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Green stickers may go away

COVINGTON, Ky. - Proposed changes to Covington’s waste collection program would eliminate the use of green stickers for bulk garbage items and reduce fines assessed for violating rules related to how and when residents set out their garbage.   The changes have to be approved by the Coving...

Inspection of Suspension Bridge to affect traffic

COVINGTON, Ky. - Inspection work on the Roebling Suspension Bridge will affect both pedestrians and vehicles next week.   A bridge inspection consultant will be working on the bridge from Monday through Thursday, according to officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.   Sidewalks ...

More sidewalks, curbs made ADA compliant

New curb cuts on Second Street at the alley between Kennedy and Garrard streets are now ADA-compliant.   COVINGTON, Ky. – As part of the City’s ongoing work to make sidewalks accessible to those in wheelchairs or dealing with other disabilities, Covington recently installed ADA-comp...

Revamped Code Enforcement Division looking to hire

Covington Code Enforcement Officer David Edwards investigates a report of a hazardous tree in the Westside Neighborhood. COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington’s new-look Code Enforcement Division is seeking inspectors to carry out a critical task: Protect the health and safety of Covington residents.&nbs...

More Brent Spence work this weekend

The Brent Spence Bridge ... (Photo courtesy the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet) COVINGTON, Ky. - The ongoing saga of the Brent Spence Bridge continues this weekend with two more days of lane closures expected to create traffic backups.  The right two northbound lanes of Interstates 71/75 over ...

Brent Spence repairs to cause backup

COVINGTON, Ky. – Emergency repairs on the Brent Spence Bridge will likely cause traffic backups for motorists driving north on Interstates 71-75 starting this afternoon.  Crews closed the right two lanes of the bridge and the ramp from Fourth Street in Covington this afternoon to repair a...

City Seeks Applications for Laborer and Clerk Typist

JOIN OUR TEAM! We are currently seeking a Laborer to join our Public Works Department. Job Title: Laborer  Department: Public Works Salary: $1,086.50 Bi-Weekly (Laborer 1)  SUMMARY Under the general supervision and direction of the Public Works Dir...

Leave no clippings behind (on roads and walks)

COVINGTON, Ky. - We’ve all been there: Hot and tired after cutting the grass, it seems like a lot of work to fetch a broom or blower and clean the grass clippings out of the street and off the sidewalk.   But here’s a reminder: It’s illegal to leave those clippings lay.  ...

2nd Trash Amnesty Week begins Monday

COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington is relaxing its garbage restrictions again next week to let residents throw away bulk trash items without using the special green stickers that are normally required.  The relaxed rules of Trash Amnesty Week, July 23-27, apply to single-family homes and multi-fa...

Back-to-school special: Sidewalk fixes near 6th District

COVINGTON, Ky. - The crumbling sidewalks that children use to get to school at Sixth District Elementary will soon be fixed.   A contract with TMS Construction of Fort Thomas for nearly a quarter of a million dollars - at a cost of no more than $244,870, to be exact - is expected to be approved...
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