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KHSC staff feel left out from ‘free’ parking spots

A free parking program between the City of Kingston designed for staff at Kingston Health Sciences Centre doesn’t appear to be all it was cracked up to be. According to hospital employee sources who wish to remain anonymous, staff received an email advising them of the passes and where to

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Update: Local man arrested – Kingston Police investigating suspicious death

UPDATE (Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2021): Kingston Police have identified the deceased woman, and have laid charges against one local man after the discovering of a deceased body on the morning of Monday, Apr. 19, 2021. According to police, the deceased woman has been identified as 37-year-old Amber Blain, and her

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OPP urges residents to contact proper outlets for stay-at-home order information

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say they received numerous calls over the weekend from members of the public requesting information and “what if” questions regarding the changes to the Stay-at-Home Order and Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA). The OPP is asking the public to please utilize the appropriate

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Free webinar helps plan for serious illness and its effects

A local organization is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021, in regards to being prepared for serious illness.  “The Global COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to prepare for such an unexpected event,” the Plan Well Guide event posting states. “That preparation can take many forms, but

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A chilling technique to fight pandemic blues

Imagine willingly jumping into the frigid waters of Lake Ontario throughout the fall and winter.  No? You can’t? Well, believe it or not a group of Kingstonians did just that — willingly, once a week throughout the pandemic.  Albert Nerenberg, local filmmaker and man of many hats, spearheaded the initiative,

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Kingston daycare temporarily closed after COVID-19 case detected

A francophone daycare within the City of Kingston has announced it has a confirmed case of COVID-19 within its student population and will be closing its doors for a minimum of one week to limit the spread of the virus. Garderie Éducative de Kingston posted the news to its Facebook

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IN8, Frontenac Heritage Foundation finally agree on Capitol Condos

The Frontenac Heritage Foundation and Building Kingston’s Future Inc. have finally given their blessings to The Capitol condo project. The appellants along with IN8 Developments out of Kitchener-Waterloo, the group responsible for The Capitol, have agreed on the matter after a long-standing dispute. The dispute was centred around the height

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FLYGTA starting Toronto-Kingston flights in September

The City of Kingston and Tourism Kingston announced today that a Toronto-based airline, FLYGTA, will begin offering flights to Kingston this September. FLYGTA’s service between Norman Rogers Airport and Billy Bishop Airport on Toronto Island starts on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. “We are thrilled that our beautiful airport will welcome

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Weekend activities to make YGK smile

It’s been over a month since the City of Kingston declared a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and staying entertained is getting more and more difficult. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of pandemic-safe activities (providing everyone adheres to physical distancing guidelines and only participates

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At the movies in Kingston: March 1 edition

Welcome back to At the Movies in Kingston. Here is what is new at the Kingston theatres for the week starting Friday, Mar. 1, 2019. The Academy Awards have been handed out and those films lucky to receive these distinguished awards are now being sent back to the big screen

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Spotlight YGK: First weekend of the new year edition

Let’s party like it’s 2019. This Week … TONIGHT LIVE MUSIC: Clem, The Recliners & The Millwrights @ The Toucan https://www.facebook.com/events/525805911229156/ Bon Evans @ Riverhead Brewing Company https://www.facebook.com/events/262578527771081/ Days of Thieves, Nocturnica, Counter Culture @ The Mansion https://www.facebook.com/events/2318184818410948/ Friday Night Social @ The Grizzly Grill https://www.facebook.com/events/2178840088833496/ DJ 1 Love @

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