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OPP seeking assistance to identify two individuals in relation to a theft

The Lennox & Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have released the above photos and are asking for assistance in identifying two persons of interest.  On June 24, 2021 police responded to a report of a theft that occurred overnight. According to a release from the OPP,

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Update: City of Kingston advises of upcoming Hydro One planned outage

UPDATE (Jun. 25, 2021): The Hydro One planned power outage will take place on Sunday, June 27 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will affect approximately 3,400 Hydro One customers in the Township of Loyalist, including Amherstview as well as Hydro One customers in Kingston. There will be no

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Pedophile once disguised as babysitter declared dangerous offender

Disclaimer: Court ruling and possible distressing information  A 62-year old man, Walter Starnaman from Barrie, has been designated a dangerous offender by the Superior Court of Justice. He is convicted for sexual assault on a 10-year-old child, an declared a dangerous offender by Justice Kevin B. Phillips on Thursday, Jan.

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OPP seek public assistance to identify person of interest in Amherstview theft

The Lennox and Addington County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have released the above photo and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest.   Shortly after 7:00 a.m. on Monday, May 17, 2021, police responded to a report of a theft from a vehicle that

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COVID-19 case linked to Amherstview Day Care

All preschool children at Amherstview Day Care have been instructed to isolate after KFL&A Public Health confirmed a COVID-19 case has been linked to the centre. The information was conveyed to families of the daycare centre in an email on the evening of Sunday, Apr. 25, 2021. “Currently, Public Health

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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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