fbpx

What’s open and closed for Civic Holiday 2021

Ah, the Civic Holiday long weekend It doesn’t really mean anything except an extra day off, and who doesn’t enjoy a three-day weekend in the depths of summer in the Limestone City? With the KFL&A region faring exceptionally well on the COVID-19 front, and things opening back up, there’s no

Read more

Water and sewer project to affect traffic on Front Road and King Street West

Utilities Kingston is embarking on a large, phased, multi-year project to improve water and sewer infrastructure in the community. In the second phase, starting this month, areas along Front Road and King Street West from Sand Bay Lane (Front Road bridge) to Country Club Drive will be affected. “This project, to redirect sewage

Read more

Meals in Market Square and other new activities as Kingston enters phase two of reopening

Similar to that of last summer, the Downtown Kingston Business Improvement Area (BIA) has once again organized ‘Bistro at the Square,’ allowing residents to order meals from some of their favorite downtown restaurants while enjoying the sights and sounds of summer in the city. According to the BIA, the bistro

Read more

Watering restrictions begin in Kingston this week

The City of Kingston’s annual seasonal watering restrictions go into effect on Tuesday, Jun. 15, 2021. Until September 15, residents and businesses with odd-numbered addresses may water on odd-numbered days, while evens may water on even-numbered days.  The City of Kingston’s Water By-law allows residents and businesses to:  Use a hand-held hose, can or bucket any time on their scheduled day  Use

Read more

What’s open and closed Victoria Day long weekend 2021

Our second Victoria Day long weekend during the pandemic is here. Temperatures are looking good for our quieter celebrations at home, and Kingston and area residents are reminded that the provincial Stay-At-Home order has been extended into June. But that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy the holiday long weekend

Read more

City hosts district meeting on rural broadband

On Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 6 p.m., Councillor Gary Oosterhof chaired a virtual meeting to provide information on rural broadband initiatives in Kingston. The City of Kingston has been working to provide rural residents with improved access to broadband since 2020, with the current issue exacerbated by an increased

Read more

Ontario Fire Marshall investigating fire on Helen Street

Update (Thursday, Apr. 29, 2021):According to Kingston Fire and Rescue, they and the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshall have concluded their on-scene investigation today. The damages sustained during the fire are estimated at $50,000, Kingston Fire and Rescue said. The investigation has now been turned over to Kingston Police.

Read more

Utilities Kingston tool gives heads up on capital projects

Utilities Kingston has an online feature to let residents know of any upcoming multi-utility capital construction projects.  The online interactive map is available at https://utilitieskingston.com/Projects. “This map shows the capital work Utilities Kingston is doing to ensure the continued reliability of core utility services,” Chief Operating Officer of Utilities Kingston, Jim

Read more

City asks students to have a safe and clean move-out plan

The post-secondary school year is coming to a close. The City of Kingston has shared some steps for those moving out of the community over the next few weeks that will help them move out safely. “Students: Congratulations on finishing your academic year. Moving? Make sure you have a plan

Read more

Rain barrels available to Utilities Kingston customers

This spring, Utilities Kingston is selling rain barrels to their customers. The barrels will be delivered to your home, and the cost is added to your next utility bill. Rain barrels are an excellent way to capture spring showers, and not worry about watering restrictions during the summer season. Utilities

Read more

No dig sewer lining program to continue this year

Utilities Kingston cleans and inspects the sanitary sewer pipe network in the City of Kingston on a 12-year cycle. As a result of these inspections, pipes are identified that require rehabilitation or reconstruction. In 2021, Utilities Kingston is continuing the now annual sewer lining program to rehabilitate aging pipes and improve

Read more

KFL&A Public Health unveils COVID-19 wastewater test results dashboard

KFL&A Public Health has unveiled a long-awaited dashboard for COVID-19 wastewater test results done in the City of Kingston. Those results are expected to assist Public Health officials in tracking the prevalence of COVID-19 in the community. The samples taken for the testing have been accumulating since sampling began in

Read more