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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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OPP: Four people charged with stunt driving in Kingston in one day

  Although only one of the accused men is a Kingston resident, four men were charged in relation to stunt driving within the city on Saturday, May 4, 2019. According to the Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), a total of six individuals were charged with stunt driving

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OPP still investigating cause of 401 tractor trailer collision and fuel spill

Officers from the Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are still investigating the cause of a tractor trailer driving off of Highway 401 into a guard rail, which resulted in a fuel spill, and the closure of the busy highway for several hours. The OPP attended the scene

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City looks at renaming, redesigning Highway 15

As part of a larger project to redesign and redevelop Highway 15, the City of Kingston has some interesting proposals on the table, and are looking for public input. For a little bit of background, the City began looking into possible roadway improvements for Highway 15 in the fall of

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Jeff Scott: The Countryside View – Time for Kingston to rename Highways 2, 15 and 38

Kingston is an old city. It has been settled for over three hundred years now, and has been prospering, expanding and changing ever since. The best way to understand these changes is through the names of the city’s streets. Right at the start of it all, in the core of

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Roundabouts: A Great Idea Comes Back Around

Written by Jeff Scott Back in 1985, when I moved to Kingston after completing college, I was perplexed to hear Kingstonians give directions to businesses near an area called the Traffic Circle. There was no traffic circle in Kingston that I knew of. It was a friend who had gone

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