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Posted On Thursday, 08 November, 2018

KITCHENER – The Royal Canadian Legion Fred Gies Branch 50 will hold their annual Remembrance Day ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 11., beginning at 10:45 a.m. at the Kitchener Cenotaph, located at the corner of Frederick and Duke streets in downtown Kitchener. The Remembrance Day parade will begin at 10:15 a.m. on Ontario Street between King and Duke Streets.
Mayor Berry Vrbanovic will attend to lay a wreath honouring veterans and those who have valiantly served our country...

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Posted On Tuesday, 06 November, 2018

KITCHENER – Here’s the scoop , Kitchener is expanding its winter sidewalk maintenance program to include proactive bylaw inspection to help keep our community moving safely. Check your mail this week for a flyer to get a handle on what’s new. Under the current bylaw, residents are responsible for clearing snow and ice from sidewalks around their property within 24 hours of a snowfall. Unfortunately, some property owners aren’t complying with the bylaw...
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Posted On Friday, 02 November, 2018

A reminder to set your clocks back one hour this weekend – the actual time change is at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4.
Kitchener Fire suggests that when you ‘fall back’ and adjust your clocks for the end of daylight savings time, it’s also a great time to replace the batteries in your smoke and CO alarms. “In order for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to do their job, they need to have working batteries,” explained Tom O’Hara, public...

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Posted On Friday, 26 October, 2018

Kitchener, ON - The City of Kitchener and the KW Humane Society have launched a $5 promotional rate for first-time dog licensing. By licensing a dog at the KW Humane Society, owners can ensure that their pet is returned to them if lost.
Running between Oct. 29 - Nov. 12, this promotion offers first-time annual dog registration for only $5. By licensing your dog, not only are you ensuring that you and your dog can be reunited, you are supporting the KW Humane Society’s...

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Posted On Tuesday, 23 October, 2018

Kitchener – City of Kitchener residents had their say in determining which elected officials will serve on the city’s municipal government for the next four years.
Here are the official results for Kitchener:
Mayor – Berry Vrbanovic
Ward 1 – Scott Davey
Ward 2 – Dave Schnider
Ward 3 – John Gazzola
Ward 4 – Christine Michaud
Ward 5 – Kelly Galloway-Sealock
Ward 6 – Paul Singh
Ward...

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