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Traffic Advisory for Monday, August 19
08/19/2019
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Monday, August 19:
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Traffic Advisory: Road Closures for the Gold Cup Parade
08/14/2019
Motorists are reminded to use extra caution when travelling in Charlottetown on Friday, August 16
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New vehicles to improve public transit services for Charlottetown area residents
08/12/2019
Investing in efficient public transit infrastructure is essential to creating livable sustainable communities
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Traffic Advisory for the Weekend
08/09/2019
During Old Home Week (August 9-17), motorists are advised that
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The STIHL Timbersports Canadian Series is Coming Back to Charlottetown!
08/08/2019
The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Canadian Series announces the Canadian Championship 2020. You have seen it on TV, now come experience it LIVE!
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City Announces Plastic Reduction Survey
08/08/2019
The City of Charlottetown is encouraging residents and businesses to complete a newly launched survey aimed at gauging
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Mayor’s Old Home Week Kick-off BBQ Taking Place This Friday
08/07/2019
On Friday, August 9, the City and MBS, the operators of CFCY and Q93 radio stations, will be co-hosting the Mayor’s Old Home Week Kick-off BBQ
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Reminder: Simmons Pool Free for the Season
08/07/2019
The City of Charlottetown’s Parks and Recreation Department would like to remind residents and visitors that the Simmons Pool
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Local Resident Receives Inaugural Forbes Kennedy Volunteer of the Year Award
08/06/2019
Mayor Philip Brown and members of City Council presented the inaugural Forbes Kennedy Volunteer of the Year Award to Rickey Burns at a special open house at Beaconsfield Carriage House on the weekend (Sunday, August 4).
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Celebrate Acadian Day at the Fair During Old Home Week
08/06/2019
The City of Charlottetown will host Acadian Day at the Fair during Old Home Week as part of the Congrès mondial acadien
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City of Charlottetown launches Exhibit on the Acadians
08/06/2019
In celebration of the Congrès Mondial Acadien 2019, the City of Charlottetown invites the
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Traffic Interruptions during Natal Day Parade – Sunday, August 4
08/04/2019
The City of Charlottetown’s traditional Natal Day Parade takes place on Sunday, August 4.
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2019 Mayor’s Citizen Recognition Awards Presented
08/02/2019
Mayor Philip Brown and members of City Council presented the 2019 Mayor’s Citizen Recognition Awards to deserving residents
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Celebrate on Sunday with More Natal Day Celebrations
08/02/2019
Don’t miss the City of Charlottetown’s 164th birthday celebrations!
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Mid-Summer Garden Party Postponed Due to Weather
08/01/2019
The Charlottetown Food Council’s Mid-Summer Garden Party, scheduled to take place today as part of the Natal Day Weekend Celebrations, has been postponed due to weather.
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Seniors’ Social and Natal Day Community Dance
08/01/2019
The City of Charlottetown will celebrate its 164th birthday with Natal Day events taking place August 1 to 4.
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City of Charlottetown and its Administrative Offices Closed Monday
07/31/2019
On Monday, August 5, the City of Charlottetown and its administrative offices will be closed for the day in recognition of the Civic Holiday, Natal Day
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Public Invited to Forbes Kennedy Recognition Open House
07/31/2019
The public is invited to attend a special event in honour of Canadian retired professional ice hockey player Forbes Kennedy, as part of the City of Charlottetown’s Natal Day Weekend Celebrations.
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Natal Day Family Yoga, Pancake Breakfast, Skateboarding and More!
07/30/2019
The City of Charlottetown will celebrate its 164th birthday with Natal Day events taking place August 1 to 4.
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MedicAlert Sign-up Opportunity for the Public
07/30/2019
The public can sign-up for the MedicAlert service by visiting Charlottetown Police Services headquarters
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Outdoor Movies and Music Returns to Victoria Park
07/30/2019
Back by popular demand, the Victoria Park Sunset Series will take place at the Victoria Park Cultural Pavilion from August 28 - 31.
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Rolling Closure for PEI Pride Parade on Saturday, July 27
07/27/2019
The 25th Annual PEI Pride Parade is scheduled to take place in downtown Charlottetown on Saturday, July 27.
