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Kingston City services impacted by new COVID-19 emergency measures

A number of services through the City of Kingston will be impacted by the stricter COVID-19 measures being put in place after the Ontario government declared a second state of emergency. The provincial government announced emergency orders as part of that declaration, which will come into effect at 12:01 a.m.

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KARC resuming normal operating hours for fall

The Kingston Area Recycling Centre (KARC) will fully reopen on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. While the facility hours will return to normal, some operations have changed to accommodate COVID-19 measures, the City said in a press release on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. “We wanted to let residents know what the

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Kingston Fire and Rescue issues zero-tolerance warning for illegal burning

Following a recent spike in calls, Kingston Fire and Rescue (KFR) has instituted a zero-tolerance policy for open-air burning conducted outside of permitted guidelines. “Keeping residents safe is our number one priority,” said Ted Posadowski, Chief Fire Prevention Officer with KFR on the illegal burning. KFR lifted the open-air burn

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City of Kingston announces changes to waste pick-up and drop-off

The City of Kingston is reinstating the usual one untagged garbage bag limit for weekly pick-up, along with some other changes with regard to waste management. As of Monday, Jun. 15, 2020, residents will once again have a limit of one untagged garbage bag per week for weekly curbside pick-up.

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City announces changes to yard waste drop-off during state of emergency

After hundreds of residents have already attended the yard waste drop-off depot this week, the City of Kingston is implementing new drop-off rules in an attempt to keep citizens and staff safe, and keep the operations of the depot running smoothly. On Thursday, Apr. 9, 2020, the City of Kingston

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