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DND to resume structural work on Fort Frontenac wall

Residents can expect to see a pedestrian walkway put in place along Ontario Street once again as work resumes on the wall at Fort Frontenac. The sidewalk along Ontario Street adjacent to the limestone wall at the Fort was initially closed on Friday, Apr. 12, 2019 for public safety due

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Quirky Kingston

With the exception of a couple of years in college (and not even that far away — I was in Belleville) and a few months living in Oshawa shortly after, I’ve lived in Kingston since I was born here in 1978. I love it here. I love the history, the

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CFB Kingston: Pedestrian walkway at Fort Frontenac to be completed by end of May

UPDATE (Monday, May 13, 2019): According to the City of Kingston, work to install the temporary pedestrian walkway will begin on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. “The Department of National Defence will begin installing the Ontario Street pedestrian walkway and other traffic control measures at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15.

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Temporary Ontario Street pedestrian walkway plan approved by City

  The City of Kingston has approved a plan from the Department of National Defence (DND) to create a walkway to allow pedestrians to traverse the LaSalle Causeway. A temporary pedestrian walkway will be put in place to allow pedestrians to get from The Tragically Hip Way to the east

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City providing free transit across the Causeway due to sidewalk closure

  The City of Kingston is now offering free transit to those pedestrians who want to cross the LaSalle Causeway, but are unable to due to the sidewalk closure. The sidewalk along Ontario Street from The Tragically Hip Way to the east side of the Causeway closed on Friday, Apr.

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Update: Rerouting for pedestrians due to state of Fort Frontenac wall could take two weeks

Pedestrians wanting to use the LaSalle Causeway will need to wait a couple of weeks while the City of Kingston and the Department of National Defence (DND) create an alternate route, according to the City of Kingston. The City announced late last week that the sidewalk along Ontario Street leading

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Sidewalk near LaSalle Causeway closed due to state of wall at Fort Frontenac

  The City of Kingston is immediately closing the sidewalk along Ontario Street leading up to the LaSalle Causeway for public safety reasons. Following a recent assessment completed by the Department of National Defence, it has been determined that the historic stone wall at the perimeter of Fort Frontenac is

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City Landmarks Vol III

I’m back with the third installment of my mini history lesson, helping you to better understand the city we live in. Steps away from the controversial LVEC site, is a small, zigzagging strip of crumbling limestone, which looks like the remains of an ancient civilization. This structure “may” be part

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