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Kingston Police request assistance to identify axe-wielding suspect

Kingston Police have released the above photo and are asking for public assistance in identifying the male pictured, a suspect involved in smashing a vehicle window with a large axe. According to Kingston Police, the incident occurred on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 when, at approximately 8:45 a.m., the suspect was

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Downtown transformation starts next week

The City has released details of the plan to reimagine downtown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dubbed “Love Kingston Marketplace,” the redesign will restrict vehicle access in order to create more room for social distancing at outdoor retail, restaurants and pedestrian spaces. “Residents and businesses can expect to see

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City announces ‘Love Kingston Marketplace’ to take shape later this month

City staff have refined and updated the lane closures planned for the downtown core this summer in order to accommodate businesses who are looking to uphold social distancing while reopening. Originally announced on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, these changes will make space for the Love Kingston Marketplace, a hub for

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Paved Paradise 2020: Call for submissions reflecting ‘what makes Kingston unique’

For the third year, the City of Kingston is once again planning a ‘Paved Paradise’ project, a temporary public art exhibit right in the heart of the downtown core. The Paved Paradise project debuted in 2018, and this year, the City is looking for submissions that will “help make the

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Man charged after damaging vehicles, kicking police officer

A man from Marmora is facing charges after an incident in downtown Kingston that resulted in multiple vehicles being damaged. According to Kingston Police, the incident took place on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. At approximately 10:15 p.m., the accused man approached a vehicle in the 300 block of Brock Street,

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Kingston Police: Enraged cyclist caused disturbance, delayed transit

A Kingston Transit bus was delayed by a local cyclist who pulled in front of the bus while yelling, screaming, and hitting the front window on Sunday, Jun. 23, 2019. At approximately 2:45 p.m. the accused man was observed by a Kingston Transit bus driver near the intersection of Brock

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Update: Located – Police request public assistance to locate missing female teen

UPDATE (Thursday, Jul. 4, 2019, 3 p.m.: The female teen, Sundreah Pyne, has been located safely. Kingston Police wish to thank all those who shared the information. Original article: Kingston Police have released the above photos and are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing female youth. Sundreah

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Police investigating assault causing serious injuries in downtown Kingston

A fight in the downtown core that resulted in police locating an unconscious male is currently being investigated by Kingston Police. Police were initially dispatched to a fight in progress at 2:43 a.m. on Tuesday, Jul. 2, 2019 . While the original call stated the fight was taking place at

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City to close Division Street in hub to lay asphalt

  The City of Kingston will be laying the final layer of asphalt at intersections in the hub area and along Division Street between Colborne and Brock Streets starting Monday, May 13, 2019 until Thursday, May 16, 2019. Motorists can expect significant delays due to lane closures while crews complete

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Cooke’s Fine Foods expands into kitchen goods with new store next door

  The owners of longtime Kingston staple Cooke’s fine foods opened a second store carrying kitchen supplies this morning. Cooke’s Essentials for the Kitchen is directly next door to the existing store in the storefront previously occupied by Oderin Kitchen Supplies. Owner Susan Cooke said she was “really excited that

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Kingston Police seeking public assistance to identify assault suspects

Police are asking the public for assistance regarding an assault that sent a pedestrian to hospital with serious eye injuries over the weekend. According to Kingston Police, the male victim was walking westbound on the south sidewalk of Johnson Street near University Avenue with a small group of friends at

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Two charged after theft of tip jar from restaurant in downtown Kingston

A local man and woman have both been arrested and charged after a brazen robbery during the lunchtime rush in a downtown deli. At approximately 12:31 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, police responded to a call regarding a theft that had just taken place at the Golden Rooster on

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