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Covington PD welcomes experienced officer

Photo, from left to right, Police Chief Brian Valenti, Officer Luke McDonnell, and Mayor Joe Meyer.  COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington’s newest police officer brings to the department nearly a decade of experience, Luke McDonnell having served as a police officer with both the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and the St. Louis County Police Department. McDonnell was adminis...

From Lewisburg to Latonia, City helping 6 more small businesses

Herb & Thelma’s Tavern plans to restore the historic electric Wiedemann sign that used to hang on its building. $$$ for fa├žade work, rent subsidies, historic electric sign COVINGTON, Ky. – The latest winners of small business funds from the City of Covington are an eclectic bunch – both in terms of location and use: A shop that will manufacture and sell flavored p...

Just for Mom: Garden mart, art & BBQ

COVINGTON, Ky. – If you’re looking for something special to do with or for your mom for Mother’s Day on Sunday, you’ll be relieved to know that weekend events in The Cov present pretty fine options. For example, you could take her on a garden shopping spree. Or you could treat her to good BBQ. Or peruse good art while strolling through a park along the Covington banks of...
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CovData: Homebuyer assistance

With ongoing program (apply now!), City has helped 426 families achieve American Dream in last 10 years COVINGTON, Ky. – In the last 10 years, the City of Covington has helped 426 families buy a home in The Cov by offering help with down payments and closing costs. The best part? The loans are forgiven a little each year the families stay in their house. The attached chart and ...

Weight limit reduced on Ky. 8 bridge

The new weight limit and lane assignments for the Ky. 8 bridge into Newport. (Photo provided by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet) Lanes down to 2 as precaution after deterioration found COVINGTON, Ky. – After a recent inspection revealed deterioration, two new restrictions have been posted for the Ky. 8 bridge between Covington and Newport. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KY...

Easy food drive: Place canned goods in bag by mailbox Saturday

Covington pantries desperate to replenish shelves thru annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger event COVINGTON, Ky. – Leave your donation of canned goods and other non-perishable food items in a bag near your mailbox this Saturday, May 11, and your postal carrier will do the rest to help two agencies in Covington who make sure low-income families get enough to eat. Postal ca...

Flying Pig, Derby & Cinco

COVINGTON, Ky. – This weekend calls for fascinators, seersucker suits, well-soled shoes, and a big thirst for margaritas. It’s a big weekend in The Cov, what with the Flying Pig Marathon, Kentucky Derby parties, Cinco de Mayo celebrations, and more. Scroll down, see what suits you, and dress accordingly. Flying Pig The “best marathon in the U.S.” happens this weeke...

CovData: Home sales in The Cov

Costs run gamut across neighborhoods COVINGTON, Ky. – What does a house cost in The Cov? Depends (greatly) on where you look. With the affordability of housing a frequent topic of conversation these days, the City of Covington’s analytics manager took a dive into 2023 sales by neighborhood and found a wide range of prices, with a few outliers. The median sales price in 13 o...

Covington Farmers Market returns outside to new home on Madison Ave.

 Site safer, more centrally located, with more parking  COVINGTON, Ky. – After a winter sojourn inside Braxton Brewing Co., the Covington Farmers returns to the warm outdoors this Saturday, debuting its new location: the Covington Motor Vehicle Parking Authority parking lot at 425 Madison Ave. The new venue takes the market off the street and into a more protected area, said ...

GAC, free trees & WOB Crawl

COVINGTON, Ky. – This is clearly the weekend for spring cleaning in The Cov. We can’t speak for your house itself, but when you target a neighborhood spot and join with others to make it sparkle, there will definitely be fun involved (also the satisfaction of seeing your city beam with beauty). But, lest you think the weekend is only about tidying up, take a look at our list of cool...
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