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Posted Monday, November 24, 2014

ROTUNDA GALLERY – Artist Shelley Wildeman is a photo-based artist interested in the passage of time, voyeurism, nostalgia and memory. Her exhibit, Station Time , is a study to capture how time is perceived in train stations. The exhibit is in the Rotunda Gallery at city hall for the month of December.
“Entering a train station is to immerse oneself into several timelines, all concurrent. We see weighty trains in old stations, yet the people are ephemeral,...
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Posted Monday, November 24, 2014

Annual Christmas tree arrives at city hall tomorrow
Kitchener – Seeing a large tree make its way through the streets to city hall tomorrow may throw some people off – but in this case, it’s the annual traditional outdoor Christmas tree for Kitchener City Hall.
Between 8:30 and 9 a.m., city staff plan to remove the donated blue spruce from 31 Greengable Way. property of Lara McCabe and family. The tree will be transported to city...
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Posted Thursday, November 13, 2014

Kitchener -- To help celebrate the city’s newly expanded open data catalogue, the city will be participating in a 24hr startup event from Nov. 14-16 with Nspire Innovation Network, a student run non-profit whose purpose is to connect, empower and inspire youth and build leaders in the business and technology space.
“We’re excited to be able to share our Open Data initiative with participants and get our datasets in front of some eager entrepreneurs,” said Dan Murray,...
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Posted Thursday, November 06, 2014

KITCHENER – Tuesday, 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, 2014. Services normally offered by staff will be available again on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 8:30 a.m. The building itself will remain open from 9 - 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 Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Kitchener – Civic Square, the public square in front of Kitchener City Hall, will now be known as Carl Zehr Square in honour Kitchener’s longest serving mayor. The announcement was made at a farewell celebration this afternoon.
“We feel this is a fitting tribute to Mayor Zehr given his support and involvement in the revitalization of the downtown, connecting and involving citizens in their local government and generating...
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