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KFPL hosting third financial seminar for women: Saving Taxes in Retirement

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is hosting the third of four instalments of their Financial Literacy for Women series. In this session, participants will learn about the taxes incurred during retirement, and how to plan for and minimize payments. Retirement planning is critical for everyone, and especially for women,

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Kingston Police Deputy Chief Chris Scott retires

Deputy Chief Chris Scott of the Kingston Police Force is retiring from his position, Kingstonist has learned on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. Deputy Chief Scott announced his retirement to his colleagues at Kingston Police Headquarters via email, and indicated that, while his decision may seem sudden, it’s something he’s contemplated

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Councillor Neill won’t run again, calls for greater diversity

City Councillor Jim Neill announced via Twitter and Facebook on Monday, June 15, 2020 that he will not run again in the Williamsville District, hoping to make way for greater diversity on Kingston City Council.  “We need greater gender balance! I’ll support any progressive woman who runs in Williamsville!” his

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LDSB Director of Education announces retirement plans

Director of Education Debra Rantz, who joined the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) in 2015, has shared her plans to retire in August after 27 years in public education. “She is an outstanding leader who embraces our important work to nurture the growth of future citizens,” said Suzanne Ruttan, chairs

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Kingston’s Original Hockey Hall of Fame announces new president

After serving 19 years as president and dedicating nearly 40 years to the organization, Mark Potter is stepping down from his role at the helm of the Original Hockey Hall of Fame. A well-known personality in the local hockey scene, Potter joined Kingston’s Original Hockey Hall of Fame in 1981,

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KFPL announces retirement of Chief Librarian and CEO

After seven years as Chief Librarian and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL), Patricia Enright is retiring. Enright has spent the last 31 years working in public libraries throughout Ontario, and her career with KFPL spanned 15 of those years. Enright joined the KFPL team,

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Chief Charbonneau announces retirement from Frontenac Paramedic Services

After fifteen years in Frontenac County and a 44-year career, Paul Charbonneau, Chief Paramedic of Frontenac Paramedic Services (FPS) is retiring. Charbonneau announced his retirement before Frontenac County Council at their meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Details of the retirement are still being finalized, according to a press release

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Modern Primitive closing its doors

After almost 29 years of business, Modern Primitive located on a Princess Street in Kingston’s downtown core will be closing its doors for good. The business, which features products from all around the globe, has a rich and long history within the Kingston community. According to co-owner David Parkinson, it

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