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Essential workers make quick use of emergency childcare spots

In partnership with the Boys and Girls Club and the Kingston YMCA, the City of Kingston filled 85 emergency childcare spots for children of essential workers within a week. According to a release from the City of Kingston, dated Friday, Jan, 8, 2021, the 85 spots were filled for a

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Street Ballerina Performance Art Project says thank you to frontline workers

Mark Aiden Bergin is the creative force behind the Street Ballerina Performance Art Project. He is a local dance, theatre and street photographer, as well as a teacher and Program Coordinator of the Music and Digital Media program at St. Lawrence College. Spending a lot of his time in New

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Long-term care home testing finds no new cases of COVID-19 in KFL&A

The long-term care home COVID-19 surveillance testing in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) region is now complete, according to KFL&A Public Health. Public Health announced targeted COVID-19 surveillance testing for all residents and staff in the 12 long-term care homes in the region on Wednesday, Apr. 29, 2020.

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Local law association offering ‘pay what you can’ wills program for frontline workers

The current pandemic has brought about a time filled with uncertainty and anxiety for many. To help combat that, a Kingston-based law association has announced a new initiative. The Frontenac Law Association is offering a ‘pay what you can afford’ program, allowing front-line and essential service workers to obtain wills

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