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Posted Friday, September 19, 2014

Update: wap; water is back ON -
Water now OFF on Tuerr Dr between Rittenhouse and Countryside Cres
Discoloured Water
The discolouration is from iron and manganese that are naturally occurring in the groundwater. When the mains are flushed or there is a change in pressure from events such as a fire or a watermain break; the iron and manganese that has settled in the distribution system can be stirred up. To eliminate...
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Posted Thursday, September 18, 2014

KITCHENER -ndash; ROTUNDA GALLERY – The October exhibit of the Rotunda Gallery features a set of woodcut monoprints, entitled Core Sample Segments , which are an extension of work called Trembling Bog, begun in 2006. Artist Alison Judd investigated the life cycles of the Sifton Bog in London, Ontario, with the assistance of Dr. William W. Judd, her uncle and professor emeritus of zoology at the University of Western Ontario. In 1957, Dr. Judd led a movement... Read More...

Posted Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Word on the Street features stellar author line-up and new downtown partners
KITCHENER – Downtown Kitchener welcomes The Word On The Street!  Join us this Saturday, Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for a day jam-packed with author readings, poetry, author talks, playwrights, music and children's activities in a number of locations in downtown Kitchener. 
The Waterloo Region Record Stage will host some of the biggest names in Canadian literature all in...
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Posted Monday, September 15, 2014

Kitchener -ndash; Tonight council ratified the agreement reached on Sept. 5 between the city and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) local 791. The three-year collective agreement runs April 1, 2014 – March 31, 2017 and covers 315 full-time office, clerical and technical staff who provide many business functions including service and program delivery, financial, engineering, planning and development.
“I congratulate both bargaining teams for the positive and constructive...
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Posted Friday, September 12, 2014

KITCHENER – Staff and contractors have begun the work of restoring the ice surface after assuring there are no further cracks or leaks in the piping that was the source of the issue last weekend. Today, staff will continue to build the ice layers and re-paint the goal line and face-off circle affected by the repair restoring the ice to its original condition. This work will continue through the weekend and we expect we’ll be able to accommodate our regularly scheduled ice rentals for... Read More...