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Kingston launches tree planting program

The City of Kingston is going to be a little bit greener and is asking for your help to make it happen.  The City has launched what it’s called the Neighbourhood Tree Planting Program to encourage residents to plant trees on their properties to help grow Kingston’s tree canopy. “We’re

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City reminds residents of winter parking restrictions

With the cold days and longer nights comes overnight parking restrictions in the City of Kingston. Starting Tuesday, Dec. 1, parking is prohibited on all City streets from 1 a.m. to 7 a.m. – and from 12 a.m. to 7 a.m. on the streets that surround Kingston General Hospital, according

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City asking for input on community clean up initiatives

The City of Kingston is asking residents to weigh in on future initiatives to keep the city clean. According to a release from the city, dated Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, the initiatives, aimed at reducing and preventing litter and illegal dumping, will be added to existing City programs and plans,

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Rash of street sign thefts in University District

If you’re new to the area, it might be a little difficult at the moment to navigate the University District without the help of a GPS or maps. On the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, a member of the Kingstonist team discovered that a number of street signs in

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City ‘pleasantly surprised’ with uptake in cigarette waste recycling program

In early April of this year, the City of Kingston installed 20 new cigarette waste receptacles in the city’s downtown core. Although similar in appearance to ordinary cigarette disposal units, the receptacles are designed by TerraNova, and the waste collected in them is sent back to the company for recycling,

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Kingston City Council sets four-year strategic priorities

On Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Kingston City Council met in Committee of the Whole and approved their five strategic priorities through 2022. These priorities and projects, which were first established over a series of three meetings in March and prioritized using the help of public consultation and an external facilitator,

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