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Latest News

Parking fines increase starting on Feb. 1

As of Feb. 1, fines will increase for two kinds of parking violations for the first time in more than 25 years.

Develop a Home Fire Escape Plan today

Having a home fire escape plan means everyone in your household knows what to do when the smoke alarms sounds.

City starts removing ash trees in Rideau St area

City of Kingston contracted crews are removing marked ash trees starting in the Rideau Street area today.

Kingston Fire & Rescue reminds residents to have smoke alarms and home fire escape plans

January 11, 2018 - In the wake of a fatal fire in Oshawa on Monday, Jan. 8, Kingston Fire & Rescue wants to remind the public to make sure that they: have working smoke alarms on...

Utilities Kingston expects unplanned power outage to be resolved by noon

January 11, 2018 - Utilities Kingston estimates it will restore power to all of the north central area of Kingston by noon today, but some areas may see power sooner.  Crews are routing...

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