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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Residents Reminded to Request Identification of Solicitors

The City received a report of someone attempting to gain entrance into a residence by claiming they were there to read the utility meters inside.  In most cases, meter reading and utility access will take place outside of the residence.  ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Bowling Green Fire Division Open House

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Bowling Green Fire Division is excited to announce the return of their annual Open House on October 1st, 2022, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Pearl Street Fire Station. This is a family-friendly event to allow residents to explore the Fire Station, meet ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Brim Road Closure Scheduled to Begin September 19th

Brim Road, between Ashbury Boulevard and South Christopher, will be closed beginning Monday, September 19th for culvert work.  This closure is estimated to last one week.  

This schedule is dependent upon weather and progress of work. &am...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

East Wooster Paving Scheduled to Begin September 22nd

The East Wooster paving project is scheduled to begin on Thursday, September 22nd.  Crews will be milling and paving East Wooster, from just west of the railroad tracks (at Dairy Queen) to Campbell Hill Road.  During this work, one lane ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

West Wooster Water & Sewer Improvement Project Scheduled to Begin September 19th

The West Wooster Water & Sewer Improvement project is scheduled to begin on Monday, September 19th.  This project will involve the replacement of water and sewer mains along West Wooster Street from Church to Haskins and along Haskins from W....

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Residential Paving Update

The 2022 residential paving project is nearing completion.  The contractor has repaved the following roads: Clough, North and South Enterprise, West Evers, Frazee, Lehman, Leroy, Mitchell, Pike, North Prospect, East and West Reed, Ridge, and Sout...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

Downtown Forward Announcement and Kickoff

The City of Bowling Green, the Center for Regional Development (CRD), and Bowling Green State University (BGSU) are hosting a press conference to announce Downtown Forward, a collaborative initiative to enhance placemaking in downtown Bowling Green. The D...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

Historic Building of the Month - August

The first church to occupy the corner of East Court Street and North Summit Street was a brick church completed in 1880 by the Bowling Green United Brethren in Christ Church at a total cost of $4,500. By 1900 the congregation had grown from 15 to 450 memb...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

City Park Pavement Improvements Project Scheduled to Begin September 6th

The Bowling Green City Park Pavement Improvements project is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, September 6th.  Crews will be milling and paving City Park Drive and widening the road to include a walking path.  During this work, one lane of ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

City Awarded Ohio EPA Recycling and Litter Prevention Grant to Help Fund Inclusive Playground

Statewide, the Ohio EPA is issuing more than $5 million in grant funding to 89 recipients to implement recycling, litter prevention, market development, and scrap tire recycling programs.  The City of Bowling Green, in partnership with Wood Count...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

East Wooster Paving Delayed

The City was recently informed by the paving contractor awarded the East Wooster paving project that work will be delayed.  The City planned and previously communicated the need for the paving project to begin and end prior to Bowling Green State...

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

2022 Residential Paving Projects to Begin July 11th

The portion of the 2022 paving projects, associated with the use of ARPA funds and the paving of residential roads, is set to begin Monday, July 11th.  The removal and replacement of curbs, ADA ramps, and certain sections of sidewalk has already ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

City of Bowling Green Draft Zoning Code Update

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The City of Bowling Green has taken on the important and monumental task of updating the Zoning Code and Zoning Map, with the help of a company named ZoneCo.  The Zoning Code was first adopted in 1975, with minor amendments occurring as need or r...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Bowling Green to Receive $1.2 Million to Construct Shared Use Path

Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Director Dr. Jack Marchbanks announced last week that ODOT will invest $51 million into new traffic safety improvement projects to specifically address an increase in pedestrian-involved traffic crashes and fatal r...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

2022 Bowling Green Tree Commission Photo Contest

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The City of Bowling Green Tree Commission reminds residents of the 5th annual photo contest. The Commissioners want to raise awareness of Bowling Green’s Urban Forest that is found both on public and private property.

