News from Kingston Ontario


Public Invited to Williamsville Main Street Study

The public and affected businesses, organizations and residents, are invited to attend an upcoming Charette on the Williamsville Main Street Study.  It is set for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4 at St. Luke’s Anglican Church, 236 Nelson Street [map]. The consulting team of Brook McIlroy Inc. will be leading participants in… Keep Reading


KCVI & Polson Park P.S. Announce Musical Productions

From Wednesday May 4 to Saturday May 7,  KCVI will be presenting their production of Grease in the newly renovated auditorium.  Nick Trode as Danny Zuko and Megan Ready-Walters as Sandy Dumbrowski lead an amazingly talented KC cast as this smash hit musical. Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959:  the duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger… Keep Reading


Community Invited to Poverty Reduction Workshop

The next stage of public consultation to develop the Community Plan for Poverty Reduction will take the shape of a public workshop designed to allow participants to delve more deeply into the proposed Plan’s components. The workshop is being presented by the Kingston Community Roundtable on Poverty Reduction, the United Way Serving Kingston Frontenac Lennox… Keep Reading


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


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


Kingston City Closures for Easter Weekend

The City of Kingston reports the following municipal services will be affected by the Easter holiday that runs from Friday, April 22 to Monday, April 25. Kingston Transit: – Kingston Transit buses will not run on Friday. – Buses run on their regular service on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Green Bin, garbage and recycling: – … Keep Reading


First Avenue P.S. Taking Part in Anti-Bullying Event

Staff and students at First Avenue Public School announced they will be taking part in the national and international Pink T-shirt “Stand Up” day that represent a school’s determination to fight bullying in all its forms. The occasion originated several years ago in Central Kings High School, in Cambridge, Nova Scotia, when a school boy… Keep Reading


LDSB to Award $45,000 to Innovation Projects

The Limestone Learning Foundation (LLF) will award close to $45,000 in grants to learning projects promoting healthy living, solar energy, character education, publishing, and artistic performance, to name a few at the Spring Grant Presentations today, April 12th, at 4:30pm in Cataraqui Woods Elementary School [map]. The Limestone Learning Foundation makes learning come alive.  LLF… Keep Reading


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


Kingston’s “Big Dig” Wins National Award

Downtown Kingston! is thrilled to announce that the BIG DIG (aka the Lower Princess and King St. Reconstruction Project) will receive the award for Special Events & Promotions at the Business Improvement Area (BIA) National Conference today in London, ON. Submissions were judged on the following criteria: 1. Innovation — Does the project or program… Keep Reading

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