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Who’s that guy gliding along Kingston’s waterfront?

He easily draws as much of a crowd as is permitted wherever he goes. Gliding on the water like a hot knife through butter. You may have seen him at his usual spots, either at Confederation Basin or down by the Pump House Museum. “Everyone who sees it is amazed

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Kingston’s downtown light displays to shine all winter long

The City of Kingston and Tourism Kingston have partnered to add more LED lights and lighting installations downtown this winter. “Many have already noticed the heartwarming ‘Love’ lighting installation in Confederation Basin,” said Mayor Bryan Paterson. “Coming to see the lights we’ll have down Princess Street and around City Hall

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Kingston’s municipal marinas to open before June 2020

Municipal marinas will open to seasonal boaters tomorrow, the City of Kingston announced on Thursday, May 28, 2020. On Friday, May 29, 2020, the City will open Confederation Basin and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour marinas “with measures in place to ensure adherence to COVID-19 guidelines,” the City said. The public boat

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Municipal marinas will not open until late May

Although the province has given municipal marinas the green light to open on Saturday, May 16, 2020, Kingston recreational officials say that Portsmouth Olympic Harbour and Confederation Basin Marina will not be ready to open until late May.  “Under usual circumstances marina preparations are typically a six week process,” said

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Two men arrested for domestic-related incidents

Kingston Police responded to five domestic incidents on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, resulting in the arrest of two local men. At approximately 2:45 p.m., police were called to a domestic assault at the Knights Inn in the city’s west end. The ensuing investigation found that the accused man had struck

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A Strategic Look: Priority #5 – Foster Healthy Citizens and Vibrant Spaces

Beginning in early January and, through public consultation and a number of additional special meetings, Kingston City Council set out its five strategic priorities through 2022, which they affirmed and approved an implementation plan for at their meeting on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Today, we’ll dive into and break down

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Top Five Things to See and Do in December 2017

I often go into the holidays kicking and screaming. Not because I don’t love the holiday season but I’m just not a fan of how things seem to get started earlier and earlier every year. It seems like Christmas is being shoved down our throats while our pumpkins are still

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Best Free Events in Kingston this Summer

The City of Kingston offers many free events throughout the year.  In the summer months, we are invited to enjoy a wide variety of free concerts held in various locations downtown and in the west end.  Every Thursday from June-September, we can enjoy Movies in the Square, and of course,

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Top Five Things to See and Do in July 2015

School’s out and although the past few days have been somewhat wet and dreary, I assure you, Summer has officially arrived!  The first statutory holiday of the sunny season will allow (most of) us to take a well-deserved break tomorrow. Looking ahead to a busy and hopefully sunny month, there

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Canada Day in Kingston

As Canada’s first capital, Kingston takes Canada Day pretty seriously.  There are tons of fun, historical, educational, family-friendly events occurring in and around the downtown core all day long this Wednesday.  With the 2015 Pan Am Games less than two weeks away, many of this year’s events will be focused

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