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Kingston Police arrest local man for trafficking amphetamine

Kingston Police Emergency Response Unit arrested a male in his 30s at a residence on Albert Street after an investigation into several complaints from the community suggesting the male was selling drugs from his residence. On Friday, April 30, 2021, members of the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit executed a

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Witness: New Queen’s residence construction site not COVID-19 safe

A neighbour says he has witnessed construction workers onsite of the new Queen’s University residence on Albert Street not complying with COVID-19 safety protocol. A community member and nearby neighbour to the construction site says he has witnessed workers not wearing masks while performing tasks that require them to be

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Wanted Kingston man charged for resisting arrest, prohibited weapon possession

A 42-year-old Kingston man is facing charges of resisting a peace officer and possession of a prohibited weapon after police observed him while on another call. On Monday, Apr. 12, 2021 he was observed walking out of a location on Albert street. Kingston Police said their officers immediately recognized the

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Emergency services respond to numerous ice rescues over long weekend

Kingston Fire and Rescue (KFR) responded to three separate ice rescues over the past week. According to a statement from KFR, released on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, as of 11:23 am on Monday, Feb. 15, emergency services had responded to three recent calls for ice rescue in Lake Ontario. At

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Kingston’s Quiet Streets pilot program ready to launch

The Kingston Quiet Streets pilot initiative is set to launch on the week beginning Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, according to the Kingston Coalition for Active Transportation. The project, which aims to create corridors that connect neighbourhoods in downtown Kingston (including the Williamsville, Sydenham and King’s Town Districts) to “essential services,

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Princess Street United Church site to be home to new Youth Services Hub

A new, youth-focused development will soon be located at the corner of Princess and Albert Streets according to the plans Home Base Housing (HBH) revealed today for the Princess Street United Church (PSUC) site. The property, acquired by HBH last summer, will remain home to the church congregation, but will

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Home Base Housing responds to Queen’s residence project

Earlier this week, Queen’s University hosted an open house about their proposed student residence development, and those in attendance voiced both opposition and support of the project. The development is expected to house approximately 325 beds, and will be located on Albert Street, just south of Union Street. Two existing

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Queen’s moves closer towards Albert Street residences

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, Queen’s University planners held their second open house in the atrium of Mitchell Hall to show students and local neighbours their plans for a new residence building of approximately 325 beds which will be located on Albert Street, just south of Union Street. The new

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Intoxicated man arrested after citizens report woman yelling from a car that she was kidnapped

Kingston Police received a series of calls at approximately 9:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 regarding a vehicle driving around the area of Princess and Albert Streets with a woman yelling out the window that she had been kidnapped. Responding officers began checking the area and found the vehicle

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Changes coming as City addresses issues with pedestrians accessing Breakwater Park

Due to the large number of people crossing King Street at the bottom of Beverley Street to access Breakwater Park, the City of Kingston is taking measures to discourage pedestrian crossing at that spot. According to a press release from the City of Kingston, the intersection at Beverley and King

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