May 24 2016 One Love Louisville campaign gets its own website

Promotes the Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods’ violence prevention efforts

Since January 2015, the Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods (OSHN) has been home to “One Love Louisville,” a campaign and comprehensive action plan to reduce community violence and preventable deaths such as homicide, suicide and drug overdoses in Louisville.

May 24 2016 West Louisville Outdoor Recreation Initiative master plan to be unveiled

Meeting to be held at Whitney Young Elementary on May 31st

A master plan detailing future outdoor recreation opportunities in west Louisville will be unveiled during a public meeting at Whitney M. Young Elementary School on Tuesday, May 31 from 6:30–8:30 p.m.

May 23 2016 Air Quality Alert for Tuesday, 5/24/2016

An Air Quality Alert for ozone is being issued for Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Louisville and Southern Indiana.

May 23 2016 Metro Parks Golf Special for May: Memorial Day Weekend Family Golf

Families receive significant discount for the Holiday weekend 

May 21 2016 12th Annual Forest Fest Bluegrass Festival May 21 at Jefferson Memorial Forest

A spectacular day of Bluegrass music, food and beverages, craft vendors, youth activities and a variety of entertainment options in a scenic environment awaits those who visit Jefferson Memorial Forest’s twelfth annual Forest Fest on Saturday, May 21.  

May 20 2016 APCD ending redundant Stage II gas pump program

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board has ratified a plan to stop requiring gas stations in Louisville/Jefferson County to install and maintain equipment to capture fugitive gasoline vapors at the pump. The so-called “Stage II” program is being eliminated now that a majority of motor vehicles have vapor-recovery technology installed at the factory.

May 20 2016 Six student Give A Day Video Challenge winners showcased

Six student videos showcasing various acts of compassion during the 2016 Give A Day week of service were honored today during the 21st annual Festival of Faiths.

Mayor Greg Fischer’s fifth annual Give A Day volunteer week April 16-24 produced a world-record 175,000 volunteers and acts of compassion.

May 20 2016 Reuse Symposium

The Partnership for a Green City and Metro Public Works want to familiarize Louisville with the idea of reuse. It means finding new purposes or different owners for items that have outlived their original purpose for their original owner but are still useful.

May 19 2016 Louisville leaders begin Harvard project to tackle systemic poverty issues

“By All Means” initiative kicks off with two-day session in Cambridge

 

May 19 2016 Councilman David James invites everyone to Springfest 2016 this weekend in Old Louisville

Old Louisville is ready to host a fun event of music and entertainment for all of Metro Louisville when Springfest 2016 kicks off this Friday night in one of the area’s most unique and historic neighborhoods.

May 18 2016 Barkitecture Louisville was a huge success!

Artists and builders - professionals and amateurs - came out for a great cause to raise money for the homeless animals in the community.

May 18 2016 Preventing animal deaths this summer

By: Carolyn E. Congleton, DVM Louisville Metro Animal Services

May 18 2016 Rabies Clinics scheduled for June and August 2016

Upcoming Clinics for June and August 2016 include:

  • June 21 - 4 pm - 7 pm - 3705 Manslick Road
  • August 2 - 4 pm - 7 pm - 3516 Newburg Road

 

Rabies Shots - $10 for 1 year and $15 for 3 year

License - $10 altered pet and $60 for unaltered pet

Micro-chips are $25

 

May 17 2016 Old Louisville earns top ranking for bikeability

The Old Louisville neighborhood was recognized today as a top bikeable downtown neighborhood in the United States.

The neighborhood was No. 6 in Redfin’s Top 10 Most Bikeable Downtowns of 2016, a national real estate brokerage, reviewed the Bike Scores of downtown neighborhoods across the U.S. among cities with 500,000 people or more.

May 17 2016 Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch is proud to present a great weekend of music at Forest Fest 2016

In the beautiful setting of the Jefferson Memorial Forest, Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) is once again hosting what has become a great spring tradition with Forest Fest 2016 on Saturday, May 21st.