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City seeks applications for Seasonal Laborer

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED ON A ON-GOING BASES FOR SEASONAL LABORER, PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BULK OF THE HIRING OCCURS IN THE MONTH OF MARCH-APRIL   Seasonal laborers will assist in the maintenance and repair of public property.  Duties include, but are not limited to, cutting and tri...

Mid-air rescues? Just arborists re-training

In this aerial rescue simulation, City workers Jason Roberts, left, and Frank Coogan prepare to go to the aid of “Joe,” a dummy that was “injured” by contact with a high-voltage line and is stuck high up in this beech tree in Devou Park.  COVINGTON, Ky. - Heights, fall...

How to recycle your Christmas tree

Come Friday, the parking lot at the foot of Greenup Street is one of three locations where Covington residents can drop off their natural Christmas trees. COVINGTON, Ky. - Some people treat Christmas as a month-long holiday that extends long after Dec. 25. But other people are already feeling ants...

Covington’s Snow & Ice Team: We’re ready

Covington’s Snow & Ice Team gathered recently in front of the road salt dome near the Public Works Department’s garage on Boron Drive.   COVINGTON, Ky. - When winter unleashes its misery and covers Covington streets with snow and ice, most people eye their morning commute or eve...

McCain new supervisor in Public Works

Troy McCain, who has been with the City since 1995, will supervise the General Maintenance Division. COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington will soon have a new supervisor to oversee street sweeping, leaf collection, mowing, and other responsibilities in the Public Works Department’s General Maintenance D...

Road along Prisoners Lake to be realigned

With the top of the map facing west, the red line shows the approximate route of the realigned Prisoners Lake Drive, designed to improve safety and drainage and free up green space next to the lake.  COVINGTON, Ky. - The road that curves around and almost into Prisoners Lake in Covington’...

$122K to be spent on Randolph, Goebel pools

Randolph Pool in the Eastside neighborhood will get a new roof and fencing in the off-season. COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington will spend almost $122,000 in the off-season to make improvements at its two full-size public swimming pools.  The Randolph Pool complex on Greenup Street in the Eastside nei...

MainStrasse garage: Special day hours this weekend

COVINGTON, Ky. - Shoppers in MainStrasse Village will be able to park in the new RiverHaus Apartments garage during daytime hours this Friday and Saturday as part of a special, one-time change.   About 100 spots in the garage were made available starting Tuesday of this week as part of a specia...

MainStrasse parking garage open on limited basis

Starting this evening, drivers coming off Main Street can use about 100 parking spaces in the evening hours in the garage being built as part of the RiverHaus development. COVINGTON, Ky. - About 100 parking spots will be open to the public starting this evening in the garage built in MainStrasse Vil...

‘Snow-deo’ Winners Announced!

(Pictured from left to right Daniel Chumley/Mechanic, Chad Hyland/Groundworker, Mark Ranson/Mechanic, Troy McCain/Light Equipment Operator, and Rick Davis/Director. Floyd Ard/Laborer and Todd Marshall/Mechanic are not pictured)   COVINGTON, Ky. - The winners of the Public Works 'Snow-deo' ...
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