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City reopening municipal beaches and public washrooms

The City of Kingston will officially open municipal beaches, waterfront swim access points, and some public washrooms on Friday, Jun. 26, 2020. The City is reminding residents to maintain physical distancing by staying two metres (six feet) from others on the beach, in the water, and in public washrooms. The

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City of Kingston re-opening some municipal boat launches

Beginning today, Tuesday, May 5, 2020, The City of Kingston will be reopening some of the municipal boat launches throughout the area. While the boat launches at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour Marina will remain closed to the public due to provincial emergency orders, the following boat launches are being reopened: Collins

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Couple seeks public assistance to locate missing dog, Gus

A local couple is reaching out to the community for help in the hopes of getting their four-year-old dog, Gus, back home safely. Gus, a black retriever mix, got out of the fenced-in dog park at Grass Creek Park on the evening of Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. Since then, the

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Kingston family left homeless after house fire

A family with three young children and another child on the way has been left homeless following a house fire on the afternoon of Sunday, December 1, 2019. Kingston Fire & Rescue responded to the 3000 block of Highway 2, near Grass Creek Park, after receiving reports of a fully

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Kingston Sheepdog Trials take over Grass Creek Park this weekend

The Sheep Dog Trials Festival will take place at Grass Creek Park from Friday, Aug. 9 until Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. Presented by Kingston Subaru, the festival is family-friendly and invites attendees to bring leashed pets. The attractions and events will be running rain or shine throughout the weekend. In

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A Strategic Look: Priority #5 – Foster Healthy Citizens and Vibrant Spaces

Beginning in early January and, through public consultation and a number of additional special meetings, Kingston City Council set out its five strategic priorities through 2022, which they affirmed and approved an implementation plan for at their meeting on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Today, we’ll dive into and break down

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City continues testing garlic-based tick and mosquito repellent

After beginning a trial last summer, the City of Kingston is continuing to test the effectiveness of a 100 per cent natural garlic-based product aimed at keeping mosquitos and ticks away from the dog park areas of Grass Creek Park and Rotary Park. The natural repellent is not harmful to

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Kingston Police investigating head-on collision near Grass Creek Park

A head-on collision on Highway 2 East sent on driver to hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to Kingston Police. The collision occurred at approximately 5:20 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 between a pickup truck and a small car on Highway 2 near Grass Creek Park. The driver of the

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Best Park for a Picnic in Kingston

Summer is finally here, and that means it’s finally time for nibbling and sipping tasty treats in the glorious, great outdoors. While patios are a big draw for many, an equally popular and affordable alternative is picnicking. With so many outdoor gems available to us, finding the best park for

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Canada Day in Kingston

As Canada’s first capital, Kingston takes Canada Day pretty seriously.  There are tons of fun, historical, educational, family-friendly events occurring in and around the downtown core all day long this Wednesday.  With the 2015 Pan Am Games less than two weeks away, many of this year’s events will be focused

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Guide to Canada Day 2014 in Kingston

Following the first day of Summer and last day of school, the time has finally come to bust out your favorite red and white flare and celebrate Canada Day in Kingston.  Similar to year’s past, there’s a full day of activities that largely take place in and around downtown Kingston and Grass Creek Park. In addition

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