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Local students launching businesses instead of applying for summer jobs

Ten students from Kingston have made their way into the Summer Company Program, which will provide their businesses with a $3,000 grant funded by the Ontario government.  “Having Summer Company connect me with other people in the industry has motivated me to accomplish more than I thought possible!” said Kassandra Greenhalgh,

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Kingston businesses offering free home delivery during the pandemic

It is not “business as usual” for many bricks and mortar establishments these days. Those with products have been scrambling to find ways to continue selling their wares to their customers. Below is a collection of local businesses who offer free delivery to their clients. It is by no means

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Local charity Dress for Success targeted by thieves

When those working with Dress for Success Kingston opened their doors yesterday morning, what they found was disappointing, to say the least. Sometime over the weekend from Friday, Feb. 21 to Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, the local charitable organization had been broken into. For seven years, Dress for Success has

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Modern Primitive here to stay under new ownership

  Co-owners of Modern Primitive Bonnie and David Parkinson shared their plans to retire and close the store in January, but Modern Primitive is now here to stay under new owner Derek Morley. Morley, who spoke fondly of visiting Modern Primitive growing up, was enthusiastic about the future of the

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Start your spring cleaning with Giveaway Day

With the sun finally warming our days here in Kingston, it’s that time of year when residents are opening their windows, rearranging their homes for the coming season, and trying to de-clutter – the perfect time for Giveaway Day! At least twice a year, the City of Kingston holds Giveaway

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