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Brick by brick

Day 2 of road resurfacing project shows fast progress COVINGTON, Ky. -- Just over a day into the project, look how far Prus Construction has gotten in replacing the deteriorating brick pavers at the intersection of Madison Avenue and M.L. King Jr. Boulevard/12th Street. Here are four...

Breaking it down

COVINGTON, Ky. -- Excavators are like a Swiss Army knife or Leatherman – with the right set of attachments, you can pretty much handle any job. Which is another way of saying that O’Rourke Wrecking has ALL the tools, and it’s employing a variety of them as its crews continue to ...

A trail and a river, linked

Photo 1: Covington Mayor Joe Meyer accepts the new way-finding sign from Frances Mennone, a member of the Ohio River Way board, and Brewster Rhoads, its chairman. Photo 2: One of the Voyageur canoes carried Covington’s city flag along part of the 250-mile journey. (Photo from ORSA...

Madison, MLK Blvd. to be closed for 10 days

'Nightmare' decorative bricks to be replaced starting June 13th COVINGTON, Ky. – One of Covington’s busiest intersections -- Madison Avenue and M.L. King Jr. Boulevard/12th Street – will be closed to traffic for an estimated 10 days starting June 13th for ...

KEEPIN’ IT REAL in THE COV: Anchor Grill

CAPTIONS: Photo 4: Accepting the Authenti-CITY Award on Monday from Mayor Joe Meyer at Covington Yard was Carolyn Chapman, center, who took over when her Mom passed away in 1996, and Michelle Robinson, who works the grill. Photo 5: Addie Crutchleo works the grill ...  In fick...

And so it begins ...

With a 'nudge' and a crash, demolition of IRS facility under way COVINGTON, Ky. – The first hole knocked into the side of the sprawling IRS “Flat Top” building in Covington on Monday came via a “nudge” more than a “punch” or “slash.” ...

With a Caterpillar’s swipe, the ‘Flat Top’ era ends

As seen from the east, the former IRS “Flat Top” dominates the 23-acre Central Covington Riverfront site.   5½-month demolition of IRS facility begins today COVINGTON, Ky. – A Caterpillar 365 excavator will approach the former IRS data-processing facility somet...

New ‘toy’ = smoother driving, better pothole repair

Todd Redman, storm water maintenance supervisor, makes a second pass on a strip of Martin Street with the new cold planer attachment. Public Works puts cold planer attachment to use COVINGTON, Ky. – Slowly and methodically, Todd Redman drove a Bobcat skid steer loader down Martin Street,...

City to fund 11 neighborhood projects

Projects funded through the City’s Neighborhood Grant Program in the past have included signs, banners, picnic tables, benches, dog waste stations, flower pots, and landscaping. Ideas include landscaping, safety signs, dog waste stations & tour COVINGTON, Ky. – Eleven neighbor...

Grace period ends for new parking meter hours

Changes protect on-street spots for small businesses COVINGTON, Ky. – The month-long grace period is over: Parking meters will now be enforced 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday in Covington as part of an effort to preserve on-street parking for small businesses who need it to surv...
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