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Health agency releases tips for flood-affected areas

Some residents have had to toss possessions soaked by storm water and partially treated and diluted sewage that backed up into their basements. COVINGTON, Ky. - At the City of Covington’s request, the Northern Kentucky Health Department is publicizing a list of precautions to help people in ...

Brighter AND cheaper

High-efficiency lights were installed in Midtown Garage in mid-May. LED lights in parking garages to save $50K a year  COVINGTON, Ky. - Drivers will appreciate the increased visibility. Conservationists will love their energy efficiency. Taxpayers will appreciate their longevity and cost savin...

Covington continues storm cleanup

Cement brick mason Gene Koehl of the Covington Public Works Department cleans branches and other debris from a culvert at the end of Wright Street.   COVINGTON, Ky. - A little more than a day after torrential rains sent torrents of water washing down streets in several Covington neighborhoods, ...

'It's everywhere'

Cement brick mason Steve Banfield of the Covington Public Works Department cleans gravel and torn-up asphalt off the intersection of Montague and Amsterdam roads. City crews cleaning up damage from overnight storm COVINGTON, Ky. - Crews from the Covington Public Works Department worked throughout th...

Sewer work to close Greenup starting Monday

Construction equipment was staged at Tenth and Greenup streets earlier this week in preparation for Monday’s closure.   COVINGTON, Ky. - Greenup Street will be closed to traffic between Ninth and 10thstreets starting Monday at 7 a.m., weather depending.  The closure, which is suppose...

Smoother driving ahead

Crews with state contractor Bluegrass Paving were hard at work today on Madison Pike south of “the bend.” State making long-awaited fix to Madison Pike problem area COVINGTON, Ky. - The potholes and chewed-up pavement that have been tormenting drivers just south of “the bend&rdquo...

Suspension Bridge repair plans to come next week

The Suspension Bridge has been closed to vehicular traffic for almost two months.  COVINGTON, Ky. - An announcement on a repair plan that would eventually lead to the reopening of the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge should come next week, the Commonwealth of Kentucky says.  A local sp...

Neighborhood Grant projects an eclectic list

“Little Libraries” such as this one in Old Town/Mutter Gottes are among the local projects in line for funding from Covington’s new Neighborhood Grant Program. New grant program recommends 10 ideas for City funds  COVINGTON, Ky. - A water fountain. A music and soul food festiv...

Action Plan invests $3.4MM in housing, neighborhoods

COVINGTON, Ky. - A $3.4 million plan to invest in Covington’s low- and moderate-income areas includes almost $1.4 million in programs set up to help people buy homes and to create, repair, and maintain affordable housing.   The Covington City Commission tonight will hear a presentat...

Equipment coming soon to Peaselburg Park

An event at the then-named Peaselburg Little People’s Playground last year gave residents a chance to choose equipment for its renovation. COVINGTON, Ky. - The $80,000 rebuild of Peaselburg Park is set to begin – and when it’s finished, neighbors will see a facility designed for ...
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