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‘Bottled-in-Bond’ & burlesque

COVINGTON, Ky. – Your weekend in The Cov can begin and end with some fascinating history lessons. The weekend’s calendar is book-ended with a bit of bourbon history tonight (with an interesting Covington connection) and burlesque history on Sunday. Each are equally fascinating and inv...

A label that makes sense

(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. – You don’t have to “chase arrows” any longer. There is a new clear, consistent, and c...

1½ tons of ‘dead’ holiday lights

Almost 100 trees also recycled during effort to save landfill space COVINGTON, Ky. – Nearly 100 discarded trees and almost 650 pounds of non-working lights from Covington were kept out of landfills this past holiday season – and when you include the “dead” strands of light...

Parks & Rec ’22: Old favorites, new fun

Mailed program guide includes youth soccer, Halloween walk, Easter egg hunt, Fishing Derby, softball & hoops (EDITOR'S NOTE: The ages for the youth soccer league have expanded to ages 4 to 7 since this release was published. That has been changed in the text below.) COVINGTON, Ky. ...

No-tolls pledge a ‘win’ for City, region

Flanked by their chief transportation advisers, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, seated at left, and Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear sign the Brent Spence Bridge project agreement. That’s Ohio Department of Transportation Director Jack Marchbanks at far left, and Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Sec. Jim Gray...

Covington gains 5 police officers

From left to right: Covington Police Chief Rob Nader, Jeffrey S. Tolliver, Steven E. Willis III, Kennedy R. Sizemore Jr., Ryan Wielgus, Michael Martinez, and Covington Mayor Joe Meyer. New hires include military veterans, transfers from law enforcement agencies COVINGTON, Ky. – Before Ma...

Cruiser purchase aimed at ‘catching up’

Doug Meyung, a Fleet mechanic with Covington’s Public Works Department, works on a since-retired cruiser in this file photo. $500K budget amendment earmarked for badly needed cars COVINGTON, Ky. – A Covington police officer recently started to follow and pull over a driver who...

Mardi Gras, 'naked' trees & trivia

COVINGTON, Ky. – Did you know that the first recorded Mardi Gras street parade in New Orleans took place in 1837? Decades later, six men organized a rather clandestine Mistick Krewe of Comus and held a parade with the theme, “The Demon Actors in Milton’s Paradise Lost” and he...

As the river rises, crews ‘plug’ the floodwall

COVINGTON, Ky. – It’s all hands on deck as a City of Covington Public Works crew began assembling the floodgate at Madison (Avenue) Overlook at 8 a.m. this morning. Crews prepped the area yesterday, cleaning out footer holes for the gate’s anchors to be installed today. This mor...

Branding firm, law office in line for help through City’s Small Business Program

COVINGTON, Ky. – New space and jobs for a downtown branding firm and the renovation of a building on a highly visible corner in Lewisburg for a law office are on tonight’s agenda of the Covington Board of Commissioners. The Commission’s consent agenda includes three rent and faç...
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