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$$$$ 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...

Junk the junk mail

(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. – Recycling is great, but prevention is better! Instead of letting junk mail and unopened magazines pile up, go t...

Skeleton staffing

The pandemic has forced many organizations and companies to work with skeleton staffing. That’s not true at the City of Covington’s Public Works Department.  Or is it?  Here, light equipment operator Joe Rump and his bone-man colleague – he who shows up during Halloween s...

New basin aims to protect Lewisburg

The new detention basin above the Lewisburg neighborhood. Drainage project designed to hold back 3.5...

Clean & green made easy

Drop-off events help residents with problematic waste disposal   COVINGTON, Ky. - Five special drop-off events in the coming weeks - with one starting Thursday - will give Covington residents additional opportunities to properly dispose of tires, appliances, yard waste, old cleaning chemicals, ...

The makeover of Barb Cook

COVINGTON, Ky. - (ABOUT THE PHOTO): Workers from DWA Recreation Inc. install playground equipment in Barb Cook Park today as Phase I of the Latonia park’s long-awaited renovation is under way.   Phase I will add an array of play equipment for young children (including a “playstructu...

HAC residents get high-speed 'net service

  Contact:            Steve Arlinghaus, Executive Director Telephone:      (859) 491-5311 Email:                 sarling...
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