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Leaf cleanup begins Tuesday

Covington Public Works driver Danny Peters (left, with blower) and then-seasonal laborer Draymon Walker (operating vacuum) collected leaves last year. Look here to see when your street is scheduled  COVINGTON, Ky. - For romantics and glass half-full people, the changing weather inspires social ...

Free tree for your yard

(UPDATE: All the trees have been claimed. The Forestry Department will be reaching out to people who emailed to let them know whether they made the cut-off.) The tulip tree – known for its distinctive leaves and large flowers – is the state tree of Kentucky. ROAD iD donation will grow Co...

Better waste, recycling collection

The City is asking residents whether it should create new programs or expand existing ones geared toward specific waste streams, such as electronic waste.   As contract expires, City wants feedback on current, new services COVINGTON, Ky. - Does your garbage get picked up on time? Do you recycle...

Safety concerns close floodwall murals to visitors

Up-close access to The Roebling Murals – seen here from the Suspension Bridge before construction started -- is temporarily blocked for safety reasons while Riverfront Commons is built. Fences block access to Riverfront Commons construction site  COVINGTON, Ky. - Visitors who want to get...

Colorful mural a tribute to hoops star

From left, Sam Becker, Thad Becker, Alexander Giehl, and Jarrod Becker – all of Covington design firm BLDG Refuge – paint the mural on George Stone Court. Covington’s Stone Court 1st to be painted in region-wide initiative   COVINGTON, Ky. - George Stone died 26 years ag...

Would Covington support a dog park?

On the last day of the swim season each year, Covington Parks & Rec opens Goebel Pool to dogs and their owners. Now the City is asking whether residents would support a dog park. Meeting tonight seeks input for ongoing Parks & Rec master plan   COVINGTON, Ky. - Does Covington need a dog...

Familiar face to run Public Works on temporary basis

Chris Warneford will oversee the Public Works Department in Covington on a part-time, temporary basis. COVINGTON, Ky. - A familiar face will oversee Covington’s Public Works Department on a part-time temporary basis while the City searches for a permanent director.  The City has hired C...

Licking Greenway years in making

Cutting the ribbon today were, from left, recreation program coordinator Jess Link and Manager Rosie Santos of the Parks & Recreation Division, City Manager David Johnston, Mayor Joe Meyer, Neighborhood Services Department Director Ken Smith, and recreation seasonal Patrick Moore and administrat...

Round 2 for neighborhood improvement grants

An award through the City of Covington Neighborhood Grant Program helped organizers host the Eastside Music & Soul Food Festival on Aug. 31. (Photo courtesy of Chuck Eilerman.) Information meeting Thursday to explain tweaks to process COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington is kicking off the sec...

And so it begins

Crews from Prus Construction mobilized today to begin work on Riverfront Commons. A fence blocks access to the Madison Overlook at the floodgate opening. Work  underway on Riverfront Commons After years of planning and searching for funding, site work began today on Phase II of Riverfront Comm...
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