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Natural Gas Supplier Volunteer Energy Services Inc. Files Bankruptcy

Natural gas supplier, Volunteer Energy Services Inc. (VESI), was the natural gas aggregation supplier for Columbia Gas customers.  Those customers serviced by Columbia Gas and enrolled in the City’s natural gas aggregation program were ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

AMP's WattPlan Tool

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With 40% of the City's electricity being produced from renewable resources, you can feel good about plugging in. If you are considering an EV, use AMP’s WattPlan tool to provide valuable information and help you make an informed decision.

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

BG Police Citizen Outreach Program (COP) Makes Lasting Impact

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The Bowling Green Police Division recently hosted their first Citizen Outreach Program (COP) on October 28th and November 4th, 2021, to give community members a direct experience of what they do for the city. “The Citizen Outreach Program was developed as...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Mayor Aspacher and Chief of Police Hetrick Joint Statement

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Chief Hetrick and I are deeply concerned with recent incidents within our downtown.  We met with local bar owners who share this concern and we collectively have made plans to address these current safety issues.  The resounding sentimen...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

New Website Launched!

For the past several months, Bowling Green has been partnering with CivicPlus and the Bowling Green Economic Development Office to redesign the City’s website to better serve and promote the community. The refreshed site went live on Tuesday, Ju...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Downtown Bowling Green DORA Expands

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The Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) in Downtown Bowling Green has been approved for expansion.  The following changes are now in place:

    Expanded Footprint:  Original area expanded on Sou...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Bowling Green Municipal Utilities Implements More Advanced Electronic Bill Pay Service

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Bowling Green Municipal Utilities is pleased to announce the launch of its new online billing and payment service through Invoice Cloud, offering customers greater flexibility to view and pay their utility bills online.  Additionally, customers w...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: June 12, 2021

Food Waste Drop Off

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To help reduce the amount of food waste being sent to landfills, the City of Bowling Green has a Food Waste Drop Off.

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

2022 Party for the Parks

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The Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Foundation is excited to announce its annual fundraiser. The Party for the Parks, formerly the Wine and Cheese Social and Auction, will be held on September 23, 2022, from 5-8 pm at the Veterans Memorial Building i...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Bowling Green Hydrant Flushing and Testing Program

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The Water Distribution Division will begin the process of flushing and testing fire hydrants the week of September 12. Crews will begin on a portion of E. Wooster and then move to Ward 1. Once complete in the 1st Ward, they will move on to Ward 2, followe...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Appliance Recycling Rewards w/Efficiency Smart

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Appliance Recycling Rewards w/Efficiency Smart

Upgrading an old appliance? Have an extra fridge taking up space and adding to your electric bill? For a limited time, you can get a FREE pick up and $100 for each working fridge, freezer, dehumidifier, or win...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Community Energy Savings Days

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Community Energy Savings Days are called for when demand for electricity is expected to be high.  This can occur during very hot or very cold weather, when homes and businesses are using high amounts of electricity at the same time.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

2021 Consumer Confidence Report

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The city publishes and distributes an annual water quality brochure that explains a variety of water quality and health related issues concerning the cities water supply.

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Natural Gas Aggregation Program

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The City offers an Opt-Out Natural Gas Aggregation Program to Columbia Gas of Ohio residential customers.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Prescribed Fire Planned for Wintergarden/St. John's Nature Preserve

The Bowing Green Parks and Recreation Department periodically conduct prescribed burns at the Wintergarden/St. John's Nature Preserve as a land management tool. These controlled burns have greatly enhanced the natural habitat for wildlife and ass...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Pre-School Nature Class Returns to Bowling Green Parks and Recreation

Bring your young nature lover out for a visit to the nature preserve! Join our naturalist staff at the Wintergarden/St. John’s Nature Preserve for Young Ones and Companions, our Fall 2022 preschool nature program. This monthly activity will be c...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARREST MAN FOR AGGRAVATED ARSON

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On November 30th, 2021 at approximately 11:50pm, officers were dispatched to City Lot 2 for a report of a fire.  Officers arrived and located numerous cardboard boxes and a pallet on fire in front of a rear stairway at 163 South Main Street. &...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATE THEFT FROM CITY PAYMENT DROP BOX

