Council moves ahead with motion of support for The Screening Room

November 4 2020 - City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday night in favour of a motion from Councillor Rob Hutchiston, put forth on behalf of The Screening Room theatre. The theatre’s operations have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, and many constituents have reportedly reached out to their councillors in concern. But it’s not just individuals that could lose out if the theatre shutters, Hutchison said. Continue reading

KHSC Internet access and external-facing systems temporarily offline

NOVEMBER 4TH, 2020 We can confirm that Kingston Health Sciences Centre has confirmed that its internet access and external-facing systems are temporarily offline. Continue reading

KFPL's Grownup Storytime Goes Online

November 4th 2020 Kingston ON- Kingston Frontenac Public Library is presenting its series Grownup Storytime once again.  It will continue in digital form until KFPL branches resume in-person programming.  KPFL says this series is a great way to relax at home at the beginning of the work week.  Audiences can listen to a couple of short readings over Zoom from noon until 1 p.m. every Monday from November 9 through December 14. Continue reading

Amherstview Foodland’s Pumpkinfest raises thousands to feed the needy

Amherstview Foodland has raised nearly $5000 for the Lions Club of Amherstview during their month-long Pumpkinfest initiative. Continue reading

CFRC Launches Funding Drive and Shortwave Theatre Festival

Nov. 2nd 2020-CFRC 101.9 FM has launched both the CFRC Annual Funding Drive and The Shortwave Theatre Festival as of November 1st 2020. Continue reading

City contributes to local toy drive

November 2, 2020 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in an effort to limit contact, the City will not be collecting toys this year for November parking tickets, but will instead make a one-time contribution of $6,850 to a local toy drive. The contribution represents the amount in parking fines that would have typically been waived during the Toys for Tickets program.  Continue reading

Weekly Traffic Report – Nov 2-6

November 1st, 2020 Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians: review the listing of streets and related messages below for travel information of interest to you.   Please note that a “Parking Disruptions” section has been added this week. Continue reading

Special City Council meeting focuses on rural economic development

City Council voted on strategies to guide Kingston’s continued rural economic development at a special meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. Continue reading

Leaf collection begins next week in YGK

October 29, 2020 The City of Kingston will begin collecting leaves the week of Nov. 2.  Go to www.CityofKingston.ca/Collection and enter your address to find your collection week. Continue reading

City seeks input on new Community Safety and Well-being Plan

October 27, 2020 The City of Kingston is seeking resident input as it develops a Community Safety and Well-being Plan (CSWB).  The plan will focus on a collaborative model that will leverage the strengths of all community partners involved in delivering services to people in need.  Continue reading