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Kingston Police seek to identify grocery store ‘distraction theft’ suspects

Kingston Police have released the above photos and are requesting public assistance to identify the two men pictured, suspects in the theft of a purse from an elderly shopper at a grocery store located in the Kingston Centre. According to police, the two men used “distraction theft” techniques to carry

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Positive COVID-19 case detected at Kingston Centre Loblaws

A number of employees at the Loblaws in the Kingston Centre are currently self-isolating after a staff member at the location tested positive for COVID-19. According to Loblaw Public Relations, the company has been working with KFL&A Public Health and has taken “a number of steps to minimize risk, including

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Public Health: Kingston Transit rider confirmed positive for COVID-19

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health, confirmed on Monday, Apr. 26, 2021 that a COVID-19 positive case travelled on multiple Kingston Transit bus routes. According to Public Health, the case travelled on the following routes, dates and times: Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021: Route 7 –

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Kingston Police Major Crimes Unit investigating apparent carjacking

On the evening of Tuesday, Mar. 9, 2021, residents in Kingston in the area became concerned after a video of an apparent carjacking began circulating on social media. The video, taken from a car behind the vehicle in question, shows a white Porsche stopped at the traffic lights at Princess

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Kingston man arrested after weapons offence at Kingston Centre

A local man has been arrested and charged after an incident at the TD Canada Trust bank in the Kingston Centre on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. Kingston Police say that at approximately 11:05 a.m., the male suspect approached the male victim, who was sitting in his vehicle in the shopping

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Positive COVID-19 case prompts closure of Kingston Centre McDonald’s

A staff member at a second McDonald’s location in Kingston has tested positive for COVID-19. This comes one day after the downtown Kingston McDonald’s location on Princess Street identified two positive cases of the virus. On November 13 an employee from the McDonald’s located at 705 Sir John A. Macdonald

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Jiffy Grill to close one of its three locations

For over 28 years, Farida Hussain has owned The Jiffy Grill, a popular diner at the Kingston Centre. This coming Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10, 2020, will mark the end of a long era as the Jiffy Grill closes its Kingston Centre location. In the last 10 years, though, Farida

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Kingston woman charged with arson following fire at Knights Inn

A local woman has been arrested and charged following the fire at the Knights Inn motel on Princess Street yesterday. According to Kingston Police, the fire at the midtown motel was reported at approximately 10:35 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. Police responded to the scene with Kingston Fire and

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GoodLife Fitness closing west end location

The city’s west end will see another gym with classes and childcare close as the west end GoodLife Fitness will cease operation on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. The popular gym will become a Fit4Less location as of Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, according to those with the company. In doing so,

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Suspended driver from Verona charged after multi-car collision

A large accident over the weekend that resulted in a downed light standard and the closure of a major intersection in central Kingston led to an arrest and charges for a Verona man. At approximately 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, the accused driver travelling westbound on Princess Street

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Local man and woman arrested after shoplifting at Canadian Tire

  A Kingston man and woman were both arrested after concealing items and exiting the Canadian Tire at the Kingston Centre with no attempt to pay. The accused woman was also found to be in breach of court imposed conditions. At approximately 6:35 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, the

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What does the Cataraqui Centre need?

  The Cataraqui Centre is the largest shopping mall in the Kingston area. In fact, you’d have to go to Ottawa or Oshawa to find one bigger. Since it opened in 1982, it has stayed fundamentally the same, though with a handful of renovations, additions, and reconfiguring. It has outlasted

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