Municipal affairs

Student drinking culture sparks counter initiative by former professor

“I live in the combat zone,” Geoffrey Smith, Queen’s professor emeritus, noted on Wednesday morning while walking around his block at Barrie and William Streets.Continue...

Queen’s sidewalks prioritized for snow removal

With the first snowfall earlier this month, sidewalks in the Queen’s area have been given priority snow removal under the new winter control plan.Continue...

Parts of Princess St. closed for construction

Downtown businesses are urging customers to remember they’ll still be open, even while phase three of construction on Princess St. — unofficially called “Big Dig 3” — continues through the winter months.Continue...

Police cruiser hit with beer bottle during street party, but no arrests made

Kingston Police shut down University Ave. last night between Earl St. to the south and Johnson St. to the north after crowds blocked the street, according to a Kingston Police press release.Continue...