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Kingston Pen ‘perfect location’ for Star Trek: Discovery scenes

Star Trek: Discovery fans will see the familiar stone architecture of Kingston Penitentiary in this week’s episode of the sci-fi series. A year ago, cast and film crews spent two weeks here in Kingston, filming scenes for Season 3’s Episode 11, which will be available to watch at 9 p.m.

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Letter: Public consultation needed on multi-year use of KP

The following is a letter to the editor regarding the new multi-year lease of Kingston Penitentiary. The views and opinions expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. Since 1835, Kingston Penitentiary (KP) has generated economic and regional growth. Even as KP ceased its social control functions

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Star Trek: Discovery season three filming wraps up at Kingston Pen

For the past two weeks, behind the walls of Kingston Penitentiary, something special has been happening. There, the cast and crew of CBS’s Star Trek: Discovery have been filming for the show’s upcoming season three. The seventh series in the Star Trek franchise, Discovery was launched in 2017 and is

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Here in Kingston at 5 Court Street

My father has been the source of much of my curiosity about local history. He is often the one who can cite our family history, and usually knows something interesting about most of Kingston. One evening when I was a kid waiting patiently as my brother’s baseball game ended at

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Two years of Kingston Penitentiary tours generate over $1.5 million for United Way

Since tours of Kingston Penitentiary began in 2016, the popular attraction for tourists and locals alike has contributed approximately $1.54 million to local youth homelessness initiatives through the United Way. On the grounds of the historic building that thousands have now toured, the cheque for final installment of 50 per

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