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Changes to transit service effective August 31

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2020 04:03 PM

Beginning August 31, Kingston Transit will increase service, resume front-door boarding and fare collection.  

The #10 bus serving riders from Amherstview - Kingston will be returning to pre-pandemic schedules. There are minor adjustments to arrival and departure times on some routes.Updated schedules are available at KingstonTransit.ca/Schedules and on Google Maps, TransitApp or Moovit app.

 

 Front door boarding and fare collection   

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WJ Henderson Recreation Centre

All recreation facilities to start phased reopening

Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 03:55 PM

On Monday, August 24, 2020 Loyalist Township Council decided that all recreation facilities begin to reopen with a phased-in approach beginning in September, allowing for in-person programming and facility rentals. A reopening of recreation services will not be business as usual. Active screening will be in place and control measures for the public would limit capacity in recreation facilities to those involved in the different activities occurring within the multi-purpose building. Staff have been...

Amherst Island brush drop off relocated to Amherst Island landfill

Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 04:06 PM

Please be advised that as of Saturday, August 22 at 10 am residents of Amherst Island may drop off brush at the Amherst Island landfill during regular operating hours. Residents are advised that there is a maximum diameter limit of 200 mm and only brush is permitted. The landfill attendant will direct residents to the new brush drop off area.
 
Township residents may also drop off yard waste and brush at the Kingston Area Recycling Commission (KARC) located at 196 Lappan's Ln. Construction materials...

Bath Centennial beach closed due to water quality

Posted on Friday, August 14, 2020 04:12 PM

The following Township beaches are unsafe for swimming and have been closed temporarily:
 


KFL&A Public Health monitors the water quality at municipally owned or operated public bathing beaches within our area in accordance with the Ontario Beach Management Guidance Document.

Signs warning against swimming are being posted.

Fire hydrant being flushed

Watermain & Hydrant Flushing

Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2020 04:33 PM

During the warmer months of the year, Utilities staff undertake a program of flushing all watermains in the Township's distribution systems. Flushing the watermain helps clear sediments that collect in the pipes through normal use and improves water quality.

In 2020, the watermain program has been completed in Bath. Flushing in Amherstview begins on Monday, August 17.

When the sediments are stirred up in watermains, residents may notice that the water in their home develops a brown or yellow tinge....