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Update on positive cases of COVID-19 at Amherstview PS

Update (Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2021): According to a press release from the Limestone District School Board (LDSB), further investigation by Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has found that no further risk to the larger school population. The Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2021 press release indicated that students in

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First COVID-19 mass immunization clinic opens in Kingston

On Monday, Mar. 1, 2021, members of the media toured the recently set up COVID-19 mass immunization clinic at the INVISTA Centre just hours before the clinic opened to the public for the first time. Mayor Bryan Paterson and Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox

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What’s open, closed and happening for Family Day long weekend 2021

Here we are on the other side of a six week lockdown, just in time for the Family Day weekend. While we are still urged to stay safe and avoid unnecessary trips out and about, in KFL&A businesses are reopening, and a sense of relief is spreading across the region.

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What’s open and closed in Kingston for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays

This holiday season is like no other. With a government mandated lockdown period beginning on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, creating this list feels like saying goodbye to a long and emotionally draining year. Many businesses will not open their doors for in-person shopping and services after the holidays, but that

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OPP arrest two impaired drivers on same day in Loyalist Township

On Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, officers from the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested two impaired drivers. The first incident occurred at approximately 6 a.m. when officers responded to a two-vehicle collision on Amherst Drive near Loyalist Avenue in Amherstview. According to the

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Two dead in Amherstview fire

OPP are now confirming that two people are dead following a fire at an apartment complex in Amherstview. Loyalist Fire responded to the three-story apartment building at the corner of Manitou Cres W and Murray Pl shortly before 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4th, 2020 following a report of heavy

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Amherstview Foodland’s Pumpkinfest raises thousands to feed the needy

Amherstview Foodland has raised nearly $5000 for the Lions Club of Amherstview during their month-long Pumpkinfest initiative. During the month of October, one dollar from the sale of every pumpkin at Foodland was donated to the Lions, in support of their annual Christmas Hamper program. “We ended up selling over

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ALCDSB funding approved for new build at Our Lady of Mount Carmel site

The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) has announced that the Ministry of Education has approved funding to support the re-build of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic School in Amherstview. According to a release from ALCDSB, the Board has been approved for a $12.1 million build, which

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Six-year-old treks 35 km for frontline workers

An Amherstview, Ont. six-year-old has raised over $2,100 for The Frontline Fund, supporting Canada’s health care workers, by walking 35 km back and forth in front of his house.  Vincent Kotuk completed the trek in 100 laps up and down the hill on his street. According to his father, Mike

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**UPDATE: FOUND** OPP request assistance to locate missing Amherstview teen

UPDATE: OPP confirm that Chloe was found, safe and sound, on April 6 2020. Lennox & Addington OPP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a teen missing from the Amherstview area. Chloe Benia is 14 years old, about 160 cms (5’3″) tall and weighs approximately 68kgs (150lbs), according

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Amherstview man arrested on Canada-wide warrant for domestic violence, sexual assault

After over two months of investigation, a local man has been arrested on a Canada-wide warrant for domestic violence and sexual assault. The arrest is the result of a joint effort between Kingston Police, the East Region Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad and Sûreté du Québec. According to Kingston

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