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The remnants of summer fun

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is another in a series of recycling tips from the City of Covington's Neighborhood Services Department, Solid Waste & Recycling Division.) COVINGTON, Ky. -- Summer = swimming, gardening, backyard cookouts, and outdoor fun. With the season now officially half over (this wee...

City hiring for 2 new positions in storm water construction, maintenance

Public Works employees rebuild a catch basin in this file photo. COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington is looking for two people who can help its newly formed Storm Water Division get started.  Applications for the new positions of storm water maintenance supervisor and storm water...

What should Covington’s dog park look like?

As City moves forward, public invited to weigh in at event Aug. 4   COVINGTON, Ky. – Water bowls, wagging tails, and wide canine grins are familiar sights throughout the streets of Covington, evidence of a dog-friendly culture where four-footed friends are welcome in many businesses and ...

Brent Spence traffic pattern shifting

One lane this weekend, then I-75, I-71 to ‘split’ before bridge COVINGTON, Ky. – Expect huge delays this weekend when northbound traffic on Interstates 71/75 will be reduced to one lane so a new significant travel pattern change can be implemented, the Kentucky Transportation Cab...

Free vouchers to ease use of transfer station

Program lets residents to drop off bulk trash, within reason   COVINGTON, Ky. – A new voucher system that goes into effect tomorrow will allow Covington residents to drop off yard waste, bulk items like furniture, and a limited number of tires for free at the Covington transfer station. &...

Massive trucks to affect traffic, parking Tuesday

A truck similar to those that will make their way through Covington on Tuesday morning. (Photo used courtesy of Prestress Transportation.) 96,000-lb. beams part of new pedestrian bridge  COVINGTON, Ky. – Call it an urban episode of the TV series “Outback Truckers.”   Thr...

Duplex owners to receive refund

City fixes ‘drafting error’ that led to higher storm water fee   COVINGTON, Ky. – A two-word change in a City ordinance first passed in February will send most owners of duplexes in Covington a refund of $45.40 on their storm water bill.   That’s the bottom-line imp...

Summer street cleaning starts July 8

Signs, link below show schedule to move vehicle   COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington’s Public Works Department will begin its annual summer cleaning of residential streets on July 8, and “aesthetic appeal” is only one reason for the effort.   More importantly, it’s a ...

‘Covington … is collateral damage’

Mayor appears on KET to explain concerns  with Brent Spence ‘fix’   COVINGTON, Ky. – Mayor Joe Meyer appeared live on the statewide program “Kentucky Tonight” on Monday evening to talk about Covington’s concerns with the plan as currently designed to &l...

Devou’s paved trails to be closed for maintenance

2-day sealing project starts today   COVINGTON, Ky. – The paved multi-purpose trails in Covington’s Devou Park will be closed to walkers and bikers today and tomorrow for maintenance.   Specifically, Queen City Blacktop will be applying a seal that preserves the pavement and ke...
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