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City to strengthen fund balance policy

The City of Covington is looking to strengthen its fund balance policy to increase flexibility and protect its ability to provide core services to residents during tough budget times.    COVINGTON, Ky. - Three times since Covington created what it called the Fiscal Stability Ordinance in 2...

Mayor makes magazine’s ‘Cincinnati 300’ list

COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington Mayor Joe Meyer is one of only two elected officials in the entire region to make the inaugural publication of “Cincinnati 300: The Most Powerful Business Leaders.”   Editors from Cincinnati Magazine picked Meyer and Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley as the on...

Closed Monday

Covington City Hall will be closed Monday for the federal holiday, Washington's Birthday (often referred to as Presidents' Day). Offices will reopen Tuesday. 

Glory Days, chick flicks & cookies

COVINGTON, Ky. - Whether you’re nuts about high school sports, spending time with your significant other, or trying odd taste combinations, this is the weekend for you.   Glory Days, relived Northern Kentuckians are just bonkers about high school sports, and that’s a fact. (EDI...

How to report a pothole

Covington Public Works employees fixed these large potholes today on E. 15th Street between Scott Boulevard and Greenup Street.  At left is cement brick mason Gene Koehl. At right is driver Dan Bitter. Unseen and driving the truck is light equipment operator Paul Thompson.    COVINGTO...

Flooding closes Covington roads

The statue of John A. Roebling between Greenup Street and Riverside Drive is stranded in the rising waters of the Ohio River, which have blocked access to a couple of roads in the City.   COVINGTON, Ky. - Riverside Drive in Historic Licking Riverside and River Road in Botany Hills are closed b...

Mission: ‘The Z word’ -- Residents invited to help shape zoning code rewrite

The City of Covington wants the public’s help in fundamentally restructuring its approach to zoning, the process by which communities guide physical development of land. Residents invited to help shape zoning code rewrite  COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington is inviting the public to f...

Educator, rights advocate join Housing board

Brandon Mims and Bradie Bowen were appointed tonight to the board of the Housing Authority of Covington.   COVINGTON, Ky. - A long-time educator and a human rights advocate are the newest members of the Housing Authority of Covington’s board of directors.  The appointments of Bradie...

Piece by piece, a floodgate takes shape

Members of Covington’s Public Works Department put together the spine of the floodgate that will block the Madison Avenue floodwall gap and hold back the rising Ohio River. COVINGTON, Ky. - Parks and Facilities Supervisor Brad Schwenke picked up a 10-lb. sledgehammer and gave the s...

Covington firefighters = stair masters

10 of Covington Fire Department's team members, before the 45-story climb Team defends title in 45-floor climb   COVINGTON, Ky. - In the end, the training paid off: Covington firefighters not only defended their title in the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb in Cincinnati ...
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