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‘Twilight’ & shiny Chevys

COVINGTON, Ky. – Culture abounds in The Cov this weekend. Whether you love art, music, cars (yes, there’s an art to the automobile), stitching, knitting, or kaleidoscope-making, you’re going to find something that pulls you off the couch and into your creative zone. Loop, spi...

Round 1: Small Biz program approves 3 incentives

4th project wins TIF funds for ‘elevated’ dining experience COVINGTON, Ky. – A seamstress, an AI startup, and a longstanding local supply company located in three different areas of Covington were given financial help Tuesday by the Covington Board of Commissioners. The Comm...

Read Ready Covington festival celebrates learning through fun

COVINGTON, Ky. – A Saturday morning of games, raffles, face painting, music, touch-a-truck, and more is part of an organized effort aimed to help Covington children learn and thrive. Saturday’s 2nd Annual Early Childhood Festival is at the Lincoln Grant Scholar House, at 824 Greenup S...

Oktoberfest, freshArt & Mothman

COVINGTON, Ky. – It’s a weekend of lederhosen, local art, and cryptids in The Cov. (Cryptids being those animals or creatures that are believed to exist but never actually proven to exist, though stories told around a campfire or at a slumber party say otherwise.) There’s also p...

City tweaks property tax rate

Change increase bill by 50 cents a month for $100K house COVINGTON, Ky. – The owner of a $100,000 house in Covington will pay an extra 50 cents a month under the annual property tax rate set by the Covington Board of Commissioners on Tuesday night. The new rate, 0.277, translates to $2.7...

Get to know Latonia/Milldale trees

Photo: Walkers learned about trees in the Austinburg neighborhood on a previous tour last September. Urban Forestry, UK to lead walking tour Saturday COVINGTON, Ky. – Expect to see some unique trees on Saturday when Covington’s Urban Forestry Program partners with the Kenton County...

‘Fire Boat 1’ to be named for ‘a fireman’s fireman’

Photo: Lt. Dale A. Brown with Covington Fire Boat 1. Covington firefighters dedicate boat to one of their own: Lt. Dale A. Brown COVINGTON, Ky. – Lt. Dale A. Brown was instrumental in the design and implementation of the Covington Fire Department’s Fire Boat 1, the 35-foot rescue v...

Hayden to fill vacancy on Commission

Neighborhood advocate a longtime fixture on boards, City initiatives COVINGTON, Ky. – For more than a decade, Steve Hayden has been a fixture in the front rows of the audience at Covington’s Board of Commission’s Tuesday night meetings, following along as policy is discussed and...

Riverfest & nostalgic tunes

  COVINGTON, Ky. – You’ve got a three-day weekend to fill. Whether you choose to fill it with fun or leisure, you’ll find plenty of options right here in The Cov. First, let’s be thankful for the 19th century labor activists who pushed for a federal holiday to reco...

City offices closed Monday

Let’s keep Covington’s First Responders safe this holiday weekend COVINGTON, Ky. – Note that offices at City Hall at 20 W. Pike St. will be closed Monday for the federal Labor Day holiday and will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday. We all know that Labor Day was created by the labor m...
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