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Kingston Police request assistance to identify break and enter suspects

Kingston Police have released the above photos and are asking for public assistance to identify the two suspects pictured, a man and woman both involved in a break and enter and theft at an apartment building in downtown Kingston. According to police, the incident occurred in the early morning of

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Kingston woman charged with murder

Following a stabbing on the morning of Thursday, May 13, 2021 and a subsequent search for the suspect, Kingston Police have charged a local woman with murder. However, it turns out the stabbing and search were also connected to a second assault – the day before, the suspect allegedly murdered

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‘No More Lockdown’ rallies could result in fines, jail time, law license suspension for Sloan

As momentum increases in the No More Lockdowns movement, local politicians are not shying away from the real possibility that fighting for what they believe in could mean jail time. Derek Sloan, MP for Hastings—Lennox and Addington, was served a summons on Friday, Apr. 30, 2021 regarding an indoor event

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Local youth grows seedling to support India’s COVID-19 relief

A local youth is raising money to support India during this difficult period of the pandemic, through the Canadian Red Cross’s India COVID Response Appeal. And with the warmer weather finally upon us, local gardeners can help her out. Lilah Booth, a grade eight student at RG Sinclair Public School,

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Two incidents on Highway 401 halt westbound traffic for hours

Update (Friday, May 14, 2021 at 4 p.m.):According to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), one of the two westbound lanes of Highway 401 is now reopened. Original article: In the early hours of Friday, May 14, 2021, a tractor trailer fire shut down the westbound lanes of Highway 401 west

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City hosts district meeting on rural broadband

On Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 6 p.m., Councillor Gary Oosterhof chaired a virtual meeting to provide information on rural broadband initiatives in Kingston. The City of Kingston has been working to provide rural residents with improved access to broadband since 2020, with the current issue exacerbated by an increased

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YMCA offers local online workouts as Stay-At-Home Order extended

As the Province of Ontario announced an extension of the current Stay-At-Home Order on Thursday, May 13, 2021, the YMCA of Eastern Ontario has announced a locally-based workout program, safe for residents to participate in from home. The series of 10 free classes per week beginning on Monday, May 17,

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Stay-at-Home order extended, 12-17 year olds to receive Pfizer vaccine

The Ontario government is extending the province-wide stay-at-home order until at least Wednesday, June 2, 2021. According to the government, all Public Health and workplace safety measures under the provincewide emergency brake will also remain in effect. A second piece of information to note from today’s announcement is the expansion of the

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Crash leads to impaired driving charges for Napanee man

Provincial Police in Lennox and Addington County have laid impaired driving charges on a Napanee man after police responded to a single-vehicle collision on May 9, 2021. Police were called to the scene of the collision at County Road 41 and McCutcheon Road in Greater Napanee at approximately 9:30 a.m.

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Greyhound to cease all Canadian operations

Greyhound Canada, which operates out of the bus terminal on John Counter Boulevard, has announced it will cease its entire Canadian operations effective immediately.  “We deeply regret the impact this has on our staff and our customers, as well as the communities we have had the privilege of serving for

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Work continues to clean up styrofoam from Cataraqui River

Residents near the Cataraqui River continue to notice unwanted debris from the Third Crossing construction site along the shores of the waterway. Nevertheless, work continues along the shores to clean up the styrofoam debris left by wildlife who damaged the turbidity curtains throughout the winter. However, the City of Kingston’s

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