Mar 29 2016 Lucina Health announces Louisville headquarters, creating 10-15 high-tech jobs

Lucina Health, a pioneer in improving women’s health through integrated next-generation analytics, care management tools and mobile patient outreach apps, celebrated the opening of its Louisville headquarters in Norton Commons with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony officiated by Mayor Greg Fischer. The company is looking forward to adding as many as 10 to 15 high-tech jobs and has the potential to invest up to $3.5 million in the Louisville area over the next several years.

Mar 28 2016 Louisville Free Public Library wins first place in national industry award

Metro Louisville recognized as a community “aware” of what the library can do for it

The Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL) and Metro Louisville have been named the first place recipient of the 2016 LibraryAware Community Award given by Library Journal and underwritten by LibraryAware™, a product of the NoveList division of EBSCO Information Services.

Mar 23 2016 Mayor Fischer and nonprofit Seed Capital KY sign West Louisville FoodPort development agreement

Construction on $56 million project to begin in Fall 2016; creating new 350 jobs

 

Mayor Greg Fischer and the nonprofit Seed Capital Kentucky today signed a development agreement that officially makes way for work to begin on the $56 million West Louisville FoodPort at 30th Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard in the Russell neighborhood.

Mar 18 2016 Mayor Fischer rallies Louisville for fifth annual 'Give A Day'

 

New projects, ways for people to be involved in this anniversary year  

Volunteers canvassing neighborhoods to install free smoke alarms and fire safety tips. A student-led Walk of Compassion. Tech experts building a new web page for the Office of Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods’ One Love Louisville campaign.

Mar 17 2016 Paving for week of March 21

Paving for week of March 21

Below is the list of paving projects scheduled in Louisville for the week of March 21, 2016. The schedule is subject to change due to weather and operational factors.

Spring Willow Court from Hurstbourne Woods Place to dead end

Essex Rd from Henrietta Ave to Arlington Rd

Thames Ave from Essex Rd to dead end

Mar 17 2016 Library’s “fan” festival fun for all ages

Saturday, March 26 at the Southwest Regional Library

Mar 17 2016 Free tax preparation assistance is still available

Free tax preparation assistance is still available

With this year’s tax deadline of April 18 approaching, Louisville Asset Building Coalition and AARP joined with the Mayor Greg Fischer today to remind low- and moderate- income residents that there is still time to receive free help in preparing 2015 federal and state tax returns.

Mar 14 2016 Officials warn of deadly drug mixtures in Louisville

Families Encouraged to get Naloxone Kits and Training

Mar 10 2016 Louisville is a finalist for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Prize

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Selects 2016 RWJF Culture of Health Prize Finalists
Louisville, KY named one of 16 Communities to Advance in the Prize Selection Process

Louisville has been chosen as one of 16 finalists for the 2016 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health Prize.

Mar 9 2016 LIHEAP crisis program continues

LIHEAP Crisis Program Continues

Mar 8 2016 Louisville earns national ranking for job creation momentum

The Louisville metro area has earned another Top 10 ranking for economic development and job creation from a leading national publication thanks to a slate of business investments and company expansions in 2015.

Louisville placed seventh in Site Selection Magazine’s ranking of top tier metro areas with populations over one million – that is up two spots from last year to add to a new all-time high ranking on this list.

Mar 8 2016 Emergency Services to host Hazard Mitigation plan meeting

Emergency Services to Host Hazard Mitigation Plan Meeting

Louisville Metro Emergency Services will host the third of four public meetings for the 2016 update to the Hazard Mitigation Plan at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at the Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) Central Maintenance Facility, 3050 Commerce Center Place, Louisville, KY  40211.

Mar 8 2016 Emergency Services to conduct an active shooter exercise

 

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to Attend 

Louisville Metro Emergency Services will be conducting a full scale Active Shooter Exercise on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 near Slugger Field between Main & Witherspoon and Preston & Jackson Streets.  Again, this will be a drill only with law enforcement and first responder agencies present.

Mar 7 2016 Mayor to businesses: SummerWorks is ‘crucial’

UPS among 2016 participants; hiring 100 in work/education effort  

 

UPS will provide jobs to more than 100 young people this summer through a public-private program designed also to keep them on track to finish high school and go on to college, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today in launching his SummerWorks jobs program for 2016.  

Mar 4 2016 Section of South Third Street to be reconfigured

Two public meetings set

A section of South 3rd Street between Kenwood Way and Southern Heights Avenue is scheduled to be reconfigured in May to improve safety and efficiency. The present configuration has four lanes of traffic with two going in each direction.