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Entries for 2019

The future of Parks & Rec

Covington’s Parks & Recreation brought yoga for kids to Randolph Park. Master plan seeks input about activities, facilities  COVINGTON, Ky. - The mission of Covington Parks & Recreation is easily identified: Fun.   But defining “fun” - and identifying how the Cit...

Big booms, books & biking

COVINGTON, Ky. - The Ohio River’s banks will explode with thundering booms and an aerial spectacle this weekend, with the annual Western & Southern/WEBN Fireworks and Riverfest.   But that’s not - as they say - the only game in town. There’s plenty else to do in #LoveTheCo...

Board of Commission Caucus Meeting Agenda 09-03-19

  Draft Agenda

City puts 3 vacant houses on market

The two-story house at 1407 Russell St. Program seeks rehab proposals to create single-family homes  COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington is looking for rehabbers to turn three abandoned houses into single-family homes.   The City issued three requests for proposals (RFPs) this week for the purchase...

Sixth & Scott streetscape project set to start

Looking north along Scott Street: Among other things, the streetscape project will move utilities underground, replace “cobra-style” street lights with decorative lampposts, fix broken sidewalks, and replace deteriorated garbage cans. Finished look will invite economic investment, City s...

Covington says ‘farewell’ to retirees

Covington Fire Chief Mark Pierce, right, reads the details of promotions for three Covington firefighters: From right, Joseph Vance, Kurt Thomas, and Jordan Warner. At left is Assistant Chief Michael Bloemer.   COVINGTON, Ky. - A spate of retirements will take from the City of Covington nearly ...

Board of Commission Meeting Minutes 08-27-19

Board of Commission Meeting Minutes 08-27-19

Election boycott & ballot burning

Each ballot cast in the June 30 municipal elections in the Republic of Albania was shown on a video screen for all to see before being separated into its proper stack. (All photographs courtesy of Joseph U. Meyer.) As an international voting observer, Mayor saw history in Albania   COVINGTON, K...

Riverfront Commons work begins next week

Take a good look, because next Tuesday the parking lot under the Roebling Suspension Bridge will be fenced off and filled with construction equipment. Construction to take over parking lot under Suspension Bridge   COVINGTON, Ky. - The long-awaited construction of the “crown jewel&rdqu...
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