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Kingston artists welcome back in-person events with Summer Art Show

Due to the pandemic, many art exhibitions and sales have adapted to virtual shows. However, as the restrictions are easing up, many events are happening in person.   Glocca Morra Studios is organizing its Summer Art Show and sale featuring 15 local artists’ work, taking place on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021

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Update: Contractor fined – ‘Snow’ in July has some Kingston residents deeply concerned

Update (Friday, Jul. 23, 2021) According to the City of Kingston, the contractor responsible for the small bits of styrofoam littered throughout Kingston’s east end has been fined over the matter. In an email to Kingstonist, the City relayed that they are aware of reports of polystyrene, which is commonly

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Two vehicle collision on Highway 15 claims one life

Two vehicles collided on Highway 15 near Woodburn Road shortly in the evening of Wednesday, Jun. 16, 2021. South Frontenac Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Kingston Fire department and Kingston Paramedics responded to the incident shortly after 6 p.m. According to a release from the OPP, the initial Investigation has indicated

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Stealing City of Kingston vehicle ends in charges for local man

A local man is facing multiple charges after stealing a City of Kingston work truck and attempting to flee police in it. The incident began at approximately 10:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Jun. 16, 2021, when City of Kingston employees at the Novelis facility at 945 Princess Street observed a man

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KSS students seek funds for Little Forest outdoor classroom

Kingston Secondary School (KSS) students are asking for your help to plant a “Little Forest” outdoor classroom in Champlain Park. Namirah Quadir, Urban Student Trustee for the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) and Isadora Ferguson of Friday’s for Future Kingston, both students at KSS, appear in a YouTube video asking

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Highway 401 expansion in east-end Kingston complete

The provincial government has announced the completion of widening Highway 401 from four to six lanes, from west of the Cataraqui River Bridge to Highway 15. “The increase in lanes on Highway 401 is great news for Kingston and families across our entire region,” said Steve Clark, MPP for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand

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City releases final design of Highway 15 and Gore Road intersection

The City of Kingston has released the final design of the intersection of Highway 15 and Gore Road, and is providing an opportunity for residents review the design and ask questions of the team behind it. The design, led by the Third Crossing team, focuses on active transportation, and an

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Police find impaired driver stopped in the wrong lane of traffic

A driver found stopped in an eastbound lane while facing westbound was arrested and charged after Kingston Police happened upon him and determined he was impaired by alcohol. The incident occurred at approximately 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 when officers on patrol came across a vehicle facing westbound

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Police recover stolen snow mobile after chase in Seeley’s Bay

After receiving a report of a stolen snow mobile, officers with the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) ended up chasing the stolen vehicle in an investigation that resulted in six charges. Just after 8 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, the OPP were advised that a

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Kingston man arrested for impaired driving after collision on Highway 15

A local man has been arrested and charged after a single-vehicle collision occurred in Kingston’s east end earlier this week. On Tuesday Oct. 22, 2019 shortly after 1 a.m. the Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a vehicle in

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Commissionaires Kingston goes into legal strike position on June 24

Commissionaires Kingston is going into a legal strike position at CFB Kingston and the Royal Military College of Canada on Monday, June 24, 2019. This strike is between the Commissionaires Kingston union members and their management. The Department of National Defense is not in a legal strike position. “Employees on

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Driver in east Kingston arrested and charged for speeding, impaired driving

  After stopping a speeding driver in Kingston’s east end, an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer found more than one reason to arrest and charge the South Frontenac man. On Saturday, May 18, 2019, an officer from the Frontenac detachment of the OPP was conducting speed enforcement on Highway 15

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