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Kick off T-day with Drinksgiving, shopping local

COVINGTON, Ky. – Here we are in your inbox on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving so that you can get started on the weekend festivities (which starts tonight and largely involves imbibing). That’s not to say there isn’t more stuff going on this week after all the turkey business....

City Hall closed Thursday, Friday

COVINGTON, Ky. – “Happy Thanksgiving” a day early from the City of Covington – exactly 403 years after the first Thanksgiving celebration was allegedly held in Virginia … 233 years after President Washington proclaimed the first nationwide celebration … and...

Mayor’s Holiday Reading Challenge begins

Mary Kay Connolly, director of the City's Early Literacy Initiatives who coordinates Read Ready Covington, and Garret Freeman, an intern with Neighborhood Services, organize prizes. Motivated young readers will earn prizes COVINGTON, Ky. – ’Tis the season for young readers...

Work starts on redesigning Clay Wade Bailey Bridge Gateway

COVINGTON, Ky. – Emersion Design, LLC will help the City of Covington drastically improve both the look and function of a busy gateway that – to be polite – isn’t very inviting. The company was awarded a contract after a vote of the Covington Board of Commissioners on Tues...

TV favorites, s’mores & snowflakes

COVINGTON, Ky. – You know what’s happening next week. You’ll be working yourself into a frenzy in the kitchen. … Fretting yourself into a migraine just thinking about potential political debates with the family at the holiday table. … And then you’ll pass out fr...

City workers learning Spanish to bridge communication gaps with growing Hispanic population

Fares da Silva, president of Silva Languages, instructs City employees in an 8-week Spanish course offered at City Hall. COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington es una ciudad que celebra su diversidad, equidad e inclusión. Thanks to an 8-week Spanish course initiated by the City of Covington&rsq...

Veterans Day, felines & Irving Berlin

COVINGTON, Ky. – “Have yourself a merry little …” Wait, not yet. We still haven’t put all of our cornucopias and turkeys on display yet. Actually, we are starting to ease into “the most wonderful time of the year,” folks, but with a good classic movi...

Restoration trades school coming soon

The deteriorating building at 1515 Madison, the former site of the notorious Colonial Inn, will become a working classroom for people learning restoration trades. City turns Colonial Inn into hands-on classroom; Building Industry Association to run workshop-based academy COVINGTON, Ky. &n...

Honoring our City veterans

Tradition of military service strong in The Cov and its government COVINGTON, Ky. – The tradition of military service in Kentucky predates the state itself. Even before the Bluegrass territory was ratified as the 15th state in the fledgling union, the men and women who lived within these...

You're invited ...

FC Cincinnati players to help dedicate Austinburg Park ‘mini pitch’ on Nov. 10 COVINGTON, Ky. – FC Cincinnati star Matt Miazga and keeper Alec Kann are scheduled to be in Covington on Nov. 10 to help dedicate a new soccer “mini pitch” in Austinburg Neighborhood ...
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