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On November 30th, 2021, the Bowling Green Police were notified of a theft from the City of Bowling Green payment drop box located at the City Administrative Services Building, 304 North Church Street.  The subject forced entry into the box and re...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARREST MAN FOR MULTIPLE WEAPONS CHARGES

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On November 7th, 2021 at approximately 12:33am, a staff member at Liquid Bar (238 North Main Street) flagged down a BGPD officer who was on foot patrol about a man inside the bar with a firearm.  Multiple officers entered the bar and located the ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENT

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At 11:31 am, the Bowling Green Police Division received a report of a domestic violence incident that occurred at 837 Hamilton Ct.  Officers received information that on 10/14/2021 the suspect, Matthew Purdy (30 yrs old, from Bowling Green) point...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Mayor Aspacher and Chief of Police Hetrick Joint Statement

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Chief Hetrick and I are deeply concerned with recent incidents within our downtown.  We met with local bar owners who share this concern and we collectively have made plans to address these current safety issues.  The resounding sentimen...

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Posted on: October 3, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATING SHOOTING

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On October 2nd, 2021 at 11:43pm the Bowling Green Police Division responded to the area of 238 North Main regarding shots fired.  Officers arrived in the area and located Dalin Morris (21 years of age, Toledo, OH)  in a nearby parking lo...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE DIVISION TO HOST CITIZEN OUTREACH PROGRAM

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The Citizen Outreach Program (COP) is designed to bring the community and police together in a learning environment.  Citizens will have an internal look at the Bowling Green Police Division’s operation, training, and be able to connect with Divi...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE DIVISION INVESTIGATE ARMED ROBBERY

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The Bowling Green Police Division is investigating an armed robbery which took place on August 12, 2021 at approximately 3:57 am at the Hampton Inn, 141 Campbell Hill Road.  The suspect was described as a white male, wearing a black sweatshirt an...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE CONTINUE INVESTIGATING ASSAULT THAT OCCURRED IN 100 BLOCK OF EAST WOOSTER

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The Bowling Green Police Division continues to investigate an assault that occurred on July 31st, 2021.  Follow this link to view video of the incident. The Police Division is looking to identify multiple subjects from the incident and asks for y...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE RESPOND TO FIGHT IN THE 100 BLOCK OF N. MAIN STREET

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On August 1st, 2021 at approximately 0149 hours, the Bowling Green Police Division had officers in the 100 block of N. Main Street monitoring a large crowd when a fight between approximately 6 to 8 individuals began.   Due to the size of the figh...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATING ASSAULT THAT OCCURRED IN 100 BLOCK OF EAST WOOSTER

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On July 31, 2021 at 1:19AM, the Bowling Green Police Division responded to the 100 block of East Wooster Street regarding an assault that occurred.  The victim reported that he was assaulted by a large group of males.  The victim sustain...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATING GUNSHOTS IN 200 BLOCK OF NORTH MAIN STREET

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Bowling Green (August 2nd, 2021) – On August 1st, 2021 at 2:06AM, Bowling Green police officers were in the downtown area investigating another incident when they heard gunshots in the 200 block of North Main Street.  The preliminary in...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE RESPOND TO INJURY ACCIDENT, DRIVER WHO LEFT SCENE ON FOOT ARRESTED

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On July 19th, 2021 at approximately 8:23am, the Bowling Green Police Division responded to the report of an injury accident on South Grove Street near Pearl Avenue where one of the vehicle’s involved struck a house and was partially overturned.  ...

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Posted on: July 5, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE RESPOND TO UNRESPONSIVE FEMALE

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On July 5, 2021 at 5:08 am the Bowling Green Police Division responded to 204 Clay Street regarding a female not breathing.  The Bowling Green Fire Department responded to the scene, the female was deceased.  Bowling Green Police Detecti...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE RESPONDS TO THEFT OF LUG NUTS

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Residents are encouraged to inspect their vehicles prior to driving to ensure the vehicle can be safely operated.

The Bowling Green Police Division ask that citizens report any and all suspicious activity that they observe.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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