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Community Foundation celebrates $162,539.24 in grants to local charities

  On Thursday, May 23, 2019 the Community Foundation for Kingston & Area (CKFA) granted $162,539.24 to 18 local charities to undertake projects that have a direct impact on the communities they serve. Each recipient had the opportunity to speak for 60 seconds about their project and how it will

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Gear Up! opens for fourth season

  Gear Up!, an initiative of Cycle Kingston, opens its doors for the 2019 season on Thursday May 16. First piloted in 2016, Gear Up! provides the Kingston community with affordable recycled used bicycles. Bicycles have an average price of $75, and stock comes in regularly. The Bike Wizards will

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Guide to Bike Shops and Rentals in Kingston 2016

At the beginning of the month, we published a poll discussing the improvements that could be made to Kingston’s cycling infrastructure. While we have made some headway since the last version of this guide, the response showed that there is still room for more change and innovation. We love these

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K&P Trail Set to Reach Downtown by Next Summer

  The K&P Railway, whose century-long death throes issued their final spasm in 1986, was sometimes disparagingly called the “kick and push railway.” As it turns out, the jab was a prescient one: the railroad would one day find new life as a recreational trail for, among others, cross-country skiers,

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Residents Asked For Input On Bike Sharing System

The City, St. Lawrence College and Queen’s University are seeking resident and student input to help develop a Bike Share System in Kingston. A Bike Share System offers members access to bicycles parked at stations in high use areas around town for short trips. A 15-question Your Opinion survey will

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New Workshops Encourage Family Cycling

With the goal of getting Kingston families off their couches and onto their bikes, Cycle Kingston is launching a series of fun and informative workshops this summer. “We would like to encourage Kingston families to put down their remote control, and get outside and spend some quality time together, having

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Active Commute to Work

Kingston recently took part in Active Commute to Work Week from June 3-8 during which Kingstonians were encouraged by both The City of Kingston and The Kingston Coalition for Active Transportation to walk, cycle, carpool or ride the bus to work.  The City made a proclamation outlining the criteria for 

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