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Entries for 2021

Whatever sacrifices necessary …

Annual service in Covington honors 37 fallen peace officers   COVINGTON, Ky. – The annual ceremony to honor Northern Kentucky peace officers who have died in the line of duty played out this morning near the Covington riverfront in a cacophony of sound: The jarring reports of a 21-g...

Board of Commission Meeting Minutes 05-11-21

Board of Commission Meeting Minutes 05-11-21

New tool targets vacant commercial spaces

Covington has a long tradition of adaptive reuse, bringing new uses to vacant historic structures. One example is the rehab of the long-vacant building at 801 Madison Ave. to make way for Zapata Cantina.  City incentivizes rehab of historic neighborhood buildings  COVINGTON, Ky. – Th...

Pike St. ramp to I-71/75 closed overnight Monday

Photo used courtesy of KYTC District 6 COVINGTON, Ky. – The Pike Street entrance ramp to northbound Interstate 71/75 will be closed overnight next Monday so that crews can clean a clogged drain, state officials said today.  The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s District 6 Office sai...

Covington Motor Vehicle Parking Authority Board 05-12-21

A Covington Motor Vehicle Parking Authority Board meeting is scheduled for May 12, 2021.

Beware of Brood X

A cicada nymph newly emerged from the soil will soon shed its exoskeleton to become an “adult.” (Photo used courtesy of Jeff Volter.) Cicada advice from The Cov’s urban forester on eve of ‘invasion’  COVINGTON, Ky. – The invading horde called Brood X will soo...

Board of Commission Legislative Meeting Agenda 05-11-21

Draft agenda, legislation, and minutes from the previous legislative meeting.

New cameras to provide ‘eyes’ on the river

This photograph shows a good portion of the Covington riverfront where the 18 new cameras will be mounted and also gives a sample of the type of view that the cameras will offer. Used courtesy of Ohio River Port Security Camera Program, the image was from video shot by an existing camera located on ...

A bridge, a blur … and a frigid rescue

Covington First Responders rush to the edge of the Ohio River, where Jamie Lewis waits with the woman he rescued from its frigid waters. (Photo courtesy of Ohio River Port Security Camera Program) Safety boat operator: ‘God had me in the right place at the right time’  (EDITOR&rsquo...

CANCELED - Covington Motor Vehicle Parking Authority Board 05-05-21

Covington Motor Vehicle Parking Authority Board meeting for May 5, 2021 has been canceled.
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