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Police seek to identify downtown Kingston robbery suspect

Kingston Police have released the above photos and are asking for public assistance to identify the male suspect, wanted in connection with the attempted robbery of a downtown Kingston convenience store. According to police, the incident occurred at approximately 8:05 p.m. on Thursday, May 20, 2021. The male suspect entered

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YGK Thrift store set to open; all proceeds to go to Almost Home

 Last year, Almost Home, a charitable organization, announced plans to open a thrift store to raise funds for their operations. This year, that idea is coming to life, with YGK Thrift is launching in June 2021.  Just recently, Almost Home received a generous donation of $30,000 from the Kinsmen Club

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Kingston Police request assistance to identify break and enter suspects

Kingston Police have released the above photos and are asking for public assistance to identify the two suspects pictured, a man and woman both involved in a break and enter and theft at an apartment building in downtown Kingston. According to police, the incident occurred in the early morning of

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Upcoming lane closures for the LaSalle Causeway

Those who frequently use the ‘noisy bridge’ between the downtown core and Kingston’s east end will want to plan for some delays in traffic over the coming days. According to Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), there will be alternating lane closures on the LaSalle Causeway beginning at 8 p.m.

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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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