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Covington freezes property tax rates again

But officials say state pension mandates bode ill for future   COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington’s property tax rates for calendar year 2019 will remain the same for the third year in a row.   The Covington City Commission tonight approved rates of 0.327 for real estate and 0.349 for person...

Board of Commission Meeting Minutes 09-10-19

Board of Commission Meeting Minutes 09-10-19

Round 2 for neighborhood improvement grants

An award through the City of Covington Neighborhood Grant Program helped organizers host the Eastside Music & Soul Food Festival on Aug. 31. (Photo courtesy of Chuck Eilerman.) Information meeting Thursday to explain tweaks to process COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington is kicking off the sec...

‘This has become an epidemic’

Assistant Fire Chief Chip Terry served in Covington for almost three decades. (Photo used with permission from Katie Woodring Photography.) Registration open for PTS seminar Friday honoring late chief  COVINGTON, Ky. - The family of late Assistant Covington Fire Chief Chip Terry didn’t k...

Covington’s grass-roots economic growth

With help from a City of Covington rent subsidy, Olla restaurant will open at 302 M.L. King Jr. Blvd./12th St. 10 small projects in line for City's help  COVINGTON, Ky. - A new gourmet burrito restaurant. Two salons. An expanded shop for women's clothing, paper goods, and gifts. And eight new a...

Wanted: Firefighter/paramedics

Covington firefighters responded to a fire on Riverside Drive last year. (Photo used courtesy of Katie Woodring Photography) City has 7 openings; must have at least 2 years’ experience  COVINGTON, Ky. - The Covington Fire Department is looking to hire seven firefighter/paramedics, but the...

Oktober traditions & Aretha's music

COVINGTON, Ky. - Our headline for this week’s narrative events calendar was going to be “Riverfront yoga & hilltop prayer” just because we liked the juxtaposition of geo features for those two events, but this is September and Oktoberfest, man, and we’d be guilty of buryi...

And so it begins

Crews from Prus Construction mobilized today to begin work on Riverfront Commons. A fence blocks access to the Madison Overlook at the floodgate opening. Work  underway on Riverfront Commons After years of planning and searching for funding, site work began today on Phase II of Riverfront Comm...
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