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$560K of fresh asphalt

Among the streets paved last year was East 6th Street between Madison and Greenup. Repaving on ‘worst’ streets in eight neighborhoods underway  COVINGTON, Ky. – Over half a million dollars of fresh asphalt will soon be spread on Covington streets that, in the words of the City...

Mass of glass

(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. – Plastic isn’t the only material that causes “can or I can’t I? recycling anxiety.  ...

Pike St. ramp to I-71/75 closed overnight Monday

Photo used courtesy of KYTC District 6 COVINGTON, Ky. – The Pike Street entrance ramp to northbound Interstate 71/75 will be closed overnight next Monday so that crews can clean a clogged drain, state officials said today.  The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s District 6 Office sai...

60 street trees ‘shovel ready’

Volunteers planted more than 80 trees along Latonia sidewalks one Saturday in October 2018. Saturday volunteer event celebrates Arbor Day in The Cov  COVINGTON, Ky. – At last count, there are six trees in Covington’s publicly maintained areas that are 5 feet or more in diameter. &n...

Help the hungry, help the earth

COVINGTON, Ky. – Earth Day 2021 came and went (there’s only 359 days until the next one), but the mission – and the opportunities – continue year round.   Local grocer Kroger can help:   Most of us know that Kroger has long accepted plastic bags and film for recycl...

Leniency ending for street-sweeping tickets

City forced to begin enforcing parking rules again to keep debris from clogging storm drains   COVINGTON, Ky. – Since the pandemic began more than a year ago, the City has looked the other way as drivers ignored “No Parking” signs and left their cars to block efforts to &ldqu...

10 volunteer opportunities Saturday

Neighborhood events = Part 1 of spread-out Great American Cleanup   COVINGTON, Ky. – Volunteers will converge on at least 10 locations in Covington on Saturday to plant trees and flowers, pull weeds, rake debris, spread mulch, pick up litter, and tackle other tasks aimed at beautifying Th...

Who needs a formal ‘opening’?

Zahrah enjoys the tunnel slide at the newly renovated Barb Cook Park in Latonia. Ribbon cutting Saturday, but new Barb Cook Park already in full use COVINGTON, Ky. – Every time Covington Parks & Rec Manager Ben Oldiges drives past Barb Cook Park in Latonia, he sees first-hand evidence that...

Mission: Save the monarch

One of the Covington pollinator gardens created as part of the 2017 Mayors’ Monarch Pledge is in Hands Pike Park in South Covington, shown here.  Saturday cleanup at Goebel pollinator garden part of national effort   COVINGTON, Ky. – Volunteers are invited to gather Saturd...

Simple Truth: A brand-specific recycling solution

(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. – Cincinnati’s Kroger Co. is the nation’s largest operator of traditional supermarkets, and...
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