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City Orders More Toques for Kingston’s “Snow Angels”

So many Snow Angels have been nominated by their grateful neighbours that the City has had to order more special toques. By the end of 2013, 178 residents had nominated 199 Snow Angels – people who voluntarily clear snow and ice from the sidewalks and driveways of their neighbours. Snow Angel Catherine Weatherby, nominated by… Keep Reading

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Ice an Ongoing Issue for Kingston Winter Control Efforts

City of Kingston — As residents are well aware, the effects of the ice storm of late December and the roller-coaster freeze/thaw cycles that have followed have consolidated packed ice on city streets and sidewalks, presenting a significant challenge for the City’s winter control crews. “The work is slower and more arduous than normally experienced.… Keep Reading

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Kingston Winter Parking Rules Begin December 1

Starting Sunday December 1, 2013, parking is prohibited on all City streets from 1 to 7 a.m. The overnight winter parking bylaw ensures that cars are kept off the streets so that snow plows can effectively respond to winter weather events. “Parked cars are an obstacle to safe and efficient weather response efforts. Our work… Keep Reading

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Kingston’s Winter Parking Rules to Begin December 1

Starting Dec.1, parking is prohibited on all City streets from 1 a.m. to 7 a.m.  The overnight winter parking bylaw ensures that cars are kept off the streets so that snow plows can effectively respond to winter weather events. “Parked cars are an obstacle to safe and efficient weather response efforts. Our work is most… Keep Reading

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City Releases Winter Reminders and Safety Tips

As a challenging mix of winter weathern is expected this weekend, the City offers these six cold-weather reminders to residents: 1. Keep your gas meters clear. Utilities Kingston reminds you that your outdoor gas meter is designed to withstand winter weather, but that heavy or hard-packed snow and ice on your meter can be a… Keep Reading

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