Announcements

The following is a list of announcements made by the City of Bowling Green over the last year.

Traffic Impact Alert BG 26.2 and Half Marathon

Traffic Impact Alert BG 26.2 and Half Marathon

Nov 3, 2023

Summary: BG 26.2 and a half marathon will take place Sunday, November 5, 2023. Information about the event, including course maps can be found at the event website located online at: https://www.bg262.com/

Residential loose leaf pickup by zone begins Monday

Residential loose leaf pickup by zone begins Monday

Oct 26, 2023

Summary: Monday’s loose leaf pick up will begin in Zone 3. Leaves should be raked to the edge of the street before the first scheduled pickup day.

Community partners launch new Light Up BGKY Holiday Tradition

Community partners launch new Light Up BGKY Holiday Tradition

Oct 19, 2023

Summary: Bowling Green has a rich heritage of holiday traditions, with special seasonal events from Thanksgiving to New Year’s and beyond. Several organizations are coming together to launch the new Light Up BGKY weeklong holiday lighting tradition, coming November 27 through December 3.

October 2023 Downtown Meet Up Minutes

October 2023 Downtown Meet Up Minutes

Oct 17, 2023

Summary: The October 2023 Downtown Meet Up was hosted at the George Washington Carver Center at 201 State Street, on Wednesday, October 11, 3-4pm. Here are the Minutes from that meeting.

Downtown BGKY Harvest Festival this Saturday, Oct. 14

Downtown BGKY Harvest Festival this Saturday, Oct. 14

Oct 12, 2023

Summary: The annual Downtown BGKY Harvest Festival will take place in Downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky on Saturday, October 14th starting at 10 am! This family-friendly fall event will have activities for ALL AGES and ABILITIES.

Nominate a Good Neighbor for a Neighborhood Builder Award

Nominate a Good Neighbor for a Neighborhood Builder Award

Sep 28, 2023

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Neighborhoods Division seeks nominations to recognize individuals, neighborhood groups and organizations who have had a positive impact for neighborhoods and for our community at large.

Traffic Impact for BG International Festival Sept. 29-30

Traffic Impact for BG International Festival Sept. 29-30

Sep 25, 2023

Summary: Traffic and parking impacts are planned this weekend for the BG International Festival, beginning with lane closures and parking removal on Friday, Sept. 29 and continuing on with additional street closures adjacent to Circus Square Park on Festival Day, Saturday, Sept. 30. Read on for details.

Traffic Impact for MedCenter Health 10K Classic Sept. 23

Traffic Impact for MedCenter Health 10K Classic Sept. 23

Sep 22, 2023

Summary: Traffic impacts are expected in and near downtown Bowling Green and WKU Campus due to the MedCenter Health 10K Classic Races on Saturday morning, Sept. 23.

September 2023 Downtown Meet Up Minutes

September 2023 Downtown Meet Up Minutes

Sep 18, 2023

Summary: The September 2023 Downtown Meet Up was hosted at Ment CoWork in the Ackerman Building at 911 College St., Second Floor, on Wednesday, September 13, 3-4pm. Here are the Minutes from that meeting.

Portions of Ashley Circle and Westen to temporarily close for roadwork

Portions of Ashley Circle and Westen to temporarily close for roadwork

Sep 14, 2023

Summary: The main detour will send traffic down Rockingham Lane from the existing roundabout, down Andrea Street, and back onto Ashley Circle, if approaching from the Campbell Lane side of the intersection.

Traffic Impact Alert for BG FiestaVal

Traffic Impact Alert for BG FiestaVal

Sep 14, 2023

Summary: A portion of Clay Street near West 12th Avenue will be closed for pedestrian safety for this weekend's BG Fiestaval at 1200 Clay Street. The closure will be in effect beginning Friday morning, September 15 at 7 am and reopening nightly at 10:30 p.m.

Riverfront Park Community Workshop Set for Sept. 20

Riverfront Park Community Workshop Set for Sept. 20

Sep 8, 2023

Summary: As part of its Bowling Green Riverfront Park planning, the City will host a community workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at BGMU Conference Center from 4-6 p.m.

