Jul 2 2019 Air Pollution Control District Issues Independence Day Fireworks Advisory

As we celebrate Independence Day this week, the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District is reminding you that it is illegal in Louisville Metro to shoot off airborne and/or exploding fireworks in your yard or neighborhood.

Jul 1 2019 Free tax preparation for residents filing past due returns

Although the 2018 tax filing season has ended, there is still free help available in preparing past due and amended tax returns.  Now through October, the Louisville Asset Building Coalition’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, or VITA, will provide federal and state income tax assistance to income eligible residents who need help filing prior returns. It is also still possible to receive a refund for returns from the years 2016 to 2018 for those who qualify.

Jul 1 2019 Louisville Metro Council on Summer Break

The Louisville Metro Council is on summer break for the next two weeks.

Jul 1 2019 Councilwoman George encourages everyone to enjoy the Fourth of July but refrain from celebratory gunfire

With the Fourth of July close at hand, Metro Louisville will have fun for the holiday like many other cities across the country. There will be fireworks, picnics and music. Councilwoman Nicole George (D-21) is encouraging the community to refrain from what is a problem for the holiday: celebratory gunfire.

Jul 1 2019 How Electric Scooters are Faring In Louisville

Click here to read the Insider Lousiville article about scooter ridership and vendors.

Jun 30 2019 What to Know About the Louisville Loop

Click here to read about the Louisville Loop in the Courier Journal 

Jun 28 2019 Celebrate Independence Day and the American Revolution this July at Locust Grove

Afternoon Lecture Series | Jason Hiner: The Burr-Hamilton Duel of 1804
Wednesday, July 3, 1:15 pm

Jun 28 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host a Minority Mental Health Month series, back to school events and much more in July

Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in July include the series "Supporting the Black Family: Mental Wellness Workshop"; several employment hiring events, two back to school events and more. To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

Jun 28 2019 Air Quality Alert for Friday (6/28)

News item about an air quality alert for Friday (6/28).

Jun 28 2019 Free Classes to Help Smokers Quit

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.

Jun 27 2019 Champions Crowned at 75th Junior Falls Cities

The week that started off extremely wet turned out beautiful for Championship matches held on Thursday at Iroquois Golf Course.  Great spirit and sportsmanship came to a conclusion with Joe Benton of Estill County defeating Andreas Olsen from Louisville Trinity High School 5&4 in the 36-hole Boys Championship match.  Jenna Estravillo defeated Matti Spalding impressively 9&8 in the Girls Championship Flight.

Jun 27 2019 The Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act helps to ensure that any woman can work to support her family without risking the health of her pregnancy and developing child

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Jun 27 2019 Public input sought on Eastern Parkway future

The first public meeting will be held July 11 to collect public input to a project aimed at updating the Eastern Parkway corridor between Cherokee Park and Crittenden Drive to make it safer and more user friendly to motorists, transit users, pedestrians and bicyclists while improving drainage and landscaping.

Jun 27 2019 Eastern Parkway study to look at updating the corridor

First public meeting to be held July 11

The first public meeting will be held July 11 to collect public input to a project aimed at updating the Eastern Parkway corridor between Cherokee Park and Crittenden Drive to make it safer and more user friendly to motorists, transit users, pedestrians and bicyclists while improving drainage and landscaping.

Jun 26 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to revise a FEDOOP operating permit for Koroseal Interior Products (commercial wallcovering production), 7929 National Turnpike, Louisville, KY 40214 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This action revises the permit issued September 3, 2016, to incorporate the conditions of construction permit C-1847-1002-19-F (02-18-2019) which added two new 6-station printer/laminators.  This permit also adds new emission limits for the source to meet STAR-exemption requirements. Additionally, this permit removes limits for greenhouse gasses to comply with the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2014 opinion in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA.