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Man charged after assaulting emergency room staff in Picton

A Prince Edward County man is facing a laundry list of charges after Police in Picton responded to a disturbance on Sunday, April 18, 2021.  Police say when officers arrived a begin their investigation they noticed the man had been struck with a wooden stake which left him with minor

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New temporary hospital site ready to go, if needed

A new 70-bed facility is ready and waiting on standby if needed, according to Kingston Health Sciences Centre. The unveiling was made on the afternoon of Monday, March 29, 2021. The facility would provide care for non-COVID, and medically stable patients who would still require clinical support before discharge. It

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Impaired driver taken to hospital and charged after collision

As a result of his impaired driving, 22-year-old local man was accompanied by police as he was transported to hospital after a collision on Bath Road. Shortly after 1 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, the accused man was driving eastbound on Bath Road near Portsmouth Avenue, when he drove

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Hall Monitor: Time Sensitive

Last night, our city council met off-site again, for the second meeting of the two… uh, make that five… of our meetings on the road and met in the Kingston Room at the Vimy Officer’s Mess at CFB Kingston. We had no Councillor George for this meeting due to a

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Hall Monitor: A Vicious Cycle

So last night, council got together for meeting number 26-2012 – but it felt like 25B-2012, since the agenda was just a completion of the items from last week. Half of an agenda, a wrong week for a meeting and a strange start time (6:00pm). If that doesn’t give an

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Rating Kingston Health Care Sysmte

My Grandmother ended up in the hospital this past weekend thanks to yet another nasty slip and fall. While she’s on the road to recovery, I couldn’t help but reflect on how strange the hospital experience was.  Thankfully I’ve managed to stay out of Emerg, but sadly the same cannot

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Another Questionable Bus Ad

In the past, I’ve written about advertising on board Kingston Transit’s fleet that did not promote the use of public transportation, as well as the prospect of a controversial atheist campaign.  Both posts sparked mild debate over the rules and regulations, which govern advertising on board city buses.  On one

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