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City seeking general contractors for housing rehabilitation program

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government is seeking general contractors to participate in bidding for the federally funded Single Family Housing Rehabilitation Program.

Free Trash Disposal Day – Saturday, Oct. 12

The City of Lexington is partnering with the Bluegrass Regional Transfer Station to offer Fayette County residents a free trash disposal day for non-hazardous household waste. The event will be held Saturday, October 12, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Missing 66-year-old woman has schizophrenia and needs medication.

Sanitary sewer cleanings, inspections Oct. 7 – Oct. 12

Citizens on the streets listed below may see vehicles, work crews, and small equipment. Work crews will be wearing reflective vests and appropriate identification. Astaire Ct Astaire Dr Balfour Dr Barksdale Dr Bedinger Ct

New multi-way stop at Ft. Harrods Drive and Snaffle Road

Weather permitting, Traffic Engineering will be installing multi-way stop sign controls at the intersection of Ft. Harrods Dr. and Snaffle Rd. The work is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Portion of South Upper Street closed to traffic

South Upper Street between West High Street and West Maxwell Street remains closed to traffic. A Columbia Gas crew discovered a large hole underground around utility pipes while working to fix a natural gas leak. Gravel is being used to fill in the hole.

Looking at these trees can be a rewarding experience

Looking for something to do in October and get rewarded for doing it, then The Go See Trees Fall Challenge might be just for you.

Fatal collision indictment

A grand jury indicted Samuel Turner in connection with a collision that killed a pregnant woman.

Juveniles charged with Robbery 1st, other offenses

After allegedly robbing residents at a home on Golfview Drive, the teens were caught in a stolen Camaro.

Heat prompts change in waste collection schedule

With temperatures in Lexington early next week expected to be in the 90s and the heat index in the danger zone, the city’s Division of Waste Management will adjust its regular waste collection window.