News Flash

Posted on: January 14, 2022

Your Path to Sustainable Landscaping Homeowner Educational Series

Join the City of Bowling Green, the Wood Soil Water & Conservation District, the Wood County Park District, and the Kuebeck Forum on Nature for a new homeowner educational series, Your Path to Sustainable Landscaping.  This five-class series ...

Read on...

Home - Lis News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Refuse/Recycling Delay: Week of January 17th

In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, all non-24 hour City facilities will be closed on Monday, January 17th, and refuse and recycling collection will be delayed by one day:

Monday's route will be collected on Tuesday.

Tuesday&ap...

Read on...

Home - Lis News
Posted on: January 11, 2022

BGSU Students Partner with American Red Cross to Encourage Fire Safety

As part of Bowling Green State University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, students are partnering with the American Red Cross to encourage fire safety.  On Monday, January 17th, the students will be canvassing  Bowling...

Read on...

Home - Lis News
Posted on: January 7, 2022

2022 Drum Major for Peace Award

2022 HRC MLKJR (350 x 350 px)

On Monday, January 17 at 7:00 pm, the City of Bowling Green Human Relations Commission will host the 33rd annual tribute to Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The event will be held virtually on the City of Bowling Green’s YouTube Live channel...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home - Lis News
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Community Action Plan Micro-Grants: Call for Applications

CAP Micro-Grants (350 x 350 px)

The City of Bowling Green, in an effort to encourage the advancements of the Community Action Plan (CAP), has allocated funds for micro-grants ranging from $500 up to $5,000. Individuals or organizations are encouraged to submit an application that meets ...

Read on...

Home - Lis News
Posted on: December 29, 2021

City Response to Park Vandalism

The City is requesting the community’s assistance as vandalism in City Park continues to be addressed.  Vandalism in parks is a common issue across the country, but since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, this type of behavior in ...

Read on...

Home - Lis News
Posted on: December 20, 2021

AMP's WattPlan Tool

WattPlan Electric Vehicle Charging - Spotlight

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.

Additional Info... Home - Lis News
Posted on: December 14, 2021

City of Bowling Green Owner-Occupied Housing Repair Programs

The City of Bowling Green administers several owner-occupied housing repair programs. The programs assist low and moderate-income households within the city limits of Bowling Green. The current annual gross income limit is based on household size. For exa...

Read on...

Home - Lis News
Posted on: December 1, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATE THEFT FROM CITY PAYMENT DROP BOX

BGPD Patch 350x350

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...

Read on...

Home - Lis News
Posted on: November 12, 2021

BG Police Citizen Outreach Program (COP) Makes Lasting Impact

Chief of Police speaking with citizens

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...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home - Lis News
Posted on: November 4, 2021

BGHA Rental Assistance

BG Rental Assistance Apply online at www.nwohhousing.org

The Bowling Green Housing Agency provides rental assistance according to the regulations of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. Assistance is given within the city limits of Bowling Green, Ohio to low-income individuals and fami...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home - Lis News
Posted on: November 2, 2021

Thurstin Avenue closure begins Nov. 8

On November 8th at 5:00 a.m., Thurstin Ave. from Wooster to Ridge streets, will close in preparation of the demolition of Bowling Green State University’s Administration Building.  

This closure is expected to last through January 6, 202...

Read on...

Home - Lis News
Posted on: October 28, 2021

B.G. Transit to offer free rides for COVID-19 Vaccinations and Boosters

BG Transit Free Rides For Vaccinations and Boosters

The City of Bowling Green is offering free B.G. Transit rides to and from COVID-19 vaccination and booster shot locations and events.  We recommend requests for rides be made at least 24 hours in advance of the time needed.  Passengers m...

Read on...

Home - Lis News
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Mayor Aspacher and Chief of Police Hetrick Joint Statement

BGPD Day 350x350

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...

Read on...

Home - Lis News
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Bowling Green Fire Division Receives AHA’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Achievement Award

The Bowling Green Fire Division has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures to treat patients who suffer severe heart attacks.  

Each year, more...

Read on...

Home - Lis News
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...

Read on...

Home - Lis News
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...

Read on...

Home - Lis News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Alert Center

Stay in touch with us by following us on Twitter, becoming our friend on Facebook, or subscribing to one of our RSS Feeds.

Home - Lis News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Create an Account

With the MyAccount feature, you can customize your viewing experience, sign up for notifications, and engage in information you care about. Check out Notify Me today!

Read on...

Home - Lis News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that th...

Read on...

Home - Lis News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Keep in Touch

Stay in touch with us by following us on Twitter, becoming our friend on Facebook, or subscribing to one of our RSS Feeds.

Home - Lis News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Stay connected!

Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Notify Me today!

Read on...

Home - Lis News

News Flash

Posted on: November 22, 2016

Create an Account

Gacebo

With the MyAccount feature, you can customize your viewing experience, sign up for notifications, and engage in information you care about. Check out Notify Me today!

Read on...

Home - Spotlight
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Stay connected!

City of Bowling Green OHIO

Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Notify Me today!

Read on...

Home - Spotlight
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Pilot Food Waste Drop Off

Residential Food Waste Drop off Site

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...

View full Food Waste Drop Off Program Details...

View full Food Waste Drop Off Program Details... Home - Spotlight
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Utility Insights Available

Man on Computer

The Aclara 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.

