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Active Commute to Work

Kingston recently took part in Active Commute to Work Week from June 3-8 during which Kingstonians were encouraged by both The City of Kingston and The Kingston Coalition for Active Transportation to walk, cycle, carpool or ride the bus to work.  The City made a proclamation outlining the criteria for 

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Summer Plans for Kingstonians

For a majority of post-secondary students attending Queen’s, RMC and St. Lawrence College, this weekend was the official end of the winter semester. With exams, assignments and everything else wrapping up, young scholars took to the streets over the weekend, celebrating in local watering holes, restaurants and so on. In

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Kingstonians Embracing the Warm Winter?

At a risk of sounding whiny or perhaps even a little bit un-Canadian, I admit that I really dislike winter. Seasonal chores such as snow removal and scraping off icy windshields, as well as the unwelcome side effects including miserable colds, wet clothing and ridiculously high utility bills combine to

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Kingston By Fork Food Tours

In the past, we’ve talked at length about the joys of being a starry-eyed tourist in your own backyard.  There’s something truly magical about re-discovering one’s surroundings, and breathing new life into our enjoyment and understanding of what the Limestone City has to offer.  Since founding Kingstonist, I’ve put forth

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Don Cherry Supports IHHOF Re-Location

The story of how the International Hockey Hall of Fame (IHHOF) came to be established in Kingston, and was later cast aside by the National Hockey League (NHL) is ripe with intrigue.  Over the years, the new, official Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto has allegedly attempted to procure the

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Hall Monitor: Going Live

Considering all of the extended, high-energy, high-impact council sessions we’ve seen lately, Tuesday night’s get-together was far more subdued and routine – but a lot got done in the hour and a half or so that council was in open session. First, as we reported yesterday, the by-laws to allow

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Grading Kingston’s Mayor and City Council

Kingston’s newly elected Mayor and City Council officially took office last December, but what have they been up to over the past six months of their freshmen year? Unless you are a local political junkie, defeated or unseated candidate, chances are you are probably unaware of the decisions being made

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Staycations in Kingston

First off, this week’s poll marks a momentous milestone for Kingstonist, as it’s the 50th time we’ve asked our readers to vote on a given topic of interest.  Over the past year we’ve registered your support on who you will vote for in the upcoming federal election, the best small

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