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Witness: New Queen’s residence construction site not COVID-19 safe

A neighbour says he has witnessed construction workers onsite of the new Queen’s University residence on Albert Street not complying with COVID-19 safety protocol. A community member and nearby neighbour to the construction site says he has witnessed workers not wearing masks while performing tasks that require them to be

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Chez Piggy and Pan Chancho reopen after voluntary closure due to COVID-19 case

On Monday, May 3, 2021, both Pan Chancho Bakery & Cafe and their sister restaurant Chez Piggy closed voluntarily after a staff member at the bakery tested positive for COVID-19. “Last evening we received word that one of our overnight staff received a positive COVID-19 test,” read a post on

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Kingston City Council votes unanimously to condemn actions of MPP Hillier

Kingston City Council unanimously passed an amended motion yesterday decrying the actions of Randy Hillier, joining the Town of Perth, the Township of South Frontenac, and Loyalist Township, who have also issued statements against the independent MPP.  The motion was brought before council last night by Councillor Bridget Doherty, and

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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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City to clean up shoreline styrofoam from Third Crossing construction

Residents along the Cataraqui River in Kingston have noticed an unwanted result to the construction of the Third Crossing. Tiny bits of styrofoam have been washing ashore from the construction of the new bridge. “So, umm, this is nice. Right next to the bridge. It’s Styrofoam,” Twitter user, @Markofantares wrote

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OPP looking for owner of historical bibles

The Lennox and Addington detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are asking for the Public’s assistance in locating the owner of two historical bibles. Police say the bibles, which are from the 1700s were turned over to them as found property. Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPP

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KFL&A region celebrates a new vaccination milestone

The KFL&A region is celebrating a major milestone, as it has achieved a vaccination rate of more than 90 per cent for residents of long-term care and retirement homes within the district.  This comes after Public Health challenged staff and residents in long-term care homes with the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox

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Update: Site closed – COVID-19 outbreak impacts Kingston construction site

Update (Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 4:25 p.m.) As of Wednesday, 44 cases of COVID-19 have been linked to the outbreak at the Cataraqui Heights retirement home build in Kingston’s west end. Seven of those cases are from out of region, according to KFL&A Public Health, and none of the workers

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Paradiso Pizza closes temporarily due to COVID-19 case

The flagship Paradiso Pizza location on Division Street has closed temporarily as a precautionary measure after a member of their staff at that location tested positive for COVID-19. The business was informed of the positive COVID-19 case by KFL&A Public Health on Monday, May 3, 2021, according to a public

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Sandy Pines ready to host second annual virtual baby shower

Staff with the Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre in Napanee are hard at work putting the finishing touches on this weekend’s annual Spring Baby Shower, the organization’s largest fundraiser.  This year, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it will once again be held virtually. That means they’ll be hard-pressed to get the

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Road closures and traffic delays, week ending May 7, 2021

The following is a selection of the most significant road closures and expected traffic delays in and around the city of Kingston for the week ending May 7, 2021. Full lists of closures and delays provided by the City of Kingston and the MTO can be viewed here and here. Garrett Street near

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