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Traffic interruptions tonight on Brent Spence

The Brent Spence Bridge. (Photo courtesy of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.) COVINGTON, Ky. - Be careful driving over the Brent Spence Bridge into Ohio overnight.  Traffic will be brought to a stop for brief periods on the bridge between midnight and 4 a.m. Saturday so overhead signs can...

Heavy ice closes MainStrasse garage tonight

Heavy ice will close the parking garage at 5th and Main streets tonight in MainStrasse Village. Here is the Main Street entrance to the garage, as it looked in November.   COVINGTON, Ky. - Attention visitors to MainStrasse Village: The parking garage at Fifth and Main streets that is part ...

Help plan the future of Covington’s parks

The work of the volunteer Parks Advisory Group set in motion the upgrades of several parks, including pending work here at Barb Cook Park in Latonia.  COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington is looking for five more people to join a volunteer group that will help create a master plan for the 30 parks, pla...

You’re invited: Open house kicks off IRS site study

COVINGTON, Ky. - For established cities, opportunities like this come along maybe once in their existence: 23 undeveloped acres, one block from a major river, near the heart of downtown.   The City of Covington will soon have that opportunity, and it wants the public’s help.   Next T...

‘Gia’ on way; Snow & Ice Team unfazed

Mark Ranson of Covington’s Public Works Department directs Daniel Chumley forward as the two Covington mechanics attach plows to the City’s truck fleet. COVINGTON, Ky. - The Weather Channel officially named the approaching snowstorm this afternoon, saying over 2 million people across t...

2018 in Review: Transformation at City Hall

COVINGTON, Ky. - More consistent code enforcement. More active communications. More strategic use of business incentive programs to make sure residents also benefit. Better investment of capital sitting in the City’s bank accounts. A more logical organization within City Hall focused on servic...

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...
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