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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Park's Restroom Closures

The East restrooms at City Park in addition to the Restrooms at Carter park will be closed for the season effective immediately. These closures are due to winterizing. The City Park skate park restrooms will remain open Monday through Friday 8:00 am- 3:00...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Oak Grove Cemetery Notice

In preparation for the winter season, the Cemetery Maintenance Crew will be removing all decorations. The exception would be winter grave blankets that have previously been placed on graves. The Director of Public Works requests that all other decorations...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Buttonwood Avenue Closure

Buttonwood Avenue, from Pearl Street to Ordway Avenue, will be closed to traffic and on-street parking will be prohibited on Tuesday, October 26th from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm. Bowling Green Public Works will collect refuse & recycling first thing in th...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

BG Citizens Reminded to Remove Decorations from Oak Grove Cemetery

In preparation for the winter season, the Cemetery Maintenance Crew will be removing all decorations. The exception would be winter grave blankets that have previously been placed on graves. The Director of Public Works requests that all other decorations...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Mayor Aspacher and Chief of Police Hetrick Joint Statement

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: 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.  

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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: 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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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Spooks & Spokes Slow Roll Bike Ride

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Spooks & Spokes Slow Roll Bike Ride to Have Halloween Theme

The City of Bowling Green’s Bike Safety Commission and the Wood County Library are partnering together to host a slow roll bike ride with a Halloween twist.  The ride, title...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Trick or Treat Night October 31st

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“Trick or Treat” night will be held on Sunday, October 31 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm in Bowling Green.

Those participating are strongly encouraged to follow social distancing and other COVID-19 precautions.  Citizens handing out treats should indicate p...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

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 12, 2021

Zoning Code Update

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The City is currently reviewing and updating the zoning code. On October 11, 2021, the City Council along with members of the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals received a review of this work.

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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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: June 10, 2021

Industrial Maintenance Apprenticeship Program Comes to BG

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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 ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Drive Boo Trick or Treat

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A free family event where children can put on their Halloween costumes and drive through Carter Park receiving treats from Bowling Green area businesses and organizations through the car windows. For those of you who really want to get in the Halloween sp...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Life is Better with BG Parks + Rec

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These past couple of years have been a reminder that parks are essential and life is truly better with BG Parks + Rec! Check out our new video featuring all we have to offer.

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Restoration Project Planned for Wintergarden/St. Johns Nature Preserve

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Restoration Project Planned for Wintergarden/St. Johns Nature Preserve

In 2019, the City installed drainage tiles to address the flooding issues in the front of the Wintergarden/St. Johns Nature Preserve.  Now that this issue has been addressed, a...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

2021 Family First Friday Fun Nights

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The Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Department would like to invite you to a night of family fun with a new event held every month this Fall & Winter: 2021 Family First Friday Fun Nights at the BG Community Center.

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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: June 22, 2021

Bowling Green Police No Longer Trapping Nuisance Animals

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Beginning on May 1, 2021 the Bowling Green Police Division will no longer set traps for nuisance animals.  Citizens with nuisance animal issues should contact a nuisance animal trapper.   Nuisance animal trappers can help catch nuisance ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Hydrant Flushing and Testing Program

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Hydrant Flushing and Testing Program

The Water Distribution Division will begin the process of flushing and testing fire hydrants on Tuesday, September 7. Crews will begin by flushing the transmission mains and then will move into the 4th Ward. Once comple...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Rooftop Solar: Is It Right For My Home?

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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...
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Posted on: November 22, 2016

2020 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: 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: October 3, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATING SHOOTING

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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...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE DIVISION TO HOST CITIZEN OUTREACH PROGRAM

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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...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATE THREAT AT BOWLING GREEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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At 12:37pm the Bowling Green Police Division responded to the Bowling Green High School regarding a threat.  Officers located and identified the caller at his residence.  Detectives were able to determine there was no credible threat. &a...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARREST SUSPECT FOR AGGRAVATED ROBBERY AND ATTEMPTED MURDER

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Bowling Green Police Division Detectives identified the suspect involved in the report of shots fired on August 1, 2021 in the downtown area.

With assistance from the US Marshal Service, Javen Sharon McIntoush (19yrs old from Toledo) was arrested for Aggra...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE DIVISION INVESTIGATE ARMED ROBBERY

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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...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

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

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The Bowling Green Police Division continues to investigate the gunshots fired in the downtown area on August 1st, 2021. Follow this link to view video from the area of where the gunshots occurred.

 

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

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

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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...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

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

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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...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

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

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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...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

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

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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 prel...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Bowling Green Police Investigate Theft from Ohio B.M.V. Office

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Bowling Green (July 27th, 2021) – The Bowling Green Police Division is seeking assistance in identifying the pictured suspect.  On July 26th, the Bowling Green Police Division responded to the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles office at 1616 East Woo...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

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

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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.  ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATE KIDNAPPING

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On July 12, 2021 at approximately 1pm, the Bowling Green Police Division was notified of a road rage incident that occurred on East Napoleon Road on July 11, 2021.  Officers were advised that there was a minor traffic crash that resulted in a ver...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE DIVISION MAKE ARREST REGARDING ARMED ROBBERY

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After further investigation into the armed robbery that took place on July 13, 2021 at approximately 11:00 pm at Circle K, 1602 E. Wooster, a suspect was identified. Bowling Green Police detectives with the assistance of the Wood County Sheriff’s Office a...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE DIVISION INVESTIGATE ARMED ROBBERY

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The Bowling Green Police Division is investigating an armed robbery which took place on July 13, 2021 at approximately 11:00 pm at Circle K, 1602 E. Wooster.  The suspect was described as a white male, 300 pounds, wearing a shirt over his face an...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

ARRESTS MADE REGARDING THE FIGHT FROM JULY 11

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The Bowling Green Police Division has identified several of the subjects that were involved in the incident that occurred on July 11 at approximately 1:20am.   Bowling Green Police Division Detectives obtained warrants for the below subjects:

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATING FIGHT THAT OCCURRED IN THE 100 BLOCK OF N. MAIN STREET

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On July 11, 2021 at 1:20 am the Bowling Green Police Division responded to the 100 block of N. Main Street regarding a fight.  The Bowling Green Police Division is requesting anyone with information regarding this incident contact Det. Adam Cox a...

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Posted on: July 5, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE RESPOND TO UNRESPONSIVE FEMALE

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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...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Bowling Green Police Division Investigates Hit-Skip Crash Involving Parklet

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On July 1st 2021, the Bowling Green Police Division discovered the parklet located in the 100 block of E. Wooster had been struck by a vehicle and the vehicle had left the scene.  Officers investigated the crash and determined the crash occurred ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE RESPONDS TO THEFT OF LUG NUTS

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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.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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