Click here to create Utility Insights account... Home - Spotlight
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Your Path to Sustainable Landscaping Homeowner Educational Series

Your Path to Native Landscaping (350 x 350 px)

Join us for a new homeowner educational series, Your Path to Sustainable Landscaping. This five-class series will feature local experts focused on best practices for incorporating native plants within a neighborhood setting.

Additional Info... Home - Spotlight
Posted on: December 29, 2021

End of Year Message from Mayor Aspacher

Mayor 350x350

2021 has been a year of forward momentum following the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.  As a community, we have continued to successfully react and adapt to the ever-changing environment around us due to this virus.  Our community has ...

Read on...

Home - Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: June 10, 2021

Industrial Maintenance Apprenticeship Program Comes to BG

Northwest State Community College building

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 ...

Learn More About the Consortium

Additional Info... Home - Spotlight - EDC

News Flash

Posted on: January 4, 2022

Wintergarden/St. Johns Nature Preserve Restoration Project Update

pollinator prairie in progress sign

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. &...

Read on...

Home - Spotlight - Parks
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Create an Account

Recycle truck

With the MyAccount feature, you can customize your viewing experience, sign up for notifications, and engage in information you care about. Check out Notify Me today!

Read on...

Home - Spotlight - Parks
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Stay connected!

Gazebo

Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Notify Me today!

Read on...

Home - Spotlight - Parks
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Keep in Touch

City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation OHIO

Stay in touch with us by following us on Twitter, becoming our friend on Facebook, or subscribing to one of our RSS Feeds.

Home - Spotlight - Parks
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

Basketball at Community Center

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see mos...

Read on...

Home - Spotlight - Parks

News Flash

Posted on: November 22, 2016

Stay connected!

BGPD Gazebo 350x350 (1)

Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Notify Me today!

Read on...

Home - Spotlight - Police

News Flash

Posted on: November 1, 2021

Bowling Green Municipal Utilities Recognized as a Smart Energy Provider

SEP Logo for Spotlight

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...

Read on...

Home - Spotlight - Utilities
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Rooftop Solar: Is It Right For My Home?

rooftop solar

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...
Read on...

Additional Info... Home - Spotlight - Utilities
Posted on: November 22, 2016

2020 Consumer Confidence Report

Water Treatment Plant

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.

Home - Spotlight - Utilities
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Keep in Touch

Glass Building Exterior

Stay in touch with us by following us on Twitter, becoming our friend on Facebook, or subscribing to one of our RSS Feeds.

Home - Spotlight - Utilities
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Stay connected!

Gazebo

Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Notify Me today!

Read on...

Home - Spotlight - Utilities
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Create an Account

City of Bowling Green Utilities OHIO

With the MyAccount feature, you can customize your viewing experience, sign up for notifications, and engage in information you care about. Check out Notify Me today!

Read on...

Home - Spotlight - Utilities

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 12, 2022

BG Police Remind Drivers About Parking Regulations Downtown

Those parking within city-owned parking lots and at on-street parking stalls are reminded of certain parking regulations.  Since 2019, there has been no charge to park in city-owned parking lots within the downtown area.  There are, howe...

Read on...

Police - Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARREST MAN FOR AGGRAVATED ARSON

City of Bowling Green Police OHIO

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. &...

Read on...

Police - Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATE THEFT FROM CITY PAYMENT DROP BOX

Police Building at night

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...

Read on...

Police - Press Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARREST MAN FOR MULTIPLE WEAPONS CHARGES

Police Building at night

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 ...

Read on...

Police - Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENT

BGPD Badge

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...

Read on...

Police - Press Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Mayor Aspacher and Chief of Police Hetrick Joint Statement

IMG_0173

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...

Read on...

Police - Press Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATING SHOOTING

Police Building at night

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...

Read on...

Police - Press Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE DIVISION TO HOST CITIZEN OUTREACH PROGRAM

Police Building at night

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...

Read on...

Police - Press Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE DIVISION INVESTIGATE ARMED ROBBERY

BGPD Badge

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...

Read on...

Police - Press Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE CONTINUE INVESTIGATING ASSAULT THAT OCCURRED IN 100 BLOCK OF EAST WOOSTER

BGPD Badge

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...

Read on...

Police - Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE RESPOND TO FIGHT IN THE 100 BLOCK OF N. MAIN STREET

BGPD Night 350x350

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...

Read on...

Police - Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATING ASSAULT THAT OCCURRED IN 100 BLOCK OF EAST WOOSTER

BGPD Badge

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...

Read on...

Police - Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATING GUNSHOTS IN 200 BLOCK OF NORTH MAIN STREET

BGPD Badge

 

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...

Read on...

Police - Press Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE RESPOND TO INJURY ACCIDENT, DRIVER WHO LEFT SCENE ON FOOT ARRESTED

BGPD Badge

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.  ...

Read on...

Police - Press Releases
Posted on: July 5, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE RESPOND TO UNRESPONSIVE FEMALE

BGPD Badge

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...

Read on...

Police - Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE RESPONDS TO THEFT OF LUG NUTS

Gazebo

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.

MISSION STATEMENT

The Mission of t...

Read on...

Police - Press Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Create an Account

City of Bowling Green Police OHIO

With the MyAccount feature, you can customize your viewing experience, sign up for notifications, and engage in information you care about. Check out Notify Me today!

Read on...

Police - Press Releases