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VESTA Community pilot supports sexual assault survivors in the Kingston area

VESTA Social Innovation Technologies has partnered with Kingston Police Services and with the Sexual Assault Centre Kingston to support survivors of gender-based violence. With the launch of VESTA Community, a web and mobile-enabled anonymous information and reporting platform specifically created to support survivors of gender-based and sexualized violence, the three

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KFPL, Alzheimer Society offer Reminiscing Kits to support those living with dementia

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) and the Alzheimer Society Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington have teamed up to provide Reminiscing Kits for people living with dementia and their caregivers. Reminiscing with loved ones is a time-honoured way to connect. For people living with dementia, and their caregivers, reminiscing takes on

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Police canine Dak locates dangerous driver north of 401

A dangerous driver, who failed to stop for police, nearly collided with a second police cruiser while travelling northbound on Montreal Street. The driver abandoned the vehicle north of Highway 401 and police were able to locate him with the assistance of Kingston Police Service Dog Dak and his handler.

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Kingston Police seeking assistance to identify liquor store thief

Kingston Police have released the above images and are asking the public for assistance to identify this individual, who has committed multiple thefts at the same location. At approximately 10:30 a.m. on July 13, 2021, the male suspect entered a liquor store in midtown Kingston. Security video inside the store

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Public Health advises of large supply of COVID-19 vaccine available for those aged 12 or older

The following is a message to Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) residents from KFL&A Public Health regarding the local rollout of COVID-19 vaccines: Getting fully vaccinated is the most important thing KFL&A residents can do to prevent future waves of COVID-19. While case rates are stable in the region,

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Local man facing child luring charges

A Kingston man has been charged with child luring and child pornography offences. Members of the Lennox & Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and OPP Crime Unit have arrested and charged the man following an investigation relating to the luring of a child over the

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KFPL series Meet Our Makers highlights people of Frontenac County

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KPFL) has partnered with Frontenac Business Services and Suzy Lamont Photography to create a series of short films highlighting one amazing feature of Frontenac County: its people. According to a release from the library, there are many advantages to living, working, and playing in a

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Road closures and traffic delays, week ending July 23, 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 July 23, 2021. Full lists of closures and delays provided by the City of Kingston and the MTO can be viewed here and here. Drivers can expect

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KSD offering dance intensive training for youth this summer

With the return to in-person activities, Kingston School of Dance (KSD) is offering a week-long dance intensive for youth with previous dance experience. Youth dancers, ages 10 and up, can experience week-long intensive dance instruction at the long-running dance school. The dance intensives will take place during the week of

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Hinchinbrooke Road closed to traffic after partial road collapse

The site of a newly installed culvert on Hinchinbrooke Road just north of Silver Rock Lane at Spring Lake has had a partial road failure, and the road will remain closed to traffic and pedestrians until further notice. The failure occurred at approximately 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 15, 2021,

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OPP locate stolen vehicle in detachment parking lot

A motorist contacted police via 911 at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jul. 14, 2021, while travelling westbound on Highway 401 in Loyalist Township. They reported feeling unsafe and felt they were being followed by another vehicle. According to a release from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the complainant drove

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