The following is a list of announcements made by the City of Bowling Green over the last year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Aug 3, 2023
Summary: This report outlines eligible uses for three properties and serves as a companion document for the upcoming September redevelopment RFP.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
May 11, 2023
Summary: The May 2023 Downtown Meet Up was hosted at the City's Neighborhood & Community Services community room on Wednesday, May 10 at 3pm. Here are the Minutes from that discussion.
May 10, 2023
Summary: Many events are happening in Downtown BGKY on June 8 and 10 for Duncan Hines Days. The event committee has created maps showing traffic impacts, parking options, and timelines for events.
May 5, 2023
Summary: A portion of Clay Street near West 12th Avenue will be closed for pedestrian safety for this weekend's BG Fiestaval at 1200 Clay Street. The closure will be in effect beginning Friday, May 5 at noon and will re-open on Sunday, May 7 at 10:00 p.m.
Apr 18, 2023
Summary: The Office of Global Learning & International Affairs (WKU Global) will partner with the City of Bowling Green’s International Communities Liaison Division to host a panel discussion on how to best support documented New Americans* living within Bowling Green and Warren County.
Apr 14, 2023
Summary: The April 2023 Downtown Meet Up was hosted by the Historic RailPark & Train Museum on Wednesday, April 12 at 3pm. Here are the Minutes with news from that discussion.
Apr 11, 2023
Summary: The new Downtown BGKY destination website is officially live: bgkydowntown.org. Check out Experiences, Events, Resources, News, and the all-new Blog.
Apr 4, 2023
Summary: The International Communities Liaison Division will present the New Neighbor Series: Afghanistan on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Neighborhood and Community Services Department at 707 E. Main Avenue.
Mar 23, 2023
Summary: Springtime is a great time of year to clean out your house, apartment, or garage. Oftentimes, people come across hazardous products that cannot be disposed of during regular waste pick-up.
Mar 14, 2023
Summary: On March 20, City crews will begin pick up of residential, vegetation storm debris within the city limits. All debris needs to be placed in or very near the rights of way. Crews will pick up everything from small broken branches to large tree trunks and root balls.
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