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Easter holiday to affect City and Utilities Kingston schedules

March 26, 2018 -

City and Utilities Kingston schedules change this week due to the Easter holiday:

Green bin, garbage and recycling:  There is no collection on Friday, March 30 or Monday, April 2. Friday's material will be collected Saturday. Monday's collection moves to Tuesday and moves forward a day for the rest of the week. Never miss collection day: go to  to sign-up to receive collection reminders by phone, text or email – or get the FREE "Kingston Waste" app on your Apple or Android device.

Kingston Transit: Bus service will not operate on Friday. Buses run on their usual service schedules on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Kingston Access Services: Operates with limited service Friday and Monday.  Call 613-542-2512 for information.

Kingston Area Recycling Centre: Closed Friday and Monday. Open Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Administrative offices (including housing and social services and Provincial Offences on Montreal Street): Closed Friday through Monday.

Utilities Kingston and Kingston Hydro: Utilities Kingston and Kingston Hydro: Closed Friday through Monday. In the event of a utility emergency, such as a gas smell, power outage or a water main break, call Utilities Kingston/Kingston Hydro's 24-hour number at 613-546-1181. (Hydro One electricity customers in City west and east can call 1-800-434-1235. Union Gas customers can call 1-877-969-0999). Remember: off-peak pricing applies to electricity used on weekends and holidays including Good Friday.

Kingston Frontenac Public Library: All branches closed Friday, Sunday and Monday.

Arenas: Closed Friday and Monday.

INVISTA Centre: Closed Friday and Monday.

INVISTA Fitness & Wellness Centre: Closed Friday and Monday.

Artillery Park Aquatic Centre: Closed Friday and Monday.

Grand Theatre Box Office: Closed Friday, Sunday and Monday.  Open Saturday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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