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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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CUPE 109 newest ice pad sponsor at the INVISTA Centre

A new five year sponsor has been announced for an ice pad and adjacent meeting room at the INVISTA Centre. CUPE 109, a local chapter of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, will assume sponsorship of the current Kingston Transit Rink, as well as the adjacent meeting room and branding

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One of INVISTA Centre’s four ice pads renamed ‘MNP Rink’

Canadian accounting firm MNP and the City of Kingston announced Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 that one ice pad at the INVISTA Centre has been renamed ‘the MNP Rink.’ MNP has two offices in Kingston. According to a release from the City of Kingston, MNP says they are proud to show

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Feb Fest 2020

Feb Fest invigorates downtown Kingston every February. When the winter starts to feel long, the Downtown Kingston! BIA bolsters spirits with a month’s worth of events. This year marks 16 winters enlivened with outdoor activities in and around Springer Market Square. “As much as I am a summer person, I

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Man rescued from icy Kingston waters after breaking through ice

A man who fell through the ice in downtown Kingston on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 is lucky to have escaped the water and now receiving medical care at Kingston General Hospital (KGH). The incident occurred at approximately 2:45 p.m., when a 29-year-old man broke through the ice on the St.

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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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