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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Bowling Green Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony Planned for May 30th

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In conjunction with the Memorial Day Parade, scheduled to begin at 10:00AM on Monday, May 30th, several Bowling Green streets will be temporarily closed while the parade is in motion.

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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 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: 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 27, 2022

Bowling Green Achieves Tree City Recognition for 42nd Year

The Arbor Day Foundation has named the City of Bowling Green a 2021 Tree City USA in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. The City also received a Tree City USA Growth Award for demonstrating environmental improvement and higher l...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

National Historic Preservation Month

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The Historic Preservation Commission is excited to celebrate May as National Historic Preservation Month. The month celebrates the nation's heritage through historic places. Preservation is about protecting the sites and structures that represent...

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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 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: 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: April 8, 2022

Public Invited to Propose ARPA Projects to Bowling Green City Council - May 12

Bowling Green City Council invites the public to a forum on Thursday, May 12, at 6:00 PM, to share ideas for the nearly three million dollars remaining in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. The public forum will occur in Council Chamber, located on ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Friday Morning Birding with Parks and Recreation

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Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is excited to offer Friday Morning Birding at Wintergarden/ St. John’s Nature Preserve with Chris Gajewicz. This series will run from Friday, April 8th until May 27th, 2022. Adults 18 and older and birders of a...

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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: 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: 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: 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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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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