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Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre targeted a second time

Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre (4D) on Queen’s University campus has once again been targeted, in a manner similar to a previous suspected hate crime that occurred on the premises in June. On the night of Friday, Jul. 24, 4D Director Kandice Baptiste said she received a call from Queen’s

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Mural with Don Cherry at Svendsen Bros Automotive defaced

Those with Svendsen Bros Automotive arrived to work today to find the mural on the west side of their building had been defaced. The popular automotive shop on Front Road at Days Road in Kingston’s west end has had a mural on the side of the building depicting well-known Kingston

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Police looking for witnesses to Notch Hill Road hate-related crime

Kingston Police are currently investigating a hate crime that took place in central Kingston and are asking for any witnesses to the crime to come forward in an attempt to identify the suspects involved. The “hate related mischief offence” occurred on Wednesday, Jul. 3, 2019 between 9:30 and 11 p.m.

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Local business owner ‘furious’ about vandalism to pride signage

When business owner Amanda Stewart arrived to work on the morning of Tuesday, Jul. 9, 2019, what greeted her at her storefront was anything but welcoming. There, on the windows of her Princess Street business, Amanda’s House of Elegance, was graffiti, marking up the signage Stewart had put up in

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Police seek public assistance to identify graffiti suspect

            Kingston Police have released the above photos and are asking for public assistance in identifying the suspect involved in numerous acts of mischief involving racially-charged graffiti. The incidents all occurred in the early morning of Friday, Apr. 5, 2019. Kingstonist reported on the incidents that occurred on the

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Two charged after break-in, mischief and vandalism to Kingston business

Extensive vandalism and damages at a business in Kingston’s north end led to the arrest and charging of a local man and woman over the weekend. Police responded to a call at the commercial business on John Counter Boulevard at approximately 3:19 a.m. on Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019. There, police

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Kingston Police seek public assistance to identify male suspect

Police have released the above photos and are asking for public assistance in identifying a male suspect involved in causing significant damage at St. Lawrence College. According to Kingston Police, the male suspect entered St. Lawrence College at approximately 8:40 p.m. on Friday, Mar. 8, 2019. The male was observed

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‘Great things can come out of a setback’ – Local arts community rallies around young poet following vandalism of public poetry installation

They say the pen is mightier than the sword, and those in Kingston’s arts community are proving that as they push forward to “create a positive out of a negative” after a public poetry installation was destroyed by vandalism. As part of a Skeleton Park Arts Festival initiative, young poet

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Holiday spirit restored after Tree of Hope vandalized and local electric company steps up

It doesn’t do much for holiday spirit when the namesake of the Family and Children’s Services; holiday campaign is found vandalized in Kingston. But when a local company steps up to help, it’s a reminder of the kindness the holiday season is all about. On Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2018, officials

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Yet another Kingston Transit bus terminal vandalized

The string of vandalism aimed at local bus terminals has continued as another of the glass enclosures was smashed on Tuesday, Aug. 14. The Kingston Transit terminal at Russell and Divisions Streets was reduced to a pile of glass shards, yet again, though the cause of this particular act of

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Little known on incident involving shooting of Kingston Transit bus window shooting

There have been no arrests made, nor charges laid, in connection to the breaking of a Kingston Transit bus window that was apparently shot with a pellet gun in downtown Kingston. The act of vandalism took place on Friday, Jul. 27, 2018 damaged and delayed a Kingston Transit bus on

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