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Best of 2017: Kingston Considers a Deepwater Port for Cruise Ships

This past November, City Council unanimously passed a motion that could eventually lead to the dredging of a portion of Lake Ontario’s shore to provide space for a deepwater port. With the passing by of numerous cruise ships during the warm months such as the Grand Caribe, Grand Mariner, M/V Victory,

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Best of 2017: City to Fund Electric Car Charging Stations

A few years ago, the City of Kingston embarked on a journey to become, quote: Canada’s Most Sustainable City.  What a joke it was.  Granted we adopted organic recycling, built a few bike lanes, limited households to one bag of garbage per week, and upgraded street lights to the LED

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Best of 2017: Best Winery in Prince Edward County

One of the greatest benefits of living in Kingston is the city’s geographic location.  We’re practically equidistant to large getaway destinations such as Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, and we have amazing communities dotting our perimeter.  From Sydenham to Merrickville and Perth, there’s a number of alluring places well within reach

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Best of 2017: Estimated Cost for Third Crossing Rises to $180 Million

In April, the city revealed the preliminary design and business plan for the much discussed third crossing that would connect the east and west banks of the Cataraqui River. The plan, which projects a $60 million dollar cost to taxpayers, was met with the usual split reaction from Kingstonians. The

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Best of 2017: Gardiners Road Drive-In, November 1948

From one year to the next, Kingston continues to grow and change in small but significant ways.  From the addition of bike lanes to the eviction of the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes, each and every alteration gives and takes from the city.  While downtown Kingston often gets a

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Best of 2017: Green Bins to Focus on Food Waste

Kingstonians have been doing an excellent job diverting food and yard waste from landfills since the city introduced green bins in 2009. This past April, the city announced a new by-law prioritizing food waste over yard waste. While yard waste wasn’t banned completely, the new by-law requires food waste to

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Top Headline in Kingston in 2017

In a few short weeks the ball will drop as we clink glasses and usher in another new year. As we look back on the year that was, how will you remember 2017?  There was certainly a lot to celebrate this past year, which saw Canada commemorate its 150th, and

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