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Posted Friday, May 15, 2015

Kitchener – Today, the City of Kitchener’s building division issued demolition permits for 11 Young St. and 156-158 King St. W. (the former Mayfair Hotel and Hymmen Hardware store respectively). Site preparation work also began Friday, including removing the streetlight standards and bringing in heavy equipment, and will continue through Tuesday with the extension of fencing and safety netting around the site to protect against falling debris.

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Posted Wednesday, May 13, 2015

KITCHENER – Offices at Kitchener City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 18, in honour of Victoria Day. Services normally offered by staff will be available again on Tuesday, May 19 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 market will be closed as usual on Sunday, May 17 and Monday, May 18.
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Posted Monday, May 11, 2015

KITCHENER – New information, including a substantial new structural concern for the former Mayfair Hotel, that has come to light during inspections of an adjacent, connected building intended to be preserved, has prompted council to remove a second Notice of Intention to Designate that will now allow both buildings to be demolished.
At its May 11 meeting, council withdrew the Notice of Intention to Designate 156-158 King Street West – the former Hymmen Hardware building...
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Posted Friday, May 08, 2015

KITCHENER – Future leaders, decision-makers and visionaries between the ages of 10 and 12 years old will meet the evening of Monday, May 11, prior to council, to participate in a live, televised mock council meeting. 
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.
Grade 5 students in Kitchener...
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Posted Thursday, May 07, 2015

KITCHENER - Yesterday, Kitchener’s Mayor Berry Vrbanovic joined local representatives Waterloo Mayor Dave Jaworsky, Cambridge Acting Mayor Michael Mann and mayors from large cities across Ontario as they met to discuss key priorities for citizens in large urban centres in advance of the upcoming federal election.   Priority issues for discussion included:  gridlock and transportation; job creation; and affordable housing.
“Cities’...
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