Aug 24 2018 Mayor’s Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle Returns Labor Day

Thousands of hikers, bikers and paddlers will hit the streets and the Ohio River on Labor Day, Sept. 3, for the 28th Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle at Waterfront Park.

“One of Louisville’s core values is to create a healthier city, and there’s no better time than the annual Hike, Bike & Paddle to come together with residents from all parts of our city for fun and exercise,” Mayor Greg Fischer said.

Aug 22 2018 Louisville LEAD program aims to divert opioid addicted individuals away from criminal justice system, into treatment

LEAD announcementMayor Greg Fischer joined partners from across public and private sectors today to announce the development of Kentucky’s first Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion program, known as LEAD, t

Aug 22 2018 What is Louisville Metro Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD)?

What is LEAD?

LEAD is an is an innovative pre-booking, community-based program to divert individuals suspected of committing low-level drug-related offenses to case management and supportive services instead of jail and prosecution.

Aug 21 2018 President James to join “Riders for Heroes” on Saturday, August 25th to help local first responders and veterans

On Saturday, August 25th more than 300 motorcycles are expected to hit the road as “Riders for Heroes” begins its fund raising efforts to help local first responders and veterans organizations.

Aug 21 2018 Councilman James announces the Annual California Day Celebration is on Saturday, August 25th

The California Neighborhood is ready to come together with pride and unity as one of Louisville’s oldest communities when Councilman David James (D-6) hosts the Annual California Day Celebration on Saturday, August 25th.        

Aug 21 2018 President David James hosts “Jazz in Central Park” on Sunday, August 26th

As summer winds down, Central Park in Old Louisville is the perfect place to enjoy what continues to be a nice tradition of great jazz music in a great setting. President David James (D-6) once again presents “Jazz in Central Park” on Sunday, August 26th.

Aug 20 2018 Mayor and community leaders urge Louisville residents to participate in in suicide prevention training

QPR Suicide Prevention TrainingGoal: Raise awareness, in part by setting a Guinness world record for number trained in a single week

Aug 19 2018 SWMS Enforcement has impounded 4th vehicle of the year for illegal dumping in District 5

The Solid Waste Management Services Enforcement Department has impounded its 4th vehicle of 2018 for illegal dumping. With the help of employees from Bulk Waste, last week a Uhaul truck in the 2500 block of W Jefferson was seen illegally dumping. The employee took pictures of the vehicle and waited until SWMS Enforcement was able to investigate.

Aug 17 2018 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

            The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew an operating permit to Paddy’s Run Station (electrical generating station), 4600 Bells Lane, in accordance with Regulation 2.16. The 30-day public comment period starts on August 19, 2018, and ends on September 18, 2018. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Aug 17 2018 Cuddle Clones Ranks No. 862 by Inc. 5000 and #1 in Kentucky
Cuddle Clones, an award-winning Louisville company that specializes in creating the highest quality custom products made to look like people’s pets, announced its inclusion in the prestigious 2018 Inc. 5000, Inc. Magazine’s annual ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.
Aug 16 2018 The Big Table: World’s Largest Potluck returns to Iroquois Park September 16

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that The Big Table, a welcoming event aimed at bringing people together to share food and conversation, is returning to Iroquois Park on Sunday, Sept. 16 from 5-7 p.m. Last year, more than 1,300 people participated in the event, and organizers hope to boost that number this year.

Aug 16 2018 Councilwoman Shanklin invites the community to come out and enjoy Newburg Days

The people of Newburg are getting ready to once again host their own special homecoming of welcoming back old friends and celebrate the unity and pride of one of Metro Louisville’s well established neighborhoods. Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) announces “Newburg Days” will get underway on Friday, August 31st, Saturday, September 1st and Sunday, September 2nd.

Aug 16 2018 August D9 Community Conversation Focuses on Health & Wellness

Have questions about the Hepatitis A outbreak or other public health issues? Councilman Bill Hollander invites the community to attend a D9 Community Conversation, featuring a presentation from the Louisville Metro Department of Health & Wellness.

The meeting is Tuesday, August 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Peterson-Dumesnil House, 301 S. Peterson Avenue.

Aug 16 2018 UPDATE: Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center to be closed August 18 – September 3 for yearly maintenance

The Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center, 201 Reservoir Road, will be closed from August 18 – September 3 for maintenance and cleaning.

Due to some problems with the filtration system, staff decided to close the center beginning on Saturday, August 18. Mary T. was originally scheduled to be closed at the end of business on Sunday, August 19. 

Aug 15 2018 Louisville Metro Government, Cities United and Kenan Charitable Trust Launch Russell: A Place of Promise

Louisville Metro Government, Cities United and The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust today announced the award of a $5 million grant to launch Russell: A Place of Promise, an initiative co-created with and accountable to Russell residents and stakeholders, and designed to be a national model for equitable community development in African-American communities.