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Posted on: May 22, 2023

Phase 2 of E. Wooster/Campbell Hill Roundabout Construction Begins May 22nd

Phase 2 of the East Wooster and Campbell Hill Road roundabout project is scheduled to begin on May 22nd.  Access to businesses and one lane of traffic in each direction will continue to be maintained throughout the duration of the project.

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Posted on: May 18, 2023

Concerts in the Park return to City Park this Summer

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The City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department and sponsor, B.G. Transit, are excited to host Concerts in the Park on Sundays in June and July.  The live performances are free to attend and take place beginning at 7 pm at the Needle Ha...

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Posted on: May 17, 2023

West Newton Road Resurfacing Project Scheduled to Begin May 30th

The West Newton Road Resurfacing Project is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, May 30th.  This project includes the milling and paving of West Newton Road from Brim Rd. to N. Main St. and a small section of N. Main at the intersection.  Acce...

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Posted on: May 17, 2023

Bowling Green Electric Division Receives Excellence in Safety Award

American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) congratulates the Bowling Green Electric Division for receiving a first place Excellence in Safety Award during the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) 2023 Engineering & Operations Technical Confe...

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Posted on: May 17, 2023

Historic Building of the Month: Former South Main School – 437 South Main Street

In June 1889, the Bowling Green Board of Education awarded a contract to build South School, later South Main School, to the firm of Duncomb and Brown, on a bid of $8,480.00 (about $272,150 in current dollars). It was the third largest schoolhouse in the ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2023

Farmers’ Market Road Closures – May 10 to October 18

In conjunction with the Farmers’ Market scheduled every Wednesday from May 10 to October 18, a portion of Clough Street will be closed to traffic and parking restrictions will occur.  

Each week at 3:30 pm, Clough Street, between Main St...

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Posted on: May 2, 2023

Sidewalk and Curb to be Replaced In Front of New City Building Resulting in Lane Restriction on Main

Beginning Wednesday, May 3rd, the southbound curb lane on North Main St., from Clay to just south of the new City Building, will be closed to traffic.   

This lane closure is required to prepare and replace the curb and sidewalk infront o...

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Posted on: April 26, 2023

Callery Pear Trees Added to List of Banned Invasive Plants in Ohio

By this time of year, residents have probably noticed the fragrant (but not necessarily pleasant smelling) blossoms of the Callery pear trees throughout the city and neighboring communities. Callery pear is a tree species that is highly invasive. &nbs...

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Posted on: May 1, 2023

Food Truck Thursdays at Wooster Green

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The City of Bowling Green is excited to announce a new summer food truck series at Wooster Green. Food Truck Thursdays will begin Thursday, June 1st, from 11 am-1 pm and continue every Thursday throughout the summer until August 17th. Each week three food...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

April Historic Building of the Month: 307 W. Wooster

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The Bowling Green Historic Preservation Commission has selected the Froney-Millikin House at 307 W. Wooster St as the historic building of the month for April 2023. The house was built in 1888 with the original address of 46 Union Street (Union Street was...

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Posted on: May 1, 2023

Historic Preservation Commission Celebrates Historic Preservation Month with Walking Tour

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The Historic Preservation Commission, the Wood County Museum, and the Wood County District Public Library are excited to celebrate May as National Historic Preservation Month. The month celebrates the nation's heritage through historic places. Pr...

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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: March 24, 2023

Tree Removal to Result in New Art Installation at City Park

Three trees are scheduled to be removed from City Park – one Bur Oak tree and two Maple trees.  The City Arborist has concluded that one of the Maple trees requires removal due to poor health and risk to the public.  The other ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2023

East Wooster/Campbell Hill Roundabout Project

The East Wooster and Campbell Hill Road roundabout project is scheduled to begin on March 20th.  Initial work will include replacing the water line within the footprint of the roundabout and then will proceed with the roundabout construction. &am...

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Posted on: March 1, 2023

BGPD Public Portal for Community Comments Open

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A public portal for community comments about The Bowling Green Police Division is now open as part of an annual inspection conducted by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in an effort for BGPD to maintain international ac...

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Posted on: February 28, 2023

Draft Zoning Code Available on City’s Website

The most recent draft of the revised Zoning Code is now available on the city’s website.

Council has scheduled three public meetings to continue their review of the draft updated Zoning Code.  A Council work session will take place on Ma...

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Posted on: February 21, 2023

6th Annual Bowling Green Tree Commission Photo Contest

The City of Bowling Green Tree Commission has announced the 6th annual tree photo contest. The Commissioners want to raise awareness of Bowling Green’s Urban Forest that is found both on public and private property.

In 2023, citizens are asked to...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Parking Enforcement Upgrades to Begin January 19, 2023

Beginning January 19, 2023, the Bowling Green Police Division will begin utilizing the Roker Parking Solution to increase efficiencies with parking enforcement and allow for online payment of parking fines.  Because of these upgrades, parking tic...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Homeownership Assistance Program Funds Available Now!

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

The City’s Direct Homeownership Assistance Program makes affordable hom...

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Posted on: December 30, 2022

Communications Utilities to Continue Ongoing Work in City

Communications companies, including Frontier, Spectrum, Buckeye, etc., continue to work throughout the City to install conduits, wires, and other necessary service upgrades.  All are considered a “utility” and can legally oper...

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Posted on: December 15, 2022

Governor DeWine Announces New Powder Formula Manufacturing Facility in Bowling Green

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

December 15, 2022

Governor DeWine Announces New Powder Formula Manufacturing Facility in Bowling Green 

$536 million facility expected to generate 450 permanent new jobs in northwest Ohio

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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 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 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: 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: 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

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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