The following is a list of announcements made by the City of Bowling Green over the last year.
Jul 1, 2022
Summary: Registration for the Learn to Swim Program for the July session will be held July 5 & 6 from 4 pm-6 pm at Russell Sims Aquatic Center. Participants will need to be dressed to get in the pool at the time of registration for a skills assessment test.
Jun 28, 2022
Summary: With weather permitting, we hope to have the burn ban lifted in time for July 4th celebrations. Once sufficient rainfall creates a safe environment, the ban will be lifted.
Jun 17, 2022
Summary: The city honored new Americans Thursday night at the Sloan Convention Center. People who immigrated here from all over the world attended the celebration
Jun 3, 2022
Summary: The roadwork will result in the closures of portions of Rockingham Avenue and Westen Street. Rockingham Avenue will be closed near the intersection. Westen Street will be closed from Patrick Way to Rockingham Avenue.
May 24, 2022
Summary: The City of Bowling Green is hosting a reception to recognize individuals who have become naturalized United States Citizens since September 2019. The annual Reception for New Americans will take place on Thursday, June 16 at 6:00 p.m. at the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green, KY.
May 18, 2022
Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is offering a FREE Youth Lacrosse Clinic, June 7 at 9 am at Lampkin Park Turf Field. It is for 6-16 year olds interested in learning the game of lacrosse. Equipment will be provided. If you need more information contact 270-393-3624.
May 17, 2022
Summary: Bowling Green Parks & Recreation has a new league: Westside Baseball. This is for youth ages 9-14 interested in learning the game of baseball regardless of skillset. Registration is online or onsite at Pedigo Park.
May 13, 2022
Summary: Registration for the Learn to Swim Program will be held May 31 and June 1 from 4 pm-6 pm at Russell Sims Aquatic Center. Participants will need to be dressed to get in the pool at the time of registration for a skills assessment test.
Apr 29, 2022
Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting 2022 shelter reservations for dates ranging from NOW-October 31. Reserve your shelter online or in-person at the Parks Admin Office located at 225 East Third Avenue.
Apr 27, 2022
Summary: Two City employees were among those recognized at Saturday’s Women of Achievement Awards presented by the Bowling Green Human Rights Commission (HRC). Bowling Green Mayor Todd Alcott was on hand to greet attendees at the event.
Apr 25, 2022
Summary: The Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association named Bowling Green City Clerk Ashley Jackson as the 2022 Clerk of the Year. Jackson began working for Bowling Green in 2006 as Assistant City Clerk. She was promoted to City Clerk in 2018.
Apr 21, 2022
Summary: The #BGGovToGo season kicks off tomorrow night, April 21 with ""The Neighbors" Community Block Party under the SOKY Marketplace Pavilion and along "Hot Rod Alley" from 3 to 7 p.m.
Apr 20, 2022
Summary: Downtown BGKY officially released two new free resources today: a Downtown BGKY public parking map and Fountain Square Shop & Dine guide.
Mar 28, 2022
Summary: Properly placed tress increase property values and positively affect the local ecosystem by helping to clean water and create animal habitats to encourage biodiversity.
Small Business Administration begins pilot program in Bowling Green, sets up temporary office at Kummer/Little Center
Mar 21, 2022
Summary: A small percentage of business owners here have applied for assistance through SBA. SBA wants to educate businesses on the low-interest loans available to business owners and identify any impediments to that federal assistance.
Mar 17, 2022
Summary: City of Bowling Green will receive a $1.6M Transportation Alternatives Program grant award to restore the College Street Pedestrian Bridge.
Mar 17, 2022
Summary: The City of Bowling Green will receive a new grant of $150,000 from the Open Society Foundations to support the City's efforts to meet the needs of new Afghan residents here.
Mar 15, 2022
Summary: The Kentucky Heritage Council will have staff in Bowling Green next week to tour tornado-damaged neighborhoods and present informational that could help owners repairing their historic homes
Mar 10, 2022
Summary: Fairview Cemetery Staff began their Annual Cleanup March 1. Cleanup activity continues thru the mowing/mulching season. Any items in the way of grave maintenance along with worn, faded flowers and trinkets will be removed. For more information contact 270-393-3607.
City, county launches new website to help businesses fill job vacancies and help unemployed find work
Mar 3, 2022
Summary: Going live this week BowlingGreenWorks.com is a step in the effort to connect employees with actively hiring employers. The site will be a resource for employers and job seekers.
Feb 28, 2022
Summary: The 29th Annual Women of Achievement Awards sponsored by the Bowling Green Human Rights Commission will be held on Saturday April 23rd. Cost of tickets for this event is $45.00.
Feb 17, 2022
Summary: The City of BG is currently accepting applications for the 911 Dispatcher position. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 4th. Please visit https://www.bgky.org/hr/jobs for more information.
Feb 16, 2022
Summary: The Bunny Hop takes place at the park on the paved walking trail that is completely wheelchair accessible. The event is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. March 26 and the Easter Bunny will make an appearance. Last year’s event drew a crowd of hundreds.
Feb 10, 2022
Summary: FEMA deadline to apply for disaster assistance has ben extended by one month. There are multiple ways to apply for assistance.
Feb 8, 2022
Summary: Parker Bennett Community Center is hosting a FREE Sweetheart's Dance February 11 from 6 pm-8 pm. Youth ages 5-13 years old are welcome. If you need more information, please contact 270-393-3310.
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