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Recycle your Thanksgiving cooking oil on Friday in Lexington

Go green on Black Friday by recycling your Thanksgiving cooking oil at the annual Gobble Grease Toss in Lexington.

Speed limit will be lowered on some Lexington roads

Lexington has hit a record this year, but it's not a good one.

City seeks contractors for housing rehabilitation programs

The city is seeking general contractors to participate in housing rehabilitation programs for homeowners who need assistance in bringing their houses up to code or making other needed improvements.

Free Paper Shred Event – LFUCG 11-11

ABC 36's Matt Groves welcomes Jeniffer Myatt and Lauren Monahan, with the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, to the studio, where they talk about an upcoming paper shred event aimed at improving a person's security while making the environment a greener and cleaner place to live.

LFUCG releases new visitation policy for community corrections

Beginning October 12, 2016, LFUCG says the rules for visits to the jail are changing. These changes may affect when and how many times an inmate can receive visits from friends and loved ones.

LFUCG approves hiring of position for diversity and inclusion

Lexington leaders are ready to post a new job. It's one that will promote diversity and inclusion within other city jobs.

LFUCG: Spring collection events successful

The spring events hosted by Lexington’s Division of Waste Management were a huge success.

City releases snow storm expense numbers

The Lexington Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) has released figures detailing the cost of the recent major snow storm.

LFUCG announces LexCall to remain open through the night

City leaders announced Saturday afternoon, Lexington's call-in service will remain staffed through the nighttime hours.

Lexington’s Urban County Council passes budget

Lexington's Urban County Council passed a $323 million dollar budget for next fiscal year that begins July 1. Mayor Jim Gray has 10-days to line-item veto any part of the budget.

Lexington leaders listen to minimum wage raise commentary

LFUCG held a public comment session on a proposal to raise the minimum wage in Lexington and Fayette County.

Free paper shred event in Lexington Saturday

On Saturday, May 16, people who live in Lexington can take part in a free paper shred event at the old city landfill at 1631 Old Frankfort Pike between 9am-2pm.

No city garbage pickup in Lexington on Friday

There will be no city garbage pickup in Lexington on Friday, March 6, 2015. Residents who normally have trash picked-up on Thursdays or Fridays, will have it collected on Saturday, March 7, weather permitting.

Help for the homeless in Lexington during the dangerous cold

With overnight temperatures expected below zero in Lexington, the city wants to make sure the homeless have a warm place to stay.

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offices closed Friday

Because of the weather, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offices will be closed on Friday, March 6, 2015.

Lexington city offices closed Thursday

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offices will be closed Thursday, March 5, 2015, due to the weather. City employees who are not involved in snow-related work do not have to report to work.

UPDATE: City of Lexington to decide if Government Center will reopen Tuesday morning

A decision could come Tuesday morning whether the Government Center in downtown Lexington will reopen following an electrical fire in the adjoining garage Sunday night. The fire left the the center with some minor damage and no electricity.

Recent snowstorm cost Lexington $1.1 million

The City of Lexington estimates that $1.1 million has been spent so far on the snowstorm that dumped more than 10-inches on the city earlier this month.

Christmas, New Year’s Day Collections, Closings In Lexington

The Division of Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the upcoming Christmas and New Year's holidays. We have the detailed schedule.

UPDATE: Temporary Street Closures December 18 In Downtown Lexington

Some downtown Lexington streets are scheduled to be closed temporarily on December 18 while a crane is moved onto the CentrePointe construction site, according to the city.

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