Mar 27 2017 Office of Sustainability announces Kilowatt Crackdown award winners

The Metro Office of Sustainability has announced the winners of the Kilowatt Crackdown, a city-wide competition that challenges building owners and operators to decrease energy use in their buildings. Award winners were announced on March 22 at a luncheon sponsored by Harshaw Trane.

Mar 27 2017 Waste Management District files lawsuit over unconstitutional change by Frankfort

The Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government Waste Management District today sued the state over recently enacted reforms, stating that the changes violate the state constitution.

Mar 27 2017 Mayor reminds Louisville parents of Spring Break options

Louisville Metro Parks, Library and Zoo offering programs, along with JCPS

Mayor Greg Fischer reminded parents today that there are many free or low-cost options for keeping students active and engaged during Spring Break, which starts Friday (March 31) for Jefferson County Public Schools and runs through next week (April 3-7) for JCPS and most private and Catholic schools.

Mar 27 2017 Councilman James brings a new year of “Shakespeare in the Parks” with “Julius Caesar” on Thursday, March 30th

It is a classic story of politics, intrigue, deception, betrayal and murder of a political leader. It is not a story of Washington DC but instead a classic tale of politics in ancient Rome. Councilman David James (D-6) and other Metro Council members are kicking off a fourth year of “Shakespeare in the Parks” with a free production of “Julius Caesar” on March 30th at the Parkhill Community Center.

Mar 27 2017 Councilmen Engel and Benson to Welcome Southpointe Commons Retail Lifestyle Center to Southeast Jefferson County

Metro Councilmen Robin Engel (District 22) and Stuart Benson (District 20) will welcome the Southpointe Commons Retail Lifestyle Center during a groundbreaking ceremony tomorrow morning at the site of the project.

Mar 24 2017 Councilman James announces “Bringing Government to the Community” on Thursday, March 30th

In an effort to make Metro Government available to the people of District 6, Councilman David James announces the first of many “Bringing Government to the Community” events on Thursday, March 30th.

Mar 24 2017 New theatre program featured at Beechmont Community Center

Mar 24 2017 First CycLOUvia of 2017 will be held on May 13

2017’s first CycLOUvia, the popular event showcasing alternative transportation, is returning to Three Points—Germantown, Schnitzelburg, and Shelby Park—on Saturday, May 13, Mayor Fischer announced today.

The upcoming installment of CycLOUvia will move in a circular route through the Germantown, Schnitzelburg and Shelby Park neighborhoods, also known as Three Points, via Goss Avenue, Logan Street and Shelby Street.

Mar 24 2017 Great Flood Brewing Company opens production brewery in Shelby Park neighborhood

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined the founders of Great Flood Brewing Company and members of the Shelby Park neighborhood to officially open a new distribution and production brewery for the growing local beer brand.

Mar 23 2017 Plant and herb sale, Easter egg hunt featured events at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing April 14-15

Mar 23 2017 March 24 is World TB Day

World TB Day Highlights the Continuing Need to Treat, Prevent and Control the Disease

Mar 23 2017 World TB Day Highlights the Continuing Need to Treat, Prevent and Control the Disease

Friday, March 24, is World TB Day.  It is one of eight globally recognized public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO).  The annual event is designed to make the public aware of the continuing need to prevent and control tuberculosis.  It also commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr.

Mar 21 2017 Newest Kentucky Derby Festival Event Steps Off this Weekend

Teams Can Still Register to Participate in StepFest

The first annual Kentucky Derby Festival Metro Parks & Recreation StepFest is set for this Saturday, March 25. The competition starts at 1pm, at duPont Manual High School (120 W. Lee Street in Louisville). New to this year’s schedule, the competition will feature elementary, middle and high school step teams, as well as community step groups.

Mar 21 2017 Health officials warn against giving baby chicks or ducklings as gifts to children

Now that spring is here, and Easter is approaching, Louisville health officials are cautioning people against giving baby chicks, ducklings or other live poultry to children as gifts.

Mar 21 2017 FREE training session on Heroin/Opioid overdose prevention for the community

In an effort to help citizens learn what to do in the event someone they know is experiencing a heroin or other opioid overdose, Councilman Bill Hollander (D-9) is sponsoring a free Naloxone (Narcan) training session on Monday, March 27th.