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Police seek assistance to identify persons of interest in South Frontenac

Officers with the Frontenac detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the occupants of a pickup truck that nearly struck an OPP officer. According to police, the incident occurred on Saturday, Apr. 3, 2021, just after 2:30 a.m. when an officer was conducting

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Fire ban in effect for South Frontenac Township

The Township of South Frontenac has put a total burn ban in effect in their region. As of Friday, April 9, 2021 at 8 a.m. the total fire ban is in effect, and will remain until the South Frontenac Fire & Rescue (SFFR) team consider conditions warrant a change. This

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South Frontenac cancels Swim and Day Camp programs for 2021

The Township of South Frontenac has made the decision to cancel their Swim and Day Camp programs for the 2021 season. This is the second season the Township’s summer programs will be cancelled due to ongoing concerns surrounding COVID-19. According to a release from the Township of South Frontenac, the

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County of Frontenac 2021 budget requisition to appear on City tax bills

The City of Kingston recently received notice from the County of Frontenac confirming its 2021 budget requisition for Fairmount Home and Frontenac Paramedic Services in the amount of $12,751,183. According to a release from the City, dated Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021, the amount – requisitioned for the City’s share of

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Frontenac Paramedics Community Paramedicine program receives $6.5M

The Government of Ontario made an announcement Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, saying it is investing $6.5 million over four years to enhance Frontenac Paramedics’ Community Paramedicine program. According to a release from the County of Frontenac, the funds are intended to support people on the wait list for long-term care,

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Frontenac Townships partner to deliver On-site Sewage System Services

As of January 1st, 2021, the Township of South Frontenac began delivery of Part 8 On-site Sewage System Services on behalf of the other three Frontenac Townships (North Frontenac, Central Frontenac, and Frontenac Islands). This change comes as Kingston Frontenac Lennox and Addington Public Health (KFL&A Public Health) ceased providing

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Update – Total structure lost: Building Fire in Verona apartment complex

UPDATE (Friday, Jan. 8, 2021): A number of South Frontenac Fire and Rescue trucks and vehicles from the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshall remained on scene on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 after fire ravaged the McMullen Manor in Verona the night before. The fire broke out in the Carleton

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Grant supports programs for disabled adults in South and Central Frontenac

Thanks to a grant from The Community Foundation Kingston & Area Fall 2020 Community Grants Program, disabled adults in South and Central Frontenac will be able to access virtual support in the new year through New Leaf Link. New Leaf Link (NeLL), a non-profit charitable organization that supports adults with

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AMHS-KFLA and Frontenac OPP partnership supports rural communities

The Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), alongside Addiction and Mental Health Services of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (AMHS-KFLA) are relaunching a program cut short by the pandemic in March 2020. In the spring, the innovative, collaborative program saw experienced mental health staff at AMHS-KFLA partner with

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South Frontenac takes responsibility for On-Site Sewage System Services

Earlier this year, Kingston Frontenac Lennox and Addington Public Health (KFL&A) announced that they would no longer be providing On-Site Sewage Systems Services (Part 8 of the Ontario Building Code) to the Municipalities in Frontenac and Lennox & Addington Counties as of the end of 2020, according to a release

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Nominations for the 2020 Access Award now open

The Frontenac Accessibility Advisory Committee (FAAC) is asking to hear about wonderful acts of kindness that have been carried out during this unprecedented year. People, groups or organizations that have assisted vulnerable citizens who were left isolated and unable to carry out many of their daily activities can be nominated

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Net-sport courts in South Frontenac resurfaced thanks to anonymous donor

This summer, the Township of South Frontenac has upgraded their three net-sport courts. The Centennial Park court in Harrowsmith, The Point in Sydenham, and the Gerald Ball court in Sunbury have undergone resurfacing to improve player experience. According to a release from the Township of South Frontenac, dated Thursday, Sept.

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