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Hall Monitor: A Discounted Option

Kingston City Council sat for meeting number 22-2019 (agenda) on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, where, after a delayed start from a closed session regarding staffing and corporate structure, they focused on an affordable housing project, a budget request from the County of Frontenac, and potential changes to the municipal fee

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Best of 2013: Local Restaurants Face New Kind of Competition

For a small city in between major centers, we sure are lucky to have such a wide variety of fresh, locally sourced restaurants.  The food scene in Kingston has thrived and this includes everything from smaller, ethnically diverse cuisine to gourmet restaurants, burgers and breakfast.  Most recently, we’ve seen an

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Local Restaurants Face New Kind of Competition

Restaurant business is a tough business. Profit margins are low – often 10-15%, and costs are always increasing. They say that 1 in 4 restaurants that open will close within a year. In Kingston, the density of restaurants downtown is very high, and although the natural lifecycle of openings and

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Hall Monitor: Time Sensitive

Last night, our city council met off-site again, for the second meeting of the two… uh, make that five… of our meetings on the road and met in the Kingston Room at the Vimy Officer’s Mess at CFB Kingston. We had no Councillor George for this meeting due to a

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City To Purchase Historic British Whig Building

The City of Kingston announced today that it is purchasing the historic downtown landmark known as the British Whig Building as its permanent municipal administration centre in the City’s downtown core. The purchase was approved by Kingston City Council at its meeting of Feb. 15, 2011. “The City is pleased

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