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City urges support for beleaguered small biz

One of Covington’s greatest strengths is its unique small businesses. Area’s ‘red zone’ status brings new safety recommendations  COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington officials are urging the public to support the city’s small businesses as an escalation of COVID-19 ca...

‘Silent Scream’ & ‘HOWL-O-Ween’

COVINGTON, Ky. – “Spooky” is the theme of yet another weekend in The Cov, as Halloween invades and pervades almost every venue and event.   There’s a walking-tour mystery within The Carnegie, a canine costume contest, a “Spooktacular Sweatfast,” “Costum...

Keeping Halloween safe in The Cov

Reminder: Follow health guidelines for trick-or-treating, events COVINGTON, Ky. – With Halloween just two days away, Covington families are being urged once again to follow COVID-19-related safety protocols designed to limit human contact – regardless of whether you’re passing ou...

Covington bans hair discrimination

Commissioner Michelle Williams, bottom center, jokes about wearing “my naturally curly hair” for Tuesday night’s meeting to mark the vote on The CROWN Act. City 1st in Ky. to make CROWN Act part of Human Rights Ordinance   COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington laid down...

City to fill potholes, clear snow on state routes

New contract for 10 roads in Covington should mean quicker response, Public Works says   COVINGTON, Ky. – Drivers should experience smoother and safer travel on main routes through the City this winter.   Saying its Public Works crews are positioned to respond more quickly within Co...

Board of Commission Meeting Minutes 10-27-20

Board of Commission Meeting Minutes 10-27-20

$$$$ on table for neighborhood projects

This historic iron drinking fountain and the irrigation system in George Rogers Clark Park in the Historic Licking Riverside Neighborhood were funded by the Covington Neighborhood Grant Program.  City, CGN to hold virtual meeting Thursday to boost  participation in $60K grant program  ...

Leaves & kickball

Think you have a lot of leaves to rake up? Covington’s Public Works Department today began its annual tour across the city, picking up the mess of autumn on streets with trees in the public right of way. Manning the vacuum on Greenup Street in this picture this morning is seasonal Prince Bak...

'Nightmare' & a sensitive zombie

COVINGTON, Ky. – Halloween isn’t just taking a sharpened object to a harvested orange cultivar of a gourd or hoping your neighbor this year gives out more than Dum Dums and Tootsie Roll Minis (guilty!)   If you really want to expand your horizons, get on the Internet and start readi...

New fund lets public buy in to Parks & Rec

The redevelopment of Peaselburg Park – the second City park/playground finished on an overlapping rehab schedule – relied in large part on community input. Covington, Horizon Community Funds partner to build confidence  for private donations toward activities, facilities   COV...
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