Mar 26 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton to unveil new sign honoring Louisville Freedom Fighter Mattie Jones

She is no stranger to standing up for what’s right and staring down those who would deny civil rights. Ms. Mattie Jones has worked tirelessly throughout her life as a freedom fighter and has battled injustice, brutality, inequality, and discrimination in Louisville and anywhere the fight took her for over six decades.

Mar 23 2018 Jefferson Memorial Forest releases full “ECHO Mobile” schedule

The newly-created “ECHO Mobile,” which brings outdoor nature play activity to neighborhoods throughout Louisville, has been hitting the road and the full schedule of stops for this spring and summer has been released.

Mar 23 2018 Downtown Louisville unveils 'The Barrel'

The Barrel,’ a creative urban attraction designating the intersection of Fourth and Main Streets as the center of the Bourbon District, was unveiled today.

Mar 23 2018 Mayor Fischer, community leaders encourage youths to have fun, safe spring break April 2-6

Mayor Greg Fischer was joined today by officials from LMPD, Louisville Free Public Library, the Kentucky Science Center, Louisville Parks and Recreation and Jefferson County Public Schools to encourage local children to take advantage of the dozens of free and low-cost activities offered by those organizations during the upcoming spring break April 2-6.

Mar 23 2018 Hepatitis A virus diagnosed in two food service establishments

Fight the Spread of Hepatitis AEmployees at two local food service establishments have been diagnosed with hepatitis A:

Mar 22 2018 President James joins volunteers for Planting O’ the Green on Saturday, March 24th

President David James (D-6) will join representatives of MSD, Brightside, MSD, and the Ancient Order of Hibernians for the next phase of Planting O the Green on Saturday. March 24th

Mar 22 2018 Kentucky Bourbon Barrel expansion to create 35 jobs at west Louisville location

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel LLC, a full-service used bourbon and whiskey barrel cooperage, will invest $850,000 and create 35 full-time jobs over the next five years as it relocates its Louisville operation, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Gov. Matt Bevin announced today.

Mar 21 2018 Councilman Coan to hold first public meeting on Highlands Management District on Monday, March 26th

Councilman Brandon Coan (D-8) will host the first in a series of meetings for public discussion on the proposed Highlands Management District on Monday, March 26th.

Mar 20 2018 The next Talk with David in District 6 set for Saturday, March 24th

President David James invites residents of District 6 to come out to the next “Talk with David” on Saturday, March 24th. It’s an opportunity to meet with the Councilman and talk about any issue or concern from residents in an informal, relaxed setting.

Mar 19 2018 "March for Meals" Raises Awareness of Hunger, the Elderly

Mayor Fischer, Metro Council Members and other leaders deliver Meals on Wheels

Louisville Metro Senior Nutrition Program announced today its support and participation in the 16th annual March for Meals – the month-long, nationwide celebration of Meals on Wheels and the homebound and vulnerable seniors who rely on this vital safety net. 

Mar 19 2018 Mayor Fischer, JCPS kick off National Youth Violence Prevention Week activities across Louisville

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today the kickoff of Louisville’s participation in National Youth Violence Prevention Week, a campaign to boost violence prevention awareness and strategies for youth, parents, teachers, school personnel and community members.

Mar 17 2018 Councilwoman Hamilton applauds “Jesus and a Job” and organized labor volunteers for their work on Magazine Street

Important work is going on at 2615 Magazine Street. It is the continuation of efforts to convert vacant and abandoned property into suitable housing while at the same time providing needed skills training and employment to those looking for a second chance in life.

Mar 16 2018 Louisville Announces Action Plan to Address Opioid Epidemic, and Other Substance Use Challenges

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined Public Health Director and Chief Health Strategist Dr. Sarah Moyer, community members and officials from agencies and organizations across the city to release Coming Together for Hope, Healing and Recovery, a report and two-year action plan to address substance use and misuse in Louisville.

Mar 16 2018 Dixie Highway in the news: Bus improvements will make travel easier and safer

Dixie Highway will be the first area of Louisville to receive a “RAPID” bus line – a faster-than-express service. The work is part of the $35 million New Dixie Highway Project.

Mar 16 2018 Councilwoman Fowler announces next “Fowler Forum Community Meeting” for residents of District 14

Councilwoman Cindi Fowler is inviting residents of District 14 to take part in her next Community Forum on Tuesday, March 20th as a way of bringing an issue or concern to her attention and the attention of Metro Government.