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Posted On Tuesday, 19 February, 2019

Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time: 8:25 am
Location: 263 Village Rd
Cross Streets: Westmount Rd E & Stonybrook Dr
We have a confirmed watermain break in front of 263 Village Rd. Repairs will begin this morning. Village Rd will be closed between Westmount Rd & Stonybrook Dr.
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...

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Posted On Friday, 15 February, 2019

“We learned unofficially late this afternoon that Erwin Hymer Group (EHG) North America filed for receivership and all employees were terminated. This is sad news and our thoughts go to the hundreds of employees and their families impacted by this sudden event, especially as they started their Family Day weekend.
Both of us have spoken with Ontario’s Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, Todd Smith, and between the province, our local Waterloo...

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Posted On Thursday, 14 February, 2019

KITCHENER – Monday, Feb.18 is Family Day. To celebrate, Kitchener Utilities will be hosting a Family Skating Party taking place at the Kinsmen and Kiwanis Arenas at The Aud from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Grab your skates and bring the whole family along for this free event. Be sure to mark the occasion with a complimentary souvenir photo taken at the Kitchener Utilities photo booth.
There are plenty of Family Day themed events and activities taking place across the city this holiday...

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Posted On Thursday, 14 February, 2019

KITCHENER – The City of Kitchener’s 2019 artist-in-residence, Mary Neil, is a community musician creating opportunities for people to come together and make music through a process known as participatory music-making.
“My practice brings together my passions for music, sustainability, and community building,” says Mary Neil. “As artist-in-residence, I am seeking to uncover the diverse stories of the place I call home, Kitchener. This year, I will...

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Posted On Wednesday, 13 February, 2019

A Snow Event was declared on Monday, Feb 11 and extended until Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 11:59 p.m. based on credible weather forecast information/total accumulation. That Snow Event has now been extended again until noon on Thursday,  Feb. 14 so that staff can complete an additional full plow of the city.
Tag-and-Tow Bylaw:
To help city crews clear all streets of snow within 24 hours of the storm ending, under the city's "tag-and-tow" bylaw residents are prohibited...

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