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School Crossing Guards

August is here and with the new school year in full swing, it’s important that motorists pay special attention to crosswalks and school crossing guards outside of local schools.  Although a large number of students ride the bus or are dropped off at school, many still walk daily. Crossing guards direct pedestrian crossings and traffic […]

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Tree Ring History

The City of Bowling Green owns a neat piece of our history in the form of a tree. In 2010, a Norway Spruce (picea abies) in Fairview Cemetery was struck by lightning and died approximately one year later. The tree had been planted in the old section of the cemetery in 1873. City employee Jay […]

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New Americans Reception

Do you know anyone who lives in the City of Bowling Green and has become a naturalized US Citizen between July 2016 and September 2017? If so, we would love recognize their outstanding accomplishment at our annual Reception for New Americans. The City hosts the annual Reception for New Americans each September to recognize those […]

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Adapted Sports Camp

The City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department will host the inaugural Adapted Sports Camp at Kummer Little Recreation Center on August 4th and 5th, 2017. The camp has been made possible through an Adaptive Sports Grant given out by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The camp has 25-30 open slots for Veterans from […]

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Sinkholes

Have you ever heard people talk about the “Karst” typography of Bowling Green? Have you heard anyone describe how we use our cave systems to move water rain water?   Bowling Green and the majority of Warren County are located in an area with the highest potential for Karst activity. A karst area is defined […]

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Citizen’s Police Academy

The 2017 Bowling Green Police Department Citizen Police Academy (CPA) is now accepting applications. This 11 week course begins September 7th 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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Neighborhood Watch

Summer Time is Prime Time for Neighborhood Watch With beautiful summer weather comes an uptick in property crimes, including thefts from vehicles and other crimes of opportunity.  Unlocked vehicles, garages and outbuildings like tool sheds can quickly become easy targets for someone looking to grab something quickly. The key parts to being a part of […]

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Fireworks!

Many things come to mind when thinking about the 4th of July: freedom, summer, BBQ’s, pool parties and of course, fireworks! There are those who love fireworks and those who loathe them. To help make sure that everyone has a great 4th of July holiday, the City of Bowling Green has offered some good neighbor […]

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If you are looking for a new gym home, please come down to 225 East 3rd Avenue to give Parks and Recreation a chance. Take a look at our excellent facilities, our great prices and friendly staff. And always feel free to call 270-393-3582 Thinking about getting back in shape?  Wanting to lose a few […]

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Scam Tips

So, let me tell you a story.  A teenager makes a phone call to his grandmother and says “Grandma, this is Johnny, I’ve gotten into trouble.  Me and one of my friends went to Mexico for the weekend and got in a car accident.  My friend had some marijuana on him and we both got […]

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