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Background performers needed for two productions filming at Kingston Pen

Kingston will be hosting film crews again this year at Kingston Penitentiary. Two productions, Paramount’s “The Mayor of Kingstown” and Amazon’s “Reacher” will be filming scenes locally during the spring and summer of 2021. The Mayor of Kingstown is a new series co-created by Hugh Dillon. No official details have

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UPDATE: COVID-19 outbreak at Queen’s residence, students isolated

Update (Monday, Mar. 15, 2021): There are now 20 cases associated with the outbreak announced last week at Queen’s University. According to the University’s COVID-19 Case Tracker, 10 cases are in residence and 10 are in the off-campus community. Original Article: Queen’s University is responding to a COVID-19 outbreak of

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In-person exhibits open at Modern Fuel later this spring

New exhibitions are in the works at Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre. Canadian artists Logan MacDonald, Michael Amar, and Jacquelin Heichert will be exhibiting their work from Saturday Mar. 20 to Sunday, May 8, 2021. Modern Fuel, a long-running cultural non-profit group, provides a gallery space for exhibition purposes, but also

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Renovated Market Wing in Kingston’s City Hall opens for visitors

The newly renovated Market Wing in Kingston City Hall National Historic Site is scheduled to open to the public on a limited basis starting Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. The former administrative space is now accessible, and has been designed to house exhibitions and programs that combine history and the arts

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YMCA updates staff, protocols before reopening

The YMCA of Eastern Ontario is re-opening their facilities for members on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. “Our first priority has always been on the safety of everyone in our facilities and this re-opening phase will stay true to this approach” said Rob Adams, CEO, YMCA of Eastern Ontario. “Opening on

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Third Day Worship Centre calls ad targeting Toronto residents a ‘mistake’

Over the weekend ending on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, Kingston residents took their frustrations online after people discovered a local church was suggesting Toronto residents travel to Kingston for a service despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, Third Day Worship Centre didn’t create the post on social media that

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Artillery Park ready to reopen for recreational use

The City of Kingston has announced that Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, located at 382 Bagot Street, will reopen for recreational use on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, under the province’s re-opening framework, and through guidance from KFL&A Public Health. The reopening will happen in two stages: Fitness Centre and gymnasium –

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W.J. Henderson Centre pool reopening in November

Loyalist Township has announced the reopening of the swimming pool at the W.J. Henderson Recreation Centre. As of Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, limited programming, lane swims and Aquafit classes will be available, and additional programs are expected to be offered as the Township progresses through future reopening phases, Loyalist Township

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Registration for City of Kingston swimming lessons opens today

The City of Kingston has announced that they will be running swimming lesson programming at the Boys & Girls Club West End Pool, located at 1300 Bath Road. The lessons will begin on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2020, with registration opening today, Thursday, Oct 8, 2020 at noon. According to a

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Positive case of COVID-19 in Queen’s University residence

A student who lives in residence at Queen’s University has tested positive for COVID-19. Queen’s has been advised by Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health of this case and the student is self-isolating, stated a release from Queen’s University on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. Appropriate response protocols

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