Jul 20 2018 Louisville provides glimpse of future regional Shawnee Outdoor Learning Center

For renderings of the Shawnee Outdoor Learning Center see below:

Jul 19 2018 State and City Officials Report on Hepatitis A Outbreak

 Kentucky’s current hepatitis A outbreak is now the biggest outbreak in the United States and the biggest ever recorded in both Kentucky and Louisville.

Jul 18 2018 Read the Notorious B.I.D. Edition of eNews Now!

Jul 18 2018 Glidewell Dental opens state-of-the-art education center in Louisville

Glidewell Dental, a leading technological innovator in restorative dentistry for over 48 years, has announced the opening of the Glidewell International Technology Center, a new 8,500-square-foot training, education and demonstration center located in Louisville, Kentucky. This world-class center, which houses a cutting-edge, 40-seat classroom auditorium, provides contemporary, continuing education for dental professionals.

Jul 18 2018 Landbank Authority completes record-breaking year of vacant property sales

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined Metro employees and the Landbank Authority to celebrate the conclusion of a record-breaking year of efforts to return vacant properties in Louisville to productive use.

In the 2017-18 fiscal year, which ended June 30, the Louisville Metro Vacant & Public Property Administration (VPPA) closed on the sale of 125 vacant properties in FY18—a 330% increase from the previous fiscal year. In the 2016-17 fiscal year, 29 sales were made.

Jul 18 2018 Air Pollution Control Board elects new chairman and vice chairman

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board has elected Carl Hilton, a longtime industrial professional and community leader, to be its new chairman.

Hilton replaces Dr. Robert Powell, who is leaving the board after serving a total of 28 years over two different stints.

Jul 18 2018 Code Louisville training creates local tech jobs and careers for more than 250 people

Code Louisville, which provides training to help people quickly enter the technology field, has helped more than 250 people start or advance their careers in technology, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Jul 17 2018 Public Safety Committee to review report of Special Investigator in the LMPD Explorer Case

The Public Safety Committee of the Louisville Metro Council will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, July 18th to review the report of former US Attorney Kerry Harvey, who has conducted an internal investigation into the LMPD Explorer Program.

Jul 16 2018 North Lime Donuts celebrates opening of Edison Center location

Mayor Greg Fischer, North Lime Coffee & Donuts owner Joe Ross and representatives of Edison Center owner Weyland Ventures this morning celebrated the arrival of the North Lime Coffee & Donuts brand in Old Louisville. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the North Lime location, 1228 S. Seventh St., in front of the Edison Center.

Jul 16 2018 Councilman Hollander invites District 9 residents to “Meet with Bill” on Tuesday, July 24

Councilman Bill Hollander is inviting District 9 residents to come out to the next “Meet with Bill” meeting on Tuesday, July 24th.     

“We are always happy to hear from constituents.  To make those meetings more convenient, we’ll be holding office hours at various places around the district in addition to our regular, evening D9 Community Conversations,” says Hollander.

Jul 13 2018 River Road extension public meeting to be held July 19

On July 19, Louisville Metro Government Departments of Develop Louisville & Public Works will host a public open house from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft (715 West Main Street) to discuss the planned River Road extension west to 15th Street. The extension will span from 7th Street to 15th Street, in conjunction with Waterfront Park Phase IV expansion.

Jul 13 2018 Public Health and Wellness Offers Free Classes to Help Smokers Quit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 13, 2018) – The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and its community partners are offering free stop smoking classes using the American Lung Association's Freedom From Smoking® (FFS) program.  The 8-session program includes weekly support group meetings combined with the use of nicotine replacement products such as patches and gum.  Participants receive free supplies of nicotine replacement products.

Jul 13 2018 HUD awards $3.4 million to help end youth homelessness in Louisville

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $3.4 million to prevent and end homelessness among young people in Louisville, Kentucky. HUD’s Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP), supports a wide range of housing interventions including rapid rehousing, permanent supportive housing, transitional housing, and host homes.

Jul 13 2018 Air Quality Alert for Friday (7/13) and Saturday (7/14)

News item about an air quality alert for Friday (7/13) and Saturday (7/14).

Jul 12 2018 Councilwoman Shanklin announces next date for protest over a proposed Newburg liquor store

Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin (D-2) is calling on the community to attend the next in a series of protests against a proposed liquor store on Poplar Lever Road this coming Monday.