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LDSB opens renaming survey for École Kingston East Elementary School

At a regular board meeting for the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) on Jun. 16, 2021, a motion was passed to initiate a renaming process for École Sir John A. Macdonald Public School. A complementary motion was passed to call the school by its original name, Kingston East Elementary School,

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City seeks input on food waste diversion in apartments, condos

The City of Kingston is seeking input from residents of apartment and condo buildings, as well building owners and managers, according to a release from the City, dated Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. The City says they are considering the option of making the Green Bin program – or the separation

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Recovery Team creates survey for Kingston-area workers to assess COVID-19 impact

The Kingston Economic Recovery Team is asking Kingston and area residents to complete a survey to help identify community-based solutions to support Kingston-area employees affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Worker Impact Survey is being administered by the City of Kingston, on behalf of community stakeholders participating in the Kingston

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Local researchers launch survey on tick bites

Researchers at Queen’s University want more information about the patient experience for people who have been bitten by ticks.   Emilie Norris-Roozmon, an MSc Candidate in biology, said she’s launched an anonymous online survey to track patterns in the symptoms associated with tick bites, and try to understand the steps people go through

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City of Kingston seeks public input on fluoridating water supply

As part of its 2019-2022 strategic priorities, Kingston City Council is exploring the feasibility of adding fluoride to the municipal water supply, and looking for public input. According to Kingston Frontenac Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, 73.7 per cent of local households surveyed in 2009 and 2010 incorrectly thought

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City seeks input from businesses on Open Door Air-Conditioning Bylaw

In August, Kingston City Council directed the City to develop an open door air-conditioning bylaw, and now the City is offering ways for local business owners to learn more and provide input. At their regular meeting held Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, City Council had a lively debate about the concept

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Community invited to voice opinions on short term rental licensing

Kingston is seeking input from residents on how to approach licensing short-term rentals, such as AirBnB rentals, through an online survey and open house discussion at City Hall. The open house will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019 at Memorial Hall in City Hall. The survey

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