Oct 26 2016 City launches new automated appointment system for LIHEAP; announces four new application locations

Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Metro Community Services today announced the launch of a new automated telephone and online appointment system that will help clients schedule appointments to apply for home energy assistance.

 Mayor Fischer and Community Services also announced new locations for LIHEAP application appointments. 

Oct 26 2016 Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory plants 20 trees for 20th anniversary

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory is branching out in a special way to celebrate its 20th anniversary. In partnership with Brightside, the popular local attraction will sponsor the planting of twenty trees in a vacant lot in the Smoketown neighborhood. After the trees are planted this fall, the project will blossom into an entirely new park with walkways, benches, and more next spring.

Oct 26 2016 Mayor Fischer hosts 2nd “Lou’s Brew” bike tour Oct. 29

Mayor Greg Fischer and the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau are teaming up to host the second “Lou’s Brew” bike ride on Saturday, October 29.

The ride, which celebrates local breweries, will stop at four, giving everyone a chance to tour the facilities, talk with the brewers and enjoy a small taste of their creations.

Last year, the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau introduced “Lou’s Brew” — a guide that highlights local breweries for locals and tourists.

Oct 26 2016 City seeks tree for ‘Light Up Louisville’ event

Louisville Metro seeking 40-foot tree for annual event

Louisville Metro is looking for someone to donate the large Christmas tree that will stand in Jefferson Square Park through the holidays.

Oct 26 2016 Thurman Hutchins playground closed until further notice

The playground at Thurman Hutchins Park, located along River Road, has been closed indefinitely and is not available for public use. The current playground is scheduled to be demolished and replaced with new equipment in mid-November 2016. 

We apologize for the inconvenience. 


Oct 25 2016 Louisville sets new record in education attainment

Louisville’s adult population has set a new record for college attainment, according to 2015 data released this week from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. Highlights of the data include:  The percentage of working-age adults with at least an associate degree now stands at 44.7 percent, up 3 percentage points over the previous year. 

The percentage with at least a bachelor’s degree was also up to 35.7 percent, a 2.4 percentage point increase.

Oct 25 2016 The Chemours Company FC, LLC: Title V Operating Permit O-0062-16-V

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue an operating permit to The Chemours Company FC, LLC (manufactures refrigerant gases), 4200 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.16.  The 30-day public comment period starts October 27, 2016, and ends on November 28, 2016.  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. 

Oct 25 2016 City to roll out locally developed wireless smoke detectors in vacant, abandoned properties

Innovative project developed through collaboration among Louisville Metro agencies and local civic hackers

Louisville Metro Government will begin this week installing locally created, low-cost wireless smoke detectors in vacant and abandoned properties, in an innovative way to reduce fire risk.

Oct 25 2016 Local nurseries team with Brightside for plant sale

In preparation for the Brightside Community-Wide Planting Day on November 5, Brightside will be partnering with several local garden centers to host plant sales in support of Brightside programs and initiatives.


Oct 24 2016 Councilman James joins LMPD Fourth Division officers for Peace Walk in District 6

Councilman David James (D-6) is encouraging residents to come out and join the LMPD’s Fourth Division officers for a Peace Walk against Crime on Tuesday, October 25th, in Old Louisville.

Oct 24 2016 Councilwoman Welch to host 14th Annual Trick or Treat Street with Fairdale Community Club

A great Halloween tradition returns for the children of District 13 when Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch and the Fairdale Community Club host the 14th Annual Trick or Treat Street on Thursday, October 27th.

Oct 24 2016 Mayor Fischer, community partners announce first Bold Moves Against Suicide Summit

Seeks to make ZERO suicides a community goal


Oct 24 2016 Louisville’s Manfred Reid Sr. earns national recognition for community leadership

Metropolitan Housing Authority chairman Manfred Reid Sr. has been given the Dorothy Richardson Award for Resident Leadership, a national recognition for outstanding contributions by community leaders. 

The annual awarded was presented on Friday in Columbus, Ohio, by NeighborWorks America, a Washington, D.C.-based organization dedicated to community development and affordable housing.

Oct 21 2016 Lead Safe Louisville encourages you to stay lead safe

The Office of Housing & Community Development and Department of Public Health & Wellness’ Lead Safe Louisville program encourages residents, especially parents of young children, to learn about the dangers of lead poisoning and prevention methods. The week of October 23, 2016 is Lead Poisoning Prevention Week as established by the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint.

Oct 21 2016 Next “Talk with Tom” set for Saturday, October 29th

The next “Talk with Tom” will be held at Coffee Zone, 1052 Bardstown Road from 9:00am to 11:00am on Saturday, October 29th.