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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Bowling Green Receives Auditor of State Award

Auditor of State Keith Faber has announced that Bowling Green has received the Auditor of State Award for a clean audit report.

The Auditor’s office presents the Auditor of State Award to local governments and school districts upon the completion...

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

Bowling Green Declares Snow Emergency

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A snow emergency for the City of Bowling Green has been declared. This snow emergency is effective 12:00 pm on Wednesday, January 25th, 2023.  

Vehicles must be moved off designated snow streets and from cul-de-sacs within two (2) hours of this em...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Parking Enforcement Upgrades to Begin January 19, 2023

Beginning January 19, 2023, the Bowling Green Police Division will begin utilizing the Roker Parking Solution to increase efficiencies with parking enforcement and allow for online payment of parking fines.  Because of these upgrades, parking tic...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Introduction to Historic Preservation Tax Credits Presentation

Have you ever thought about improving your historic building? Want to learn how to renovate your historic building and save some money in the process? The Bowling Green Historic Preservation Commission invites the community to an Introduction to Historic ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Historic Building of the Month - January

BG Opera House / Chidester Theatre / Del-Mar Theatre

Many may not be aware that there was an opera house, first named the Hankey-Taber Opera House (also called the BG Opera House), that once stood at the site of 165 South Main Street (McKenzie’s ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

1850s Fire Trumpet Returns Home to The Bowling Green Fire Division

One of the age-old tools for first responders is their ability to communicate reliably in emergencies. Before the conveniences of technology, fire engineers and officers would use “speaking trumpets” to amplify their voices over the noise and commotion of...

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Posted on: January 4, 2023

Tips for Reducing Utility Bills During Colder Months

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Colder temperatures can lead to an increase in your utility bill. Whether heating your home with electric or gas, your appliances will be working overtime to keep your residence warm when temperatures drop.

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Posted on: January 4, 2023

City of Bowling Green Encourages Non-Profit Organizations to Apply for Grant Funding

ARPA Non-Profit Grants Spotlight

Bowling Green City Council has allocated $500,000 of federal ARPA funds to be used by non-profit organizations impacted by the COVID pandemic.  Non-profit organizations, whose clientele are Bowling Green residents most negatively impacted by COVI...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Homeownership Assistance Program Funds Available Now!

Purchasing an affordable home may be out of reach for some Bowling Green residents at lower income levels. A CDBG-funded program, however, can help with this issue. 

The City’s Direct Homeownership Assistance Program makes affordable hom...

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Posted on: December 30, 2022

Communications Utilities to Continue Ongoing Work in City

Communications companies, including Frontier, Spectrum, Buckeye, etc., continue to work throughout the City to install conduits, wires, and other necessary service upgrades.  All are considered a “utility” and can legally oper...

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Posted on: December 15, 2022

Governor DeWine Announces New Powder Formula Manufacturing Facility in Bowling Green

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

December 15, 2022

Governor DeWine Announces New Powder Formula Manufacturing Facility in Bowling Green 

$536 million facility expected to generate 450 permanent new jobs in northwest Ohio

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Haskins Road Closure to Begin December 5th

Beginning Monday, December 5, Haskins Road will be closed to all through traffic between Wooster and Wallace to accommodate the installation of the new water main.  This closure is expected to last three weeks.  South-bound traffic will ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

B.G. Transit ending free rides for COVID-19 Vaccinations and Boosters

Free B.G. Transit rides to and from COVID vaccination sites will end on December 24, 2022, and fares will return to the established rates. For information about reduced fare rates, call 419-354-6203 or view the B.G. Transit webpage.  To schedule ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Bowling Green Electric Division Receives Recognition

The City of Bowling Green was honored for achievements throughout the past year during the 2022 American Municipal Power (AMP) Annual Conference.

The Bowling Green Electric Division received an AMP Safety Award—Transmission and Distribution in re...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

City of Bowling Green Natural Gas Aggregation Program Update

The City of Bowling Green has selected IGS Energy of Dublin, Ohio as the supplier of natural gas to participants in its Natural Gas Aggregation Program.  Columbia Gas Ohio (COH) customers will automatically be enrolled in the Bowling Green Natura...

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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: 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

Invoice Cloud Roll Out Spotlight

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: 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: 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: December 20, 2021

AMP's WattPlan Tool

WattPlan Electric Vehicle Charging - Spotlight

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: 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

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: 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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