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UPDATE: Kingston Police look to identify male party-goer in University District

Update (Oct. 26, 2021): Yesterday, Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, Kingston Police had requested public assistance in identifying the male above, who they believed provided a false name when officers issued him an Administrative Monetary Penalty for Fail to Comply with an Order issued by the Head of Council during a

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Queen’s Principal addresses students’ return, large parties, closure of park

 As some doors close, others will open in Kingston’s University District this week, as students prepare to attend classrooms and lecture halls in the wake of Kingston Police dispersing a 2,000-person illegal street party on University Avenue, which subsequently resulted in the closure of Gord Edgar Downie Pier and the

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Queen’s University removes COVID-19 case tracker as website adapted

On Thursday, Jul. 8, 2021, Queen’s University announced their plans to move back to in-person classes and activities on campus through the announcement of a new website outlining the University’s “Reopening Framework.” Notably missing from the new website, which is designed to ease the return of in-person, on-campus activities, is

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Kingston Police lay charges after large Aberdeen Street party

After a large gathering of approximately 300 people took place in the University District of downtown Kingston, police have laid charges in relation to breaches of COVID-19 regulations. The partying in the street, which involved fighting and throwing bottles, and a lot of loud revelry, took place in the early

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St Patrick’s Day weekend in University District quieter than previous years

Possibly due to concerns about COVID-19 and Principal Patrick Deane’s plea to students to refrain from large gatherings, St Patrick’s Day weekend in 2020 was much quieter in the Queen’s University District than in previous years. This is the second year in a row showing declines in alcohol- and party-related

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Police seek information, photos and/or video related to assault on Aberdeen Street

Kingston Police are looking for anyone with information about an assault that took place on Aberdeen Street in the University District last week. On Saturday, Nov 3, 2018, the victims of the assault were on Aberdeen Street at approximately 12:50 a.m. Numerous people were partying in the area, many of

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Matheson takes aim at University District Safety Initiative

It’s no secret that Mayoral candidate Rob Matheson thinks that Queen’s University students – and all post-secondary students in Kingston – should be considered part of the City’s demographics. During his last tenure on City Council, Matheson brought forward a motion in 2010 to include the student populations in the

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