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Municipal Police Partner with MedicAlert to Share Critical Information
07/26/2019
Municipal Police agencies of Prince Edward Island made history today by partnering with MedicAlert Foundation Canada, becoming the first police agencies in Atlantic Canada to bring the MedicAlert Connect Protect service to their respective communities.
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Mid-Summer Garden Party and Citizen Recognition Awards
07/25/2019
The City of Charlottetown will celebrate its 164th birthday with Natal Day events taking place August 1 to 4.
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Temporary Floating Dock Being Installed at Victoria Park
07/18/2019
A low profile modular composite floating dock system is currently being installed at Victoria Park, which will officially
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Nominations being Accepted for the Mayor’s Citizen Recognition Awards
07/16/2019
Nominations for the Mayor’s Citizen Recognition Awards are now open to the public.
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Celebrate Acadian Day at the Fair During Old Home Week
07/16/2019
The City of Charlottetown will host Acadian Day at the Fair during Old Home Week as part of the Congrès mondial acadien 2019 (CMA 2019 - World Acadian Congress) celebrations.
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Traffic Advisory for Sunday, July 14
07/14/2019
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Sunday, July 14:
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Online Payment System Temporarily Unavailable on July 14
07/14/2019
On Sunday, July 14, routine server maintenance is taking place involving upgrades to the City’s
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City Reminds Victoria Park Users of Permitted Use on the Cycling Lane
07/12/2019
The City of Charlottetown’s Parks and Recreation Department wants to remind residents and visitors of acceptable
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City Launches Drink Local Campaign
07/09/2019
The City of Charlottetown has launched a campaign to educate visitors and residents alike that Charlottetown’s
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Possible Closure on Victoria Park Boardwalk and Roadway Today
07/08/2019
There may be a partial, temporary closure of the Victoria Park Boardwalk today (Monday, July 8) as the start of the installation of the floating dock system will be taking place by East Coast Docks.
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Live Streaming of Monthly Council Meeting Now Available
07/05/2019
The public will now be able to watch the monthly council meetings via live video stream.
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Charlottetown Announces Natal Day Weekend Celebrations
07/04/2019
The City of Charlottetown will celebrate its 164th birthday with Natal Day events taking place August 1 to 4.
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Exciting Changes for Mayor’s Old Home Week Kick-off BBQ
07/04/2019
The City of Charlottetown is excited to announce a new partnership and location for the Mayor’s Old Home Week Kick-off BBQ 2019.
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Traffic Impacts on Canada Day
07/01/2019
Capital City Canada Day Celebrations begin at 12 p.m. on Monday, July 1 and end with fireworks that will be launched from the Victoria Park Boardwalk
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Canada Day Fireworks Postponed until July 2
07/01/2019
Due to the weather, the Canada Day fireworks scheduled for Victoria Park have been postponed until Tuesday, July 2.
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Celebrate Canada Day in the Capital City
06/30/2019
Maritime pop band, Port Cities, will headline the City of Charlottetown’s 2019 Capital City Canada Day celebrations taking place Monday, July 1 in Victoria Park.
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City Operated Ball Fields Closed
06/28/2019
The City of Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department would like to inform user groups that all ball fields
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City Pools Open for the Season this Week
06/26/2019
The City of Charlottetown’s Parks and Recreation Department would like to inform residents that the recreational community pools
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City's Tourism Officer Takes Home Rising Star Award
06/24/2019
The City of Charlottetown’s Tourism Officer Laurel Lea has been crowned the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Atlantic Canada Chapter Rising Star.
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Traffic Advisory: Road Closure on Queen Street for June 23
06/23/2019
The DiverseCity Multicultural Festival is set to take place on Sunday, June 23 on Queen Street in downtown Charlottetown.
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Bike Week Events Cancelled on Saturday due to Weather
06/21/2019
Due to forecasted weather, the Bike Week events scheduled for Saturday, June 22 have been cancelled.
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Public Meeting Date Set to Discuss Short Term Rentals
06/18/2019
A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 19 to discuss short term rentals within the City of Charlottetown
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Friday June 21 is Bike to Work and School Day
06/18/2019
It’s Bike Week in the City of Charlottetown and Friday, June 21 is Bike to Work
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Mayor’s Challenge Includes Chance to Win a Bicycle
06/17/2019
It's Bike Week in Charlottetown, and the City and Hot 105.5 have partnered to present the Mayor's Bike Week Challenge.
