Kingston Pride

Kingston Pride says it stands united with others against those who act in hate.

A statement from Kingston Pride has been posted on its Facebook page following the deadly attack on a Florida gay nightclub.

A vigil will be held at 8:00 tonight in Springer Market Square.

Kingston Pride says it will bring together everyone who is grieving over what happened in Orlando.

Sunday’s massacre in Orlando came during Pride Month in both the United States and Canada.

Body Discovered – Woman Charged

No information has been released yet on the autopsy performed on the remains of a 92 year old man found in a home on Ordnance Street.

Police were called to the home on Thursday night of last week by concerned neighbours.

They found the remains of Charles Beer.

His 53 year old daughter, Charlotte Beer, was arrested and charged with neglect to perform a duty to a dead body.

An autopsy was scheduled for Saturday to try and determine cause of death.

Airport – Land Use – Public Session

Future development on the land around the Kingston airport will be the subject of a public information session today at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.

The new land use study suggests the potential for aviation based industries on properties surrounding the airport.

Final recommendations will go to city council this fall.

The information session at the Olympic Harbour is from 4:30 to 7:30.


The consultant’s report on noise and pollution if the airport is expanded has also been released.

It will be considered by council next Tuesday and says any increase to noise or emissions from airport expansion would be negligible.


The city says you can expect delays on John Counter Boulevard between Sir John A. and Portsmouth until the middle of July.  Trucks will be delivering large amounts of rock for the future construction of a bridge over the railway tracks.

Gold Medal

A St. Lawrence College student has won a gold medal at a skills competition.

Esthetician student Anne Matiowsky of Kingston won the gold medal at the National Skills Competition in Moncton, New Brunswick.  She will be attending the World Skills Competition in Abu Dhabi in October of next year.

Economy – Talk

A former Chief Economics with the Bank of Montreal will be speaking at an open house at the Kingston Economic Development Corporation today./

The session is open for anyone who wants to attend.

You can meet one on one with staff and members of the KEDCO Board to discuss economic development.

Former BMO Chief Economist and Statistician, Peter Kirkham will discuss the current and future state of the economy.   The session is being held from 3-6pm at the KEDCO office at Innovation Park.

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