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Kermit’s announces temporary closure

Staff reports June 21, 2024

Thursday, Kermit's Family Restaurant announced on its Facebook page it would be closed due to kitchen maintenance and the heat. Today it announced it will be closed until further notice. The Facebook...

A customer walks into the Rite Aid on South Main Street in Bowling Green. The location will close by the end of this month as part of the companys Chapter 11 restructuring. All pharmacy information will automatically be transferred to Walgreens on North Main Street.

Bowling Green Rite Aid closing by month’s end as part of corporate Chapter 11

Staff report June 21, 2024

According to a recent court filing, Rite Aid will close its Bowling Green location 722-740 South Main Street as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy process. A Rite Aid pharmacy employee at the Bowling...

The City of Bowling Green Bicycle Safety Commission announced Tom Sockman as the 2024 Bicycle Spokesperson of the Year.  

City announces 2024 Bicycle Spokesperson

Staff reports June 20, 2024

The City of Bowling Green Bicycle Safety Commission announced Tom Sockman as the 2024 Bicycle Spokesperson of the Year.   Sockman is a near daily cyclist, who has been riding his bicycle for more than...

Its definitely a party when Freddie and Frieda are on the scene. Falcon Media staff photo

Firefly Nights return Friday with parking, traffic restrictions

Staff reports June 20, 2024

The 2024 Firefly Nights Festival schedule kicks Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. along the first few blocks of North and South Main Street in downtown Bowling Green. On-street parking will be prohibited...

Temperatures are expected to reach nearly 100 degrees this week.

Temperatures this week may reach 100, heat advisory issued

Staff reports June 17, 2024

Summer doesn't officially start until Thursday but forecasts this week call for temperatures to at least come close to 100 degrees multiple times. The National Weather Service forecast calls for a high...

Ohio native Angela Perley will open the 2024 Black Swamp Arts Festival Main Stage music at 5 p.m. on Friday, September 6.

Black Swamp Arts Festival announces main stage lineup

Staff reports June 14, 2024

The Black Swamp Arts Festival (BSAF) announced its 2024 Main Stage music lineup for the 31st annual event. This year’s lineup showcases national, international, regional and local musical acts who will...

Google Street View car coming to Wood County, other parts of Ohio

Staff reports June 14, 2024

According to its website, Google's Street View car will be coming to Wood County though members of some Bowling Green Facebook pages claim to have already seen it in the area. Street View has been collecting...

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Apartment fire affects 18 units, hospitalizes 1

Staff reports June 13, 2024

Multiple news outlets reported a fire at Village Court North apartments on Parkview Avenue affecting 18 units and sending one person to the hospital, though authorities state the injuries were not serious. BG...

Report: ‘Constitutional auditor’ videotaping legal

Staff reports June 11, 2024

According to BG Independent Media, city police fielded phone calls about people taking photos and video of people around the community. Police Lt. Dan Mancuso told the media outlet the people capturing...

The lead singer of Rose Cora Perry and The Untold Truths said she promised Porchfest 2024 organizers the group would be loud and have fun. The Canadian trio made good on both promises.

4th annual Porchfest draws hundreds (Photo gallery)

Staff reports June 10, 2024

Hundreds of people filled Eberly Avenue and the surrounding neighborhood for the fourth annual Porchfest Saturday. Kicking off at 1:45 with Samba Bateria marching from Hankey Street, the event included...

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Gypsy Lane paving to begin June 13

Staff reports June 5, 2024

The paving of two segments of Gypsy Lane will begin on June 13. The first is West Gypsy Lane Road from Sand Ridge Road to approximately 125 West Gypsy Lane Road and the second is East Gypsy Lane Road...

Construction continues on the Harbor Freight Tools store, scheduled to open later this summer.

Work continues on Harbor Freight store, expected to open this summer

Staff reports June 4, 2024

Work continues on the new Harbor Freight Tools store at 1080 S. Main with a store opening expected this summer. “We’ve been looking to open a location in Bowling Green for a number of years so that...

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