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Temporary closures of The Tragically Hip Way to take place during Brier

The Tragically Hip Way in front of the Leon’s Centre in downtown Kingston will be closed for hour-long blocks in the evenings most days this week. Beginning today, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2020, the street – which runs from Ontario Street to King Street East – will be closed from 4:30

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Kingston woman arrested for impaired driving after multiple collisions

A local woman has been arrested and charged after she caused multiple collisions and drove across the city while impaired. The first incident occurred at approximately 7:25 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. The accused woman was driving in downtown Kingston in the area of Bagot and Barrack Streets when

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Impaired driver charged after rear-ending two vehicles

Kingston Police arrested and charged a local woman after she struck two vehicles in less than 10 minutes in the downtown core. At approximately 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, the accused woman rear-ended a vehicle that was stopped for a red light at the intersection of King Street

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Winter on Wolfe Island

In most places, city dwellers who want to enjoy a little time in the country are faced with the unappetizing prospect of climbing into a car and driving through a congested belt of suburbs to get there, intensifying the stress they had probably hoped to diffuse by leaving the city.

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Keep the Empire in Downtown Kingston

Phase Two of King’s Crossing began to take shape in December 2011 when it was announced that Walmart, LCBO, St. Hubert and Empire Theatre would soon emerge from this sprawling consumer complex located at Division and the 401. Both Walmart and the LCBO were suggested as new locations that would

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Hall Monitor: A Hip Conversation

Welcome back to Hall Monitor. I’ve had the column on a bit of a break for a while, and was live-tweeting the meetings instead. But I’m back – and I’ve brought the live tweeting fun with me! Meeting 07-2012 of Kingston City Council took place last night – and what

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City Landmarks Vol III

I’m back with the third installment of my mini history lesson, helping you to better understand the city we live in. Steps away from the controversial LVEC site, is a small, zigzagging strip of crumbling limestone, which looks like the remains of an ancient civilization. This structure “may” be part

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