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Posted on: August 15, 2022

Firefly Nights Festival – August 19

In conjunction with the Firefly Nights Festival scheduled for August 19, certain street closures and parking restrictions will be imposed in downtown Bowling Green.

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Rally BG on Main event returns Aug. 27 in downtown Bowling Green

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The City of Bowling Green and Bowling Green State University invite you to a fun event for people of all ages to gather, explore downtown BG, welcome the return of BGSU students, eat and be entertained. The 2nd Annual Rally BG on Main will take place on S...

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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 12, 2022

Southeastern Container to be Honored with Ambassador of Energy Efficiency Award

Southeastern Container to be Honored with Ambassador of Energy Efficiency Award

Bowling Green company is first repeat winner in award’s nine-year history

Southeastern Container will receive Efficiency Smart’s Ambassador of Energy Efficie...

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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 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 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.

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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: 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 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

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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