Bowling Green Coalition of Active Neighborhoods Returns Home to NCS for Fall Rally of the Neighborhoods

Bowling Green Coalition of Active Neighborhoods Returns Home to NCS for Fall Rally of the Neighborhoods

Sep 7, 2023

Summary: BGCAN returns to the Neighborhood & Community Services building with its Fall Rally of the Neighborhoods on Thursday, September 28 at 707 E. Main Avenue.

Traffic Impact Downtown for Walk to End Alzheimer's Sept. 9

Traffic Impact Downtown for Walk to End Alzheimer's Sept. 9

Sep 7, 2023

Summary: The 2023 Walk to End Alzheimer's will have traffic impacts downtown Saturday morning, Sept. 9 between 9:45 to 10:45 a.m., predominantly between BG Ballpark and Fountain Square.

Traffic Impact Downtown for Walk to End Alzheimer's Sept. 9

Traffic Impact Downtown for Walk to End Alzheimer's Sept. 9

Sep 7, 2023

Summary: The 2023 Walk to End Alzheimer's will have traffic impacts downtown Saturday morning, September 9 between 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., predominantly between BG Ballpark and Fountain Square.

Traffic Impact Alert for Labor Day Run for Sight 5K

Traffic Impact Alert for Labor Day Run for Sight 5K

Aug 31, 2023

Summary: The Labor Day Run for Sight 5K, 2K and Bubble Run will have traffic impacts in the area of Covington Woods Park on Monday, September 4 between 7 and 11 a.m.. Exercise caution and patience if traveling streets in the vicinity.

City names City Hall lobby 'The Denning Commons' to honor Joe Denning

City names City Hall lobby 'The Denning Commons' to honor Joe Denning

Aug 28, 2023

Summary: Joe Denning holds the record of serving the longest number of years on the City Commission. Additionally, he was the City’s first Black police officer, mayor and city commissioner.

Westen Street and Ashley Circle roundabout project enters final phase

Westen Street and Ashley Circle roundabout project enters final phase

Aug 23, 2023

Summary: Expect a traffic impact at the Westen Street and Ashley Circle roundabout project. This intersection currently operates as a 4-way stop. When the work begins on Monday, it will transition to a modified roundabout with a temporary adjustment over standard roundabout driving procedures.

Traffic Impact for Bowling Green Sprint Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 20

Traffic Impact for Bowling Green Sprint Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 20

Aug 18, 2023

Summary: Drivers should use caution and share the road in the vicinity of Preston Miller Park, Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Glen Lily Road, Barren River Road, and Morgantown Road for the Bowling Green Sprint Triathlon on Sunday morning, August. 20.

Cemetery back gate temporarily closed

Cemetery back gate temporarily closed

Aug 17, 2023

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Fairview Cemetery 1 has closed the back gate exiting onto Brockley Way and the cemetery access road leading to that exit.

August 2023 Downtown Meet Up Minutes

August 2023 Downtown Meet Up Minutes

Aug 15, 2023

Summary: The August 2023 Downtown Meet Up was hosted at the Lisa Rice Library at 1225 State St, meeting room 2, on Wednesday, August 9, 3-4pm. Here are the Minutes from that meeting.

Take the Housing Survey

Take the Housing Survey

Aug 9, 2023

Summary: The City of Bowling Green wants YOU to complete our survey about housing in Bowling Green and Warren County. The survey is available online in English and in Spanish, and the deadline is Aug. 31.

Coming Soon: Request for Proposals for Shake Rag Preservation Project

Coming Soon: Request for Proposals for Shake Rag Preservation Project

Aug 3, 2023

Summary: This report outlines eligible uses for three properties and serves as a companion document for the upcoming September redevelopment RFP.

City to host celebration for new U.S. Citizens

City to host celebration for new U.S. Citizens

Jul 19, 2023

Summary: The City of Bowling Green is hosting a reception to recognize individuals who have become naturalized United States Citizens from June 2022 thru September 2023.

July 2023 Downtown Meet Up Minutes

July 2023 Downtown Meet Up Minutes

Jul 18, 2023

Summary: The May 2023 Downtown Meet Up was hosted at Ridley Roasthouse Coffee on Wednesday, July 12 at 3pm. Here are the Minutes from that discussion.

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