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Day 1: 'This isn't your father's Covington'

An artist's rendering of the completed Duveneck Square project Energy at Pike and Madison contagious In honor of National Economic Development Week, May 7-12, Covington is calling attention to its aggressive efforts to work with its business community and other partners to generate jobs, attract investment and create a vibrant commercial and tourist economy. Today’s article focuses on the ar...

Covington’s UDRB panel attends all-day training

COVINGTON, Ky. –  The board responsible for promoting, preserving and protecting Covington’s historic and architecturally significant building stock went to school on Friday.  All nine members of Covington’s Urban Design Review Board attended daylong training put on by experts from the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions.  Trainers focused on an array of ...

Crews slaying invasive plants along Licking River trail

COVINGTON, Ky. – Hikers along the Licking River Greenway & Trail should be alert for chain saws and chemicals as work crews begin eradicating invasive and unwanted bushes and plants.  A contractor hired by the City of Covington, Groundwork Cincinnati, began work today, May 1, on the southernmost end of the trail near Holmes High School and will slowly move north. The periodic work w...

Historic Preservation Month celebrates Covington’s unique building stock

The building at 611 Madison Ave. that houses Octave bar and music venue was built as a bank in the 1860s. Its castle-like façade was reportedly imported from Germany. COVINGTON, Ky. - Considering she works in historic preservation, it’s not surprising that Emily Ahouse deals with myths.  Unfortunately, those myths sometimes give people a distorted sense of the purpose, logis...

Board of Commission Caucus Meeting 05-01-18

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Covington Adult Softball League to start play May 17

COVINGTON, Ky. - The addition of three teams to the league roster this week means the Covington Adult Softball League will begin play on May 17 with a full season of games.   The season was in danger of being canceled because too few teams had signed up (a problem that leagues across the nation are facing) - but Covington Parks, Recreation & Facilities officials extended the deadline and ...

Suspension Bridge to open this evening

COVINGTON, Ky. - The wait is over: The newly repaired Roebling Suspension Bridge between Covington and Cincinnati will open later today, four days ahead of schedule.   Mostly.   The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet told City of Covington officials this morning that the upstream walkway and the roadway will reopen this Friday evening by 6 to vehicles and pedestrians.   But the downstr...
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