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Kingston Police Auction to be held outdoors at Memorial Centre

Kingston Police have announced an upcoming auction during which confiscated items will be offered for sale to the public. The auction, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, will be held outdoors at the Memorial Centre. “This is an outdoor event in accordance with the KFL&A COVID-19 health

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Thieves hit two downtown businesses over weekend

It was a tough weekend for two downtown business-owners and their teams, who arrived to their respective stores only to find the businesses had been broken into overnight. Those at Trailhead on Princess Street found out on the next morning that thieves had breached security at their store overnight on

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Gear Up! opens for fourth season

  Gear Up!, an initiative of Cycle Kingston, opens its doors for the 2019 season on Thursday May 16. First piloted in 2016, Gear Up! provides the Kingston community with affordable recycled used bicycles. Bicycles have an average price of $75, and stock comes in regularly. The Bike Wizards will

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Kingston Police spring auction this weekend

  An opportunity to snag a good deal while helping police clear out their inventory of found or seized property takes place tomorrow at the Kingston Police spring auction. With doors opening at 8 a.m., the auction takes place in the Sail Room at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour and will officially

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Yes, some of the bikes at police auctions are stolen – here’s why they’re for sale

It’s not uncommon for different police agencies to hold auctions, and it’s incredibly common for those auctions to include a large number of bicycles. Recently, here in Kingston, social media posts regarding an upcoming police auction have resulted in a number of negative comments, many of which posed questions about

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Local bike shop collecting data on bike theft issues in Kingston

If you’re an avid cyclist living in Kingston, chances are you’ve had your bike or bike parts stolen, particularly if you live or work downtown. In fact, bike theft is so common now, Graeme Healey, owner of Frontenac Cycle Sport, no longer even stocks cable or chain bike locks in

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