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What you need to know about the new electric ferries coming to Kingston

Catch a glimpse of the Wolfe Islander IV as it passes through Kingston on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, weather pending Two new electric ferries, at a combined cost of $94 million, are set to replace the current ferries in Kingston in the Spring of 2022. The ferries — the Wolfe

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Amherst Island Radio approved for signal boost, needs funds for new tower

A local radio station should be tuned in to more listeners this fall. Amherst Island Radio announced this week it has been approved for a signal boost increase that will help their signal reach more radios.  Amherst Island Radio has been approved by the CRTC for a massive signal boost

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Amherst Island property gifted to Loyalist Township

Loyalist Township accepted a gift of a waterfront property on Amherst Island at their Township Council meeting on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. The property being gifted by Dayle and Eloise Gowan is a waterfront piece of property bordering Front Road across from Amherst Island Public School, according to a release

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Great Pyrenees: The canine Praetorian shepherds of Amherst Island

Last night the coyotes were once again ‘singing’ from the field behind our home in Bath. This frequent ‘concert’ is the new normal in our neighbourhood. Coyotes, or as some call the hybrid Eastern Coyote, the Coywolf (a genetic mix of wolf, coyote and domestic dog), view most of southern

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Storm wreaks havoc on Kingston and area

Many residents awoke to find themselves with no power on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 – That is, if they weren’t already awake from the incredibly high winds and sounds of the storm’s destruction. Torrential rains hit Kingston and the area on Halloween night, beginning in the afternoon of Thursday, Oct.

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Changes to ferry operations begin today

Those who frequently use the Glenora, Frontenac II, or Wolfe Islander III Ferries will see some changes to services over the next month or so, according to the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO). Beginning today, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, the Glenora Ferry will move into its winter schedule of

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“The time has come” – Amherst Island Radio throws birthday party fundraiser

Thirteen years after launching, Amherst Island Radio is ready for a signal boost. “The time has come,” said Eric Tremblay, program director of the community radio station. “We’re applying to increase the broadcast radius to cover about four times the area we do now.” While Kingstonians in most of the

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Man on floating ice rescued by multi-force operation

A local man returned home safe and sound after the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Loyalist Fire Department, and CFB Trenton’s rescue operation successfully plucked the man from floating ice in Lake Ontario. Members from the Loyalist Detachment of the OPP along with Loyalist Fire responded to the incident at 10:07

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