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Police and Fire Recruits

At its March 1st meeting, the Bowling Green Board of Commissioners approved the hiring of ten new police officers and seven new firefighters.  For the 17 rookies, this culminated a seven-month trek through the City’s extensive recruitment, testing and selection processes. Last August, the Human Resources & Risk Management Department began advertising for both police […]

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Fairview Cemetery

Did you know that there is more to Fairview Cemetery than meets the eye?   The City of Bowling Green Fairview Cemetery has a Veteran’s Section that is designated for burials of Warren County Veterans.  Its official name is the Brock E Beery Veteran’s Cemetery.  The City sells memorial bricks for $50.00 that can be […]

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May 2016 Auction

The City of Bowling Green online auction is back and as always, is offering a variety of items that will rival any Flea Market.  You can begin bidding on all of our items starting May 9, 2016 at 8 a.m. at www.govdeals.com. The City of BG regularly posts online auctions in order to sell surplus […]

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West End Soccer Field

The City of Bowling Green will hold a Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. for the grand opening of the new West End Soccer Field located at The Foundry; 531 West 11th Street. This 330’ x 180’ Bermuda grass field will have multiple uses including free play, practices and tournaments. The […]

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Parks Adventures

If you are looking for fun and free things to do this spring and summer then look no further. Below is five great suggestions for a variety of activities at City parks. 5. Take your mountain bike out for a ride along the trails at Weldon Peete Park on Old Louisville Road. With 54 acres […]

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FootGolf

FootGolf is a growing sports trend that has found its way to the USA from its origins in Europe.  Last fall, BGPR installed a nine-hole course at the Golf Course at RiverView and offered our inaugural event, “FootGolf Doubles Cup” in November.  We had a tremendous response and are now excited to announce that, beginning […]

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Household Hazardous Waste Day

Have you been holding on to old paint, chemicals, fluorescent light bulbs, oils, antifreeze or other products that cannot be disposed of easily? If so, the City of Bowling Green and Warren County have partnered to provide one day only to dispose of these items for you. The Annual Household Hazardous Waste and E-scrap Collection […]

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Arbor Day 2016

Arbor Day is a holiday in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant and care for trees. Though usually observed in the spring, the date varies, depending on climate and suitable planting season. The idea for Arbor Day originally came from Nebraska. A visit to Nebraska today wouldn’t disclose that the state was once a treeless plain. Yet it […]

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I met M’munga Ramadhani soon after his arrival to the City of Bowling Green in 2012.  A young father in his early 30’s, M’munga had already experienced more in life than most people do in a lifetime.  His eagerness to be involved and to learn compelled me to ask him to join the newly formed […]

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Scam Tips ~ Ronnie Ward

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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