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Paramedic Memorial Bell arrives in Frontenac

The ringing of a bell often accompanies some of the most significant moments and ceremonies the world over – weddings, the end of cancer treatment, and, in this case, those paramedics who’ve lost their lives on the job. On Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, the Paramedic Memorial Bell arrived in Kingston,

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Fairmount Home staff member tests positive for COVID-19

On Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, the County of Frontenac learned that a staff member at Fairmount Home has tested positive for COVID-19. According to Frontenac County, that staff member is self-isolating and “receiving any necessary treatment.” Both staff and residents at Fairmount Home for any symptoms of COVID-19, the County

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Abattoir owner seeks buyer for increasingly rare business

After 46 years running his business, Brian Quinn of Quinn’s Meats in Yarker, Ont. is preparing to retire. He’s hoping to sell the commercial property to someone that will keep the abattoir and meat retail business intact, proving a challenge as fewer young people enter the industry. “The trade hasn’t

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Healthcare worker at Fairmount Home tests positive for COVID-19

A healthcare worker at Fairmount Home has tested positive for COVID-19, the County of Frontenac said in a release Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. According to the County, that healthcare worker is now self-isolating, and receiving any necessary treatment. At the same time, the County is monitoring Fairmount residents and staff

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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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Virtual Open Farms event connects consumers to working farms

Open Farms in Frontenac has created a four-week virtual event to connect consumers with local producers. This online event will take the place of the in-person farm visits Open Farms has hosted for the past two years. The virtual event begins Monday, Sept. 14, and runs through Friday, Oct. 9,

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OPP charge Sydenham man with break and enter

The Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged a man with break and enter in Sydenham. Shortly after 12 a.m., on Tuesday Aug. 18, 2020 the OPP Frontenac Detachment were advised of a person attempting to gain entry to a property through a window screen. According to

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Wolfe Island’s Big Sandy Bay to remain closed for 2020

With the hotter weather driving many out to their favourite swimming spots, one of the most beloved beaches in the area will remain closed. Big Sandy Bay on Wolfe Island has not opened to the public this year as it normally would, and will not be opening for the remainder

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Frontenac OPP requesting information about break and enter

Shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Thursday Jul. 16, 2020, an officer from Frontenac Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break and enter on White Lake Road in Central Frontenac Township. The home and a utility trailer were broken into and construction tools were stolen. Any person with information regarding

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OPP requesting assistance to locate vehicle involved in hit and run

Shortly after 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jul. 12, 2020, officers from the Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a pedestrian that had been struck by a vehicle on Holmes Road near Old Boy Road in Inverary, Ontario. The 59 year old pedestrian was walking on Holmes

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Frontenac OPP report collision, stunt driving charges

Charges are pending in the on-going investigation of a single-vehicle collision early this morning, on Highway 15 near Woodburn Road. Frontenac OPP, Kingston Fire and Rescue, and Frontenac Paramedics responded to the rollover shortly before 4:30 a.m. on Friday, Jul. 10, 2020. