Mar 6 2018 Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing to host Easter Egg Hunt

After a successful inaugural event last year that saw more than 1,000 children attend, Louisville Parks and Recreation is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing on Saturday, March 24.

Mar 6 2018 Emergency Services to Conduct an Active Shooter Exercise


Emergency Services to Conduct an Active Shooter Exercise

Multiple Agencies will Participate in the Event at Holy Cross High School

Mar 6 2018 Public Health and Wellness Continues to Respond to Hepatitis A Outbreak

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness continues to work to control an outbreak of acute hepatitis A that has centered in the city’s homeless and among those who use illicit drugs.

Mar 5 2018 Mayor Fischer to businesses: SummerWorks is ‘crucial’ to developing Louisville's talent pipeline

A stronger pipeline of young talent is critical to Louisville’s future, Mayor Greg Fischer said today in launching the SummerWorks youth jobs program for 2018.

“Summer jobs are critical building blocks for young people, and SummerWorks is crucial for the health of the local economy, because it creates a pipeline of future talent,” Mayor Fischer said. “We want Louisville’s business culture to be one where every company, large and small, hires or sponsors summer jobs for youth.”

Mar 5 2018 Councilwoman Woolridge invites residents to a special meeting of the Hallmark Neighborhood Association

Councilwoman Mary C. Woolridge (D-3) invites residents of the area to a special meeting of the Hallmark Neighborhood Association on Monday, March 12th to discuss a warehouse demolition project.

Mar 5 2018 Councilman Lanshima to host special community meeting on speeding concerns in various areas of District 21

Councilman Vitalis Lanshima is inviting residents of District 21 to a special community meeting tonight, March 5th to discuss speeding concerns in various areas of the district.

Mar 3 2018 Councilman Coan announces 2nd Annual Planting O’ the Green

As a way to help Louisville expand its tree canopy, Councilman Brandon Coan (D-8) has announced the second annual Planting O’ the Green, an initiative that will plant 90 trees in the weeks surrounding the St. Patrick’s Parade.

Mar 2 2018 Louisville Metro Government earns top budgeting award for fifth consecutive year

Louisville Metro Government has again earned the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the fifth consecutive year GFOA has granted the award – its highest recognition for government budgeting – to Metro.

Mar 2 2018 Councilman Yates announces the next “Talk with David” is set for Tuesday, March 6th

Councilman David Yates (D-25) is encouraging residents to come out to the next “Talk with David” on Tuesday, March 6th at the Southwest Regional Library beginning at 6:00pm. This will be a "Meet your Major" meeting featuring LMPD 3rd Division Major Joshua Hash.

Mar 2 2018 Mayor Fischer announces assistance for those needing help with flood cleanup, as well as ways to help

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville residents who need assistance cleaning up from the past week’s flooding can call Metro Government’s MetroCall 311 to get connected with volunteers who are helping with recovery efforts.

Mar 1 2018 Listen to Foodie Girl Lindsey McClave on the 8 More Miles Podcast!

Episode 12: Foodie Girl Lindsey McClave (published 3/1/2018; recorded 2/23/2018) available on iTunes Soundcloud

Mar 1 2018 Parks and Recreation to host World Cup-themed men’s soccer tournament
Soccer ball on grass

Feb 28 2018 New Dixie Highway Open House Focuses on Bus Rapid Transit, Construction Plans

This month, people who travel Dixie Highway had the chance to see detailed plans for the $35 million New Dixie Highway Project and offer their feedback.

Dozens attended an open house at Shively Community Center on Feb. 15, 2018, to talk with project leaders about construction plans, bus design, ramp improvements and more. In addition to the open house, project leaders continue to gather input with an online feedback form.

Feb 28 2018 Neighborhood Place Offers Health-Focused Resources for All Ages and Stages

Neighborhood Place partners offer healthy workshops and services in March to benefit the entire family including car seat and blood pressure checks, a healthy living club and cooking classes, an educational baby shower, a child abuse awareness workshop and so much more.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Feb 28 2018 The Perspective Edition of eNews is live!