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New exhibition at Window Art Gallery in Kingston offers ‘A Sense of Place’

During the last one and half years, all people were homebound, and many had to postpone and cancel their travel plans to comply with health and safety protocols. However, artists have found alternative ways to travel virtually or translate the feeling in their work. Thousand Island Fine Art Association (TIFAA)

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Opinion: Lilacs a sign of summer more welcome this year than others

The repeated, four-note riff coupled with characteristic distortion signals the start of one of Jimi Hendrix’s earliest tunes. Purple Haze. For people of “a certain age” (that’s me), those four notes are as instantly recognizable as the first four notes of Beethoven’s 5th. Purple haze also indicates the beginning of

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Local group providing weekly homemade meals to Kingston Youth Shelter

A group of four Kingston residents are collaborating to provide weekly dinners to the Kingston Youth Shelter during the COVID-19 pandemic. Called “The Friday Night Supper Club,” the initiative aims to foster an interest and taste for fresh, homemade food among the shelter’s residents, as well as a sense of

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Kingstonian with U.S. plates asks for kindness

A Kingston woman with U.S. license plates on her car said she has experienced harassing behaviour from other drivers, and is worried about venturing out from her home. The woman, who asked to be identified only as “Wendy”*, has lived in Indiana with her American husband since 2004. She returned

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Chief Medical Officer orders fines for refusing to adhere to quarantine

The Chief Medical Officer of Health at KFL&A Public Health, Dr. Kieran Moore, has issued a Class Order of Section 22 of the Ontario Health Protection and Promotion Act to enforce self-isolation requirements for people who live in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington region.  According to Dr. Moore, a person

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Kingston General Hospital unit quarantined after staff member positive for COVID-19

A unit at Kingston General Hospital has been placed under quarantine after a staff member working in the unit tested positive for COVID-19, Kingston Health Sciences Centre confirms. Anne Rutherford, a Public Relations Officer for Kingston Health Sciences Centre, confirmed the positive test but could not immediately confirm any other

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Province introduces new travel restrictions for health care employees

Health care workers at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) are now subject to out-of-province health care restrictions, the Kingstonist has learned.  The restrictions apply to all staff, physicians, residents, learners and volunteers, along with vendors and contractors. Christine Maloney, communications officer for KHSC, said this is in compliance with updated

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Providence Care announces end of COVID-19 quarantines and outbreaks

All Providence Care COVID-19-related quarantines and outbreaks have officially come to an end with no additional spread. Providence Care announced on Wednesday, Apr. 15, 2020 that no further staff, patient, client or resident has tested positive for the virus since two Providence Care Hospital staff members tested positive at the

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KFL&A Public Health releases tips to reduce the spread of novel coronavirus

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health released new information on preventing the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. As health officials across the country and around the globe continue work to control the current outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox

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