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Huge milestone for Blue Grass Community Foundation

The Bluegrass Community Foundation has awarded $100,000,000 in grants since starting up in 1967.

Mayor Gorton to announce paper recycling program

After being closed for part of this month, Lexington's Recycle Center is back open and now Mayor Linda Gorton is going to announce the community's next step program for paper recycling. 

Mayor Gorton gives State of the City/County Address

Lexington Mayor, Linda Gorton gave her state of the city/county address on Tuesday.

Lexington mayor announces launch of opioid education app

Gorton says the app will engage youth in Fayette County by rewarding them for learning and taking action against opioids and other drugs.

Lexington mayor announces ‘Beat Louisville Day’

Mayor Linda Gorton declares Saturday "Beat Louisville Day."

Lexington passes 100-mile mark on paved bikeways

The 100 miles includes paved surfaces designated for bike use, such as bike lanes, lanes shared with vehicles, and shared use trails.

Lexington receives highest rating ever from national equality organization

Lexington has been rated by the Human Rights Campaign since 2013 and has increased its score, moving up from 53 to 93.

Red ribbon week promotes staying drug free

We are in the midst of red ribbon week which is all about staying drug free.

Lexington will not bill Trump campaign for increased security at rally

The City of Lexington will not charge the Trump campaign for increased security costs during the president's planned election-eve rally at Rupp Arena November 4, according to the mayor.

Lexington’s 100-year-old City Hall entrance is getting an upgrade

City council members approved a rebuild of Lexington's City Hall entrance.

Festival Latino de Lexington begins Friday

Festival Latino de Lexington celebrates its 18th anniversary of honoring Hispanic Heritage month this weekend.

Lexington coming together to slow down the opioid epidemic

The Lexington community is coming together to slow down the opioid epidemic.

Lexington’s mayor announces plans to overhaul city’s recycling

Mayor Gorton is taking several steps to jump start fixing the city's many recycling problems.

Council votes to make changes to mayor’s proposed budget

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council has voted to make changes to Mayor Linda Gorton's budget proposal, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Mayor’s tight budget proposal includes grants to help most needy

Grants to 35 social service agencies are part of Mayor Linda Gorton’s budget proposal now under consideration by the Urban County Council.
Sayre Christian Village Friendship Tower

Fayette County’s Only Non-Profit Continuum of Care Retirement Community Hosts Groundbreaking with Mayor

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Sayre Christian Village (SCV) broke ground today for a 15,840 square-foot addition to the assisted living Friendship Towers Apartments in Lexington,...

Mayor Gorton to host Neighborhood Summit in Lexington

Mayor Linda Gorton will hold her first Neighborhood Summit with community members on issues affecting their neighborhoods on June 1st from 8:30 AM to Noon at the Lexington Senior Center.

Mayor: Lexington first city in state to effectively end veteran homelessness

Lexington is the first city in Kentucky to effectively end veteran homelessness, Mayor Linda Gorton said Thursday.

Mayor: Lexington’s Community Paramedicine will continue in short-term

Gorton says keeping the program open until the end of the year will give the city time to develop community partnerships to help support the program long-term.

Mayor’s budget doesn’t fund program that helps frequent 911 callers

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton says the city can't pay for a program designed to cut down on 911 calls by...

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