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City Councillor Elected to National Board
06/17/2019
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has appointed a City of Charlottetown Councillor to its Board of Directors to represent the Province of Prince Edward Island.
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Mayor Issues Challenge for Bike to Work and School Day
06/13/2019
Mayor Philip Brown has issued a challenge to Charlottetown City Council to use their bicycles for transportation on Friday, June 21 for Bike to Work and School Day.
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Planning and Heritage Launches New Exhibit
06/13/2019
The City of Charlottetown invites the public to explore the role of the horse in Charlottetown’s history in the Planning and Heritage Department’s latest exhibit entitled, Picturing A City: The Horse of Course.
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Police Services to Host Bike Rodeo and Auction
06/13/2019
Don’t miss the Charlottetown Police Services Bike Rodeo for children aged 12 and under
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Charlottetown Leading Atlantic Canada in Growth
06/12/2019
The City of Charlottetown leads other Atlantic Canadian cities when it comes to growth, according to the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC). APEC’s June 2019 report explores major infrastructure projects in the region and scores them.
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City Partners with Eastlink Centre to Host Raptors Screening Event
06/12/2019
The City of Charlottetown has partnered with Eastlink Centre Charlottetown to host a live screening of game six of the NBA Finals
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City Awards Elementary Students with Artwork Featured in a Water Conservation Calendar
06/10/2019
During the monthly meeting of Council, Mayor Philip Brown presented twelve Charlottetown students with their artwork
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Deadline Approaching to Apply for Community and Advisory Boards
06/06/2019
The City of Charlottetown is currently seeking applications for vacancies on its various community and advisory boards.
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City Launches Transit Pilot to Improve Service in East Royalty
05/31/2019
The City of Charlottetown, in partnership with T3 Transit, has launched an expanded route to include unserviced areas of East Royalty
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Port Cities to Headline Charlottetown’s Capital City Canada Day Celebrations
05/31/2019
Maritime pop band, Port Cities, will headline the City of Charlottetown’s 2019 Capital City Canada Day celebrations taking place Monday, July 1
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Deadline Approaching to Complete Survey on Short Term Rentals
05/30/2019
The City of Charlottetown is inviting the public to complete a survey to provide feedback on short term rentals.
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Local Businesses Plant More Than 300 Trees to Give Back to the Community
05/30/2019
Local businesses and the City of Charlottetown planted approximately 300 trees today
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City Announces Activities Taking Place as Part of Bike Week
05/29/2019
The City of Charlottetown has partnered with several organizations and has declared June 15 – 22 to be Bike Week
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City Celebrates its Heritage with Doors Open Event
05/28/2019
The City of Charlottetown invites the public to take part in historic tours of City Hall and the Fire Department
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Seasonal Water Restrictions Begin June 1
05/28/2019
The City of Charlottetown's Water and Sewer Utility Department reminds the public that seasonal water
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Public Meeting Scheduled for Floating Dock System
05/24/2019
The City of Charlottetown will hold a public meeting on Monday, May 27
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Charlottetown Administrative Office Switching to Summer Hours
05/24/2019
The City of Charlottetown’s Administrative Offices will switch to summer hours beginning
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Traffic Advisory: Lane Closure on Riverside Drive
05/22/2019
The public is advised that there will be a single lane closure on Thursday, May 23
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Standing Committees of Council Adjusted
05/17/2019
After a special meeting of Council, the City of Charlottetown’s standing committees have been adjusted slightly
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City Celebrates Arbor Day with Elementary Students
05/17/2019
The City of Charlottetown welcomed an enthusiastic group of elementary students to Victoria Park today (May 17) to celebrate Arbor Day.
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Traffic Advisory: Road Closure on Weymouth Street
05/16/2019
Please be advised that Weymouth Street, between Sydney Street and King Street will be closed for the day, Thursday, May 16th.
