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Kingston Police provide warning signs for Romance Scams

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Kingston Police and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre have seen an increase in online scams that target individuals in isolation due to the lock downs and travel restrictions. This includes fraudsters targeting people looking for companionship or love through dating sites and social media. With Valentine’s Day

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YMCA releases update on Strong Communities Campaign

The YMCA of Eastern Ontario thanks everyone who has supported the Strong Communities Campaign so far, and is hoping to keep the momentum strong for their annual fundraiser. With the campaign wrapping up at the end of the month, a final push is on to raise the much needed funds

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Utilities Kingston details Energy Assistance Program available to avoid disruptions

CEAP – the COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program – is being delivered across Ontario by natural gas and electrical utilities. This program is funded by the Government of Ontario and provides a one-time, on-bill credit to eligible residential electricity and natural gas customers who have experienced hardships as a direct result

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Utilities Kingston details assistance programs to avoid service disruptions

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the winter ban on electricity disconnections for non-payment of all residential and small business customers in Ontario was extended to Friday, Jul. 31, 2020. Utilities Kingston also extended this disconnection ban to all customers and all utilities. As this date nears, Utilities Kingston reminds customers

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Loyalist Township Council addresses multiple COVID-19-related issues

At its most recent meeting on Monday, Apr. 27, 2020, Loyalist Township Council addressed a number of issues in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. From waste collection and open air burning, to financial assistance plans and a free meal service through Lionhearts Inc., Council discussed and debated a variety

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Utilities Kingston launches online payment assistance request forms

In an attempt to help customers avoid building large balances on their utility bills that will have to be paid later, Utilities Kingston has created a new online program for its clients. On Thursday, Apr. 22, 2020, Utilities Kingston announced its new online payment assistance request form. Customers who are

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Utilities Kingston rolls out basement flooding prevention programs

The sun and rain have nearly wiped all traces of snow from Kingston and the area, which can only mean that spring is fast approaching. With that in mind, Utilities Kingston is once again offering the Preventative Plumbing Program offering financial assistance, as well as the Flood Facts public education

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LCVI helps students continue education with $15k Charitable Trust Fund

As an alumni and staff member for over 20 years, LCVI student services enrichment counsellor Martha Read-Gray said she’s seen a huge change in the amount of students that were trying to go to college or university. Read-Gray stated that her work as a guidance counsellor made her acutely aware

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Utilities Kingston reminds homeowners of risk of basement flooding during spring thaw

With the warmer weather upon us and spring just days away, so too is another ‘season,’ of sorts: the spring thaw. As the snow melts away, Utilities Kingston wants to remind homeowners about the risk of basement flooding. “Every neighbourhood is at risk of basement flooding, even if it’s never

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Utilities Kingston reminds homeowners to correct illegal plumbing connections, offers financial assistance program to help

With the start of fall just days away, Utilities Kingston is reminding homeowners to take steps to prevent basement flooding. “If you have a basement, it’s at risk of flooding and sewer back-ups – even if it’s never flooded before,” Utilities Kingston said in a press release. The utilities company

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