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Smashing car windows with axe results in charges for Kingston man

A local man has been arrested and charged after his aggressions against the windows of a vehicle in the parking lot of the Cataraqui Centre were observed by witnesses and called into police. According to Kingston Police, the incident occurred at approximately 9:05 a.m. on Tuesday, Jun. 8, 2021 when

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Kingston Police seek to identify suspects in theft from west-end pharmacy

Kingston Police have released the above photo and are asking for public assistance in identifying the male and female suspects pictured, who were allegedly involved in a nearly $3,000 theft from a west-end pharmacy. According to police, the theft took place at the Shoppers Drug Mart location at the Cataraqui

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What’s open and closed Victoria Day long weekend 2021

Our second Victoria Day long weekend during the pandemic is here. Temperatures are looking good for our quieter celebrations at home, and Kingston and area residents are reminded that the provincial Stay-At-Home order has been extended into June. But that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy the holiday long weekend

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Public Health: Kingston Transit rider confirmed positive for COVID-19

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health, confirmed on Monday, Apr. 26, 2021 that a COVID-19 positive case travelled on multiple Kingston Transit bus routes. According to Public Health, the case travelled on the following routes, dates and times: Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021: Route 7 –

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What’s open and closed for Easter weekend 2021

A second pandemic Easter weekend is here. In KFL&A we are still under the Section 22 Class Order, prohibiting gatherings of over five people, indoors or out, but it doesn’t mean we can’t connect with loved ones over the telephone or online. The City reminds us that visiting in person

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Second Kingston Transit rider confirmed positive for COVID-19 this month

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, has announced that a COVID-19 positive case has recently travelled on Kingston Transit. Moore made the announcement on Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2021, and Public Health explained that the positive case travelled on both Bus

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What’s open, closed and happening for Family Day long weekend 2021

Here we are on the other side of a six week lockdown, just in time for the Family Day weekend. While we are still urged to stay safe and avoid unnecessary trips out and about, in KFL&A businesses are reopening, and a sense of relief is spreading across the region.

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What’s open and closed in Kingston for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays

This holiday season is like no other. With a government mandated lockdown period beginning on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, creating this list feels like saying goodbye to a long and emotionally draining year. Many businesses will not open their doors for in-person shopping and services after the holidays, but that

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Police request assistance to identify suspect in west-end vehicle robbery

Kingston Police have released the above photos and are asking for public assistance in identifying the person pictured, a suspect in a recent robbery. According to police, at approximately 8:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 the robbery victim parked his vehicle in the parking lot nearest the Isabel Turner

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Indie the intervention dog training to comfort Kingston high school students

Through the doors of the BMO entrance at the Cataraqui Centre stands a group of masked humans, each holding leashes attached to puppies in various stages of their service dog training.  Ability Dogs Canada, the organization training these pups, have brought the dogs to the mall in search of a

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‘Shop with a Cop’ support students differently this year

Kingston Police officers will shop alone during this year’s “Shop with a Cop” event. Students will still be supported by this initiative, though COVID-19 precautions will keep them from spending time with local officers at the Cataraqui Centre. On Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 Kingston Police are holding the sixth annual

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Tim Hortons addresses closures and COVID-19 cases in Kingston

Over the past few weeks, Kingston has seen an influx of COVID-19 cases, particularly amongst restaurant workers. Kingstonist has received several inquiries from the public regarding the sudden closure of a handful of Tim Hortons locations across the city, primarily regarding the closure of the chain’s location in the Cataraqui

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