Announcements

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

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.

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.

Inaugural Duncan Hines Days 2023 Recap

Inaugural Duncan Hines Days 2023 Recap

Jun 16, 2023

Summary: At least 16,000 people attended a Duncan Hines Days event, representing at least 28 states based on zip code tracking, and a conservative economic impact of $2.28 million was spent in the BG/WC area. This inspired new conversations with 50+ community partners, creating a new layer of BG experiences.

Work begins to rehab College Street Bridge

Work begins to rehab College Street Bridge

Jun 16, 2023

Summary: Work to rehabilitate the College Street Pedestrian bridge began today. The boat access ramp beneath the bridge will be closed for several weeks. More updates will be posted here as conditions change.

Traffic Impact for June 6 Street Fair on 12th Avenue

Traffic Impact for June 6 Street Fair on 12th Avenue

Jun 5, 2023

Summary: A portion of 12th Ave between College and State Street will be closed Tuesday, June 6 from 4:30 to 8:00 p.m. for a community Street Fair hosted by Christ Episcopal Church. This event commemorates a street fair held by the church 100 years ago and is part of Duncan Hines Days.

Bowing Green Police Department celebrates 200 years of service

Bowing Green Police Department celebrates 200 years of service

Jun 2, 2023

Summary: During a ceremony held today at Fountain Square Park, the City recognized the Bowing Green Police Department for 200 years of service to the community.

City releases book about December 2021 tornado response, recovery

City releases book about December 2021 tornado response, recovery

May 25, 2023

Summary: If you are interested in reading the City's story of response to and recovery from the December 11, 2021 tornadoes, visit bgky.org and click the link at the top of the page.

NEW Downtown BGKY resources now available online

NEW Downtown BGKY resources now available online

Apr 20, 2022

Summary: Downtown BGKY officially released two new free resources today: a Downtown BGKY public parking map and Fountain Square Shop & Dine guide.

Suggestions or problems with this page?

Let us know if anything is wrong with this page. However, please don't include any personal or financial information.

Would you like a reply?

We'll only use this to reply to your message.