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Communities In Bloom Season Launches

Local school children, representing 20 local schools will participate in a plant-off to kick-off Communities in Bloom season in Springer Market Square at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18. The public is invited to come cheer on participants who will be competing to plant the most beautiful planter. The planting competition is a mini-version of… Keep Reading

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Kingston Public Works Celebrates City Workers

Check out the view from the driver’s seat of a snow plow, street sweeper or city bus during this Saturday’s Public Works Open House, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Public Works yard at Railway and Division Streets. Visitors should enter the yard off of Railway Street this year, as the Division Street entrance… Keep Reading

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Queen’s to Participate in Global University Rankings

Queen’s will participate in this year’s round of global and domestic university rankings, recognizing that they play a valued role in both undergraduate and graduate student recruitment. They also often provide the only institutional profile available to international students prior to applying. “Participating in global rankings increases Queen’s visibility and helps toward building our international… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Update: Week Ending April 22, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development KEDCO was pleased to participate in welcoming Max Rumbaugh, President of the Scottsdale Sister Cities Association to Kingston on April 20.  KEDCO is working on communication collaterals to increase awareness of Kingston’s twinned cities. The Ambassador of Peru, His Excellency Jose Antonio Bellina, will be visiting Kingston,… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Wins University Food Services Award

Queen’s University in Kingston is the first contract food service school to win the Canadian College and University Food Service Association’s (CCUFSA) Shine Award. Hospitality Services by Sodexo has been recognized for “$5 Fridays,” a popular staff and faculty program. “The $5 Friday is about re-introducing Hospitality Services to faculty and staff, giving them a… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Update: Week Ending April 15, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development KEDCO has received notice that two local companies, whom we have been working closely with, will be making significant funding announcements. It is anticipated that the announcements will be made in May. As event information is released, further details will be provided. Tourism Kingston Tourism Kingston is… Keep Reading

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City to Resume Hanson Garage Repairs

The City of Kingston will resume its work to rehabilitate the Hanson Parking Garage lot next week. The parking garage, on Brock Street near Wellington Street, will remain open for the duration of the repair work scheduled over the spring and summer months. Some parking spaces will be closed at times to accommodate the repairs.… Keep Reading

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KEDCO Update: Week Ending April 8, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PROGRESS & ACTIVITIES Business Development KEDCO hosted the St. Lawrence College Business Development Team on April 7 for a group discussion of each organization’s respective strategic plans and initiatives.  The meeting allowed both groups to gain a better understanding of potential service linkages which could support new and existing businesses.  Charlie Mignault,… Keep Reading

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Queen’s University Announces Accessibility Awards

This week, Queen’s University announced that Jeanette Parsons (Director – Dean’s Office, School of Graduate Studies), Julie Harmgardt (Artsci’12), and Leela Viswanathan (Assisant Professor in the School of Urban and Regional Planning) are this year’s recipients of the Steve Cutway Accessibility Awards. The award, established in 2008, recognizes the efforts of students, staff, and faculty who… Keep Reading

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Kingston Students Test Skills in Annual Competition

Photography, Culinary Arts, Esthetics, Desktop Publishing and Cabinetmaking are just a few of the more than 30 Skills, Technology and Innovative events that students will compete in during the 9th annual Limestone Skills Competition. Once again this year’s event will take place at St. Lawrence College’s Kingston campus, and selected Limestone District School Board (LDSB)… Keep Reading

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