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Queen’s University Alumni Nominated for Indy Music Award

Queen’s University Alumni Nominated for Indy Music Award

Splash’N Boots nominated for Children’s Group of the Year

Family & Children’s Services Seek Donors to Send Kids to Camp

Family & Children’s Services Seek Donors to Send Kids to Camp

Agency seeks to raise $10,000 to send 50 kids to camp

Local Leaders Recognized with Attorney General’s Victim Services Awards

Local Leaders Recognized with Attorney General’s Victim Services Awards

Twenty individuals have been named as recipients of the 2014 Attorney General’s Victim Services Awards of Distinction, including four community leaders from the Kingston region. According to the Ministry of the Attorney General website, the award recognizes “the exceptional achievement of dedicated professionals and volunteers in the field of victim services. They also acknowledge the [...]

Releases

City to Offer Online Sustainability Discussion on Earth Day

City to Offer Online Sustainability Discussion on Earth Day

Interested in how the City is promoting sustainability in Kingston?

Traffic-Calming Open Houses Take Place This Week

Traffic-Calming Open Houses Take Place This Week

Residents are reminded that two open houses to review 2014 traffic-calming measures are set for this week. The proposed measures for eight streets will be on display at: – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, April 14 in the Rona Room, INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Rd. – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, [...]

Easter Holiday Closures and Schedules for City of Kingston

Easter Holiday Closures and Schedules for City of Kingston

Easter holiday to affect City and Utilities Kingston schedules City and Utilities Kingston schedules change due to the 2014 Easter holidays, from Friday April 18 to Monday April 21: – Green Bin, garbage and recycling:  There is no collection on Friday or Monday. Friday’s material will be collected that Saturday. Monday’s collection moves to Tuesday [...]

Entertainment

Crimson Peak Filming in Kingston’s Market Square

Crimson Peak Filming in Kingston’s Market Square

Today, Kingstonians are excited to be welcoming the cast and crew of Guillermo del Toro’s “Crimson Peak” (also known by its working title “Haunted Peak”) who are in town to shoot scenes outside City Hall. The filming centers around the historic Market Square, behind City Hall, where tons of earth and 1900-era props have been [...]

Eric Idle Tweets with Queen’s University “Spamalot” Director

Eric Idle Tweets with Queen’s University “Spamalot” Director

Student has Twitter exchange with Monty Python member who authored Broadway play

Queen’s University Students Continue April Fools Day Tradition

Queen’s University Students Continue April Fools Day Tradition

Prank pages posted by the AMS, ASUS, and Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Science & Tech

“Rock Snot” in Rivers & Lakes May be Linked to Global Warming

“Rock Snot” in Rivers & Lakes May be Linked to Global Warming

Research debunks ‘human-transfer’ theory

Queen’s Science Discovery Day a Hit with Local Youth

Queen’s Science Discovery Day a Hit with Local Youth

Teacher candidates at Queen’s University hosted a Science Discovery Day for children and their families this past Saturday afternoon, with 75 science activity centres set up in the foyer and gymnasium of Duncan McArthur Hall. “This event gives teacher candidates the opportunity to demonstrate their initiative, hard work and creativity,” said associate professor of Elementary [...]

Kingston Kids Wanted for Exergaming Study

Kingston Kids Wanted for Exergaming Study

Children get gamebike & exercise video games for 6 weeks