Summer and me on the beach

Living life to the fullest is easy when you’re near a beach…even if it’s cold

Living life to the fullest is easy when you’re near a beach…even if it’s cold

Anyone who has ever spent their vacation travelling with a toddler knows it’s a bit of a gamble. Like most people, I have a limited amount...

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Royale invites you to put your knitting needles to work– Image 1

From left, Royale Resident Irma Middleton, staffmembers Holly Brooks, Robyn Pichie and Holly Maskell hold up some of the 224 bonnets that residents have knitted so far. Royale is holding a Knit-a-thon event on Sept. 6 to continue knitting bonnets for NICU and Izzy dolls for Palliative care.

Royale invites you to put your knitting needles to work

With summer winding down it may be time to find a hobby that helps you get through the long, cold winter months and what better hobby than...

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Passing skills to future guitar wizards– Image 1

Canadian guitarist Matthew Woodward teaches out of his own studio in Kingston. He's performed with bands since the 1970s, hitting locations as far-flung as Goose Bay in the north and entertaining troops stationed in Bosnia and Croatia in Europe.

Passing skills to future guitar wizards

Matthew Woodward still has many of the same guitars he's played for decades. There's a beauty of a Les Paul, some classic Telecasters, an SG...

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Meet local artisans while they create on the 22nd annual Inroads tour– Image 1

Joanne Pickett making pottery in her shop, one of the stops on the Inroads Artisan Tour Aug. 30 to Sept. 1.

Meet local artisans while they create on the 22nd annual Inroads tour

Seeing an artist at work is certainly a unique experience and one that not many people have the opportunity to enjoy, but on Labour Day...

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Heritage Day draws a crowd to market, despite the weather– Image 1

A number of vendors, as well as Mike Procter's knife-throwing club and local reinactor Bob Miller, were dressed in vintage garb for Heritage Day at the Sharbot Lake Farmers Market last weekend. Continued on page 5

Heritage Day draws a crowd to market, despite the weather

Generally speaking, last Saturday wasn't the greatest weather-wise in Central Frontenac.

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Loyalist Cove Marina becomes a one-stop boat shop– Image 1

The new travel lift at Loyalist Cove Marina allows we've been helping Canadians them to put boats in the water and take them out, a service that was previously outsourced. like Jim who want easy access,

Loyalist Cove Marina becomes a one-stop boat shop

When Michelle and David Hinton bought Loyalist Cove Marina in 1999 there were no docks and it was a seasonal business. They both knew they...

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Rutledge Road reconstruction– Image 1

J.M. Contractor employees Charles Fillier, James Blum and Mike Valente work on the sidewalks in front of Sydenham High School as part of the reconstruction project for Rutledge Road in Sydenham. Directly behind them is the second designated for red and gold coloured bricks (SHS colours) to delineate the crosswalk. "We're dependent on the weather for the colours," said Valente. "We can't cover the coloured bricks with plastic as that could cause staining, but they'll be done as soon as the weather allows."

'On the wall' hopes to bring positive attention to street art– Image 1

From left, Branwyn Lupton, Anna Faaren and Primrose Craig working on the Kingston School of Art wall installation.

'On the wall' hopes to bring positive attention to street art

If you've visited Douglas R. Fluhrer Park recently you may have noticed some new additions. Last week the park and the concrete wall that...

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