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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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Covington plow drivers prove skills at ‘Snow-deo’

COVINGTON, Ky. -Troy McCain spun the wheel of his Kenworth T350 dump truck and almost took out the orange cones guarding the narrow lane he was maneuvering through. “I thought I lost it for a minute,” he said, laughing as the uneven pavement and sharp turns caused him to bounce up...
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2 Brent Spence lanes closed Saturday

COVINGTON, Ky. - Expect delays if you’re driving north on Interstate 71/75 in Covington on Saturday.   The right two lanes of the Brent Spence Bridge will be closed from 7 a.m. to about 6 p.m. so crews can do a permanent fix to a previously temporary repair of bridge joints, accordin...

Focus: Shopping small, shopping local

COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington isn’t a big-box shopping mall kind of place.   One of the City’s strengths and appealing qualities is its eclectic collection of unique, small businesses, with retailers who sell everything from bagels to books and curated home décor to woodcrafts. ...

Rebuilt riverfront gateway taking shape

COVINGTON, Ky. - The $875,000 reconstruction of the western entrance to Covington’s riverfront to make it safer and more accessible to pedestrians took another leap of progress today in a very visible way.   Workers with Riegler Blacktop poured concrete today to form one side of the roadb...
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