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Entries for September 2021

COVID-19 at City Hall

(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a statement from the City of Covington). COVINGTON, Ky. – Three employees at Covington City Hall have recently tested positive with COVID-19 and precautions are being taken to protect both co-workers and the public. Among those are Mayor Joe Meyer and...

New Covington officer a Missouri lateral

(Photo 1): New Covington Police Officer Neil Boshoff was sworn in by Vice Mayor Ron Washington, left. (Photo 2): Police Chief Rob Nader, left, hands Officer Boshoff his badge.   COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington’s newest police officer has over 10 years’ law enforcement expe...

The Cov’s changing face

(Photo 1): A bilingual staffer at Be Concerned: The People’s Pantry explained food distribution procedures during the pandemic last summer. (Photo provided).  (Photo 2): Covington has seen an influx of Hispanic-themed small businesses, including Taqueria San Miguel restaurant. Durin...

Open Parks & Rec job all about ‘fun’

Jess Link, Covington Parks & Rec's outgoing recreation program coordinator, shows their face-painting skills. City seeking recreation program coordinator; apply by Sept. 24  COVINGTON, Ky. – Bring the fun.   That’s the job of the recreation program coordinat...

Does your basement flood? Expect call or visit

Torrential rains in June 2019 flooded basements and tore up pavement, including on Montague Road below Devou Park. City employing next step to zero in on health concerns related to rain runoff woes   COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington is employing the next step in figuring out whether...

Board of Commissioners Caucus Meeting Agenda 09-21-21

Draft Agenda Please note, the AIRs & Backup Docs are now being provided in PDF Portfolio format.  If the file does not display in your browser, right-click on the file name and save it to your computer.  Double-click on the saved file and it will open in Adobe Reader or Adobe Acroba...

Graze, ’gaze, tag a butterfly (gently)

COVINGTON, Ky. – There is no excuse to sit home bored this weekend because it’s packed with options.   (Seriously, in well over three years of compiling this narrative weekend events feature, we’ve never seen so many compelling events.)   First, there’s ...

Wanted: Community development leader

Parks & Recreation is one of the divisions that report to the City’s Neighborhood Services director. Apply by Sept. 30 to run City’s Neighborhood Services Department COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington is looking for a community development leader to replace Ken Smith in running t...

Smarter labeling

(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. – Finally, there’s a recycling label that does not come with so much confusion. Contrary to con...

Cookouts and conversations

Thursday event part of effort to ‘activate’ eastern half of city   COVINGTON, Ky. – The City’s economic development team is packing up and moving its operations to Austinburg Neighborhood Park on Thursday for a cookout and conversations it hopes lead to something b...
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