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New safety radios to cost $400K less

COVINGTON, Ky. - A contract to replace radios for Covington’s Police, Fire, and Public Works departments will cost the City less than originally anticipated -- more than $400,000 less.   The Covington City Commission voted to accept a bid at its Nov. 20 meeting with AMK Services to supply...

$122K to be spent on Randolph, Goebel pools

Randolph Pool in the Eastside neighborhood will get a new roof and fencing in the off-season. COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington will spend almost $122,000 in the off-season to make improvements at its two full-size public swimming pools.  The Randolph Pool complex on Greenup Street in the Eastside nei...

Gain from new policy: $106K in 4 months

COVINGTON, Ky. - City Hall’s adoption of an expanded and strategic investments policy earlier this year after the arrival of its new Finance director has proved a financial windfall for Covington taxpayers.   For the four-month period ending Oct. 31, Covington earned more than $106,000 fo...

Shopping, Pajama Parties & storybooks

COVINGTON, Ky. - We can read your mind, right now.   You're thinking, "oh no, annoying relatives are coming to town, how in the world are we going to entertain them?"   Either that, or "Christmas is coming, I hate shopping, and I wish there was an easy way to find unique things f...

MainStrasse garage: Special day hours this weekend

COVINGTON, Ky. - Shoppers in MainStrasse Village will be able to park in the new RiverHaus Apartments garage during daytime hours this Friday and Saturday as part of a special, one-time change.   About 100 spots in the garage were made available starting Tuesday of this week as part of a specia...

City to rewrite ‘unworkable’ zoning code

Covington's current Zoning Ordinance divides the City into acceptable land "uses." COVINGTON, Ky. - Navigating the City of Covington’s Zoning Ordinance is not for the faint of heart. Employing a fundamental one-size-fits-all approach that doesn’t honor Covington’s historic, urban f...

Panel to help set vision for potential City Hall

City government's move to 20 W. Pike St. was supposed to be temporary. But recently the City finished its five-year lease and renewed it for four years.  COVINGTON, Ky. - A diverse group of 16 people who live or work in Covington will make up a task force that will help shape the vision for a n...

Thanksgiving: No delays in garbage collection

COVINGTON, Ky. - The remains of that fantastic Thanksgiving Dinner (well, we hope it was “fantastic”) won’t sit in your garbage container one day more than it normally would this week.   Garbage collection in the City of Covington will occur on regularly scheduled days this we...

MainStrasse parking garage open on limited basis

Starting this evening, drivers coming off Main Street can use about 100 parking spaces in the evening hours in the garage being built as part of the RiverHaus development. COVINGTON, Ky. - About 100 parking spots will be open to the public starting this evening in the garage built in MainStrasse Vil...
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