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Posted Wednesday, March 05, 2014

KITCHENER -ndash;Of a number of recommendations on voter engagement presented to city council on Monday night by Theron Kramer, chair of Compass Kitchener, the suggestion to allow permanent residents to vote in municipal elections seemed to resonate most with the councillors who were present. A number of them are immigrants or children of immigrants.
The recommendation emerged from a City of Toronto initiative to ask the province to change the Municipal Elections Act to allow all permanent...
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Posted Monday, October 07, 2013

Utility crew is flushing a water hydrant on Doon Valley, cross from the Conestoga College.  Water is running down the road.
When the water is turned back on you may find it to be slightly discoloured or "milky". To eliminate the dirty water you can turn on a cold water tap nearest your water meter and let it flush slowly for several minutes until it runs clear. If your water is "milky" or it has air in it you can turn on a cold water tap at the highest point in your home and again let...
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Posted Friday, August 30, 2013

Kitchener Utilties crew is flushing a hydrant on Strasburg Rd. between Block Line and Bleams Rd.
This process could result in discoloured water.
When the water is turned back on you may find it to be slightly discoloured or "milky". To eliminate the dirty water you can turn on a cold water tap nearest your water meter and let it flush slowly for several minutes until it runs clear. If your water is "milky" or it has air in it you can turn on a cold water tap at the highest point in...
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Posted Monday, August 12, 2013

KITCHENER -ndash; It’s official! The winners in Kitchener’s 2013 Youth Video for the Cube contest have been selected and the top films will be screened on the Cube’s Sky Gallery in August. Forty-one talented young filmmakers responded to the call. The variety, creativity and technical quality of the videos knocked the selection committee’s socks off.   
Topics the films covered ranged from messages about the environment and the challenges faced by the...
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Posted Wednesday, July 24, 2013

KITCHENER -ndash; Kiwanis Park will reopen today and resume regular hours. The park remained closed after receiving significant damage in Friday’s storm. Kiwanis Park staff worked throughout the weekend to clear the smaller debris around the park and get the pool back into top shape.
A crew from operations was able to clear most of the larger debris at Kiwanis and damaged branches on Tuesday. A few areas of the park will remain sectioned-off until the clean-up is complete.
When...
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