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City’s Parks & Rec leading national discussion

National parks and recreation officials are learning about an urban ecology program Covington conducted in 2017 with students from Holmes High School that focused on water quality. COVINGTON, Ky. - When parks and recreation officials around the nation tune in for an online seminar Wednesday, their e...

Back taxes: City ‘no longer fooling around’

Why is Covington getting aggressive about collecting unpaid taxes? Because taxes are an investment in services, and every uncollected dollar hurts the ability of police officers, firefighters, and public works employees to help residents.  -------------------- COVINGTON, Ky. - If you owe back t...

Covington’s new preservationist Myers fascinated with historic buildings

Covington’s new historic preservation & planning specialist, Christopher Myers, was out in the City recently, inspecting a deteriorated building on Greenup Street. COVINGTON, Ky. - The first time Christopher Myers visited Covington, he was so enthralled by the City’s historic buildin...

Dark beer, donuts & locally crafted goods

COVINGTON, Ky. - There’s a Christmas theme to just about everything going on in #LoveTheCov this weekend, but that doesn’t mean the calendar is homogeneous.   There’s an outdoor bazaar, a block party focused on unique brews, Santa reading to kids, a new donut shop, a fund-rais...

Road along Prisoners Lake to be realigned

With the top of the map facing west, the red line shows the approximate route of the realigned Prisoners Lake Drive, designed to improve safety and drainage and free up green space next to the lake.  COVINGTON, Ky. - The road that curves around and almost into Prisoners Lake in Covington’...

New safety radios to cost $400K less

COVINGTON, Ky. - A contract to replace radios for Covington’s Police, Fire, and Public Works departments will cost the City less than originally anticipated -- more than $400,000 less.   The Covington City Commission voted to accept a bid at its Nov. 20 meeting with AMK Services to supply...

$122K to be spent on Randolph, Goebel pools

Randolph Pool in the Eastside neighborhood will get a new roof and fencing in the off-season. COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington will spend almost $122,000 in the off-season to make improvements at its two full-size public swimming pools.  The Randolph Pool complex on Greenup Street in the Eastside nei...

Gain from new policy: $106K in 4 months

COVINGTON, Ky. - City Hall’s adoption of an expanded and strategic investments policy earlier this year after the arrival of its new Finance director has proved a financial windfall for Covington taxpayers.   For the four-month period ending Oct. 31, Covington earned more than $106,000 fo...

Shopping, Pajama Parties & storybooks

COVINGTON, Ky. - We can read your mind, right now.   You're thinking, "oh no, annoying relatives are coming to town, how in the world are we going to entertain them?"   Either that, or "Christmas is coming, I hate shopping, and I wish there was an easy way to find unique things f...

MainStrasse garage: Special day hours this weekend

COVINGTON, Ky. - Shoppers in MainStrasse Village will be able to park in the new RiverHaus Apartments garage during daytime hours this Friday and Saturday as part of a special, one-time change.   About 100 spots in the garage were made available starting Tuesday of this week as part of a specia...
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