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Heavy rains keeping a local business’ doors closed beyond lockdown

After nearly a year and a half of business owners opening and closing their doors, and adjusting businesses strategies to adapt to all the curveballs the pandemic threw at them, the last thing a small town business owner needs is to close its doors for repairs. However, that’s just what

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Martha’s Table pivots to home delivery with OTF grant

Martha’s Table held a virtual appreciation event on Tuesday, Jun. 8, 2021 to formally thank Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) for a $97,100 Resilient Community Grant. The grant allowed Martha’s Table to purchase a van and to launch a food delivery program to bring food straight to the homes of vulnerable

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New restaurant delivery service helps end hunger

A brand new online restaurant delivery service launched this week here in Kingston. Jubzi (pronounced jub-zee) rolled out here on Monday, May 3, 2021 and 40 Kingston eateries have already signed on. Jubzi Inc. launched four months ago in Windsor, Ontario and has been a success with restaurant owners, the

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More details on Ontario’s Provincewide Shutdown

On Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a provincewide lockdown to get COVID-19 transmission under control. This article contains comprehensive sector-specific details from the province, but has been abbreviated. Full details can be found here. Lockdown length The lockdown starts on Saturday, Dec. 26 2020. In 27

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Ontario, KFL&A Public Health region, go into lockdown on Boxing Day

The Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health region will join the rest of Southern Ontario on Boxing Day in a 28-day COVID-19 lockdown. “This difficult action is without a doubt necessary to save lives and prevent our hospitals from becoming overwhelmed in the coming weeks,” said Ontario Premier

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Opening for business when everything is closed

It is no secret that Kingston, Ontario, Canada and the rest of the world have taken a huge economic hit because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The stock market has crashed and the unemployment rates have spiked to historical highs. Businesses that have been established for multiple decades are struggling to

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Two arrests made this month related to thefts of packages

It’s a time of year when a lot of people are receiving packages through the mail and other delivery services, but it’s also a time of year when those packages are more frequently stolen. Kingston police have made two arrests in as many weeks following the thefts of parcels delivered

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Kingston receives first delivery from the Ontario Cannabis Store via Canada Post

As Canada settles into the second day of marijuana being legal in the country, Kingstonians are currently receiving their first deliveries from the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS). The first OCS delivery by Canada Post in Kingston was made today, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at around 9:30 a.m. Packages arrived in

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