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Greater Napanee residents come together against proposed asphalt plant

Though planning for an asphalt development plant in Greater Napanee has been, arguably, slow moving over a three-year period, residents opposing the development have been gaining momentum at a rapid rate. In just two days, over 100 people have signed a petition to prevent a permanent hot asphalt plant proposal

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Woman found to be impaired after crashing vehicle with children on board

A local woman has been arrested and charged after she crashed her vehicle into a ditch in the east end of the city. At approximately 7:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2020, Kingston Police were called to a single vehicle collision on Highway 2 east of middle road. There, a

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Hall Monitor: Meeting Momentum

Kingston City Council sat for meeting number 05-2020 (Agenda) on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. The 41-minute meeting, which Mayor Bryan Paterson joked “might be a record for this council” had a light agenda and minimal discussion, though they did get a few items completed. Council had met in a closed

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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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Community group finds seatbelt compliance rate down in Kingston

On perhaps one of the most gridlocked days of traffic in recent Kingston history, one local community organization was out on the streets taking their annual count of those not wearing seatbelts in moving vehicles. For the past eight years, Kingston: Partners for a Safe Community (KPSC) has conducted an

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Man arrested for impaired driving after leaving scene of collision

An impaired driver was stopped by police after hitting a mailbox and driving into a ditch on Sunday, Jul. 7, 2019. The accused man was observed by a witness driving west on Highway 2 in the east end of Kingston at approximately 7:40 p.m. After driving his motor vehicle into

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Impaired driving on Canada Day leads to arrest for local man

A Kingston man has been charged with impaired driving after being seen swerving into traffic, driving into a ditch, and staggering on the roadway on Canada Day. The accused man was driving westbound on Highway 2 east of Kingston on Monday, Jul. 1, 2019 at approximately 12:15 p.m. According to

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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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Safety awareness group holds spring ‘Distracted Driving Checkpoints’

  According to the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario, if a driver takes their eyes off the road for more than two seconds, their crash risk doubles. It’s for this reason that Kingston: Partners for a Safe Community (KPSC) once again holding their spring Distracted Driving Checkpoints on Friday, Jun.

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City, Utilities Kingston reminding public of services during heavy rainfall

  The public is advised to be aware of potential flood dangers and sewer overflows as Kingston continues to experience heavy rain with another 15 to 25 mm of rain forecast to fall on Kingston and area today and into Tuesday, May 14, 2019. The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA)

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Here in Kingston at 1401 Highway 2

  There are artifacts of our history around every corner of Kingston, and as you walk down Penny Lane to 1401 Highway 2, you will come across a pioneer cemetery with history waiting to be discovered. Milton Cemetery at 1401 Highway 2 has long been abandoned from its original purpose.

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