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State honors LGBTQ leader from Covington

Bonnie Meyer holds the award presented to her by Kentucky Commission on Human Rights leader John C.K. Fisher. Award echoes report calling City’s ‘welcoming’ nature an economic asset  COVINGTON, Ky. - About an hour before a national business consultant identified Covington&rsq...

Faceoffs, masks & face scrubs

COVINGTON, Ky. - Anybody could go to the local brewpub and quaff one, or to the local swimming pool and work on getting that tan.   But here in Covington, you can watch an entire street hockey tournament, get up early and do yoga with nature watching, start cobbling together your family’s...

Search for new Engine Co. 2 under way

There’s less than an inch of clearance between Pumper 2’s ladders and Engine Co. 2’s door frame.   COVINGTON, Ky. - The process of building a bigger Engine Co. 2 - and finding a place to build it - has begun. The Covington City Commission voted 5-0 this week to hire Brandstett...

‘A fragile rebirth’

Tailored strategy gives Covington an economic blueprint   COVINGTON, Ky. - A 73-minute presentation on Covington’s strengths and weaknesses - and how the City can transform recent economic momentum into long-term, sustainable growth - left leaders “blown away” Tuesday night by...

Shoreline transformation (finally) to begin

The existing shoreline just west of the Suspension Bridge does little to encourage interaction with the Ohio River – but that’s about to change. $6.5MM Phase II of Riverfront Commons to bring amphitheater, pier, trails  COVINGTON, Ky. - Years from now, the “before” and &...

Board of Commission Meeting Minutes 7-23-19

Board of Commission Meeting Minutes 7-23-19

Small businesses: Apply for $$$ by Friday

Small businesses who applied last fiscal year for help with rent or exterior renovation were spread throughout Covington. This map was part of a presentation to the City Commission this past spring.  City offering help renovating exteriors, paying startups’ rent  COVINGTON, Ky. - Fr...

KIA in Vietnam: Honoring Covington’s ‘Fallen’

In this 1965 photo from The Kentucky Post, then-Covington Mayor Bernard Eichholz, center, and other City officials hold a Christmas card they were sending to soldiers from Covington fighting in Vietnam. (Photo courtesy Kenton County Public Library) Groups raising money to move, expand memorial  ...
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