Oct 25 2014 Molly Leonard Portland Community Center is officially dedicated and reopened to the public

She was well known and well-loved by the people of Portland. She worked hard as not only a public servant in Jefferson County but as a dedicated volunteer and community activist. Now, the memory of Molly Leonard is part of a place that also serves the people of Portland.

Oct 25 2014 National Forum on Youth and Violence Prevention

Zones of Hope and Cities United Collaborative Update!

Oct 24 2014 Councilman Dan Johnson invites the community to help the Little Loomhouse celebrate its 75th Anniversary

For three quarters of a century, it has been a unique landmark in South Louisville focusing on promoting textiles and weaving as a creative art. It is a place with a rich history both locally and nationally. Councilman Dan Johnson (D-21) is calling on the community to come out and support of the Little Loomhouse for its 75th Anniversary with the return of the Holiday in the Woods art exhibit and sale beginning on Saturday, November 1st.

Oct 24 2014 Metro Council approves resolution of consent to transfer of control of cable franchise from Time Warner to Charter

By a unanimous vote, the Louisville Metro Council has approved a resolution of consent to transfer of control of a cable franchise from Time Warner Cable to Charter. The resolution asks Charter to retain jobs and offer a smooth subscriber transition over the next two years when the sale between the two media companies is finalized.

Oct 23 2014 Councilman James encourages residents to join Limerick Neighborhood for Brightside Cleanup

When the Limerick Neighborhood decides to focus its attention on cleaning up its streets, there is no fooling around. This Saturday, volunteers will be ready in three different teams to pick up trash and garbage as part of the Brightside Fall Community Cleanup.

Oct 22 2014 2014 Neighborhood Place Annual Day

Neighborhood Place, Louisville’s award-winning model of providing services to citizens, will have its “Annual Day” conference to celebrate accomplishments and explore new ideas for providing assistance. More than 350 individuals and many partner groups are expected to attend the Neighborhood Place Annual Day, Oct. 24 at the Fern Valley Inn Hotel and Conference Center, 2715 Fern Valley Rd., between 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Oct 22 2014 Mayor Names New Director, Leadership Team at Animal Services

Mayor Greg Fischer today named a new three-person leadership team for Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS), including a director who has spent much of her career in veterinary medicine for the United States Army Veterinary Command, caring for wounded military working dogs.

Oct 22 2014 Councilman James targets Seventh and Magnolia as a key area for Brightside Fall Community Cleanup

Volunteers will have a special task this Saturday in the Old Louisville area as part of the 2014 Brightside Fall Community Cleanup. Councilman David James (D-6) is seeking help in cleaning up a key area at Seventh Street and Magnolia. 

Oct 22 2014 Council members Fowler, Blackwell and Yates sponsor this year’s Brightside Fall Community Cleanup

Once again, residents and businesses from Pleasure Ridge Park to Valley Station are invited to come out and help make the community a better and cleaner place to live by volunteering for this year’s Brightside Fall Community Cleanup.

Oct 21 2014 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit for Sealed Air Corp.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a revised FEDOOP operating permit to Sealed Air Corporation (polyethylene foam manufacturing facility), 7665 National Turnpike in accordance with Regulation 2.17.  The 30 day public comment period starts October 22, 2014 and ends on November 21, 2014.  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 21 2014 Construction of New Taxiway Complete

Louisville Regional Airport Authority officials, along with state and local leaders and airport business partners, today celebrated the completion of Taxiway Alpha. The nearly two-mile long, 100-foot wide taxiway runs parallel to the West Runway and will accommodate the new generation of larger cargo aircraft.

Oct 21 2014 Louisville Joins Next-Generation Broadband Communities to Launch Next Century Cities

Mayor Fischer announces Louisville as a leading member of national initiative to advance fast, affordable, reliable Internet

Oct 21 2014 Metro Councilman Engel and Fern Creek Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Community-wide Cleanup

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Louisville, KY- Louisville Metro Councilman Robin Engel (District 22) and the Fern Creek Community Association and Chamber of Commerce will hold a District 22 community-wide clean-up on Saturday, October 25, between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

Oct 21 2014 Beta Bus Stop Project Launches Crowdsourced Funding Event

On Monday, the Beta Bus Stop Project, a collective of local civic leaders, architects and city agencies, including the Metro Office of Sustainability, launched a four-day crowdsourced funding event to redesign two bus stops in Louisville.

Oct 21 2014 Google Selects Interapt as Glass at Work Partner

Mayor Greg Fischer joined members of Louisville’s Interapt team today as Google announced it has selected Interapt as one of their Glass at Work Certified partners, a group of 10 authorized companies selected by Google to build enterprise solutions for Glass.