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Projects in Kenton, Henderson counties receive community development block grant funding

The Department for Local Government (DLG) approved funding for a $220,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for the ongoing substance abuse and recovery programs at the Transitions Grateful Life Center in Erlanger. The center first opened in 2009 and utilizes a program model that includes peer support, daily living skills training, job responsibilities, and challenges to practice sober living....

Bevin announces $500,000 ARC grant for Irvine; $250,000 to Kenton County for addiction center

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) approved funding for a $500,000 grant for the City of Irvine in Estill County, Gov. Matt Bevin’s office announced Wednesday. Funds will be used to expand and upgrade the city’s existing wastewater collection system to provide new sewer service for 219 households in the Wisemantown community and improve sewer service for 354 households and 86 businesses...