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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 27, 2022

Bowling Green Achieves Tree City Recognition for 42nd Year

The Arbor Day Foundation has named the City of Bowling Green a 2021 Tree City USA in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. The City also received a Tree City USA Growth Award for demonstrating environmental improvement and higher l...

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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: April 8, 2022

Public Invited to Propose ARPA Projects to Bowling Green City Council - May 12

Bowling Green City Council invites the public to a forum on Thursday, May 12, at 6:00 PM, to share ideas for the nearly three million dollars remaining in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. The public forum will occur in Council Chamber, located on ...

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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: 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: May 3, 2022

Annual Ride of Silence – May 18, 2022

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On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at 7:00 PM, the 6th annual Bowling Green Ride of Silence will start and end at the Veterans Building Parking Lot, located at City Park.  The ride will cover 8 miles, with a speed no faster than 12 MPH, and an escort pr...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

National Historic Preservation Month

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The Historic Preservation Commission is excited to celebrate May as National Historic Preservation Month. The month celebrates the nation's heritage through historic places. Preservation is about protecting the sites and structures that represent...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

BG Police Citizen Outreach Program (COP) Returns

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The Bowling Green Police Division is excited to host their second Citizen Outreach Program (COP) on May 12th and 19th, 2022, from 6:00 PM- 9:30 PM, to give community members a direct experience of what they do for the City. “The Citizen Outreach...

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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

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: June 4, 2021

Utility Insights Available

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Industrial Maintenance Apprenticeship Program Comes to BG

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OhioMeansJobs Wood County is creating a new consortium to address the labor shortage in the Wood County region.

This program addresses this shortage through the development of apprenticeships and pre-apprenticeships. The goal of the program is to meet the ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Get Your Pool Passes Early

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Visit the Bowling Green Community Center at 1245 W Newton Road Bowling Green Ohio 43402 or call 419-354-6223 to purchase your pool pass before May 28th and receive 4 free guest passes!

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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: March 30, 2022

Friday Morning Birding with Parks and Recreation

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Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is excited to offer Friday Morning Birding at Wintergarden/ St. John’s Nature Preserve with Chris Gajewicz. This series will run from Friday, April 8th until May 27th, 2022. Adults 18 and older and birders of a...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Wintergarden/St. Johns Nature Preserve Restoration Project Update

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A patch of dead lawn may not seem like progress, but this is exactly what the front portion of the lawn of Wintergarden/St. Johns Nature Preserve should look like.  The area has been prepped for the spring seeding of native short grass prairie. &...

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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: 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: 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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Posted on: November 22, 2016

2020 Consumer Confidence Report

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Call for Safety Town Youth Volunteers

The City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department is seeking youth volunteers to assist us with the summer Safety Town programs. This is an excellent opportunity for youth to gain valuable experience, develop responsibility and leadership skills, ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATING ATTEMPTED MURDER AND AGGRAVATED BURGLARY

On April 26th, 2022 at approximately 10:53am, the Bowling Green Police Division responded to 1017 S. Main Street after receiving a report of a male who had slashed several tires on a vehicle. While responding to that location, reports about shots being fi...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATE ONLINE SCAM

Bowling Green Police are investigating an incident where a phone number for a local business was changed online.  The Bowling Green Police Division reminds residents to confirm the phone number for the business they are trying to contact through ...

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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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