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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Independence Day Holiday Closures & Delays

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, all non-24 hour City facilities, including the Bowling Green Community Center, will be closed on Monday, July 4th.  The City Pool will be open. Refuse and recycling collection will be delayed by one ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Gypsy Lane Rd. Closure – June 28 through July 1

The Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Division will close Gypsy Lane Rd. between S. Dunbridge Rd. and Campbell Hill Rd. on Tuesday, June 28 through Friday, July 1 for a storm sewer repair.  Access to all county buildings will be mainta...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Micro-Grant Recipients Announced

In an effort to encourage the advancements of the Community Action Plan (CAP), the City of Bowling Green advertised applications for micro-grants to be awarded in 2022, up to a total of $15,000.  Funds distributed through this program can provide...

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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: June 2, 2022

PROJECT DELAYED!! Oak St./City Administration Building Parking Lot Closure

**Due to supply chain issues this project has been delayed.  The estimated start date is now June 27th.  This release will be updated with a firm date when supplies arrive.**

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Put a Lid on It! Free Youth Bike Helmets Available

In 2017, the number of people injured by not wearing a bike helmet was 51,000, enough people to fill Nationwide Arena in Columbus 2½ times. Universal use of bicycle helmets by children ages 4 to 15 could prevent between 135 and 155 deaths, between 39,000 ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Plans Underway for Fourth of July Weekend Celebration

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To celebrate this Independence Day, The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce (BGCC), Visit BG Ohio (VBGO) and the Wood County Agriculture Society (WCAS) are working collaboratively on a weekend of fun activities for the communi...

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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 25, 2022

2022 Bowling Green Tree Commission Photo Contest

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The City of Bowling Green Tree Commission reminds residents of the 5th annual photo contest. The Commissioners want to raise awareness of Bowling Green’s Urban Forest that is found both on public and private property.

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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: March 22, 2022

Parking Regulations Alert

Visitors of the downtown City-owned parking lots are reminded that violations of overnight parking and timed parking restrictions may result in ticketing of vehicles and possibly towing of vehicles.  No vehicles may remain within City-owned parki...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Bowling Green MARCS Tower ensures public safety for residents

In emergencies, an essential tool for first responders is their ability to communicate reliably. The quality of emergency communications for first responders has been a long-time concern of Bowling Green Fire Chief Bill Moorman. For years, there have been...

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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 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: June 10, 2022

Annual Fireworks Display

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Announcing the Schedule of Events for BG BOOM Festival and Fireworks, July 3rd  

To celebrate this Independence Day, the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Visit BG Ohio, Fireworks Project Team, and the City of Bowling Green, invite the...

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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 4, 2021

Utility Insights Available

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The Harris 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.

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

2022 Concerts in the Park

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The City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department, title sponsor, B.G. Transit and supporting sponsors, BGSU Division of Student Affairs, Otterbein SeniorLife Pemberville, and Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial are excited to announce the return o...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

2022 Summer Guide Now Available

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Welcome, or welcome back, to summer in your Bowling Green Parks! We are all looking forward to a more “normal” summer this year and thus we are excited to announce that all of your favorite programs have returned for summer 2022, along with some new optio...

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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: June 14, 2022

Community Energy Savings Days

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Wednesday, June 15th, is projected to be the hottest day (so far) this year.  It’s projected that Bowling Green’s highest electric usage for 2022 will occur as a result.  Bowling Green is calling for a Community Energy Savings Day and el...

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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: May 9, 2022

Natural Gas Aggregation Program

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The City offers an Opt-Out Natural Gas Aggregation Program to Columbia Gas of Ohio residential customers.

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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

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

2022 Lunch In the Park

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The City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the return of Lunch in the Park. Lunch in the Park is a series of events on Fridays throughout June and July from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm in City Park, with the exception of July...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATING ATTEMPTED MURDER AND AGGRAVATED BURGLARY

On April 26th, 2022 at approximately 10:53am, the Bowling Green Police Division responded to 1017 S. Main Street after receiving a report of a male who had slashed several tires on a vehicle. While responding to that location, reports about shots being fi...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARREST MAN FOR AGGRAVATED ARSON

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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. &...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATE THEFT FROM CITY PAYMENT DROP BOX

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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...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE ARREST MAN FOR MULTIPLE WEAPONS CHARGES

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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 ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

BOWLING GREEN POLICE INVESTIGATE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENT

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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...

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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: 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 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 preliminary in...

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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 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: 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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