The Tales of Better Cincinnati You Should Know This Week

Welcome to March. Here’s what you need to know to start your week and month.

Kentucky is switching to the new vaccination phase

Kentucky opens COVID-19 vaccinations for Group 1C today

The group includes people aged 60 and over, those aged 16 and over with conditions that are at high risk of serious illness due to COVID-19, and a long list of key workers.

It includes grocery store workers, U.S. Postal and transit workers, grocers, construction workers, and many others.

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The mayor’s race has been discontinued

The field in Cincinnati’s Mayor’s Race is set this week.

Hamilton County’s electoral authority will vote Tuesday to confirm the candidates’ petitions.

There will likely be six candidates in the running, most since 2001 when the strong mayor system was introduced.

Reporter Scott Wartman will have the latest developments this week. Follow him on Twitter for the latest news.

Who will make it to the tournament?

Towards the end of the regular NCAA basketball season, the Cincinnati Bearcats and Xavier Musketeers have two games left before their respective conference tournaments.

While the Bearcats are certainly out of the NCAA tournament at this point, the Musketeers are currently in the bubble.

X meets Georgetown on Tuesday at 7 p.m. and Marquette on Saturday at 9 p.m.

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Bockfest returns

The 29th annual Bockfest starts on March 5th in a reduced form.

There won’t be a parade, but you can still party in local bars, restaurants, and breweries.

They can even celebrate at home with their new packages.

Check out our Activities page for more events happening this week.

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