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Top 10 of 2010: Leaving the Chair

According to the most recent results from our last poll of 2010, Kingstonist’s readers place Gerretsen’s ascent to the municipal thrown the second most significant headline of the year.  That’s debatable, however in order for young Gerretsen’s win to occur, Harvey Rosen had to step aside.  In that respect, Jordan

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The Year That Was

While there are three weeks remaining in 2010, for the most part, the big news stories and issues that shaped the year have already passed.  In the year MMX, Harvey Rosen handed over the gavel to Mark Gerretsen, the 35 year old son of a former Mayor and current MPP,

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A Defining Election Issue for Kingston

In 2006, Kingston’s mayoral election was arguably fought and won over a single, campaign-defining issue.  In one corner, the incumbent Harvey Rosen bet it all on the K-Rock Centre, while contender Rick Downes countered with a move to put the breaks on construction of Kingston’s multi-million dollar Large Venue Entertainment

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Kingston’s Next Mayor

Kingstonist’s weekly poll is still in it’s infancy, and in an effort to see it flourish, we’ve been giving it a prime slot on Monday morning over the past couple of weeks.  We’ll keep on with the status quo for the time being, however we may eventually change things up

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Friday Foto

In just 10 days, Kingstonist will be celebrating two years of rocking blogging in the free world.  I’m really getting pumped up for the big day, as we kind of dropped the ball on building up to, and properly celebrating last year’s milestone.  It’s not as though Kingstonist needs to

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Thoughts of the Ballot Box

Remember, remember the eighth of November… In one year’s time, on Nov. 8, 2010, voters in this city will cast a ballot that will shape the next four years of Kingston’s evolution. Many council members will by now be considering whether to seek re-election, but may not declare for months.

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Life’s a Beach

According to a report released today, Mayors along the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway want to promote the use of, as well as tackle environmental issues associated with Great Lakes’ beaches. Surprisingly, the 44-page report titled A Mayors’ Collaborative Action Plan to Protect the Great Lakes, has not garnered

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