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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 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 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: 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

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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: 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: 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

Community Energy Savings Days

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: 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.

In 2022, citizens are asked to submit ...

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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

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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