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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

Front View of Manville House from Street

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 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: January 8, 2024

Brown Bag Music Series Returns

Brown Bag Music Series Graphic with 3 Brown paper bags

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: January 2, 2024

January Historic Building of the Month

328 West Wooster - Front View of Home

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.

Black Swamp Players Building located at 115 E. Court St.

115 East Oak Street (Black Swamp Players)

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 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 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: September 29, 2023

Parents Night Out

Parents Night Out Spotlight

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: 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: September 1, 2022

Bowling Green Municipal Utilities Implements More Advanced Electronic Bill Pay Service

Invoice Cloud Roll Out Spotlight

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: 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

2022 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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