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Posted Tuesday, November 08, 2016

KITCHENER – Friday, Nov. 11 is Remembrance Day, and governments and banks have a statutory holiday that day. This affects some city-owned facilities.
Offices at Kitchener City Hall will be closed on Nov. 11. Services normally offered by staff will be available again on Monday, Nov. 14 at 8:30 a.m. The building itself will remain open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. as it does on all holidays and weekends.
All pools, most facilities and Kitchener Public Library (all branches) are open...
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Posted Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week, November 1-7
Kitchener – Ontario’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from November 1-7, and the Kitchener Fire Department reminds you to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) in your home by getting all fuel-burning appliances inspected annually.
“In Ontario, more than 80% of injuries and deaths from CO occur in the home,” said Jon Rehill, Fire Chief with the Kitchener Fire Department....
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Posted Tuesday, October 11, 2016

KITCHENER – Nine convenient leaf drop-off sites for the city’s 2016 leaf collection program are now open to the public. Drop-off sites, located in neighbourhoods across the city, are open seven days a week during daylight hours until Dec. 2. The nine leaf drop-off locations are:
  Schaeffer Park - Bloomingdale Road
  Breithaupt Park - Kinsman Park, off Union Street
  Kitchener Auditorium - Ottawa Street North entrance
  Meinzinger...
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Posted Thursday, October 06, 2016

(Waterloo Rgion, ON – October 6, 2016) – The Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Official Opening Ceremonies will include two additional guests this year. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Kathleen Wynne will join Mayor Berry Vrbanovic, Regional Chair Ken Seiling and KW Oktoberfest President Alfred Lowrick to open the 48 th annual Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest.
The Honourable Prime Minister will officially tap the keg, marking the opening of the 2 nd ...
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Posted Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Selfie ChallengeKITCHENER – Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 9-15, 2016 and the Kitchener Fire Department (KFD) wants you to join the  Don’t Wait, Check the Date!  selfie challenge.
“The theme of Fire Prevention Week this year is ‘Don’t Wait, Check the Date’ of your smoke alarms,” says Jon Rehill, Kitchener Fire Chief. “Smoke alarms don’t last forever, so we challenge everyone to take a selfie of their family checking the...
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