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Sharbot Lake man proclaimed ‘Fittest on Earth’ for fifth consecutive year

A Sharbot Lake-born, American athlete — Mat Fraser — has just won the Reebok CrossFit Games, an International strength competition. The win carries the title “Fittest Man on Earth,” an honour Fraser has earned for the fifth consecutive year. “The fittest on earth and the fittest in history,” proclaimed the

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Kingston Police arrest local male for impaired and dangerous driving

A male driver that caused a single vehicle collision is now facing charges after he was found to be under the influence of alcohol following a collision with the fencing around the football field at Regiopolis Notre Dame secondary school. At approximately 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, witnesses

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Kingston Transit reduces daily service, adds hospital shuttle

Kingston Transit, who previously reduced service hours to Saturday schedules, is reducing service further and will be operating all of its daily routes on a modified Sunday schedule. This change will see the majority of the service operate between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. The changes go into effect on

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1,000 N95 face masks donated by local business

He’s not a front-line health care worker, but Jack Moussaoui, owner of Town and Country Painting and Construction, has found a way to support the function of Kingston hospitals in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Moussaoui is donating approximately 1,000 N95 face masks to the Kingston Health Sciences Centre,

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City of Kingston continues enforcement of Winter Parking Bylaw

Dozens of residents in Kingston were surprised to find that their vehicles had been towed away overnight on Thursday, February 13, as a result of the City’s enforcement of its Winter Overnight Parking Bylaw. In particular, the enforcement action took residents of the Queen’s University District especially off-guard, as they

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UHKF celebrates $100,000 pledge from local residents

The University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) is celebrating a $100,000.00 pledge from local philanthropists and supporters Brian and Nancy Cosgrove. Since 1999, the Cosgroves have supported the UHKF, with past support for the MRI campaign, cancer programs, and the nursing and physiotherapy teams at the Kingston General Hospital (KGH) site.

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Kingston businessman Jimmy Hassan wins Community Builder Award

  Local businessman and community member Jimmy Hassan was awarded the second annual Community Builder Award on Thursday, May 23, 2019. The award, presented by the Community Foundation of Kingston and Area, recognizes Hassan’s efforts to promote and celebrate diversity in our community, and his work to inspire civic engagement

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Scheduled surgeries ‘seriously affected’ by flooding at KGH

The surgical capacity at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has been seriously affected due to flooding at Kingston General Hospital (KGH). According to KHSC, the flooding has damaged the unit that sterilizes surgical equipment, which will result in rescheduled surgeries at KGH. “Patients who have planned surgical procedures at Kingston

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Kingston man arrested following serious collision on Bath Road

A local man has been arrested and charged after a very serious collision took place on Bath Road, sending two people to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The collision occurred at approximately 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2019, on Bath Road just west of Sir John A MacDonald Boulevard. Investigation

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Kingston Police investigating head-on collision near Grass Creek Park

A head-on collision on Highway 2 East sent on driver to hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to Kingston Police. The collision occurred at approximately 5:20 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 between a pickup truck and a small car on Highway 2 near Grass Creek Park. The driver of the

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