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Murdoch Mysteries season premiere had Kingston masquerading as Montreal

Anyone who tuned in to the season 15 Premier of Murdoch Mysteries last night on CBC got an eyeful of Kingston scenery. Scenes for the popular detective series were filmed locally in May, though the public was discouraged from attending the locations due to the ongoing restrictions and safety protocols

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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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Ceremony honours local police officer, Hero of the Year Award recipient

A crowd gathered Monday afternoon at the outdoor ampitheatre behind City Hall to celebrate the bravery of Kingston Police Constable Fil Wisniak. Const. Wisniak received a Police Association Of Ontario’s (PAO) 2020 Police Services Hero of the Year Award for his life-saving actions during a fatal stabbing incident in Kingston

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Kingston Public Market readies to reopen by end of June

After a spring without it, one of Kingston’s most beloved and historic features is about to reopen, bringing flowers, fresh produce, and a variety of other offerings back to Springer Market Square. The Kingston Public Market – also known as the downtown farmers’ market – will return to Springer Market

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BeaverTails Kingston opens in Market Square

  BeaverTails Kingston has opened its doors in the Limestone City at 20 Market St. Now you can get your irresistibly delicious, artisanal Canadian pastry in historic downtown Kingston. Their original recipe is made of hand-stretched whole-wheat pastry and then topped with your favourite toppings. Served piping-hot, and both crispy

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Proposed A&W gets green light from Kingston City Council for Market Square location

  In a unanimous vote, Kingston City Council voted in support of a recommendation from the Heritage Committee that will see a new A&W location opening up in the Market Square district. At their meeting held Tuesday, Apr. 2, 2019, members of Kingston City Council made it obvious they felt

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Get ready for Feb Fest 2019

Downtown Kingston comes alive every February for its annual Feb Fest. Each weekend during the month of February will see fun and exciting events taking place in and around Market Square. This fabulous winter celebration is put on by the Downtown Kingston! BIA and has been a February staple for

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Food Truck Travels: Otter Creek Farms and Three Dog Wines at Spearhead Brewery

By Bill Gowsell Traditionally, food trucks are well known for burgers, hot dogs, and greasy French fries. Today, food trucks range from your standard easy to carry meals like burgers and fries, to upscale cuisine. Recently Spearhead Brewery was offering a wine and food pairing night with Three Dog Winery

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Top Headline in Kingston in 2017

In a few short weeks the ball will drop as we clink glasses and usher in another new year. As we look back on the year that was, how will you remember 2017?  There was certainly a lot to celebrate this past year, which saw Canada commemorate its 150th, and

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Top Five Things to See and Do in December 2017

I often go into the holidays kicking and screaming. Not because I don’t love the holiday season but I’m just not a fan of how things seem to get started earlier and earlier every year. It seems like Christmas is being shoved down our throats while our pumpkins are still

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Kingston Remembers Gord Downie

Since his passing on Tuesday night, people have flocked to Kingston’s Market Square to pay homage to The Tragically Hip’s lead singer Gord Downie. On Wednesday evening, a tribute was held in his honour with hundreds of people gathered to light candles, sign a memorial book, make donations to the

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Top Five Things to See and Do in July 2017

School’s out for the Summer, and that means the local event scene is kicking in to high gear to woo tourists and Kingstonians alike.  There’s certainly no shortage of daily activities and big festivals vying for your attention, so much so that you’d be hard pressed to take it all

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