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Large Item, Brush, & Limb Pickup

Spring has arrived and brings with it spring yardwork and spring cleaning.  Often times, residents call the City regarding the disposal of large items or brush and limbs. If you reside within the City of Bowling Green limits, Scotts Waste Services provides you trash pick-up. If you have a large item to be picked up such […]

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BGPD

Police officers are trained to always expect the unexpected.  We avoid using the term “routine” because even the most common, everyday police interactions such as minor automobile accidents or simple traffic violations can result in the discovery of a crime or a wanted person.  Police officers are at a disadvantage in these situations because they […]

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Bermuda Grass Green-up

Spring is in full swing and golfers are starting to hit the links, baseball is starting up and soccer season has arrived. BG Parks has Bermuda grass fields at our municipal golf courses (CrossWinds, Walker, and RiverView) and Lover’s Lane Soccer Complex. We are commonly asked, “When will the Bermuda grass green?” The answer is, […]

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How Government Works

Bowling Green is a City Manager form of government as constituted under Kentucky Revised Statute 83A.150 and was established as such in 1969. All of the powers of the executive and legislative branches are vested in the Board of Commissioners (all judicial functions are under the jurisdiction of state government). The Board of Commissioners is made up […]

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Hills Bark Park

Wanting to get out and do more with your dog?  Hills Bark Park at H.P. Thomas Park is a great way to implement socialization into your dog’s life and the perfect spot for your dog to make some new friends.  Dogs love to get outside on a beautiful sunny afternoon and play fetch and tug, […]

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Spring Break Camp for Kids

Spring Break was designed to give kids a break from school and to help them try new and exciting experiences while growing mentally, physically and socially. Let your child enjoy fun, games, arts & crafts, music, dance, and even a field trip at the F.O. Moxley Community Center Spring Break Camp. The F.O. Moxley Community […]

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Fairview Cemetery

Have you ever wondered why Fairview Cemetery has so many rules?  Maybe you haven’t unless you have loved ones buried there or you have purchased burial plots for you or your family members.  Some of the more common rules are often broken and we want to explain why we have them in place. One of […]

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Thank You

Record snow falls blanketed the City of Bowling Green this past week helping to coin the phrase #Snowmageddon2015. Nearly a foot of snow mixed with frigid temperatures made sure that this storm would go down in Bowling Green history. Facebook was full of pictures and status updates, while Twitter was constantly buzzing with more re-tweets […]

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One of the most important components for any emergency response is good communications.  Anytime you see an emergency vehicle responding with lights and sirens, they are doing so based on information provided to them by professional emergency communication dispatchers. Good dispatch operations are fundamental to successful Firefighting Operations.  Information relayed to fire crews while in […]

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2015 Citizen’s Police Academy

The 2015 Bowling Green Police Department Citizen Police Academy (CPA) is now accepting applications. This 11 week course begins March 5th and provides an opportunity to learn first-hand about police operations through a series of hands on demonstrations, interactive presenting and simulated activities. Participants will become better informed about the reality of police work and […]

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