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Kingston couple who contracted COVID-19: ‘Don’t (just) trust rapid tests’

Editorial note: For information on different types of COVID-19 testing and which is appropriate for different circumstances, please read ‘Understanding COVID-19 rapid antigen tests: local experts share guidance.‘ A fully-vaccinated Kingston couple who both contracted COVID-19 are warning people not to just trust rapid detection tests, after a negative result

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Local artist captures Kingston’s urban landscape on paper cups

Kingston-based urban sketcher and painter, John Wright, is making cup-cycling paintings of Kingston’s urban landscape. These paintings consist of sketches and art on the paper cups. Ten years ago, he discovered Urban Sketchers on the internet and it captured his imagination.   “I had never really painted, but bought a watercolour

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Local artist raises over $1,000 for Napanee Kitten Rescue thanks to pandemic

Living through pandemic can have a silver lining. For budding artist Lisa Koenig, the extra time at home has allowed her to pursue her creativity while raising money for a worthy cause. “Having more time on my hands, not needing or having to go anywhere, and working from home has

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Remembering the life of Wayne Westfall

On Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, The Villanelles had our last poetry group meeting with beloved member Wayne Westfall. On Sunday, Jan. 12 at 2 p.m. he left this world on his own terms after spending nearly 40 years as a quadriplegic. I didn’t know Wayne so much as a painter,

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