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Kingston musicians: call for submissions to be featured in the YGK Music Pilot Project

March 19, 2019 – The City of Kingston, in partnership with Kingston Accommodation Partners (KAP), has launched YGK Music, a new local music pilot project, and is seeking submissions from...

City takes part in UNESCO-led initiative to connect neighbours and strengthen community. #ItStartsWithMe

March 18, 2019 - On March 21, connect with a neighbour of a different cultural background to join those around the world marking International Day for the Elimination of Racial...

New makes it easier to register for fun

March 12, 2019 - Get ready to PLAY!  The City's Recreation and Leisure Services department is launching a new application at that will make it easier to register...

Kingston Fire & Rescue says today's conviction underlines importance of Fire Code compliance

March 8, 2019 - Earlier today, the court convicted the Corporation of Q & Sons Management Inc. on 23 counts of violating the Ontario Fire Code. "This conviction sends a strong message...

Early start to pothole repairs

As the City works around the clock to patch potholes, it reminds residents the patches made in the winter are a temporary fix.

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