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Kingston EcDev CEO named Ontario East Economic Development Officer of the Year

Kingston’s own Donna Gillespie, CEO of Kingston Economic Development Corporation (EcDev), has been named the Ontario East Economic Development Officer of the Year. The award, bestowed by the Ontario East Economic Development Commission (Ontario East) was announced at the opening ceremonies of the Ontario East Municipal Conference (OEMC) being held

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South Frontenac shares tips for Halloween and Spooky South Frontenac contest

The following is a message from the Township of South Frontenac regarding Halloween festivities: With October 31st just around the corner, the Township is reminding residents to once again stay vigilant when taking part in Halloween festivities and gatherings this year. In preparation for the fall season, the Province of

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Kingston restaurant resumes patio dining with help from the community

Last month, Amadeus Cafe, a local Kingston restaurant, lost their winter heaters to theft that they had installed the previous year to extend the patio dining option for customers.  The incident happened just at the time the cafe was starting to kick off its annual Oktoberfest festivities — and just

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Kingston Police attempt to locate Queen’s military commemorative plaque

Kingston Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a commemorative military plaque that is missing and believed to have been stolen from Queen’s University Campus. According to police, Queen’s University Campus Security noticed that the Fifth Field Company dedication plaque with an accompanying metal book was missing at

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Sydenham Road shooting now a double homicide

Kingston Police say they are now considering a violent incident on Sydenham Road in Kingston on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 to be a double homicide and are appealing to the public for any information they may have regarding the victims. “On Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, just after 7 p.m., the

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City of Kingston unveils two new electric Zambonis

The City of Kingston has received its first two electric ice resurfacers — more commonly referred to by their brand name, Zamboni — that will be used at the INVISTA Centre, the City’s new recreation facility that houses four ice-pads and a fitness centre. Each of these new battery-operated machines

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YMCA to manage fitness centre at new Kingston East Community Centre

Kingston City Council approved a recommendation from city staff that the YMCA of Eastern Ontario will manage the fitness centre at the new Kingston East Community Centre, at their Oct. 19 meeting. “Based on consultation with numerous stakeholders, the city is taking a community and service hub approach to improve

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Open letter to Queen’s Principal on ‘illegal and dangerous’ behaviour

The following is a submitted open letter to Queen’s University Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Patrick Deane. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. Dear Queen’s Principal Patrick Deane I agree with MP Mark Gerretsen and Mayor Bryan Paterson that only suspension or expulsion from Queen’s will

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Nine arrested from multiple jurisdictions following execution of drug warrant in Trenton

The Quinte West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged seven people following a controlled drugs and substances act investigation. On Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, at approximately 8:00 a.m., the OPP Community Street Crime Units (CSCU) of Quinte West and Central Hastings, assisted by the OPP Emergency Response

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City of Kingston to launch red light camera program next year

Seven intersections across the City of Kingston will be involved in the City’s red light camera program launching next year. According to a release from the City, installation of the red light camera equipment will get underway at the seven intersections starting this fall. The City stated that tickets will not be issued through the cameras until

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Kingston Humane Society desperately seeking foster home volunteers

The Kingston Humane Society currently has more animals in their care than at any single point in the organization’s 137-year history. The shelter is well beyond its capacity to care for all these animals and has put out a call for individuals willing to adopt cats, dogs or other small

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KFPL invites everyone to register for a library card during Canadian Library Month

The following is a message from Kingston Frontenac Public Library regarding registering for a library card: October is Canadian Library Month and the Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) celebrates the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives! Ontario Public Library Week also falls within this month, October 17 to 23,

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