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Greater Napanee to release KPMG report to the public ‘soon’

Report discussed by Greater Napanee Council at a closed session meeting on Monday, Jul. 26, 2021 The much anticipated and thoroughly debated KPMG report will be released by Greater Napanee staff and uploaded to the website as early as today, according to the Town of Greater Napanee Council. During a

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OPP seeking wanted federal offender

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Kingston is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada-Wide Warrant. Tyreek Nosworthy, 21, is described as a Black male standing 6’0” and weighing 161 lbs, with black hair and

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Air quality for Kingston area expected to improve over coming day

Environment Canada has issued an updated Special Air Quality Statement for the Kingston area, advising that smoky skies as a result of the wild fires in northwestern Ontario continue to be an issue, but are expected to improve soon. The updated statement was issued on Monday, Jul. 26, 2021 at

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Kingston welcomes diversity, equity and inclusion manager

The City of Kingston is welcoming a new Manager of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) after initially approving the position in February. Muhammad Ahsan will join the city of Kingston working alongside a number of departments to help promote an inclusive and diverse workplace.  Ahsan says one of the most

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Kingston Rotary Centennial Projects make long lasting community changes

Rotary in Kingston wraps up its Centennial celebrations this week with some pretty extraordinary projects and changes, including donating over $500,000 back to the community through 16 new initiatives. Rotary began in Kingston in March of 1921. Today, six clubs operate throughout the Kingston region, with nearly 200 Rotarians building

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Road closures and traffic delays, week ending July 30, 2021

The following is a selection of the most significant road closures and expected traffic delays in and around the city of Kingston for the week ending July 30, 2021. Full lists of closures and delays provided by the City of Kingston and the MTO can be viewed here and here. Drivers can expect

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Update: Downtown business targeted again – Kingston Police seek to identify female theft suspect

Update (Tuesday, Jul. 27, 2021)Kingston Police have now confirmed that the incident involving a female stealing merchandise from a downtown store took place at a local retail store that was hit with a theft just days before. Amanda’s House of Elegance, located at 70 Princess Street, was the subject of

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Kingston Health Coalition calls on Ford to ‘correct critical condition’ in LTC

About a dozen demonstrators gathered at the corner of Sir John A. Macdonald and Princess streets Thursday, Jul. 22, 2021 to raise awareness of the “critical condition” in long-term care (LTC) homes. “The Ford government has to take firm action to correct the critical condition [in long-term care homes]. He

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Local artist captures Kingston’s urban landscape on paper cups

Kingston-based urban sketcher and painter, John Wright, is making cup-cycling paintings of Kingston’s urban landscape. These paintings consist of sketches and art on the paper cups. Ten years ago, he discovered Urban Sketchers on the internet and it captured his imagination.   “I had never really painted, but bought a watercolour

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Heavy rains keeping a local business’ doors closed beyond lockdown

After nearly a year and a half of business owners opening and closing their doors, and adjusting businesses strategies to adapt to all the curveballs the pandemic threw at them, the last thing a small town business owner needs is to close its doors for repairs. However, that’s just what

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Dr.Guan to KFL&A: Keep getting vaccinated, it’s working

Dr. T. Hugh Guan, Associate Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health provided a positive COVID-19 update for the week of Thursday, Jul. 22, 2021. “I have some good news for this week,” he said. “There have been no new cases today, and for

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Movies in the Square returns for short 2021 season

Downtown Kingston! has announced the return of Movies in the Square. Every Thursday, beginning August 12, 2021, families can bring their lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy an evening in Springer Market Square. Projected on a large inflatable screen, this year’s lineup of cult favourites and instant classics is sure

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