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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Ceremony Planned for RallyCap Sports Inclusive Playground

A ribbon cutting, and grand opening ceremony will be held on Tuesday, November 29th at 4:00 PM to celebrate the RallyCap Sports Inclusive Playground at Carter Park.

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Bowling Green Utilities Disconnect Scam Notice

The Bowling Green Utilities Business Office has been made aware of attempts to scam utilities customers by phone.  Callers are referencing the new, Invoice Cloud payment solution offered by the City, insisting that the utilities will be disconnec...

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Posted on: November 8, 2022

Homeownership Assistance Program Funds Available

Purchasing an affordable home may be out of reach for some residents at lower income levels, but a CDBG-funded program can help with this issue. 

The City’s Direct Homeownership Assistance Program makes affordable homeownership possible ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

City of Bowling Green Accepting Scholarship Applications

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The City of Bowling Green is accepting scholarship applications in the memory of Lyle B. Wright and Richard H. Gorsuch for their exemplary leadership in public power.  The nominee will be reviewed by the American Municipal Power Selection Committ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Holiday Nature Crafts Workshop

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The Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department is excited to host its annual Holiday Nature Crafts Workshop on Saturday, December 3, at the Wintergarden/St. John's Nature Preserve. Preschool and elementary-age children (3 to 11 years) will mak...

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

City of Bowling Green to Begin Collecting Leaves November 7th

The City of Bowling Green will begin collecting leaves during the week of November 7th.  Leaf collection is available for addresses that are eligible for refuse/recycling collection and is not connected to the regular refuse/recycling collection ...

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Posted on: October 17, 2022

Pumpkin Recycling

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In 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy estimated that out of the 1.9 billion pounds of pumpkins grown, 1.3 billion pounds were thrown away, instead of being consumed or composted.  City of Bowling Green residents are encouraged to recycle their p...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Bowling Green Electric Division Receives Recognition

The City of Bowling Green was honored for achievements throughout the past year during the 2022 American Municipal Power (AMP) Annual Conference.

The Bowling Green Electric Division received an AMP Safety Award—Transmission and Distribution in re...

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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 20, 2022

Prescribed Fire Planned for Wintergarden/St. John's Nature Preserve

The Bowing Green Parks and Recreation Department periodically conduct prescribed burns at the Wintergarden/St. John's Nature Preserve as a land management tool. These controlled burns have greatly enhanced the natural habitat for wildlife and ass...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Residents Reminded to Request Identification of Solicitors

The City received a report of someone attempting to gain entrance into a residence by claiming they were there to read the utility meters inside.  In most cases, meter reading and utility access will take place outside of the residence.  ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Bowling Green Hydrant Flushing and Testing Program

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The Water Distribution Division will begin the process of flushing and testing fire hydrants the week of September 12. Crews will begin on a portion of E. Wooster and then move to Ward 1. Once complete in the 1st Ward, they will move on to Ward 2, followe...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

West Wooster Water & Sewer Improvement Project Scheduled to Begin September 19th

The West Wooster Water & Sewer Improvement project is scheduled to begin on Monday, September 19th.  This project will involve the replacement of water and sewer mains along West Wooster Street from Church to Haskins and along Haskins from W....

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Downtown Bowling Green DORA Expands

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The Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) in Downtown Bowling Green has been approved for expansion.  The following changes are now in place:

    Expanded Footprint:  Original area expanded on Sou...

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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: August 30, 2022

Residential Paving Update

The 2022 residential paving project is nearing completion.  The contractor has repaved the following roads: Clough, North and South Enterprise, West Evers, Frazee, Lehman, Leroy, Mitchell, Pike, North Prospect, East and West Reed, Ridge, and Sout...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

Downtown Forward Announcement and Kickoff

The City of Bowling Green, the Center for Regional Development (CRD), and Bowling Green State University (BGSU) are hosting a press conference to announce Downtown Forward, a collaborative initiative to enhance placemaking in downtown Bowling Green. The D...

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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 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: 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 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

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

Website Personalization Now Available!

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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