Nov 10 2014 Louisville Metro is Battle Ready for Winter Weather

Louisville Metro’s Snow Team, on the heels of a relentless snow season last year, is ready for winter weather again, Mayor Greg Fischer declared today. Fischer was surrounded by the 265-member Snow Team and an assortment of plows and other snow fighting equipment during the announcement at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.

Nov 7 2014 Light Up Louisville Returns November 28

The city’s “Light Up Louisville 40 Nights of Lights” event – the traditional starting point for the holidays – returns for its 34th year with music, fireworks and family activities and a nightly array of lights and happenings along four blocks of 4th Street, from the Galt House to Fourth Street Live.

Nov 7 2014 Labor and Economic Development Committee to hold Public Meeting on Minimum Wage for Metro Louisville

The Metro Council’s Labor and Economic Development Committee is offering the public a chance to weigh in on an ordinance that calls for gradually increasing the minimum wage in Metro Louisville to $10.10 by the year 2017. The Minimum Wage Public Meeting is set for Monday, November 10th at 6:00 pm in Council Chambers, City Hall, 601 w. Jefferson Street.

Nov 6 2014 Metro Council to Consider Resolution Supporting Women and Girls

Louisville…On Thursday, November 6, 2014 the Metro Council will consider a Resolution by Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh (D-9) to ensure Metro Louisville and its partners in education, social services, and business are taking steps to ensure equality for women and girls in Louisville Metro.

Nov 6 2014 Mayor Fischer Names John Gant Director of Economic Development

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced John Gant as the new Director of Economic Development.

Nov 5 2014 Inaugural Week of Valor Honors Veterans and Active-Duty Service Men and Women

Mayor Greg Fischer and numerous community partners today announced the inaugural Mayor’s Week of Valor — a week-long series of events to honor and celebrate the contributions of active-duty military, veterans and their families. 

Nov 5 2014 Louisville Unemployment Rate at Six-Year Low

September jobless improvement outpaced most competitor cities 

Nov 5 2014 Aperture Credentialing to Expand in Louisville

Healthcare business will grow by 30 jobs

Nov 5 2014 Major State Grant Allows New South Central Regional Library to Move Forward

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the new South Central Regional Library in Okolona will be able to start construction within a year thanks in part to a major grant announced today.

Nov 3 2014 Neighborhood Place Partners offer multiple opportunities in November

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free events and workshops to help with your health, home and family in November including a free stop smoking series, multiple energy management workshops, a supermarket tour to learn cost-saving tips as well as opportunities to meet with the Legal Aid Society. To learn more about these services, including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

Oct 31 2014 Howl-O-Ween Adoption Special

Celebrate “Howl-O-Ween” with the Kentucky Humane Society and Louisville Metro Animal Services by adopting a pet. The two agencies are joining together to offer “spook-tacular” savings: adoption fees are just $10 for cats and $31 for dogs age five months and older Wednesday-Saturday, Oct. 29–Nov. 1.

 

Oct 31 2014 METCO Approves Loans to Two West Louisville Small Businesses

Loans will help improve physical structures and company expansion.

Oct 30 2014 Public Health and Wellness Adds More Classes to Help Smokers Quit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – (October 30, 2014) The Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness has added more classes to help smokers break the tobacco habit.  Classes use the Cooper/Clayton Method to Stop Smoking.  The 13-week program includes weekly support group meetings combined with the use of nicotine replacement products such as patches and gum.

Oct 30 2014 Louisville Metro Releases First Open Data Report

Louisville Metro Government has put 71 new datasets online in the past year, bringing the total to 107, a 197% increase, according to the city’s first annual Open Data Report.

Oct 30 2014 Councilwoman Attica Scott to honor the life and legacy of the late Rev. Joseph Ronald Sams this Sunday

Councilwoman Attica Scott (D-1) will join the congregation of the New Covenant Baptist Church for a very special tribute to honor the life and legacy of the Reverend Joseph Ronald Sams this Sunday, November 2nd.