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Metro Council approves budget for next fiscal year

Louisville Metro Council chambers | Photo by Jeremy Chisenhall

Louisville Metro Council on Tuesday passed the operating and capital budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, finalizing an uncommonly difficult process that kicked off five months ago when Mayor Greg Fischer …

Scaled-back amendments to food truck ordinance still face scrutiny

Food trucks line Fifth Street downtown

Food trucks line Fifth Street downtown along PNC Plaza. | Photo by Caitlin Bowling

A Metro Council committee discussed a scaled-back version of amendments to the city’s ordinance regulating food trucks on Tuesday, which would limit such vehicles from operating …

Dwayne Clark named next director of Louisville Metro Corrections

Dwayne Clark speaks to the media after being named the next director of Louisville Metro Corrections

Dwayne Clark (left) speaks to the media after being named the next director of Louisville Metro Corrections. | Photo by Jeremy Chisenhall

Mark Bolton’s former chief of staff has been selected as his successor, as Dwayne Clark has been named …

Group sues to keep Castleman statue in Cherokee Triangle

Supporters of the John Breckinridge Castleman statue in Cherokee Triangle gathered after a news conference announcing a lawsuit challenging its removal

Supporters of the John Breckinridge Castleman statue in Cherokee Triangle gathered after a news conference announcing a lawsuit challenging its removal. | Photo by Joe Sonka

A recently created group is filing a lawsuit on Monday to block the removal …

City collaborates with Microsoft on technology hub

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer with Jennifer Byrne of Microsoft

Mayor Greg Fischer with Jennifer Byrne, chief technology officer of Microsoft, at Story Louisville for Friday’s announcement. | Courtesy Theo Edmonds

Louisville Metro and Microsoft officials gathered at Story Louisville on Friday to announce a three-year digital alliance to make …

Playworks at Waterfront Park moving forward despite budget crunch

A rendering of The Overlook. | Courtesy of Waterfront Development Corporation

With news coming out that the city is hitting the brakes on a planned Phase VI expansion of Waterfront Park, those holding the steering wheel remain focused on the …

Mayor to appeal Castleman statue decision

The plaque and statue at the John B. Castleman monument at Cherokee Circle were doused in fluorescent orange paint. | Photo by Joe Sonka

Mayor Greg Fischer announced late Friday that he will appeal a tie vote by the Cherokee …

Government shutdown putting strain on TARC budget, projects

Photo by Mark R. Long

With the monthlong federal government shutdown showing no signs of stopping any time soon, a spokesman for TARC says that the lack of federal funds is causing a budget crunch for Louisville’s public transportation system, …