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City seeks firm to demo IRS site

Work to include addressing environmental challenges on 23 acres slated for massive mixed-use development COVINGTON, Ky. – The behind-the-scenes work on developing the 23-acre former IRS site should grow substantially more visible early in the new year. The City of Covington today release...

Familiar faces to run Neighborhood Services

Covington’s Neighborhood Services Department is led by Director Brandon Holmes, left, and Deputy Director Keith Bales. Holmes promoted to director; Bales returns to City Hall OVINGTON, Ky. – The department at the City of Covington that oversees everything from trash collection to p...

Special streetside dining extended to Feb. 28

One of the pandemic-related RecoverCovington outdoor dining areas, this one on Court Street. But changes are in store for pandemic-related ReCov program COVINGTON, Ky. – A special program that temporarily created additional outdoor dining and drinking areas in public spaces in Covingto...

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...

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...

Experience & energy

New assistant city manager ‘hooked’ on local government’s ability to improve people’s lives   COVINGTON, Ky. – Joy Pierson’s mother always told her and her 14 siblings that, while they were not rich in money, they were rich in love.    ...

City offices closed Monday

Keep Covington’s First Responders safe this weekend     COVINGTON, Ky. -- Note that offices at City Hall at 20 W. Pike St. will be closed Monday for the federal Labor Day holiday but will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday.   As we all know, Labor Day honors the American wo...

City Hall to open (4!) hours late Tuesday

UPDATE: The delay has been extended until noon. We apologize for the inconvenience. COVINGTON, Ky. – City Hall will open at 10 a.m. instead of 8 a.m. on Tuesday so the fire suppression system can be repaired.   Since all water will be turned off to the building during that time, the build...

Courage & sacrifice

City Hall closed Wednesday for holiday   COVINGTON, Ky. – City Hall will be closed Wednesday in honor of Veterans Day and will reopen Thursday morning. Technically, this site in Devou Park honors the fallen heroes who gave their lives while fighting for this country, and thus would be m...

Wi-Fi ‘hotspot hosts’ needed

See the small, white dome-shaped device above the mural at left? That's a wireless access point, and this building on Madison Avenue already has one installed. City seeks properties to attach tiny devices for digital equity project   COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington is looking for...
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