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Posted On Sunday, 19 January, 2020

Staff completed a full plow of the city and will be in a position to cancel the Snow Event as of 7:00 p.m. Jan. 19, 2020
For up-to-date information on snow events, residents should visit  www.kitchener.ca/subscribe  to join the city’s snow event email distribution list where they will receive a direct email when the city declares future snow events and when snow events are extended or declared over; follow us on  Facebook  or on Twitter ...

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Posted On Saturday, 18 January, 2020

Residents to Remove Cars from Streets by 9:00 p.m. or Risk Being Ticketed and Towed
KITCHENER -- Based on the amount of snow accumulation, the City of Kitchener has declared an official Snow Event. Residents have until 9:00 p.m. tonight, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 to remove their parked cars from city streets or risk receiving an $80 ticket and being towed at the owner's expense. Overnight parking exemptions are canceled to allow for snow clearing. The parking...

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Posted On Thursday, 19 December, 2019

KITCHENER – City of Kitchener facilities and buildings will have modified hours for the holidays.
CITY HALL
City hall offices will be open 8:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Dec. 24 and closed on Wednesday, Dec. 25, and Thursday, Dec. 26 for the statutory holidays. Offices will also be open 8:30 a.m. until noon on Dec. 31 and closed on Wednesday, Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day.
The building, however, will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.Dec. 24-27 and Jan. 1. On Dec....

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Posted On Monday, 16 December, 2019

KITCHENER – The City of Kitchener will offer programming for children ages 4 to 10 in the event of a one-day closure of all schools in the Waterloo Region District School Board on Wednesday, Dec.18. Registration is now open for day programming taking place at the Lions Arena.
Lions Arena Camp will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Space in the program is limited and the cost to participate is $25. Parental or guardian drop off and pick up is required. In the event the...

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Posted On Thursday, 05 December, 2019

Kitchener, ON – From raking leaves, to shovelling snow, to hosting street parties, Kitchener neighbourhoods are home to good neighbours of all kinds. To recognize individuals, whose efforts make Kitchener a better place to live, work and play, the City of Kitchener is launching a Good Neighbour Recognition Program – allowing residents who have been touched by the kindness of a good neighbour the opportunity to say thank you.
“In neighbourhoods across Kitchener,...

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