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Dog park demolition under way

City hopes to open facility this spring COVINGTON, Ky. – The construction of a neighborhood dog park on Covington’s west side officially got under way today. A Bobcat and dump truck operated by Public Works crews began removing pavement and short divider walls at an existing playgr...

From 20 W. Pike to France

Ross Patten (maroon shirt) listens during the Eastern Corridor cookout & conversation event last fall. Key economic development official Patten leaving the City for overseas adventure COVINGTON, Ky. – Even if you haven’t met Ross Patten personally, odds are you see evidence ...

Board games and ‘pretty decent music’

COVINGTON, Ky. – If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, we’ve got a few things for your consideration. Show your skill (and maybe a cunning, fierce competitiveness) at playing board games. … Cheer on the Bengals when they take on the Titans in Nashville (home...

City, Fire Department mourn death of longtime firefighter Dave Studer

Dave Studer served with the City for almost 25 years. Photo used courtesy of Katie Woodring. COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington firefighter Dave Studer will be remembered for his banter, his joking, his playful kidding of fellow firefighters – a big personality that helped make a stressful jo...

Recycle by mail ... for free

(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. – It’s called “flexible plastic packaging,” and while you cannot toss it in your City-...

$10MM lab could change the world

In its lab on Russell Street, researchers from Bexion Pharmaceuticals are working to revolutionize the treatment of cancer. (Photo used courtesy of Bexion) City partnering with Bexion, CTI, Gravity Diagnostics  on facility that would accelerate life sciences-biotech work COVINGTON, Ky....

Meeting takes up Licking Riverside parking

Covington’s Historic Licking Riverside Neighborhood – seen in blue – encompasses the northeastern sliver of the city. Civic Association proposing changes to permit program COVINGTON, Ky. – A public meeting will be held Monday, Jan. 24, to get feedback on proposed change...

Covington PD welcomes officer’s return

Veteran Police Officer Ryan Jones – signing papers after a (re)swearing-in ceremony today – is back with the Covington Police Department after a short time away.   COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington Police Officer Ryan Jones is back on familiar territory, patrolling the streets ...

MLK Jr. Day: City Hall closed Monday, breakfast discussion Saturday

In this historical photo, a group of Covington youth participated in the 1993 Ida Spence United Methodist Church's Martin Luther King Candlelight march. Photo used courtesy of the Kenton County Public Library.   COVINGTON, Ky. – Offices at Covington City Hall will be closed Mond...

The Bengals & Betty White

COVINGTON, Ky. – Did you know that raindrops are actually just tears from angels crying over the death of Betty White? At least that’s our theory. We’re still in mourning over the death of the beloved actress Dec. 31, just 17 days shy of her 100th birthday.   If you a...
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