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Covington Snow & Ice Team ‘ready’

Ever-changing forecast requires preparation, flexibility   COVINGTON, Ky. – City of Covington Public Works crews have spent the day preparing to handle whatever this evening’s weather storm brings to the city’s roads, whether it’s snow, ice, layers of the two, or nothing...

Brent Spence repair plan speeds along

Covington has rented signs to keep wayward trucks on state-governed routes. Covington continues efforts to keep trucks off City-owned streets COVINGTON, Ky. – In his periodic update on the status of the Brent Spence Bridge repairs today, Kentucky Transportation Secretary Jim Gray gave positive...

A ‘Greener’ Turkey Day:

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is another in a series of recycling tips from the City of Covington's Neighborhood Services Department, Solid Waste & Recycling Division.) Thanksgiving is all about a savory dinner, time with family and friends, and – of course – giving thanks. But as with most h...

Streetscape designs go before the public

Goal: Make Madison, 7th more walkable, likely to attract investment   COVINGTON, Ky. – The public will get its first detailed look and chance to comment next week on new streetscape designs for Madison Avenue and Seventh Street aimed at complementing private investment by improving both t...

'Nuclear Waste'

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is another in a series of recycling tips from the City of Covington's Neighborhood Services Department, Solid Waste & Recycling Division.) COVINGTON, Ky. – Think of it as the average home’s version of spent fuel rods from a nuclear reactor – dangerous was...

City to fill potholes, clear snow on state routes

New contract for 10 roads in Covington should mean quicker response, Public Works says   COVINGTON, Ky. – Drivers should experience smoother and safer travel on main routes through the City this winter.   Saying its Public Works crews are positioned to respond more quickly within Co...

$$$$ on table for neighborhood projects

This historic iron drinking fountain and the irrigation system in George Rogers Clark Park in the Historic Licking Riverside Neighborhood were funded by the Covington Neighborhood Grant Program.  City, CGN to hold virtual meeting Thursday to boost  participation in $60K grant program  ...

Leaves & kickball

Think you have a lot of leaves to rake up? Covington’s Public Works Department today began its annual tour across the city, picking up the mess of autumn on streets with trees in the public right of way. Manning the vacuum on Greenup Street in this picture this morning is seasonal Prince Bak...

New fund lets public buy in to Parks & Rec

The redevelopment of Peaselburg Park – the second City park/playground finished on an overlapping rehab schedule – relied in large part on community input. Covington, Horizon Community Funds partner to build confidence  for private donations toward activities, facilities   COV...

Leaf pickup begins Monday

Look here to see when your street is scheduled   COVINGTON, Ky. – “Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree,” wrote English poet Emily Bronte some 200 years ago … but then she didn’t have to rake all those falling leaves. If she had, the &ld...
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