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What next for Devou, Cappel Sports Complex?

How to improve the Bill Cappel Sports Complex – which includes the Latonia Water Park & Splash Pad – will be explored at a meeting early Thursday evening. Public meetings Thursday advance Parks & Rec master plan  COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington’s two biggest recreational a...

Volunteers needed to plant 75 trees

Five neighborhoods to get shade on Make a Difference Day   COVINGTON, Ky. - If you need a place to make a difference on Make a Difference Day (Saturday, Oct. 26, around the nation), Covington has five areas where the difference you make will be visible for decades to come.   But only ...

Return of 'Touch a Truck'

One of the “stars of the show” at the 2018 Touch a Truck event was the MRAP (Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicle used by Covington Police and other law enforcement agencies in Northern Kentucky during hostage situations. Show-and-tell event showcases safety, service vehicles  C...

Rebuilt Peaselburg Park open for playing

After the City officially cut the ribbon on the redeveloped Peaselburg Park last week, youth swarmed the park to play basketball and soccer and climb on playground equipment. Next parks in line? Barb Cook (construction) & Goebel (planning)  COVINGTON, Ky. - It was easy to tell “who&rd...

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...
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