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Local citizens recognized with Excellence in Conservation Heritage award

The Ontario Heritage Trust has recognized the commitment to the restoration of the Ham House in Bath by Bonnie Crook and Ron Tasker with a Lieutenant’s Governor’s Excellence in Conservation Heritage Award. “For more than ten years, Bonnie and Ron, with the assistance of their two children, have carefully restored

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City Council approves demolition of heritage church manse

Kingston City Council voted on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 to approve the demolition of a heritage building at the corner of Albert and Princess Streets. The removal will make way for a new Youth Services Hub, operated by Home Base Housing (HBH). “It is a loss,” Mayor Bryan Paterson said

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Letter on proposed demolition of manse at Princess Street United Church

The following is a letter to the editor. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. At its 3 November meeting, Council deferred the application to approve the Youth Services Hub development at the corner of Princess and Albert Streets to the 17 November meeting.

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Kingston heritage sites recognized with national awards

Two heritage building reconstruction projects have been recognized by the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) through their 2020 Annual Awards program. The awards celebrate preservation, restoration and conservation work in areas including archaeology, architecture, engineering, craftsmanship, education and planning, according to a release from the Canadian Association of Heritage

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