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Friday Traffic Report - Oct. 18 to 25

Oct. 18, 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 Chatham Street – Princess to Colborne – closed 7 a.m. on Oct. 23 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 25 to allow new services to be installed at 495 Princess St. Highway...

Kingston Fire & Rescue hosts firefighting demos to support United Way

October 18, 2019 - On Oct. 22, Kingston Fire & Rescue will host an open house and offer firefighting demonstrations in support of United Way KFL&A. Tuesday, Oct. 22, 9 – 10 a.m. for media, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. for public Kingston Fire & Rescue training facility – 3 Terry Fox Dr. Kingston Fire & Rescue invites members of the media and community members to...

Bike box being installed at Princess and Division

October 18, 2019 - Kingston's first bike box is being installed at the intersection of Princess and Division streets. A bike box is a green road marking that indicates the bike-designated area at a signalized intersection. The bike box allows cyclists to move ahead of motorized vehicles into a safe and visible location when traffic signals are red. "Bike boxes are one type of cycling...

Be #KingstonFriendly on Homecoming weekend

October 16, 2019 - This is Homecoming weekend and the City of Kingston is reminding residents and visitors to be safe and #KingstonFriendly to avoid receiving a ticket while the University District Safety Initiative is in effect from 1 a.m. on Oct. 18 to 12 p.m. on Oct. 21. "Have fun. Enjoy yourselves. Take care to keep yourself and your friends safe. And, please, behave in a way that...

City of Kingston public art project underway to commemorate Alderville First Nation

October 16, 2019 - Artist Terence Radford has been selected to design the Alderville First Nation Commemoration Project – a landscape installation called "Manidoo Ogitigan" – that is to be installed in Lake Ontario Park. The fabrication of this permanent public art project is scheduled to begin in fall 2019 with the installation expected to be complete by fall 2020. The project has a...

Standard & Poor's affirms City's 'AA' credit rating

October 16 2019 - A Standard & Poor's (S&P) Rating Agency Research Update issued late yesterday affirms the City of Kingston's ‘AA' credit rating with a stable outlook. The Research Update outlines S&P's perspective on the City's healthy cash position, its "steadily" growing economy and assessment base, and strong operating performance. S&P provides the following...

Public Hearing - Committee of Adjustment - October 21, 2019

October 15, 2019 - Monday, October 21, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. at 1211 John Counter Boulevard 864 Stephentown Lane – D13-045-2019 Minor Variance Application to seek relief from Zoning Bylaw 32-74 regarding the lot coverage maximum to allow for the construction of a one-storey addition (garage) onto the existing single family dwelling. Information on these applications can be...

Know what not to flush: test your knowledge, and enter to win!

October 15, 2019 - By now, you probably know what NOT to flush to protect your home from sewer back-ups. But are you aware of alternatives that provide many of the same benefits as their do-not-flush counterparts? Utilities Kingston has assembled a prize pack of these products that won't clog your pipes (when used as intended). Demonstrate you know what NOT to flush by completing our...

City and Sustainable Kingston team together to host a community-wide clean-up

October 15, 2019 - On Oct. 25 and 26, the City and Sustainable Kingston are hosting Pitch-In, Fall Edition. This two-day community wide clean-up happens on the heels of the highly successful spring event.  "Between April 22 and 29, nearly 10,000 residents donated their time to help collect litter at various locations around our city, as part of Pitch-In Canada's annual event....

Friday Traffic Report - Oct. 11 to 18

Oct. 11, 2019 Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians: review the listing of streets and related messages below for travel information of interest to you.   NOTE: Oct. 15-18 La Salle Causeway traffic impacts are listed under "Delays". Traffic and pedestrian impacts this week: Closures Frontenac Street – Jenkins to Princess – closed until Dec. 2 for...
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