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Posted on: February 14, 2024

BG Refuse & Recycling Collection Delayed Next Week

The City of Bowling Green offices will be closed on Monday, February 19 in observance of Presidents’ Day.

As a result, all refuse and recycling collection will be delayed by one day per the following:

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

BG Citizens Reminded to Remove Decorations from Oak Grove Cemetery

In preparation for the spring season, the Cemetery Maintenance Crew will be removing all wreaths, grave blankets/winter decorations. The Director of Public Works requests that all wreaths, grave blankets and winter decorations be removed from Oak Grove Ce...

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Posted on: February 8, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 27, 2023

Considerations when Hiring a Tree Care Service

The City Arborist has recently received concerns over companies soliciting tree work and wants to caution residents of solicitors. The City of Bowling Green requires a solicitor’s license for any soliciting individual and is required to show ide...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Historic Building of the Month: Manville House – 416 West Wooster Street

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The prominent Bowling Green physician and pharmacist Dr. Andrew J. Manville built the red brick building at 416 W. Wooster Street as his family home in the 1860s or 1870s. As was customary in that era, Dr. Manville saw patients in a specially equipped par...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Preparing for Totality: Community Invited to Presentation on How to Prepare for the Upcoming Solar E

On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada.  On this date, people within a 124-mile-wide band in the state of Ohio will experience a total solar eclipse.  The City...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Bowling Green Seeks Residents’ Input on Fair Housing

The Community Development Department is preparing a 5-year Fair Housing Equity Plan.  The Fair Housing Act requires HUD and its recipients of federal financial assistance to do more than simply not discriminate; they must take meaningful actions ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Water Service Line Material Mapping Continues Across Bowling Green

The City of Bowling Green Water and Sewer Division is continuing the process of identifying and mapping water service line materials throughout the city. Residents must schedule a time with City staff or designated subcontractor (GIS Landmark) staff to pr...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 27, 2023

February 11-17 is Ohio Loves Transit Week

B.G. Transit is essential in keeping our community moving.  In 2023, the B.G. Transit system provided Bowling Green residents with over 29,000 rides and logged over 121,000 miles.  Our white B.G. Transit wheelchair-accessible vans connec...

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

January Historic Building of the Month

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The Canary House – Restoration of a Historic Treasure 328 West Wooster Street

The “Canary House” is a single-family Italianate structure built by John Wayne Canary around 1878 on Union Street (now West Wooster Street)...

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Posted on: November 27, 2023

November Historic Building of the Month: 115 E. Oak St.

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The story of how the former First Baptist Church at 115 East Oak Street in Bowling Green became the Plan, Do and Talk preschool and then the home of the Black Swamp Players is also a tale of the preservation of one...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

Callery Pear Trees to be Removed from Downtown Bowling Green Streetscape and Replaced with New Trees

Beginning the week of November 20th, the City’s Arborist will begin the process of removing and replacing the Callery pear trees in the Downtown Bowling Green streetscape.  The removal and replacement of the trees will take several week...

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Posted on: April 18, 2023

2023 Residential Paving Projects to Begin April 17th

The portion of the 2023 paving projects associated with the use of ARPA funds and the paving of residential roads is set to begin Monday, April 17th.  Contractors plan to begin with the removal and replacement of curbs, ADA ramps, and certain sec...

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Posted on: March 24, 2023

Native Prairie Restoration Projects Planned for City’s Water & Wastewater Treatment Facilities

The City of Bowling Green has been strategically converting its green spaces from high-maintenance, non-native turf areas to low-maintenance, native areas to meet sustainability goals and initiatives. Planting of low-maintenance, native vegetation provide...

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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: 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: February 15, 2024

Safe Routes to School Travel Plan

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The City’s Safe Routes to School Travel Plan was developed with guidance from a 15 member committee comprised of city and school officials, representing all Bowling Green public and nonpublic/parochial schools.

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

2024 Solar Eclipse

On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada.  On this date, people within a 124-mile-wide band in the state of Ohio will experience a total solar eclipse. The City of Bowlin...

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Posted on: December 4, 2023

Snow Streets & Snow Emergencies

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Snow Streets are designated throughout the City. Designated snow streets are marked with blue and white signs. Any vehicle parked on a snow street must be removed within two hours after a Snow Emergency is declared.

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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: January 8, 2024

Brown Bag Music Series Returns

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The City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department along with the College of Musical Arts at BGSU are pleased to announce the return of free musical performances for the community to enjoy at the Simpson Building this Winter and Spring.  

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Posted on: September 29, 2023

Parents Night Out

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The Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Department is thrilled to announce the return of its highly sought-after Parent’s Night Out program for Winter 2024. Designed to provide parents with a well-deserved break, the program offers an entertain...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

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The Bowling Green Police Division utilizes the Roker Parking Solution to increase efficiencies with parking enforcement and allow for online services.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Utility Insights

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The Harris ACE Customer Portal 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.  The program als...

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Posted on: December 12, 2023

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Considering an EV? Use AMP’s WattPlan tool to provide valuable information and help you make an informed decision on your next vehicle purchase. The tool provides a customized plan detailing your savings, available incentives, carbon reductions and more.

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

Bowling Green Municipal Utilities Recognized as a Smart Energy Provider for Third Time

City of Bowling Green Municipal Utilities has earned a Smart Energy Provider (SEP) designation from the American Public Power Association for demonstrating a commitment to and proficiency in energy efficiency, distributed generation, and environmental ini...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

2022 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: February 15, 2024

Bowling Green Community Center Announces Return of Daddy-Daughter & Mother-Son Dances

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The City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department is thrilled to announce the return of their Daddy-Daughter and Mother-Son Dances on Saturday, March 16th.

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Posted on: January 9, 2024

Bowling Green Community Center Opens Multi-Generational Game Room

The City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that it is opening up a multi-generational game room known as the Play Zone at the Bowling Green Community Center.  The room will be available for use to current pas...

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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: 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: 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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