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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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Your candidates for Kingston and the Islands: Vic Sahai, NDP

Vic Sahai (NDP) studied at Queen’s University in the 1980s and returned to Kingston with his wife and children in 2007 to work in public health as a Queen’s professor and research director at Hotel Dieu. He has 30 years of senior management experience, focusing on strategic planning, policy development,

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KFPL presents Exploring Gender Diversity: A Discussion with Lee Airton

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is holding an event to further understanding of gender diversity. In a virtual event, Dr. Lee Airton will discuss their work in supporting gender diversity, how gender diversity has influenced social and educational environments, and how gender diverse populations can approach obstacles with confidence and

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Your candidates for Kingston and the Islands: Mark Gerretsen, Liberal

Born and raised in Kingston, Mark Gerretsen (Liberal) earned a degree in Economics from Queen’s University. He lives in Kingston’s east end with his family and says, “I have the most loving and supportive wife, Vanessa. My children are Mason, who is 17 years old in grade 12 at Regi,

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MOH sees a ‘silver lining’ despite return to yellow level COVID guidelines

Despite the region returning to the former yellow ‘protect’ level under Ontario’s COVID-19 guidelines, Dr. T. Hugh Guan, Associate Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health (KFL&APH ) said though Covid 19 numbers are on the rise, they are really at the “best-case scenario,” both locally

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Queen’s: Disciplinary action occurring, details will not be released

Since post-secondary students arrived in Kingston to attend their studies, large gatherings and street parties have occurred regularly, resulting in the closure of a popular public waterfront beach, and placing strain on local emergency services – the latter of which led to a new City emergency order and therefore increased

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Kingston Police seeking wanted male after violent domestic-related incident

Kingston Police have released the above image and are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a male wanted on numerous intimate partner violence charges. The charges stem from an incident that occurred on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, on Kingsdale Avenue, according to a release from Kingston Police, dated Wednesday,

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Two impaired drivers charged in Napanee over the weekend

The Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged two individuals with impaired driving in separate incidents over the weekend. The first driver was travelling in an erratic manner on Highway 401 eastbound and being followed by an off-duty officer, according to a release from

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No school impact, risk from positive COVID-19 cases in area schools

Four area schools have reported positive cases of COVID-19 since in-person learning resumed on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021. Two schools in the Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB), as well as two schools in the Limestone District School Board (LDSB), have reported at least one positive case over the

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Queen’s researchers’ discovery: Lyme Carditis can be deadly, but is more easily treated than we thought

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has detected three cases of Lyme Carditis in just the last two weeks and that is a major cause of concern, according to Dr. Adrian Baranchuk of Queen’s School of Medicine. Lyme disease (LD) is a tick-borne bacterial infection caused by Borrelia burgdorferi that is

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Maltby Centre requires full vaccination for staff, volunteers, students and contractors

The Maltby Centre announced that it is taking steps to keep the children and youth that it serves, and their families, safe. Today, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, the 25-year-old children and youth mental health and autism services agency said that it is requiring staff, volunteers, students and contractors to be

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