News & Updates

2022 Summer Concert in the Park Series

The Painesville Recreation Department is pleased to announce the 2022 Concerts in the Park summer series band list! Concerts in the Park are every Wednesday, June 15 through August 10, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy FREE live music in beautiful, tree-lined Painesville Square... Read more


Federico Tire Pros Honored with John F. Clair Award

At the Monday, March 21 Painesville City Council meeting, Jim Federico Sr. from Federico Tire Pros was presented with the 2022 John F. Clair Economic Development Award for his longtime commitment and investment to the Painesville community... Read more

Snow Plow Naming Contest Winners

Congratulations to our Name the Snow Plow contest winners! Each name will be added to one of our city plow trucks. Our Public Works Department will have the names up within the next few weeks... Read more

2022 Painesville State of the City

Painesville City Manager Doug Lewis takes a moment to discuss the progress and collaboration happening in Painesville this past year and the exciting plans for the future. If you want to know what's going on in the city, take 10 minutes out of your day and watch/listen... Read more

Cemeteries' Spring Clean Up Begins March 7

Our Parks & Cemeteries staff will begin their annual spring clean-up at Evergreen and Riverside Cemeteries on Monday, March 7. All decorations need to be removed so staff has access to clean the grounds. Any decorations not removed by March 7 will be discarded by cemetery personnel... Read more

Trash Pick Up Delayed 2/3

The City of Painesville was notified that due to the expected weather, Republic Services will be closed on Thursday, February 3. Refuse and recycling collections will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week... Read more

Street Parking Ban

Starting Wednesday evening (February 2), be aware at 2" of snow there is an automatic parking ban on all city streets. Residents and visitors are asked to please move their vehicles ahead of the storm. The parking ban will be lifted once snowfall stops and city plows have been able to clear the street... Read more

Vote for Your Favorite Name in Name the Plow Contest

The City of Painesville is excited to announce the Painesville Name the Snowplow Contest. We asked Painesville City residents and kids to submit their best and most creative name ideas for our 6 snowplow trucks. Winners will have their photo taken with the newly named plow... Read more

Register for Teen Art Projects Through Feb 18

The Painesville Recreation Department and Ariel Inspired Art Studio & Gallery in Painesville have teamed up to offer teen art projects! Teens can learn new art styles and techniques while creating their own one-of-a-kind artwork from the comfort of home... Read more

DPO's Wine & Chocolate Walk Postponed

The Downtown Painesville Organization's (DPO) annual Wine & Chocolate Walk, originally scheduled for Saturday, February 19, has been postponed. No reschedule date has been given. For more information, contact the DPO at 440-853-0075... Read more

Name the Plow Contest

The City of Painesville is excited to announce the newly created Painesville Name the Snowplow Contest. The city is asking Painesville City residents, or their children, to submit their best and most creative name ideas for a fleet of six snowplow trucks by Tuesday, January 25 at 5:00 p.m... Read more

CANCELED: Lake County NAACP Hosts MLK Day of Service & Celebration

*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS* Join the Lake County NAACP on Monday, January 17 as they commemorate and celebrate the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. The event will take place at Lake Erie College's Morley Music Hall at 6:00 p.m. The event is open to all, no admission fee. Masks are required... Read more

2022 Community Calendar of Events Released

The 2022 Painesville Community Event Calendar is here, featuring all your favorite city events, plus a few new ones for 2022! All events listed are subject to change at any time and comply with COVID-19 protocols set by the Lake County General Health District. For more information... Read more

2021 Painesville Holiday Lights Winners Announced

This year's winners for Painesville Community Improvement Corporation (PCIC)'s annual Holiday Lights Contest have been announced! Congratulations to all the participants and we can't wait to check out these amazing displays!.. Read more

Christmas Tree Collection, January 3-14

This year's Christmas tree pick up by Republic Services will be January 3-14, 2022. Discarded trees must be on the tree lawn on your regular trash/recycling day in order to be picked up. For questions, contact Republic Services at 216-441-6300... Read more

Safe Routes to School Public Meetings

The City of Painesville and Painesville City Local Schools want to learn your thoughts about children walking and biking to school. These public meetings will share information about the Safe Routes to School program and asking participants to identify areas... Read more

Sidewalk Snow Reminders

As the weather turns in Northeast Ohio, a few reminders for property owners and their sidewalks during snow falls... Read more

Safe Routes to School Survey Now Open!

The City of Painesville wants to learn your thoughts about children walking and biking to school. This survey will take about 5 - 10 minutes to complete. We ask that each family complete only one survey per school your children attend. If more than one child attends the same school, please... Read more

New Electric Vehicle Charging Station Added in Downtown

A new public electric vehicle (EV) charging station has been installed in the Victoria Place parking lot located at 66 S St. Clair Street in downtown Painesville. The EV charging station is the result of a collaboration between the City of Painesville and the Lake County Commissioners’ Office... Read more

Avery Dennison Performance Tapes Breaks Ground for Plant Expansion

Officials from the City of Painesville, Ohio, joined with management from Avery Dennison Performance Tapes on October 21, 2021, to break ground on the company’s 35,000-sq. ft. plant expansion at its Chester Street campus. The expansion is an outgrowth of the company’s commitment... Read more