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As Dayton building awaits new life, city’s history runs through it

The now-vacant Rayme/Burton building -- also known as old Dayton City Hall -- could soon become a mixed-use structure with apartments and storefronts if...

New design for former Old Town Cafe wins approval from city board – with one exception

The end of 2021 also brought a close to a three decades-long staple in downtown Covington: Old Town Cafe, the reliable, no-frills, hometown Pike...

Covington project at old hospital wins $100,000 federal grant

An effort to "reimagine and reactive" the exterior of the former St. Elizabeth Hospital building in Covington received a $100,000 federal grant. The National Endowment...

Do this spring maintenance now to prevent costly problems later

Written by John Matarese, WCPO consumer reporter With inflation raging these days, none of us want to spend more than we have to on home...

Woman hopes to revive Covington home her ancestor, a former slave, once owned

Written by Monique John, WCPO reporter A vacant, deteriorating house at 209 Pleasant St. in Covington sits unassumingly with its padlocked front door and...

Arbor Day in Covington: Seedling giveaway in newly anointed Tree City of the World

Today is Arbor Day, and the City of Covington’s new urban forester, Patrick Moore, has a favorite quote that lends spirit both to the...

Here’s what you can and can’t recycle in Covington

When municipalities encourage their citizens to recycle through community programs, it’s often confusing on which materials are actually recyclable, and which ones aren’t. Thankfully the...

Here’s how to join Saturday’s Great American Cleanup in Covington

The City of Covington is looking for volunteers for Saturday's Great American Cleanup. Participants will descend on parks, medians, pocket gardens, and other public...

More people in Covington are recycling as part of program

“The Earth is what we all have in common,” Wendell Berry, the renowned Kentucky poet, essayist, environmental activist, and farmer, said. It was a...

Memorial to Vietnam veterans to be rededicated

Boone County will soon dedicate the Vietnam Veterans Memorial as it is relocated to downtown Burlington.

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