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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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SLC furthers commitment to Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Being

St. Lawrence College (SLC) has renamed and rebranded the Indigenous Student Centres on each campus in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall as part of their continuing journey of reconciliation and commitment to Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Being (IWKB). According to a release from the college, this commitment, and the steps being taken, will ensure that IWKB is

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DSF Birth Story Winner – Dear Diary: October 1979

For the third year, the Birth Story Writing Contest held by the Doula Support Foundation (DSF) brought a wealth of moving birth stories. By sharing birth stories, DSF offers a realistic view of what giving birth really is, to generate solidarity among birthers and maternity care professionals and create a positive culture

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Kingston Police locate missing elderly man with new drone

An elderly male, who was reported missing by a family member, was located in the densely wooded area of the former tannery site near Belle Park, through the use of the Kingston Police Traffic Safety Unit’s new drone. A cell phone ping at approximately 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 12,

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Severe thunderstorm watch for Kingston and area

Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, Consecon, Picton, and Sandbanks Park. The severe thunderstorm is expected this evening and overnight. Severe thunderstorm watches are issued by Environment Canada when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one

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Give 30 Campaign thanks Kingston for overwhelming support of Partners in Mission Food Bank

To the Members of the Kingston community,   We have come to the end of another Give 30 Campaign in Kingston. August 31 marked our final day of this year’s campaign, which launched with the beginning of Ramadan in April and extended through the summer. For the past 18 months,

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Kingston Police seek assistance identifying pickup truck thieves

Kingston Police have released the above photos and are asking for public assistance in identifying the two individuals pictured, a man and a woman, who are suspected of stealing a pickup truck earlier this month. According to police, the pickup truck was stolen from a commercial business on John Counter

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COVID-19 case detected on Megabus trip from Toronto to Kingston

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has confirmed that a passenger on a recent Megabus trip destined for Kingston has tested positive for COVID-19. According to the local Health Unit, the affected trip was along the route between Pearson International Airport and Kingston, and KFL&A Public Health is

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