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Kingston man arrested for theft of over $200k in construction equipment

An investigation stretching as long as 2021 thus far has concluded with a Kingston man being arrested and charged in connection with the theft of heavy construction equipment. According to Kingston Police, their investigation into the theft of the equipment from a housing developments in the Kingston area began in

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City declares significant weather event

The City of Kingston has declared a significant weather event following a weather alert issued by Environment Canada. During a significant weather event, residents are advised to use extra caution and are reminded that winter maintenance service levels for roads and sidewalks may not be met. What makes a weather

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City budget discussions to be live-streamed

The City is inviting constituents to virtually attend budget deliberations next week, as Council reviews various capital and operating budgets supported by the municipality. “We want to continue to be open and transparent about how spending and resource allocation decisions are made, and to provide residents with the opportunity to

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Snow Removal, 1948

Snow, snow and more snow. Not an uncommon refrain in Kingston these days. In the early 20th century, city workers used horse drawn wagons, mounted on runners, in an attempt to keep Kingston’s major thoroughfares open. Once motorized vehicles were on the scene it wasn’t long before they were adapted

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Hall Monitor: Speedy Resolution

Last night, council got together for a very quick meeting number 27-2012. I say quick because had we started on time, we would have just about been out at 9:00 – there must have been some sort of other political event going on that everyone wanted to get home for.

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Hall Monitor: House of Cards

You know, council in the summer is interesting. The meetings are less frequent, just as long… and people are hot and wanting to go home. This was just as clear in last night’s meeting 18-2012 as ever. You can find the agenda and addeds on the city’s website. The meeting got

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Kingstonians Embracing the Warm Winter?

At a risk of sounding whiny or perhaps even a little bit un-Canadian, I admit that I really dislike winter. Seasonal chores such as snow removal and scraping off icy windshields, as well as the unwelcome side effects including miserable colds, wet clothing and ridiculously high utility bills combine to

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