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Water main break closes section of King Street

A water main break has led to flooding on King Street in downtown Kingston on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. The flooding began just after 12 p.m., and Utilities Kingston confirmed that the cause of the flooding was due to a water main break. Both Kingston Fire and Rescue and Utilities

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Suspended driver from Verona charged after multi-car collision

A large accident over the weekend that resulted in a downed light standard and the closure of a major intersection in central Kingston led to an arrest and charges for a Verona man. At approximately 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, the accused driver travelling westbound on Princess Street

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Boat towing accident leads to prolonged closure

A large boat being towed, which collided with overhead wires, led to a busy day for Utilities Kingston workers and Kingston Police on Friday, Jul. 19, 2019. At approximately 9:50 a.m., Kingston Police responded to the accident, which took place on Montreal Street near Sheppard Street. According to Kingston police,

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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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