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Kingston man charged after threatening security guard with a knife

A local man became confrontational with a security guard at a business in downtown Kingston after being asked to leave the premises after refusing to wear a mask. At approximately 2:35 p.m. on Monday, May 31, 2021, the accused male entered a business on Montreal Street in downtown Kingston. According

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Murdoch Mysteries to shoot scenes in historic downtown Kingston

This spring has seen an influx of production companies filming scenes and series’ in and around Kingston. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and the heightened safety measures around film crews and sets, Kingston is a veritable hubbub of activity, according to the Kingston Film Office. Two productions are in various stages

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Kingston ferry terminal to Wolfe Island slated for demolition in Fall 2023

A recent announcement has slated the Kingston Ferry Terminal demolition and construction to be completed by 2023. The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) has planned for a new passenger terminal to be built closer to the water, and a small administrative office and ferry staff parking lot near the

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Kingston man arrested on drugs, weapons charges at downtown apartment building

A Kingston man is facing charges after being in possession of a weapon and resisting arrest. At approximately 4:15 p.m. on Sunday, May 16, 2021, a female witness observed the accused male obstructing the main entrance door of an apartment complex in the 100 block of Princess Street in downtown

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Love Kingston Marketplace launches for 2021 season

The City of Kingston and its partners, Tourism Kingston and the Downtown Kingston! Business Improvement Area (BIA), have announced the official launch of Love Kingston Marketplace (LKM) 2021 this spring. The reimagined LKM 2021 has expanded on last year’s plan to support local downtown businesses and hopes to hold outdoor

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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 City Council gives go ahead for Capitol Condos project

Kingston City Council unanimously passed a motion on Tuesday, Apr. 6, 2021 to endorse the settlement on the proposed Capitol Condos project at 223 Princess Street. The Capitol Condos project will see a nine-storey condominium building at the former Capitol Movie Theatre in downtown Kingston. Plans, revisions, and conversations have

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Heritage Foundation releases details on design settlement with IN8

The long debate over the height of a proposed residential building at 223 Princess Street has finally been settled. IN8, the developer of the residential building proposed for 223 Princess Street, Building Kingston’s Future Inc. (BKF) and the Frontenac Heritage Foundation (FHF) signed Minutes of Settlement earlier this week for

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IN8, Frontenac Heritage Foundation finally agree on Capitol Condos

The Frontenac Heritage Foundation and Building Kingston’s Future Inc. have finally given their blessings to The Capitol condo project. The appellants along with IN8 Developments out of Kitchener-Waterloo, the group responsible for The Capitol, have agreed on the matter after a long-standing dispute. The dispute was centred around the height

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Three arrested following downtown Kingston convenience store robbery

Kingston Police have arrested three people in connection with a robbery at New Merry Market which occurred on Saturday, Feb 13, 2021. At approximately 1:42 p.m. on the above date an unknown armed male suspect entered the New Merry Market at Barrie Street and Earl Street. The male walked through

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Local man charged after breaking into downtown business and resisting arrest

A local man is facing charges after multiple infractions at downtown Kingston businesses, including breaking and entering. At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021, the accused male proceeded to leave an establishment without making any attempt to pay for the alcoholic drinks he had consumed, according to a

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Local male arrested after assaulting girlfriend and damaging property

A local man is facing charges after a late night confrontation became violent at a downtown Kingston residence. According to a report from Kingston Police, dated Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, an argument between the male accused and his girlfriend, the female victim took place at approximately 3:05 a.m. on the

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