Aug 3 2015 Louisville partners with Etsy to launch Craft Entrepreneurship Program

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville is partnering with online marketplace provider Etsy to launch the city’s inaugural Craft Entrepreneurship Program. The three-week program will provide micro-business training to underemployed, low-income adults with existing creative skills to help supplement their income and sell their products to new markets. 

Aug 3 2015 August is Amesty Month for Overdue Pet Licenses!

Image of dog for pet amnesty month - August 2015

Jessica Montgomery, Director of Metro Animal Services has declared...

Aug 1 2015 Louisville Recognized for National Sustainability Excellence

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville was awarded a 4-STAR Community Rating for sustainability excellence. Louisville is the first city in Kentucky to achieve certification under the STAR Community Rating System.

Jul 31 2015 GPS Tracking Being Added to City Vehicle Fleet

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that many vehicles in the city fleet will soon be outfitted with a new tool aimed at increasing fuel efficiency and driving safety, and improving maintenance.

Jul 30 2015 Thorntons Inc. Expanding Headquarters in Louisville

One of Kentucky’s largest privately owned companies has decided to expand its presence in the Commonwealth. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Gov. Steve Beshear today announced Thorntons Inc. is expanding its headquarters in Louisville with a move to a larger facility. Thorntons, a growing convenience chain retailer that provides fresh foods, high quality beverages and fuel, will create 110 jobs and invest nearly $28 million into the project.