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The view from Harriet’s window

The following is a submitted article on Harriet Dobbs Cartwright, looking at her role as one of the Kingston area’s earliest feminists. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the Kingstonist. The Cartwright house on King Street provides a window to the Kingston of 1833; it

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Male arrested after domestic assault leads to injuries

Approximately nine Kingston Police cruisers descended on the downtown core after a domestic dispute turned violent. Kingston Police were called to the historic Belvedere Hotel on King Street East at approximately 2:10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. Responding officers located the female victim of the domestic incident, who was

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City of Kingston announces plans for parking changes at City Park

The City of Kingston is planning changes to parking around City Park, some of which the public is being asked to provide feedback on. The City announced an end to parking on the ring road within City Park in November of 2019, and also explained that municipal staff would be

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Temporary closures of The Tragically Hip Way to take place during Brier

The Tragically Hip Way in front of the Leon’s Centre in downtown Kingston will be closed for hour-long blocks in the evenings most days this week. Beginning today, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2020, the street – which runs from Ontario Street to King Street East – will be closed from 4:30

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Here in Kingston at 270 King Street East

Here in Kingston at 270 King Street East is St. George’s Cathedral. This is not only a place of worship for the Anglican faith but a landmark of downtown Kingston. Just after the dust settled following the American Revolution, Loyalists flocked to the British colony that is now Canada. In

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Police seek information, suspects in thefts of ‘Pay and Display’ parking meters

Kingston Police are looking for public assistance during the investigation of three thefts of City of Kingston ‘Pay and Display’ parking meters, which occurred over the course of three months. Three of the large, electronic parking meters were stolen in downtown Kingston: One was stolen on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018

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