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Posted Wednesday, April 16, 2014

KITCHENER -ndash; A number of city facilities have modified hours over the Easter weekend. Offices at Kitchener City Hall will be closed on Friday, April 18 and Monday, April 21, for the Easter holidays. Services normally offered by staff will be available again on Tuesday, April 22 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.
KITCHENER MARKET
The Kitchener market will be also closed...
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Posted Monday, April 14, 2014

Kitchener -ndash; Kitchener continues to be recognized as a provincial leader in creating a bicycle friendly community, with a silver award during the Ontario Bike Summit in Toronto on Monday.
The Bicycle Friendly Community Awards (BFC) were hosted by the Share the Road Cycling Coalition, (SRCC) an Ontario-based non-profit organization that promotes bicycling as a mode of transportation, recreation and fitness through provincial advocacy.
The 2014 silver award demonstrates Kitchener’s...
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Posted Monday, April 14, 2014

KITCHENER -ndash; Today, the city’s operations crews will begin removing all tree limbs and branches on boulevards street by street. From April 14 – May 2, all streets will be inspected and all limbs will be removed and chipped on site.
Once each street has been cleared, crews will not return.
To help us get to as many streets in the city by May 2, residents can help by bundling branches from trees on private property for collection as part of the region’s yard waste...
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Posted Friday, April 11, 2014

KITCHENER -ndash; On Monday, April 14, we’ll learn which future leaders, decision makers, and visionaries will get to participate in a televised mock council meeting. The winners will be paired with a staff person or member of council to assist them in preparing for the meeting on Monday, May 5.
These young minds will debate a community-related topic around the council horseshoe, learning what it is like to be an elected official responsible for decisions that shape our community.
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Posted Thursday, April 10, 2014

Kitchener -ndash; Have you used the fire department’s services lately? What do you think the fire department’s priorities should be over the next five years? And do you have any concerns about the current operations of the department? These are some of the questions the City of Kitchener is asking residents in a new survey that can be found online at www.kitchener.ca/fire.
The feedback received from the survey will be considered in the development of a new Fire Master Plan that...
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