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Entries for March 2020

Business tax deadline pushed back 90 days

City relieving financial pressure on businesses COVINGTON, Ky. - Businesses who must file occupational license and net profits tax forms with the City of Covington will automatically have an extra 90 days to both file the forms and make any tax payments.   The extension is one of three exe...

Construction/renovation permit fees waived

The buildings on Seventh Street that used to house Heringer Meats are being turned into commercial storefronts and apartments. City trying to keep projects on track, protect jobs   COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington is temporarily waiving permit fees - but not application requirement...

Businesses can get $$$ for rent, mortgages

Covington is home to many unique small businesses, like these in the Ritte’s Corner neighborhood commercial district in Latonia. Assistance program to protect jobs, prevent vacant storefronts  COVINGTON, Ky. -Qualifying businesses can apply for up to $500 a month to help pay rent or mortg...

City bans ‘conversion therapy’ for LGBTQ minors

Commissioner compares it to ‘mental torture,’ ‘child abuse’ COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington took another strong step toward protecting its LGBTQ youth Tuesday night, forbidding the “dangerous and ineffective” practice of so-called conversion therapy for minors - t...

Leniency on street-sweeping days

City temporarily not issuing tickets for cars that aren’t moved   COVINGTON, Ky. - If you can’t find a spot to move your car while your side of the street is being swept, don’t worry - for the time being, you won’t get a parking ticket.   Mindful of the fact that da...

Board of Commission Meeting Minutes 03-24-20

Board of Commission Meeting Minutes 03-24-20

Tonight’s agenda full, and you can watch live

COVINGTON, Ky. - Per Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear’s directive on public gatherings, you won’t be able to attend the Covington Board of Commissioners’ legislative meeting tonight in person.   However, you can watch the 6 p.m. meeting live to catch an array of important votes...

Much of City Hall operating ‘from home’

City Hall resembled a ghost town today as most employees were told to work from home for the time being because of the coronavirus pandemic. But public safety employees still on the job, Covington says   COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington City Hall at 20 West Pike St. resembled a “ghost t...

Non-essential retail stores must close to walk-in traffic

Among the exemptions to the state order closing non-essential retail shops are hardware stores like Klingenberg’s Hardware, which has two locations in Covington. They must, however, follow directives on social distancing and hygiene.  Gov. Beshear: Groceries, banks, pharmacies among ex...

Beer with that food?

Some of the beer choices from The Gruff restaurant at Second and Greenup streets. Gov. Beshear authorized the delivery of alcohol with food this week    Gov. Beshear authorizes restaurants to deliver alcohol COVINGTON, Ky. - You can now get alcohol with that food delivery. Under an ...
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