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Fluttery journey of a thousand miles

(Photo 1) Volunteers from the Rotary Club of Covington and the Kentucky Waterways Alliance built a pollinator garden in Barb Cook Park this summer. (Photo 2) The new Mayor's Monarch Pledge sign at Hands Pike Park in South Covington. Saturday ‘tagging’ events part of effort to s...

How to spend $35.9MM?

COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington has created a survey to pick the public’s brain on how to spend $35.9 million over the next 3 to 5 years. The money can’t be spent on just anything. Rather, it must be allocated within broad categories related to recovering from the econ...

City property tax payments due by Oct. 15

Covington keeps rate the same 5th year in row   COVINGTON, Ky. – Property tax bills for the 2021 calendar year will be sent to Covington residents next week and payment is due by midnight Oct. 15.   Residents have five different ways to pay: Online: HERE. ...

We remember

On 20-year anniversary, peace remains elusive COVINGTON, Ky. -- With their suddenness, violence, and scope, the horrific events that transpired 20 years ago tomorrow traumatized America. Even here in Covington, 650 miles from the collapse of the Twin Towers after a coordinated terrorist attack...

Survey seeks basement flooding info

Torrential rains in June 2019 flooded streets and basements. COVINGTON, Ky. -- If your basement floods during heavy rain, here’s a reminder that the City of Covington wants to make sure you’re on a list of addresses where flooded basements have been reported in the past. Step 1:&nb...

Steins, sunflowers & Judy Garland

COVINGTON, Ky. – Lederhosen will be de rigueur this weekend in MainStrasse Village while, over on the other side of town, our favorite farm girl from Kansas gets caught up in something much bigger than a twister, and there’s a bunch of singing and dancing about it.   But if yo...

Board of Commissioners Legislative Meeting Agenda 09-14-21

Draft agenda, legislation, and minutes from the previous meetings.

Pass the salt

Brad Schwenke and Gene Koehl of Covington’s Public Works Department check out the site where the new salt dome will go while Greystone Construction employees work on the footers. Public Works erecting ‘dome’ at Russell St. home-to-be for 1,500 tons of wintry road treatme...

3-year cold case: No trace of ‘Billy’

Billy the missing goat, in happier times (before he went missing), along with two possible theories as to his current state. No splinters, paint chips to be found; reward possible but probably not probable   (EDITOR’S NOTE: Three years ago to the day, Covington’s Economi...

Smith named city manager

Covington’s new city manager, Ken Smith, poses with Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear recently at Frank’s Old Town Café on Pike Street. Department director held interim position for 13 weeks COVINGTON, Ky. – Thirteen weeks after he stepped into Covington’s city manager positio...
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