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City to close Division Street in hub to lay asphalt

  The City of Kingston will be laying the final layer of asphalt at intersections in the hub area and along Division Street between Colborne and Brock Streets starting Monday, May 13, 2019 until Thursday, May 16, 2019. Motorists can expect significant delays due to lane closures while crews complete

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Tommy has left the building… well, for now, at least

Less than a month away from its eight year anniversary, Tommy’s restaurant on Princess Street has closed its doors to the public for the next two months. As a result of damage caused by the flooding that occurred in August of this year, the restaurant will have to undergo extensive

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Contractor addresses flooding of Princess Street businesses: ‘If something goes bad, I’ll own it.’

When a few storefronts on Princess Street began gushing water into the street on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, naturally, many assumed the issue was a broken water main. It was not. Since that date, we’ve learned that the flooding, which rose from the basements and through the main floors of

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Big Dig Phase Four: The End Is In Sight!

The massive, multi-year construction project to replace aging sewer infrastructure and utilities below Princess Street entered its forth and final phase early last month. Downtown Kingston’s so-called Big Dig first broke ground back in 2010, with phase two completed in 2013, and phase three wreaking havoc in 2016.  Once complete,

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Kingston’s Top Headline From 2016

With exactly two weeks of 2016 remaining, many of us are taking stock of the biggest headlines and most significant events that shaped Kingston this past year.  2016 began with a review committee setting out to determine the future of the Kingston Economic Development Corporation, which resulted in calls for

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#ygkChallenge: Go Downtown!

The #ygkChallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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Kingston’s Top Headline From 2015

With less than two weeks remaining in 2015, the time has come to take a look back at the biggest headlines and most significant news stories that shaped Kingston this past year.  Early in 2015, Kingstonians celebrated the grand opening of the Tett Centre, they city’s vibrant arts hub that’s

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