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Top 10 of 2010: Leaving the Chair

According to the most recent results from our last poll of 2010, Kingstonist’s readers place Gerretsen’s ascent to the municipal thrown the second most significant headline of the year.  That’s debatable, however in order for young Gerretsen’s win to occur, Harvey Rosen had to step aside.  In that respect, Jordan

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Readying for the Plunge

Will they take the plunge? That is the question that faces a city hall committee this week as it prepares to enter the final stage of a nearly three-year debate about whether to build a new aquatic centre in Kingston. Councillors have gone back and forth on the proposed project,

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Taxing Times

I have a confession: I love budget season at city hall.  Sickening, isn’t it? The  draft 2010 budget was released over the weekend at city hall, two weeks ahead of when budget meetings will actually commence. (I should clarify that the entire budget was not released on the city’s website

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Thoughts of the Ballot Box

Remember, remember the eighth of November… In one year’s time, on Nov. 8, 2010, voters in this city will cast a ballot that will shape the next four years of Kingston’s evolution. Many council members will by now be considering whether to seek re-election, but may not declare for months.

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