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Kingston doctor wins prestigious award for leadership in cancer research

A Kingston Doctor and Queen’s researcher has been recognized for her international leadership in cancer research. Dr. Elizabeth Eisenhauer has received the 2021 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award for outstanding leadership in medical science. “The prestigious award recognizes a Canadian health researcher who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership paired with exceptional science,”

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Lost Kingston dog returns to Humane Society

Finding the right home for a foster animal can be pretty tricky. Sometimes, despite the best intentions, the animal just isn’t a fit. That’s what the Executive Director of the Kingston Humane Society said about the husky named Crane who was recently the subject of a group search effort. Crane,

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Lennox & Addington OPP charge three for impaired driving

The Lennox and Addington detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police charged a trio of impaired drivers from March 19 to 27, 2021. Impaired driver passes through R.I.D.E. program A Greater Napanee man has been charged with impaired driving. During a R.I.D.E Program on Friday, Mar. 19, 2021, on County Road

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Hazardous waste depot opens for the season

This Thursday is not only April Fool’s day but also the opening of Kingston’s Household Hazardous Waste Depot. The Hazardous Waste Depot is located at the Kingston Area Recycling Centre, 196 Lappan’s Lane, and is open Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4

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New temporary hospital site ready to go, if needed

A new 70-bed facility is ready and waiting on standby if needed, according to Kingston Health Sciences Centre. The unveiling was made on the afternoon of Monday, March 29, 2021. The facility would provide care for non-COVID, and medically stable patients who would still require clinical support before discharge. It

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Kingston daycare temporarily closed after COVID-19 case detected

A francophone daycare within the City of Kingston has announced it has a confirmed case of COVID-19 within its student population and will be closing its doors for a minimum of one week to limit the spread of the virus. Garderie Éducative de Kingston posted the news to its Facebook

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Police ask public for help identifying break-and-enter duo

Kingston Police are asking for the public’s help in finding two break-and-enter suspects. Police say that on the night of Tuesday, Mar. 9, 2021, a male and female broke into the main entrance of an apartment building in central Kingston. Once inside the building, the pair allegedly made their way

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IN8, Frontenac Heritage Foundation finally agree on Capitol Condos

The Frontenac Heritage Foundation and Building Kingston’s Future Inc. have finally given their blessings to The Capitol condo project. The appellants along with IN8 Developments out of Kitchener-Waterloo, the group responsible for The Capitol, have agreed on the matter after a long-standing dispute. The dispute was centred around the height

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Kingston Police charge amateur license plate maker

Another would-be artist has been caught trying to fool members of Kingston Police Service and law enforcement in general.   Sergeant Steve Koopman posted this photo to social media of a hand-painted, quite obviously fake, motorcycle license plate. “We apparently have some burgeoning artists in #ygk,” Sgt. Koopman tweeted along with the

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Thousand Islands Playhouse back for 2021, virtually and in-person

The Thousand Islands Playhouse will be returning to the stage for the 2021 summer season, including a new virtual option for those who can’t attend, or may prefer it. The group cites some forward-thinking back in 2004 when the Firehall Theatre was purchased. That move allowed the theatre company to

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Kingston-born Peverley reflects on near-death, on-ice experience

For Kingston-born Rich Peverley, hockey has always been a way of life. But on March 10, 2014, the life he knew changed forever.  “(Tyler) Seguin was taking the faceoff, I was beside Jamie (Benn) in our zone on the right side of the goalie,” Rich Peverly reflected during a Zoom call

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Kingston’s Dr. Kieran Moore receives AstraZeneca vaccine

Kingston’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kieran Moore, is sporting a brand new vaccination sticker. According to a news release from Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health (KFL&A Public Health), the COVID-19 shot was administered at the Amherstview Drugs Pharmacy. Dr. Moore received the AstraZeneca vaccine. “I feel hopeful

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