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Kingston man and woman arrested for trafficking cocaine, fentanyl

A local man and woman have been arrested and charged as part of a Kingston Police investigation into complaints of drug trafficking in the area of MacDonnell Street downtown. According to police, that investigating led the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) to secure a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

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Martello Alley’s virtual solution to pandemic shopping

Imagine being able to visit your favourite store from the comfort of your own home. Although there’s no replacement for the real thing, one business owner is hoping a virtual touch will help boost sales amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  “It made me really decide at the last minute that I

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Kingston Police arrest woman for drug trafficking crystal meth

Kingston Police have arrested a woman and seized a large quantity of crystal methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $70,000. According to police, on Thursday, Apr. 1, 2021, members of the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) arrested the woman for possession for the purpose of trafficking crystal methamphetamine.

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Positive case of COVID-19 confirmed at Tango Nuevo

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, has confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 within Tango Nuevo. The confirmation comes on Wednesday, Apr. 7, 2021, the day after the restaurant, located at 331 King Street, announced it was closing as a

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Confirmed positive COVID-19 cases among patrons at The Mansion

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has confirmed that several patrons who were COVID-19 positive attended The Mansion restaurant and bar. According to Public Health, individuals who attended The Mansion — located at 506 Princess Street in downtown Kingston —

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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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Kingston man arrested for impaired driving after fleeing collision with tree

As the snow and wind made for already difficult driving conditions, one local man was arrested after he drove off the road in downtown Kingston and collided with a tree. According to Kingston Police, the man was driving in the 500 block of Rideau Street at approximately 8:05 p.m. on

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Letter of thanks to the young man working at the Square rink

The following is a submitted letter to the editor regarding the actions of one of the City of Kingston employees that tend to the skating rink at Springer Market Square. He is one of the many City employees that wear the orange vests and shovel snow from the mats at

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Kingston Police intercept nearly $90k in crystal meth, cocaine

The Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit has arrested a local man in connection with the trafficking of illicit drugs, primarily crystal methamphetamine, police said. The arrest took place on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 as the result of an ongoing investigation within the downtown area of Kingston. That investigation led to

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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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Kingston Police request assistance to identify axe-wielding suspect

Kingston Police have released the above photo and are asking for public assistance in identifying the male pictured, a suspect involved in smashing a vehicle window with a large axe. According to Kingston Police, the incident occurred on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 when, at approximately 8:45 a.m., the suspect was

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Charges laid after Kingston Police find man with prohibited weapons

Kingston Police responding to a call for assistance at a downtown apartment building opened up a whole new case when a male was located in possession of prohibited weapons by happenstance. At approximately 10:47 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, Kingston Police were called to 381 Bagot Street, an apartment

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