Apr 12 2019 Metro Council’s Government Oversight and Public Safety Committees to hold joint meeting on Tuesday, April 16th

The Louisville Metro Council’s Government Oversight and Public Safety committees have announced a joint meeting will be held on Tuesday April 16th for a special discussion on the policy of police de-escalation and the recent policies of the Louisville Metro Police Department with regard to traffic stops in certain neighborhoods.

 

Apr 10 2019 Due to potential severe weather, the annual Mary M. Miller cruises from Riverview Park have been cancelled for Sunday, April 14th

Due to potential severe weather, the annual Mary M. Miller cruises from Riverview Park have been cancelled for Sunday, April 14th

Apr 10 2019 Two in one week- SWMS Enforcement impounds two vehicles for illegal dumping

Solid Waste Management Services Enforcement Officers have had a very busy week so far. They have impounded two vehicles for illegal dumping on South Preston Street and Marret Avenue

Apr 10 2019 The Best and Brightest Edition of District 8 eNews is Live!
Apr 10 2019 Give A Day Impact: Pedal Power

Click here to see the video or read the story about Pedal Power and their Give A Day Projects by Sara Wagner on WHAS 11 News

Apr 10 2019 Give blood with the Red Cross during Mayor Fischer’s eighth annual Give A Day Week of Service

April is National Volunteer Month. The American Red Cross is teaming up with Mayor Greg Fischer to host a special blood drive during the eighth annual Mayor’s Give A Day Week of Service. The community is invited to take part in the inaugural Mayor’s Give A Day Blood Drive, Wednesday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kentucky International Convention Center, 221 S. 4th St. in Louisville.

Apr 9 2019 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, April 13th

Councilman Rick Blackwell announces the next “Coffee with your Councilman” is set for Saturday, April 13th.  It is an opportunity for District 12 residents to meet with their Councilman.  

Apr 9 2019 Annual Plant and Herb Sale, April 12 & 13, at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing

Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing will celebrate the return of spring with its annual Plant and Herb Sale with an Early Bird Sale on Friday, April 12 from 3-7 PM and on Saturday, April 13 from 8AM-4PM.

Apr 8 2019 Mayor, JCPS kick off National Youth Violence Prevention Week activities across city

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined representatives from Jefferson County Public Schools, Louisville Urban League, community organizations and local youth to kick off Louisville’s participation in National Youth Violence Prevention Week, a week-long initiative to raise violence prevention awareness and strategies for youth, parents, teachers, school personnel and community members to prevent youth violence before it happens.

Apr 8 2019 Metro Councilman Engel, Brightside, Fern Creek Community Association and Fern Creek Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Community-wide Cleanup

Louisville, KY - Louisville Metro Councilman Robin Engel (District 22), Brightside, the Fern Creek Community Association and the Fern Creek Chamber of Commerce will hold a District 22 community-wide clean-up on Saturday, April 13, between 9:00 a.m. and noon.

Apr 5 2019 Mayor Fischer provides update on work to address impact of Metro Council vote for $65 million in cuts over the next four years

Council President James and Mayor also seek ideas for efficiencies from Metro employees, residents

Apr 5 2019 Metro Government earns top budgeting award for sixth consecutive year

For the sixth consecutive year, Louisville Metro Government has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The award is GFOA’s highest recognition for government budgeting, and complements Metro’s consistent GFOA recognition for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

Apr 4 2019 59th Annual Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park Featuring As You Like It, Henry IV Part II, and King Lear

Kentucky Shakespeare kicks off its 59th annual free Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park with a comedy, a history, and a tragedy. The season begins with their professional productions of As You Like It May 29th, then Henry IV, Part II June 13th, followed by King Lear on June 27th. July 9th-21st all three performances will be presented in repertory.

Apr 3 2019 Measles & Chickenpox Vaccination Clinic to Be Held April 19 and 20

 

Measles Remerges in the U.S. with Five Current Outbreaks

In the wake of five current measles outbreaks throughout the United States, the University of Louisville Division of Infectious Diseases and the Department of Public Health and Wellness are teaming up to host two reduced-cost immunization clinics on for Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) and chickenpoxApril 19 and April 20.

Apr 3 2019 Iroquois Amphitheater season highlighted by national musical acts, local productions