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Happy Halloween!

On Friday, October 31, 2014, the ghosts and the goblins will come out in the City of Bowling Green for candy, costumes and parties. Whether you have kids who are excited about going out to their neighbor’s house for candy or you are planning on passing out treats to others, remember that the official day […]

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You could not write the history of basketball without discussing Kentucky’s passion for and contributions to the sport. There is no debating, Kentucky is a basketball state. Bowling Green, Kentucky is an integral part of Kentucky’s basketball legacy. Bowling Green has a very long history as a basketball town, producing college and professional talent. Area […]

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Are you looking for a fun fall activity for your kids? The City of Bowling Green is offering a fall Dodge Ball League for youth ages 6 to 12 and a Basketball League for ages 6 to 16. If your child wants to learn the five D’s of dodge ball (dodge, duck, dip, dive and […]

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October is Fire Prevention Month

October is Fire Prevention Month which has its roots in the Great Chicago Fire that occurred on October 9, 1871. The fire killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres. The fire began on October 8, but continued into and did most of its […]

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Leaf Pickup Program

As the cold weather moves in and the leaves continue to change color and fall, the City’s Leaf Pickup Season kicks off. Starting on October 20th, residents can call 393-3333 to request a pick-up at their residence. Requested pick-ups will take place through November 3rd and are not guaranteed. Scheduled zone pick-up will tentatively begin […]

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Celebrate Safe Communities Month

Each October, the City of Bowling Green works with various neighborhoods to participate in Celebrate Safe Communities month. Celebrate Safe Communities was developed by the National Crime Prevention Council and the Bureau of Justice Assistance at the U.S. Department of Justice. It was developed in 2008 in partnership with the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) to […]

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The finishing touches are being placed on the renovation of 707 E Main and the Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS) staff has spent the last week moving in and getting settled.  The newly updated facility has a community room that will hold approximately 60 people with a nearby kitchen facility for meal prep and food […]

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Crime Stoppers

Have you ever been witness to or had information about a Crime? If so, the South Central Kentucky Crime Stoppers Program could use your help.  Crime Stoppers is a program which brings the public, the media, and the police together in the fight against crime. Those who report crimes can receive cash for their information. Citizens […]

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BGPD Now Hiring

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Did you know that the City of Bowling Green’s population is drastically changing? According to the US Census, nearly 11% of Bowling Green’s residents are foreign-born (which is higher than any other city in Kentucky). Currently, residents in our City speak 49 languages and represent 39 different countries. As demographics change in our community, the […]

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