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Update: Lifted – Fire ban in effect for South Frontenac Township

UPDATE (Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2021) The total burn ban in place for South Frontenac will be lifted, effective Thursday, Apr. 22, 2021 at 8 a.m. This means that South Frontenac residents may return to having open air fires, including open air cooking fires, camping fires, and approved incinerator or brush

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City of Kingston opens applications for pandemic relief grants

Applications are now being accepted for $1.5 million in grants aimed at supporting local businesses, not-for-profits, recreation organizations and artists. According to a release from the City of Kingston, dated Tuesday, Apr. 6, 2021, the City and its community partners have created four grant programs to support businesses who may

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City expands on St. Patrick’s Day regulations

The City of Kingston, KFL&A Public Health and Kingston Police are asking residents to continue to avoid gatherings to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as St. Patrick’s Day approaches. Residents hosting or attending a gathering could receive a charge under the Reopening Ontario Act, 2020, Health Protection and Promotion Act,

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SIU clears officer for collision following police pursuit

Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Joseph Martino, has released his findings in an officer involved pursuit on Highway 401. Martino determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an OPP officer committed a criminal offence in connection with a collision shortly after a pursuit on Highway

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Smitty’s holding Shrove Tuesday fundraiser for Easter Seals

Smitty’s Family Restaurant & Lounge has made some changes to their Annual Pancake Days, at their location at 2376 Princess Street, next to Bennett’s Furniture. Every year on Shrove Tuesday, otherwise known as Pancake Day, Smitty’s raises money to help with the upcoming Easter Seals Fundraising efforts, according to a

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OPP increasing enforcement of COVID-19 private gatherings

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has released a statement today, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, to ensure everyone is aware of how they are supporting efforts to limit transmission of COVID-19. Frontline OPP members will be enforcing provisions of the Reopening Ontario Act (A Flexible Response to COVID-19; ROA), 2020 and will

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South Frontenac Council welcomes community questions during pandemic

In an effort to help keep residents informed during the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Township of South Frontenac has launched a new online form to accept questions from the community. “South Frontenac Council wants to ensure that residents feel equipped with the information they need during this difficult time. In

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Provincial government cancelling two weeks of school due to COVID-19

The following is a release from the Ontario Ministry of Education regarding COVID-19 and the cancellation of two weeks of classes in publicly-funded schools after March Break: Today Premier Doug Ford, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement in

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Richardson Stadium to host upcoming OFSAA Football Bowl Festivals

Kingston is set to become a hub of high school football action in 2020 and 2021, according to an announcement made on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. Kingston and Area Secondary School Athletic Association (KASSAA), along with with Queen’s University and Tourism Kingston announced today that Kingston has been selected to

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