As we are in the midst of summer, you may start to notice some signs going up in your neighbours’ yards. Here’s what you need to know about these “Great Curb Appeal” signs: This year’s Kingston Blooms competition will be judged a little differently than previous years. Nominations for Kingston’s most luscious and lively gardens…

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Governments of Canada and Ontario take action to support improved community connectivity by investing in a third bridge crossing in Kingston Modern and efficient bridges and roadways are crucial to encouraging and supporting economic activity, facilitating trade, and creating well-paying, middle-class jobs. The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing in well-planned infrastructure that will…

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Own a heritage property in need of some TLC? You may be eligible to receive up to $5,000 in funds through the City’s new Heritage Property Grant program. “Well-kept historic buildings are part of the old-world character of Kingston. This program is about helping heritage property-owners preserve their highly-valued heritage assets for their own enjoyment…

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City Family Day activities include skating and fitness Looking for fun opportunities for Family Day? Plan to make art, swim, skate (free at the INVISTA Centre) and get fit together at a City facility. Kingston Transit reminds families that kids 14 and under ride FREE every day. Plan your family bus trip with Google Transit.…

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  This year, Canada is celebrating its 150th anniversary of Confederation. Canadians from coast-to-coast-coast will come together to honour their great country in meaningful ways. Throughout this historic year, Kingston is showcasing its contributions to the nation. Kingston has long been a hub for industrial innovation. In the last 150 years, Kingston has been home…

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City seeks volunteers to serve on community-shaping committees Interested in shaping our community?  The City of Kingston may need your expertise! The City is seeking knowledgeable volunteers to sit on the committees listed below. “We want committee membership to reflect the diversity of our community. Permanent residents who have lived here a year are eligible.…

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Ontario Culture Days

Celebrate creativity with free activities during Culture Days More than 1,500 free events and activities will take place in more than 150 communities across Ontario to celebrate the 8th anniversary of Culture Days Sept. 29 to Oct.1 – including 21 activities that are planned right here in Kingston! Here are just some of the free…

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Come to first-ever Doggie Dip at Tomlinson Aqua Park Photo credit: Kingston Herald Unleash your dog for a play date at Tomlinson Aqua Park.  The City of Kingston is holding the first-ever Summer’s End Doggie Dip on Saturday, Sept. 17 – the last day of operation for the pool. “We wanted to offer owners a…

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Try free activities during Kingston Gets Active in September The City of Kingston is one of many community organizations offering  FREE activities in September as part of Kingston Gets Active Month. “Finding a new ways to get active is what Kingston Gets Active Month is all about. Discover a new sport, explore your active living…

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