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City declares significant weather event

The City of Kingston has declared a significant weather event following a weather alert issued by Environment Canada. During a significant weather event, residents are advised to use extra caution and are reminded that winter maintenance service levels for roads and sidewalks may not be met. What makes a weather

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City of Kingston continues enforcement of Winter Parking Bylaw

Dozens of residents in Kingston were surprised to find that their vehicles had been towed away overnight on Thursday, February 13, as a result of the City’s enforcement of its Winter Overnight Parking Bylaw. In particular, the enforcement action took residents of the Queen’s University District especially off-guard, as they

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City launches online Snowplow Tracker

Ever find yourself wondering where the snowplows are in the city after a snowfall? Wonder no more, as the City of Kingston has launched an online ‘Snowplow Tracker pilot project.’ According to the City, you can now track the progress of some of the City’s snowplows using an online app,

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Dispute between neighbours over snow removal leads to arrest

A less-than-neighbourly dispute in downtown Kingston came to a head when the aggressor in the conflict came at his neighbour with a snow blower, according to Kingston Police. The dispute took place on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 at approximately 2:30 p.m. when the victim was shoveling the driveway of his

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Snow Removal, 1948

Snow, snow and more snow. Not an uncommon refrain in Kingston these days. In the early 20th century, city workers used horse drawn wagons, mounted on runners, in an attempt to keep Kingston’s major thoroughfares open. Once motorized vehicles were on the scene it wasn’t long before they were adapted

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