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Letter: Noise bylaws and live music

The following is a letter to the editor, and does not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of The Kingstonist. On Aug. 11, 2020, Kingston City Council attached new administrative monetary penalties to two existing bylaws, the ‘nuisance party’ bylaw and the ‘noise’ bylaw.  These fines were intended as a

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Queen’s responds: School is pushing public health guidance to students

Queen’s University has released a statement saying their administration was deeply concerned by the student behaviour reported over the weekend. “Over the past few months, Queen’s has worked closely with our partner agencies in the community including the City of Kingston, Kingston Frontenac Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, Kingston

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Amended by-laws allow for stricter enforcement of unsanctioned gatherings

A joint statement from the City of Kingston, Kingston Police, and KFL&A Pulic Health regarding the enforcement of local public gathering restrictions was released on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. “COVID-19 rates remain low in KFL&A, and all members of the community must stay vigilant in the collective fight against this

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Nuisance Party and Noise Bylaws changed to address risky gatherings

The City has made changes to the Nuisance Party and Noise Bylaw, due to the increased risks posed by nuisance behaviour during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a release published Thursday, Aug 20, 2020. The addition of Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMPs) allow fines for contravening the Nuisance Party and Noise

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