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Entries for 2020

We're back -- be safe!

COVINGTON, Ky. – Weekend in LoveTheCov has been on hiatus because we in good conscience couldn’t urge people to get out in public with COVID-19 numbers in Kentucky setting record after record.   We’re back – not because the threat is over, because it is not (although the...

Funding tool for IRS site work leaps first hurdle

TIF district designation in works would use future state tax revenue to repay City’s debt   COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington received preliminary approval today to study the possible use of future state tax revenues to pay for new roads, sidewalks and other improvements to the...

8th Street fix to close one block next week

The City recently had to put a “Band-Aid” of asphalt on a sinking section of Eighth Street but will close the street next week to work on a permanent repair. Sections of concrete failing between Russell, Pike streets  COVINGTON, Ky. – Eighth Street between Pike and Russell st...

Covington awards $368K to help homeless

(Photo provided by Welcome House.) Goal of Welcome House shelter: Long-term housing stability COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington is giving $367,720 to Welcome House of Northern Kentucky to help it operate a temporary shelter designed to help homeless individuals not only survive the winter...

In a flash, a Christmas tree’s ‘lovely branches’ can become a deadly torch

Just 10 seconds after ignition, a Christmas tree whose needles were allowed to dry out becomes a fiery torch in this demonstration from the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Covington fire officials offer tips on preventing holiday fires  COVINGTON, Ky. – The video, shown HE...

Covington’s LGBTQ ‘score’ moves higher

A new NKY Pride Center is opening two blocks from City Hall. Decisive steps to create ‘welcoming’ community a part  of economic strategy to attract talent, officials say COVINGTON, Ky. – The nation’s largest LGBTQ advocacy group says the City of Covington continues to ta...

A 'greener' cup of joe

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is another in a series of recycling tips from the City of Covington's Neighborhood Services Department, Solid Waste & Recycling Division.) COVINGTON, Ky. – First the bad news: Those oh-so-convenient plastic single-serve coffee pods (commonly known as K-cups after the...

State: Brent Spence repair on schedule

(Photo provided by Kentucky Transportation Cabinet) Damaged upper deck removed, steel beams placed  COVINGTON, Ky. – Work on the emergency repair of the Brent Spence Bridge remains on schedule, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials said today during a progress report with regional med...
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