Cooling Centers Open in Kenton County - Thursday August 24th & Friday August 25th
Kenton County will be opening two cooling centers, which will be operational from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday August 24th and Friday August 25th. The location of those centers are listed below:
Kenton County Administration Building, Rie...
Sanitation District No. 1 serves Northern Kentucky communities, including Fort Wright, maintaining the area's wastewater and stormwater systems to protect local waterways. Residents, business owners, and visitors can help protect waterways through simple practices listed below.
When it rains, storm water runoff flows over dri...
Fort Wright looks into equipment to fight electric vehicle fires
By Kathleen Bryant
August 16, 2023
There are 302 electric vehicles currently registered in Kenton County. Fort Wright firefighters haven’t had to extinguish a lithium-ion car battery fire, but that might change, and the fire chief wants to be prepared.
Fire Chief ...
Fort Wright council hears concerns from Fire Chief about being prepared to fight electric car fires
Aug 9th, 2023
By Patricia A. Scheyer
Fort Wright Fire Chief Steve Schewe told council last week that his department is investigating different methods of extinguishing car fires now that electric cars are becoming more p...
Brent Spence Bridge Corridor Project Team Invites Public to August Open House Events
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) and the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will conduct two open house events this month to update the public on the $3.6 billion Brent Spence Bridge Corridor Project.
One meeting will be held in Kent...
Fiscal Court honors Kenton County resident with Pioneer Award
By Staff Report
June 28, 2023
The Kenton County Fiscal Court honored lifelong resident Tom Litzler with the pioneer award at Tuesday’s regularly scheduled meeting.
Litzler served in the United States Army for six years, being honorably discharged as a Staff Sargent in 196...
Due to scheduling conflicts, The City of Fort Wright will not be holding our regularly scheduled City Council Meeting on Wednesday, July 5th, 2023. Our next City Council meeting is anticipated to be held on Wednesday, July 19th, 2023, at 6 pm, preceding our regularly scheduled Caucus Meeting.
For additional information please contact Ms. Ji...
Local municipalities share input on Brent Spence Bridge corridor designs
By Kathleen Bryant
June 14, 2023
The Brent Spence Bridge Corridor will be making big aesthetic changes to the region over the next few years, including the I-71/75 overpasses in Fort Wright and Fort Mitchell.
At Fort Wright’s June 7 city council...
Temporary Road Closures
Impacting Fort Henry, Pickett Drive and Lookout Court
Local Traffic Only - No Thru Traffic
Beginning Immediately - Until further notice
Water Main Replacement & Road Reconstruction– Fort Henry Dr.
Temporary Road Closures and Delays
Work is scheduled to continue on the Fort Henry Drive water main...
The City of Fort Wright will hold a special Finance Committee meeting on Tuesday, May 30th, 2023, at 4:30 PM.
The purpose of this meeting it to review the proposed budget amendment for FY 2022-2023; proposed budget for FY 2023-2024; and proposed personnel classification and organization plan for FY 2023-2024. The meeting will be held ...