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Integrity Commissioner recommends suspension of pay for Councillor Stroud

At its upcoming meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, Kingston City Council will receive a report from the Integrity Commissioner regarding complaints filed against Councillor Peter Stroud. According to the report from the Integrity Commissioner, the complaints against Stroud stem from two different incidents: The incident on Sunday, Jun. 23,

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Man wanted on eight charges arrested following suspicious activity

The report of suspicious activity in Portsmouth District lead police on a short search for a man already wanted for eight charges. At approximately 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, Kingston Police responded to report of a suspicious male allegedly breaking into a storage bin and stealing a bike

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Bike Sharing in Kingston

You may have noticed an influx of orange bicycles around downtown Kingston and on Queen’s campus. Dropbike, a new Toronto-based bike sharing service is running a summer-long project in Kingston. The pilot project began on July 1st and will continue throughout the summer, providing 100 dockless bicycles for rent in

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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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Separated Bike Lane Planned for Bath Road

Kingston has made great strides in recent years when it comes to promoting active transportation and the development of cycling infrastructure. From Kingston Transit’s Rack & Roll program to the Commuter Challenge, and from the installation of an expansive network of bike lanes to faded and oft ignored sharrows, these

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Guide to Bike Shops and Rentals in Kingston 2016

At the beginning of the month, we published a poll discussing the improvements that could be made to Kingston’s cycling infrastructure. While we have made some headway since the last version of this guide, the response showed that there is still room for more change and innovation. We love these

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City Outlines Plan to Tackle Extensive Winter Damage to Roads

Work to address the extensive winter damage to Kingston’s urban roads will begin on May 26 and will cost an estimated $3.3 million in total. “We told Kingston motorists and cyclists that we would be offering a longer-term fix to address this winter’s road damage and that’s what we are

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Hall Monitor: Pre-Summer Cleaning

Last night, city council, staff and the public gathered in City Hall for Kingston City Council meeting number 16-2013. The city has published the agenda and addeds online. The bulk of our meeting was fairly straight forward, by-the-books house-cleaning items. A handful of contracts for various services and software were

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