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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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Dr. Moore to employers: Confirm COVID-19 cases with Public Health

Kingston’s Medical Officer of Health has a message for employers in the region after Tim Hortons issued a confirmation in error that one of their employees had COVID-19.  “If an employer ever has an employee inform them of a positive test, please confirm it with us before any communication goes

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City of Kingston pulls plug on PulsePoint app

The City Of Kingston has pulled the proverbial plug on its use of the popular PulsePoint app, disabling nearly all of the types of incidents the app reports to citizens. The PulsePoint app’s launch in Kingston was highly touted and widely publicized in 2015, with organizations such as Kingston Fire

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Police: Reports of student with a firearm deemed ‘unfounded’

  Kingston Police responded to a report of suspicious activity at Frontenac Secondary School in the early afternoon of Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Multiple cruisers and police with weapons drawn were seen on the school property, according to student witnesses. The Limestone District School Board said that the school was

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Temporary Ontario Street pedestrian walkway plan approved by City

  The City of Kingston has approved a plan from the Department of National Defence (DND) to create a walkway to allow pedestrians to traverse the LaSalle Causeway. A temporary pedestrian walkway will be put in place to allow pedestrians to get from The Tragically Hip Way to the east

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City providing free transit across the Causeway due to sidewalk closure

  The City of Kingston is now offering free transit to those pedestrians who want to cross the LaSalle Causeway, but are unable to due to the sidewalk closure. The sidewalk along Ontario Street from The Tragically Hip Way to the east side of the Causeway closed on Friday, Apr.

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Update: Rerouting for pedestrians due to state of Fort Frontenac wall could take two weeks

Pedestrians wanting to use the LaSalle Causeway will need to wait a couple of weeks while the City of Kingston and the Department of National Defence (DND) create an alternate route, according to the City of Kingston. The City announced late last week that the sidewalk along Ontario Street leading

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Get to know your 2018 to 2022 council: Councillor Simon Chapelle

  Editor’s note: With the new Kingston City Council beginning its term of office on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, we thought it would be a great time to catch up with the new and newly-re-elected members of council so that we could share a bit more about the 13 people

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