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Reminder: City Hosting Public Meetings to Collect Feedback for Transit Pilot
05/16/2019
The City of Charlottetown is looking to implement a six month pilot offering T3 Transit service
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Traffic Advisory: Closure on Riverside Drive
05/16/2019
The public is advised that there will be a double lane closure on Tuesday, May 16 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
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Call for Participants for Jumpstart Inclusive Playground Study
05/15/2019
The University of Toronto, in collaboration with the City of Charlottetown and Jumpstart Charities, are recruiting members of the public to participate
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Council Declares Civic Holiday in August
05/15/2019
During the May monthly meeting, Council declared its Natal Day as an annual City of Charlottetown Civic Holiday
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Traffic Advisory for Tuesday, May 14
05/14/2019
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Tuesday, May 14
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Online Payments Now Available for Utility Bills and Parking Tickets
05/13/2019
The City of Charlottetown is pleased to announce that online payment capabilities
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2019 Community Sustainability Micro-Grant Recipients Announced
05/13/2019
There are ten newly funded community sustainability projects on the go in the Capital region, thanks to the City of Charlottetown’s Micro-Grants Program
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Reminder: Revised Time Slot for Council Meetings
05/10/2019
Beginning on Monday, May 13, monthly council meetings will be held at 5:00 p.m. year round.
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Information Session for East Royalty
05/09/2019
The City of Charlottetown will host an information session for the public regarding the East Royalty Sewer Trunkline Upgrade project.
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Traffic Advisory: Road Closure on Kent Street
05/08/2019
Please be advised that Kent Street, between Weymouth Street and Cumberland Street will be closed for the
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Traffic Advisory: Sidewalk Work in Downtown Core
05/08/2019
Please be advised sidewalk work has started in the downtown core. Traffic advisories have been issued for the following:
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Traffic Advisory: Road Closure on Hemlock Drive
05/08/2019
Please be advised that Hemlock Drive, between Wedgewood Avenue and Kensington Road will be closed
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ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge
05/08/2019
The City of Charlottetown’s Parks and Recreation Department will host an active lunch in conjunction with
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Sign Up for Emergency Alert System
05/08/2019
It’s Emergency Preparedness Week and residents of Charlottetown are encouraged to take a few minutes
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City Hosting Public Meetings for Transit Pilot
05/07/2019
The City of Charlottetown is looking to implement a six month pilot offering T3 Transit service to
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Fence Replacement Along Victoria Park Roadway
05/07/2019
The City of Charlottetown would like to advise the public that the chain link fence in front of the pool and
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Traffic Advisory: Road Closure on Beasley Avenue
05/06/2019
Please be advised that Beasley Avenue, between St. Peters Road and First Street will be closed for the day
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REMINDER: Great Trail Clean Up Event
05/06/2019
The City of Charlottetown invites the public to join its Sustainability team for a community event to help clean up the Confederation Trail.
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REMINDER: Free Water School Begins
05/06/2019
The City of Charlottetown has partnered with the Town of Stratford to expand the popular Water School Program outside of the school curriculum.
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Emergency Preparedness Week
05/03/2019
The City of Charlottetown Fire Department encourages the public to use the free emergency plan templates
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Traffic Advisory: Lane Closure on Capital Drive
05/02/2019
Please be advised that the outside lane heading towards North River Road on
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Emergency Water Shut-Down
05/02/2019
This shut-down includes all businesses between Thompson Drive and North River Road for
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PSA: Charlottetown Police Services Bike Auction Cancelled
05/02/2019
The City of Charlottetown wishes to advise the public that the bike auction scheduled for
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City of Charlottetown Prize at Heritage Fair
05/02/2019
The City of Charlottetown Prize is awarded annually to a student who exhibits an outstanding project on an aspect of Charlottetown’s heritage.
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Traffic Advisory: Closure on Douglas Street
05/01/2019
Please be advised that Douglas Street, between Queen Street and University Avenue, will
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Revised Time Slot for Monthly Council Meetings
05/01/2019
Beginning on Monday, May 13, monthly council meetings will be held at 5 p.m. year round.
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Traffic Advisory: Closure on Massey Drive
04/30/2019
Please be advised that Massey Drive, between Katie Drive and Shelby Court,
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City Partners with WaterSense Program to Promote Water Efficiency
04/30/2019
The City of Charlottetown Water and Sewer Utility is partnering with the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program
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Charlottetown Police Services Host Spring Bike Auction
04/29/2019
The Charlottetown Police Services semi-annual Bike Auction is taking place on Saturday, May 4
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2019 East Coast Music Awards: Festival & Conference Kicks off in Charlottetown Next Week
04/26/2019
The region's largest celebration of music, the East Coast Music Awards: Festival and Conference, will return to Charlottetown next week, running May 1-5.
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