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Poster contest celebrates ‘Fair Housing’

April 15 is deadline; young students to win prizes COVINGTON, Ky. – With April being “Fair Housing Month,” the City of Covington is co-sponsoring a poster contest for students in grades 1 through 5 to focus attention on the meaning of the words “fair housing.” Six...

O’Madness, moons & Cyclones

COVINGTON, Ky. – We’re releasing this weekend’s narrative events calendar a day early because tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, and we don’t want you to miss out on all the festivities. You might want to call in sick right now (you have a bellyache, not Covid, right?) b...

‘... in the background, artillery’

12 Ukrainian flags will soon fly on Main Street in MainStrasse Village, with the first one raised Wednesday by Covington City Commissioner Shannon Smith, whose stepmother is from the war-torn country. Covington raises Ukrainian flag in solidarity as City Commissioner describes phone calls...

Wrapping it up on Taco Tuesday

(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. – Wednesday follows Tuesday, and Tuesday is known for its association with that crunchy goodness that wr...

New Economic Development deputy has proven record of impact in Covington

Allan to continue CGN work nurturing entrepreneurs, minority voices COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington’s new assistant Economic Development director loves seeing the potential in things – and seeing that potential realized. “It’s why I love Covington so much,” Sarah...

How should City use federal grants?

Among other things, Covington uses federal HOME funds to help people buy houses. Each dot on this map (spread in almost every neighborhood in the city) represents an award through the Homebuyer Assistance Program over a recent six-year period. Survey, public hearing guide annual CDBG/HOME spendin...

Deadline for small business $$$ is March 25

Vivify Counseling & Wellness received funds from the City's Small Business Incentive Program for facade improvements in 2021. City offering help renovating exteriors, paying startups’ rent COVINGTON, Ky. – Small businesses in Covington have until Friday, March 25, to apply ...

Job openings feature outdoor work

Public Works hiring for warm months COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington’s Public Works Department is hiring “seasonal” workers to tackle an array of primarily outdoors duties, including things like cutting grass and weeds, filling potholes, and painting over graffiti. ...

Quilts & rattlesnake venom

COVINGTON, Ky. – At first blush, those two topics might seem incongruent. One evokes coziness and comfort while the other spurs a watch-where-you-step shudder. But read on. Each plays a role in this weekend’s list of fun and entertainment in The Cov. All told, there is plenty to play,...

New Parks & Rec registration program will keep residents informed on activities

COVINGTON, Ky. –  A new online registration system will make it easy for Covington residents to learn details about Parks & Rec activities and programs like soccer, pickleball, softball, and swimming and stay up to date on event delays and cancellations. It’s also going ...
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