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Blue Grass Stockyards Plans to Rebuild in Fayette County

Blue Grass Stockyards, which lost its Lexington facility to a three-alarm fire Jan. 30, will rebuild on Ironworks Pike, Mayor Jim Gray announced today.

Dr. Seamus Carey Named Parade Grand Marshal

Dr. Seamus Carey, the 26th president of Lexington’s Transylvania University, has been named as the Grand Marshal of the 37th Annual Alltech Lexington St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Construction Business Connection Event

The Division of Central Purchasing is hosting a Construction Business Connection Event on March 7, 2016, from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. This event will take place in the 3rd floor conference room of the Phoenix Building, 101 E. Vine Street, Lexington, Ky.

Public meetings to be held for sanitary sewer projects

Citizens are invited to learn about two upcoming sanitary sewer projects in the Town Branch and West Hickman watersheds.

Volunteer for this year’s Great American Cleanup

Lexington’s Great American Cleanup kickoff meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24.

Performers Announced for 37th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival

Musicians, local dancers highlighted in lineup

Investigators: Bluegrass Stockyard Fire Accidental

Lexington Division of Fire and Emergency Services investigators have determined the January 30, 2016, fire at the Bluegrass Stockyards was accidental and not the result of any criminal intent or conduct.

City of Lexington Launches New Pilot Website

The city of Lexington today announced the redesign of its official website with the launch of a new pilot site: next.lexingtonky.gov. The goal of the pilot site is to offer a preview of the new website’s overall design and seek citizen input during its development process.

Clays Mill Road Improvement Project public meeting

A public meeting has been scheduled to discuss the Clays Mill Road improvements project. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Lexington Catholic High School, 2250 Clays Mill Road.

Presidents’ Day holiday collections, closings

Lexington’s Division of Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the upcoming Presidents’ Day holiday. No collection will be made on Monday, February 15.