Stay Connected

City Matters
City News
City News

City continues to test garlic application to repel ticks and mosquitos

May 9, 2019 - The City of Kingston is continuing to test the effectiveness of a 100 per cent natural garlic-based product aimed at keeping mosquitos and ticks away from the dog park areas of Grass Creek Park and Rotary Park. This natural repellant, not harmful to people or animals, has a powerful effect on mosquitos and ticks and will be applied every three to four weeks...

Notice of Intention - Designate The Meisel House at 218 Albert St. to be of cultural heritage value and interest

May 21, 2019 - Notice of intention to pass a bylaw to designate The Meisel House at 218 Albert St. to be of cultural heritage value and interest pursuant to the provisions of the Ontario Heritage Act (R.S.O. 1990, Chapter 0.18) Take Notice that the council of The Corporation of the City of Kingston intends to pass a bylaw under Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act, R.S.O. 1990,...

Sidewalk Patio Application - Namaste Kingston - 178 Ontario St.

May 21, 2019 - The owner of Namaste Kingston located at 178 Ontario St. has submitted an application to re-open an outdoor patio on the Ontario Street frontage of their establishment for the purpose of serving food and alcoholic beverages. The proposed patio is an assignment of the former patio at this property and will have approximately 13 tables and 26 chairs. The patio dimensions...

City to install bike lane bollards

May 21, 2019 The City of Kingston is installing bike land bollards on Johnson Street, Brock Street,John Counter Boulevard and Taylor Kidd Boulevard starting this week to create an added separation between cyclists and vehicles. "Bike lane bollards make cycling a safer and more comfortable experience. They are just one of the ways we are working to promote active transportation and...

Guided tours of historic City Hall open for the season

May 21, 2019 - Kingston residents and visitors can learn the stories behind the artifacts, portraits and architecture within City Hall, a working National Historic Site, from knowledgeable volunteer tour guides beginning today. Guided tours will be available until mid-October. "Our volunteer tour guides are passionate about the history of City Hall and proud to share its stories with...

Utilities Kingston customers: Have your say in shaping electricity plans

May 21, 2019 - Utilities Kingston is preparing to submit Kingston Hydro's multi-year electricity distribution plan to the Ontario Energy Board. Utilities Kingston electricity customers are invited to provide input to help inform this plan, which will help determine the company's priorities and rates beginning on Jan. 1, 2021. During a public meeting at 6 p.m. on May 29, 2019, senior...

Water levels predicted to peak in early June

May 17, 2019 - With Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River water levels expected to peak in early June, the City's office of emergency management is advising residents in low-lying and flood prone areas along these shorelines to keep a close eye on the forecast and take necessary steps to protect their homes. The City is not anticipating widespread flooding at this time. Please...

Friday Traffic Report - May 17 to 21

May 17, 2019 - Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians: review the listing of streets and related messages below for travel information of interest to you. Traffic and pedestrian impacts this week: Closures Abbey Dawn Road – from Highway 2 to 300m north of Highway 2 – closed due to flooding. Alfred Street – from Elm to Princess – closed until Thursday, June 20...

Kingston's splash pads open for the season May 18

May 17, 2019 - Kick off summer fun with a visit to one of the City of Kingston's splash pads, opening for the season tomorrow, Saturday, May 18! Family-friendly and accessible, find your favourite way to cool off in the following neighbourhood parks: Bert Meunier Park, 739 Augusta Dr. City Park, Bagot St. Lake Ontario Park, 920 King St W. Memorial Centre, 303...

KFR ushers in cottage season with 14 fire safety tips to keep you safe!

May 13, 2019 – May is when many people get a jump on summer by opening their cottages and other seasonal homes. Kingston Fire & Rescue is urging residents to add safety and prevention to their cottage plans. "Cottages and other seasonal homes are vulnerable to unsafe conditions that can arise over the winter such as smoke and carbon monoxide alarms that no longer work, and...
Showing 1 - 10 of 2,776 results.
Items per Page 10
of 278