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Kingston Rotary Centennial Projects make long lasting community changes

Rotary in Kingston wraps up its Centennial celebrations this week with some pretty extraordinary projects and changes, including donating over $500,000 back to the community through 16 new initiatives. Rotary began in Kingston in March of 1921. Today, six clubs operate throughout the Kingston region, with nearly 200 Rotarians building

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KSS students seek funds for Little Forest outdoor classroom

Kingston Secondary School (KSS) students are asking for your help to plant a “Little Forest” outdoor classroom in Champlain Park. Namirah Quadir, Urban Student Trustee for the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) and Isadora Ferguson of Friday’s for Future Kingston, both students at KSS, appear in a YouTube video asking

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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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Trees go missing from ceremonial community garden

Eighteen trees appear to have been stolen from a community garden and ceremonial space on Highway 15 in Kingston. “We are deeply distressed by this sad and apparently malicious act that is frankly beyond our comprehension,” said Rev. Nan Hudson. She said the apparent theft was discovered on Sunday, Dec.

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Hall Monitor: Virtual Emergency

Kingston City Council broke new ground last night as they sat for both Special Meeting of Council 12-2020 (agenda), as well as meeting 13-2020 (agenda) on Tuesday, Mar. 24, 2020. The meetings, which were held through virtual meeting software, were notable in that this is the first time Council has

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City welcomes public input on how to spend the Kingston Solar Community Benefit Fund

Replacing a play structure and building a shade structure at Elginburg Public School, and planting approximately 2,000 trees – these are just some of the ways the Kingston Solar Community Benefit Fund has been used in Kingston since its inception. Designed to “help improve natural and recreational areas,” the Kingston

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A Strategic Look: Priority #3 – Demonstrate Leadership on Climate Action

Beginning in early January and, through public consultation and a number of additional special meetings, Kingston City Council set out its five strategic priorities through 2022, which they affirmed and approved an implementation plan for at their meeting on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Today, we take a more in-depth look

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