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Letter: 12-year-old urges preservation of Amazon rainforest

The following is a submitted letter to the editor from a 12-year-old reader who asked to remain anonymous. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. Dear Editor, I am interested in saving the Amazon Rainforest from destruction and pollution, and I have made this

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Letter of thanks to the young man working at the Square rink

The following is a submitted letter to the editor regarding the actions of one of the City of Kingston employees that tend to the skating rink at Springer Market Square. He is one of the many City employees that wear the orange vests and shovel snow from the mats at

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Letter: Raising autistic children is hard, but there is support

The following is a submitted letter to the editor. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. When I read the article Kingston Costco refuses service for mask non-compliance earlier this week, my heart went out to all involved.  Being a single parent (divorced) to

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Letter: Two thumbs up to Williamsville’s transformation

Editorial Note: The following is a submitted letter to the editor and does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the Kingstonist. Williamsville is being transformed in a good way. A long-neglected commercial area of the city, with rundown buildings and dormant, weed-filled empty lots is finally seeing major

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Letter: Local doctors ‘disappointed’ by decision on Belle Park encampment

The following is a letter to the editor. The views and opinions expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. While 200 people gathered in Belle Park on the evening of Tuesday, July 7, 2020 with music and speeches in support of the rights of Belle Park residents

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Letter to the editor: LDSB’s focus is on student achievement – exactly where it should be

Editorial note: The following is a letter to the editor regarding the transparency of the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) and its Board of Trustees. The views and opinions expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. There is exemplary teaching and learning happening in the Limestone

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Letter: Reader questions governance of LDSB Board of Trustees

The following is a letter to the editor regarding the governance of the Limestone District School Board (LDSB)’s Board of Trustees. The views and opinons expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. Dear Editor, Three recent developments call into serious question the current governance policy and

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Letter: LDSB has ‘over-reached its powers in the treatment of Trustees’

The following is a letter to the editor regarding the transparency of the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) and its Board of Trustees. The views and opinons expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. Dear EditorThe Kingstonist As a taxpayer who supports the Limestone District School

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Letter: Reader urges formal investigation into the LDSB Board of Trustees

The following is a letter to the editor entitled ‘We need a formal investigation into the LDSB (Limestone Distric School Board) Board of Trustees.’ The views and opions expressed in this letter do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. We need a formal investigation into the LDSB Board of Trustees

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Letter: Kingston Canadians peewee team honour Humboldt Broncos

  The following is a letter submitted from a reader and local hockey mom.   April 5 to 7, 2019 was the last tournament to end of the year for the Kingston Canadians Peewee Roster Team. This particular weekend was not only the last of the hockey room talks, the

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Why the term ‘shop local’ matters

Written by Judy Christian Everyone has heard different groups and cities touting the ‘Shop Local’ message, but why does it actually matter? When you shop in downtown Kingston, you aren’t just supporting a business, you are supporting a family, a young employee, or a kid’s parent. You are keeping Kingston

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