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City of Kingston hiring over 200 summer students

If you are a full-time student and returning to school in the fall, the City of Kingston may have a summer employment opportunity that’s right for you. The City announced this week it is looking to hire more than 200 students to fill a number of different positions this summer.

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Attempted theft and use pepper spray leads to charges for local pair

A dispute in the city’s west end involving pepper spray, and a subsequent attempted theft led to a combined nine charges for a Kingston man and woman. The incidents occurred on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 when, at approximately 6 p.m. the accused man got into a dispute with another male

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Report: Kingston residential property taxes amongst highest in Ontario

Kingston homeowners are paying some of the highest property tax rates in the province, according to a Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 Zoocasa report ranking residential property tax rates of 35 Ontario municipalities. Toronto came in at number one, with the cheapest property tax rate of 0.614770 per cent. Windsor brought

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Suspect at large following violent assault at Sun Convenience

Kingston Police are investigating and the suspect is still at large after a theft and assault took place at Sun Convenience and Grocery on Montreal Street yesterday. The incident took place at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jul. 30, 2019, when a female suspect entered the store and attempted to

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Lockdown ended, unauthorized items seized at Collins Bay Institution

The medium security unit of Collins Bay Institution is no longer on lock down, following the completion of an exceptional search at the facility. The lockdown was put in place on Friday, Mar. 8, 2019 in order for the search to take place. During the search, a number of unauthorized

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Current councillor left district debate ‘in a huff’

A Sydenham District resident took to social media after the district’s current councillor, Peter Stroud, got up and left a debate before it had formally closed. The incident occurred on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at a Sydenham District all candidates debate hosted by the Coalition of Kingston Communities and sponsored

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Wife of victim, one other suspect arrested in connection to murder at Kozy Inn

Kingston Police have made two further arrests in connection to the Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2018 homicide of Jean-Guy Vincent that took place at the Kozy Inn motel on Princess Street. The two arrests occurred nearly simultaneously on Thursday, Sept. 13, by officers with the Criminal Investigation Division, according to a

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Little known on incident involving shooting of Kingston Transit bus window shooting

There have been no arrests made, nor charges laid, in connection to the breaking of a Kingston Transit bus window that was apparently shot with a pellet gun in downtown Kingston. The act of vandalism took place on Friday, Jul. 27, 2018 damaged and delayed a Kingston Transit bus on

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