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Tree-planting event Saturday in desperate need

Volunteers planted almost 50 trees along sidewalks in the Austinburg neighborhood in April. Now it's Latonia's turn. COVINGTON, Ky. - A dozen reasons to help plant streetscape trees in Latonia on Saturday:  You like to dig in dirt.  You need exercise.  Moonrise doughn...

Improving downtown’s look, feel & function

A collaborative effort is creating new public design standards for Madison Avenue and areas across downtown Covington. COVINGTON, Ky. - The Covington City Commission tonight authorized staff to “prepare applicable legislation to effectuate the adoption of the proposed downtown streetscape and ...

‘Touch a Truck’ showcases safety, service vehicles

COVINGTON, Ky. - There’s an obvious reason that the City of Covington’s “Touch a Truck” open house is being held on the vast parking lot of the Latonia Shopping Center.   Few other places in the City - if any - would be large enough.   The event, to be held from 11 ...

N. Ky. dodged a (Civil War-era) bullet

Diagrams of the two Civil War-era batteries drawn by Major James H. Simpson, of the U.S. Engineers, in November 1862. *** (EDITOR’S NOTE: Brief news reports recently announced that two Civil War-era fortification sites in Devou Park had been listed in the National Register of Historic Places. ...

UpTech to bring fresh ideas to City Hall

COVINGTON, Ky. - Ever on the lookout for creative ways to improve the services it delivers residents, Covington City Hall has entered a formal partnership with UpTech Inc., a nationally ranked business mentoring program that brings innovative and data-driven startups to Pike Street every fall.  ...

Bluegrass music & making mosaics

COVINGTON, Ky. - Saturday in particular presents some tough choices in #LovetheCov this weekend.   Not whether to stay home or go out (that's an easy one) but where to go?   The fantastic DevouGrass ... or the Farmer's Market ... or some arts classes for personal fulfil...

Dramatic pruning reinforces ‘right tree’ philosophy

The top of this streetscape silver maple tree in Latonia sports the classic V shape after being pruned several years ago to protect utility lines from being damaged. COVINGTON, Ky. - A tree company hired by Duke Energy will be in Covington beginning Thursday to clear branches away from power lines, ...

Dye test to turn Ohio River red

COVINGTON, Ky. - If the Ohio River looks a little red next week, it’s neither a chemical spill nor an act of vandalism nor the aftermath of a massive fish battle.   Just a dye test.   Three agencies - Greater Cincinnati Water Works, in cooperation with the Northern Kentucky Water Dis...

Second free workshop: Get help exporting

COVINGTON, Ky. - Have you ever thought about taking your business’s products to the global market but don’t know how to do it or whether it’s even feasible?   Get your questions answered Oct. 10 at the second workshop in the City of Covington’s free Lunch & Learn &ld...

Covington swears in new police officer

New Covington Police Officer Michelle Fern poses with Chief Rob Nader and Mayor Joe Meyer after being sworn in and gaining her Covington badge today. COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington gained another police officer today, and once again the officer arrives with years of experience.  Michell...
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