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How Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston federal election candidates are spending election day

After a short 5-week campaign, voters are casting the ballots for the next federal candidates today. Polling locations close at 9:30 p.m. today, and local candidates are keeping busy and staying in touch with their teams and voters throughout the day. Here’s how each of the Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston candidates will be

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First talk for KFPL’s Navigating the News series deals with vaccination

The first instalment of Navigating the News, a new monthly talk at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL), will feature a discussion on vaccinations led by two doctors who are part of the Queen’s University Pubic Health and Preventative Medicine program. The library said that vaccination is on a lot

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City requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter recreational facilities

Starting Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, individuals 12 and older will need to show proof they are fully COVID-19 vaccinated to enter City of Kingston recreational facilities and the Kingston Grand Theatre unless an exemption applies. According to a release from the City, dated Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, COVID-19 proof of vaccination checks will be performed in conjunction

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Reported wait times at Kingston area polls on Election Day 2021

Monday, Sept 20, 2021 was election day and Kingstonians largely benefited from short line-ups at poll stations, with two notable exceptions. We compiled a list of polling locations and their wait times, as reported by our readers and followers throughout the day, and most voters reported wait times under 5

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Five artists feature in second phase of City’s Local Arts Residency program

With the completion of the first round of the artists-in-residence program complete, the City of Kingston will continue with a second phase of the Grand Theatre Local Arts Residency Program. These week-long residencies offer space and support to Kingston performing artists to explore new ideas, create, self-direct their research, and nurture new directions

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Road closures and traffic delays, week ending Sept 25, 2021

The following is a selection of the most significant road closures and expected traffic delays in and around the city of Kingston for the week ending Sept. 25, 2021. Full lists of closures and delays provided by the City of Kingston and the MTO can be viewed here and here. Drivers can expect

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Cohort dismissed at Frontenac Secondary School due to positive COVID-19 case

KFL&A Public Health has been notified that one student at Frontenac Secondary School (FSS) has tested positive for COVID-19. According to a release from the Limestone District School Board (LDSB), the student is isolating at home, and is following directives from KFL&A Public Health. The affected cohort from FSS was

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Expect delays, lane closures on Sydenham Road due to pavement rehabilitation

Drivers on Sydenham Road between Horning Road and Rutledge Road in South Frontenac Township should anticipate traffic delays and rotating lane closures due to pavement rehabilitation activities. During the week of Sept. 20, 2021, the Township will be moving forward with the rehabilitation activities on sections of Sydenham Road. The

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BGC extends hours to provide more youth programs

BGC South East will begin offering expanded and enhanced youth programs on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, which will include programming on weeknights and weekends. “We have learned a lot in this last year of COVID-19 programs,” said Harold Parsons, Executive Director at BGC South East. “We have restructured so we

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ALCDSB expands mask mandate to include kindergarten students

The mask mandate for students in the Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) has been extended to include kindergarten students. In a letter to families, dated Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, David DeSantis, Director of Education for ALCDSB, announced “at the September 14th Issues & Directions Committee Meeting, the ALCDSB

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New engagement platform ready for Napanee’s 2022 Budget Public Consultation Session

The Town of Greater Napanee has launched ‘Let’s Talk Greater Napanee,’ its new community engagement platform provided through Bang the Table Engagement HQ. ‘Let’s Talk Greater Napanee’ is an online space for the Greater Napanee community to share ideas, discuss important topics, provide feedback on upcoming projects, policies and planning,

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