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Positive case of COVID-19 confirmed at Tango Nuevo

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, has confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 within Tango Nuevo. The confirmation comes on Wednesday, Apr. 7, 2021, the day after the restaurant, located at 331 King Street, announced it was closing as a

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Second Kingston Transit rider confirmed positive for COVID-19 this month

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, has announced that a COVID-19 positive case has recently travelled on Kingston Transit. Moore made the announcement on Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2021, and Public Health explained that the positive case travelled on both Bus

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Tree trimming to take place in Breakwater Park area

With Infrastructure upgrades required along King Street near Breakwater Park, Utilities Kingston is working with trained arborists to prune trees around high voltage lines in the area before work begins. This is being done in order to minimize the impact to trees, according to Utilities Kingston. “Trees are important to

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Frontenac Parking Lot to close temporarily beginning next week

Those who frequent the downtown core by vehicle will need to keep in mind that the municipal parking lot adjacent to the Leon’s Centre will be closed temporarily for the next two months. The Frontenac Parking Lot, located at the corner across from the Leon’s Centre on the block of

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Kingston man arrested after road rage incident

A local man has been arrested and charged after an incident of road rage led to a series of dangerous events including the assault of another motorist. According to Kingston Police, the incident took place on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. At approximately 10 p.m. that day, the accused man drove

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Kingston remembers

For many, it is a time to think of loved ones who served in the Canadian Armed Forces, be that decades ago or currently serving. Remembrance Day holds a lot of different meaning for different people, but for everyone, it is a time to give thanks to those who have

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Water main break closes section of King Street

A water main break has led to flooding on King Street in downtown Kingston on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. The flooding began just after 12 p.m., and Utilities Kingston confirmed that the cause of the flooding was due to a water main break. Both Kingston Fire and Rescue and Utilities

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Changes coming as City addresses issues with pedestrians accessing Breakwater Park

Due to the large number of people crossing King Street at the bottom of Beverley Street to access Breakwater Park, the City of Kingston is taking measures to discourage pedestrian crossing at that spot. According to a press release from the City of Kingston, the intersection at Beverley and King

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Council Approves Plan to Revitalize Breakwater Park

Plans to revitalize Breakwater Park have been on the City of Kingston’s books since 2013, however it wasn’t until last week that we finally caught a glimpse of what the long awaited enhancements might resemble. With a $1 million contribution from the federal government, and $500K offered by Swim Drink

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Brock and King, 1900

This fantastic photograph was taken at the corner of Brock and King, circa 1900.  Although this building no longer exists, Wade’s Drugstore occupied the same location as present-day Jack Astor’s. Wade’s was one of several drugstores in the city at that time, while its prime location contributed to years of

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Downtown Kingston, 1948

This George Lilley photograph of Brock street between King and Wellington is from 1948. Starting at the corner, the businesses that occupied the block were Martin’s shoe store, McLeod’s Drug store, the Red and White Store (surprisingly there was an Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite Masonic lodge located above the

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Tango Nuevo

Last year it seemed our local food joints lining our downtown core were closing faster than they were coming in.  This left some Kingstonians a tad concerned when franchises, in particular Milestones and Jack Astor’s, moved in and started eating up the potential of our independent restaurants.  In a town

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