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Police recover body from Anglin Bay

Kingston Police, Kingston Fire and Rescue, and the Ontario Provincial Police were all on scene at the end of Wellington Street on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 after receiving a report of a body in the water. Kingston Police were dispatched to the area of Wellington Street at Bay Street for

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Downtown transformation starts next week

The City has released details of the plan to reimagine downtown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dubbed “Love Kingston Marketplace,” the redesign will restrict vehicle access in order to create more room for social distancing at outdoor retail, restaurants and pedestrian spaces. “Residents and businesses can expect to see

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Erratic driving leads to arrest of impaired teen

Driving erratically in the downtown core during the early hours of the morning has led to the arrest of a local 17-year-old after police found him to be driving while under the influence of alcohol. At approximately 2:50 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, Kingston Police received a call from

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Police seek public assistance to locate missing Smiths Falls woman last seen in Kingston

Kingston Police and the Smiths Falls Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing female, who was reported missing to Smiths Falls Police on Friday, Mar. 15, 2019. The missing female is Christine Cutler, 56, of Smiths Falls. Cutler is described, 5’5, 225 lbs, with collar length

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Mermaid Avenue Sandwich Factory making customers ‘just smile all the time’

  The Mermaid Avenue Sandwich Factory was founded in Kingston by two best friends and their love for the band Wilco and sandwiches. They strive on making almost everything from fresh ingredients in house. Chad Comfort, one of the co-owners, bakes the bread every day to ensure it is fresh

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Suspect in custody following weapons offence at TD bank downtown

NOTE: Full, updated story available here.   Kingston Police responded to a weapons offence call at the TD Canada Trust bank located at the corner of Princess and Wellington Streets at approximately 12:15 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Eyewitnesses reported that the suspect was taken down by Kingston Police

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Pedestrian struck by vehicle in downtown Kingston

At 9:22 AM on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, Kingston Police along with Frontenac Paramedic Services and Kingston Fire and Rescue responded to the intersection of Princess and Wellington Streets for a reported collision involving a pedestrian. Upon arrival, emergency crews worked quickly to assess the victim’s status, and Frontenac Paramedics

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Top Headline in Kingston in 2017

In a few short weeks the ball will drop as we clink glasses and usher in another new year. As we look back on the year that was, how will you remember 2017?  There was certainly a lot to celebrate this past year, which saw Canada commemorate its 150th, and

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Top Five Things to See and Do in August 2017

As August lurks around the corner, we realize the bittersweetness of knowing that we’re halfway through summer. But fear not! There is still plenty of summer fun to enjoy in ygk. Narrowing down a list of the Top 5 Things to See and Do in August was tricky. We couldn’t

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Old Meets New at The Kensington

On December 30th, Kingstonians got their first glimpse of the newly restored and radically renovated corner of Wellington and Brock. Over the past two plus years, the five-storey red brick known as The Kensington, underwent significant renovations in order to bring it back into the fold as a vibrant commercial

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Best of 2016: A Double Standard?

We kicked off 2016 with a poll asking whether or not the city’s outdated Official Plan should continue to project a future iteration of Wellington Street through greenspace at Doug Flurer Park. An overwhelming number of respondents voiced their opposition, which as evidenced by the OpEd submission below, grew more

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