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Posted On Wednesday, 19 June, 2019

Kitchener, ON – The City of Kitchener has launched a new payment option for downtown parking spaces through the introduction of a mobile app. The app, known as Passport Parking, will give customers at city-managed parking lots downtown the ability to pay for and extend parking sessions from their phones.
“Adapting to evolving consumer trends is a priority for all the services provided by the city,” said Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic. “As we all know,...

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Posted On Tuesday, 18 June, 2019

The first official day of summer is this Friday, but the Special Events team at The City of Kitchener is ready to begin a day early. The ‘Summer of Music’ series includes 4 multi-artist concerts, all of which are free to attend and take place in Carl Zehr Square, outside of City Hall.
“Each year we provide a wide variety of events for our community to enjoy,” says Jeff Young, manager of special events for the City of Kitchener. “The performers...

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Posted On Thursday, 13 June, 2019

date:   Thursday June 13th, 2019
time:    7:10 p.m.
location:  233 Wesheights Dr near Autumn Hill Dr
The area is being secured, updates on repairs, and water status to follow.
Instructions for residents: When the water is turned back on you may find it to be slightly discoloured or "milky".
Discoloured Water
The discolouration is from iron and manganese that are naturally occurring in the groundwater. When the mains are flushed...

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Posted On Thursday, 13 June, 2019

KITCHENER – Yesterday, Randy Farrell was named Kitchener’s 2019 Senior of the Year in a ceremony held in council chambers at city hall. The prestigious award, which is presented by the Mayor’s Advisory Committee for Kitchener Seniors (MACKS) in partnership with Mayor Berry Vrbanovic, celebrates the contributions of residents 65+ in the Kitchener community. Kitchener’s Senior of the Year, in addition to 11 nominees were recognized during the annual ceremony.
“This...

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Posted On Monday, 10 June, 2019

Kitchener, ON – An outpouring of community support has helped a group of passionate Kitchener residents make their vision for an outdoor gym in Victoria Park a reality. The resident-led, city-supported project, which was awarded a $20,000 Placemaking Challenge Grant in 2017 through the city’s Love My Hood Neighbourhood Strategy, reached its fundraising goal of $69,000 thanks to the support of community organizations like the Kitchener Rangers Junior “A”...
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