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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Gypsy Lane Rd. Closure – June 28 through July 1

The Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Division will close Gypsy Lane Rd. between S. Dunbridge Rd. and Campbell Hill Rd. on Tuesday, June 28 through Friday, July 1 for a storm sewer repair.  Access to all county buildings will be mainta...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Micro-Grant Recipients Announced

In an effort to encourage the advancements of the Community Action Plan (CAP), the City of Bowling Green advertised applications for micro-grants to be awarded in 2022, up to a total of $15,000.  Funds distributed through this program can provide...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Bike BG Slow Roll Just Chillin – Rescheduled for July 10th!

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Due to unforeseen circumstances, the City of Bowling Green Bicycle Safety Commission’s community bike ride, previously scheduled for June 26th, has been postponed until next month.  This slow roll, titled Just Chillin’, will n...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Closures & Delays - Week of June 20th

Closures & Delays - Week of June 20th

In observance of the Juneteenth holiday, all non-24 hour City facilities, with the exception of the Bowling Green Community Center and City Pool, will be closed on Monday, June 20th, and refuse and recycling collec...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Community Energy Savings Days

Community Energy Savings Days

Wednesday, June 15th, is projected to be the hottest day (so far) this year.  It’s projected that Bowling Green’s highest electric usage for 2022 will occur as a result.  Bowling Green is calling for a Community Energy Savings Day and el...

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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: June 2, 2022

PROJECT DELAYED!! Oak St./City Administration Building Parking Lot Closure

**Due to supply chain issues this project has been delayed.  The estimated start date is now June 27th.  This release will be updated with a firm date when supplies arrive.**

In order to relocate a combined sewer, in preparation of the co...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

2022 Concerts in the Park

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The City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department, title sponsor, B.G. Transit and supporting sponsors, BGSU Division of Student Affairs, Otterbein SeniorLife Pemberville, and Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial are excited to announce the return o...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Put a Lid on It! Free Youth Bike Helmets Available

In 2017, the number of people injured by not wearing a bike helmet was 51,000, enough people to fill Nationwide Arena in Columbus 2½ times. Universal use of bicycle helmets by children ages 4 to 15 could prevent between 135 and 155 deaths, between 39,000 ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

2022 Lunch In the Park

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The City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the return of Lunch in the Park. Lunch in the Park is a series of events on Fridays throughout June and July from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm in City Park, with the exception of July...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Plans Underway for Fourth of July Weekend Celebration

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To celebrate this Independence Day, The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce (BGCC), Visit BG Ohio (VBGO) and the Wood County Agriculture Society (WCAS) are working collaboratively on a weekend of fun activities for the communi...

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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 13, 2022

2022 Summer Guide Now Available

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Welcome, or welcome back, to summer in your Bowling Green Parks! We are all looking forward to a more “normal” summer this year and thus we are excited to announce that all of your favorite programs have returned for summer 2022, along with some new optio...

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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: March 22, 2022

Parking Regulations Alert

Visitors of the downtown City-owned parking lots are reminded that violations of overnight parking and timed parking restrictions may result in ticketing of vehicles and possibly towing of vehicles.  No vehicles may remain within City-owned parki...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Bowling Green MARCS Tower ensures public safety for residents

In emergencies, an essential tool for first responders is their ability to communicate reliably. The quality of emergency communications for first responders has been a long-time concern of Bowling Green Fire Chief Bill Moorman. For years, there have been...

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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 29, 2021

City Designated as Certified Local Government by National Park Service

The City of Bowling Green, Ohio is proud to announce its certification, by the National Park Service, as a recognized Certified Local Government (CLG) effective June 16, 2021.  Bowling Green, through the hard work of the city’s Historic...

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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: June 4, 2021

Utility Insights Available

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The Harris ACE platform provides utilities and their customers data-driven tools that enable customers with personalized and actionable solutions that heighten energy cost awareness and promote energy and water efficiency.

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Posted on: June 12, 2021

Pilot 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 launched a 6-month Pilot Residential Food Waste Drop Off.  The Drop Off became available to Bowling Green residents on March 26, 2021.  The Ci...

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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

Website Personalization Now Available!

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Rooftop Solar: Is It Right For My Home?

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Rooftop Solar: Is it Right for my Home?

As a member of American Municipal Power (AMP), Bowling Green is one of 135 municipal members who have partnered together to expand our ability to provide a reliable, sustainable, and cost competitive electri...
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