a holiday theme this weekend. It’s a week and a half before Christmas.   So there’s the ugly sweater pub crawls, the visits with Santa (or his neighborhood fill-in), cookie decorating parties, reading events for kids, public singing and of co...

You’re invited to Jan. 4 inauguration

Jan. 4 is the date of the public swearing in of Commissioners Michelle Williams, Tim Downing, Shannon Smith, and Denny Bowman (clockwise from top left).  COVINGTON, Ky. - You voted for ’em, now come meet ’em.  The public is invited to the inauguration ceremony/public swearing i...

Goal of citywide business strategy: Action

Sorting through the proposals from the many companies that wanted to help guide economic development in Covington was a lengthy and time-consuming process. COVINGTON, Ky. - The competition was stiff, but Covington has picked a Georgia firm to spend the first seven months of 2019 creating an overarch...

Incentives give boost to six more businesses

The buildings on Seventh Street that used to house Heringer Meats are being turned into commercial storefronts and apartments. COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington is giving six more businesses help with first-year rent and fixing up their exteriors. The incentives - representing the second round ...
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