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KCHC hopes to see youth complete both COVID-19 doses before fall

Yesterday, Wednesday, June 3, 2021, the provincial government announced schools will not be returning to in-person learning before September. As a result of that announcement, Kingston Community Health Centres (KCHC) has intensified their efforts to help eligible students get vaccinated. KCHC is pushing ahead with this agenda in hopes that

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New COVID-19 cases confirmed by ALCDSB schools

Three schools in the Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) have confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past 48 hours. Regiopolis Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School and Ecole Catholique Cathédrale (ECC) each confirmed one case on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. This is the second case associated with ECC in

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Downtown Kingston BIA announces 2020 pewter ornaments collection

One thing Kingstonians can count on every year to help mark the beginning winter holiday season is the announcement of the five new pewter ornaments celebrating the city, announced annually. Today, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, the Downtown Kingston! Business Improvement Area (BIA) announced the five new buildings and landmarks being

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Kingston Police arrest local male for impaired and dangerous driving

A male driver that caused a single vehicle collision is now facing charges after he was found to be under the influence of alcohol following a collision with the fencing around the football field at Regiopolis Notre Dame secondary school. At approximately 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, witnesses

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Program to continue offering accessibility to fresh produce for another year

After a year of successfully increasing accessibility to fresh produce, the Good Food Stand Program will continue as a pilot program for another year. Good Food Stands began popping up in area schools in 2018 as the result of the community’s Poverty Reduction Initiative. The United Way of Kingston, Frontenac,

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Changing of the guard for Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board student trustees

  The meeting of the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) on Tuesday, Jun. 18, 2019 was one that held a special moment for two area high school students. That’s because it was the last board meeting as student trustee for Andrea Brown, who is currently completing her

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Students walk out in protest of cuts and changes to education

Hundreds of students could be seen throughout the city and county today as they walked out of school and voiced their concerns about the changes and cuts to education at the provincial level. Approximately 650 secondary school students walked out of school and either walked, drove, or took public transit

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Kingston Police reveal few details on UK youth responsible for SWATing of local schools

Editor’s note: The term ‘SWATing’ refers to the tactic of deceiving emergency services into sending responders to another person’s address, or falsely reporting a serious emergency. There were many questions posed, but few of them answered at a press conference regarding the UK youth who was allegedly behind the threats

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