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19-year-olds charged after theft of signs in Kingston’s University District

While many street signs were stolen from the University District in downtown Kingston during September and October, three of those signs have now been recovered. According to Kingston Police, officers have been “been investigating a number of occurrences in regards to the thefts of the street signs this fall” in

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‘Sickening’ act of vandalism at Cataraqui Cemetery overnight

Cataraqui Cemetery and those laid to rest there were the victims of massive vandalization overnight. Sometime between Wednesday, Oct. 27 and Thursday, October 28, 2021, over one hundred tombstones were desecrated with spray paint. “It isn’t something I expected to wake up to this morning,” said Cataraqui Cemetery General Manager,

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Random bullet-type holes in window leave Kingston family shocked

A local couple was enjoying a quiet evening in their backyard on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, when a loud noise from their baby monitor sent them running to their children’s beds to see what was wrong.  Everything seemed perfectly safe, but the next morning they were shocked to discover what

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Kingston Police seeking bus vandals

Kingston Police have released the above images and are asking for the assistance of the Queen’s University community and the public at large, in identifying two male suspects who defaced a Kingston Transit bus in the area of Johnson St. and University Ave on the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 16,

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Local campaign signs stolen and defaced

Vandals have been actively destroying campaign signs across the region since the federal election was called on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, according to those with local campaigns. Paul Proderick, a campaign volunteer for Liberal Candidate and former Member of Parliament, Mike Bossio, is in charge of Bassio’s signs for the

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Festival, artist address vandalism of art installation as part of ‘Next Door’

The St. Vincent de Paul society began fundraising efforts to build a new location on the plot of land at the corner of Charles Street and Bagot Street. The following is a message from the Skeleton Park Arts Fest (SPAF) regarding the vandalism of ‘Every slated lot has a previous story’,

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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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