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Emergency responders encourage use of emergency location finding app

Local first responders are urging residents to download an app that could be essential in emergency situations where an exact location is unknown. Kingston Fire and Rescue (KFR), Kingston Central Ambulance Communications Centre, and Kingston Police are encouraging Kingston residents to use the what3words app, a free and “potentially life-saving

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New entry limits imposed at Rock Dunder hiking trails

The Rideau Waterway Land Trust (RWLT) has announced new entry limits at the popular local hiking destination Rock Dunder. The new changes take effect on Friday, Sep. 18, 2020. According to a statement on RWLT’s Rock Dunder Facebook page, entry to the hiking trails will be limited to 30 groups

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Rock Dunder to open later this week for 2020 season

The Rideau Waterway Land Trust announced on Monday, May 25, 2020 that hikers will be able to access the trails of two of their beloved reserves this coming weekend. Beginning on Saturday, May 30, 2020, the trails of the Rock Dunder and JH Fullard Nature Reserves will be open to

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A forward look at 15 years of redevelopment at Belle Park

During the council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, council voted 12-0 (Councillor Stroud was absent a the time of voting) to approve a master development plan for Belle Park. Located on Montreal Street and along the shore of the Cataraqui River, the former landfill has been under consideration and

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OPP remind public not to trespass at Rock Dunder

  Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding hikers and nature enthusiasts that the nature reserve hiking trail at Rock Dunder is not yet open for the season. The Leeds Detachment of the OPP has received notice on numerous occasions of people trespassing at Rock Dunder Nature Reserve,

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Family-friendly winter activities in Kingston

Christmas has almost come and gone, and the new year brings long, cold nights and dreary, cold days.  Winter isn’t my favourite season – but there are still a lot of ways to have fun here in Kingston. The beauty of winter can’t be denied.  Pristine, fresh-fallen snow, frozen expanses

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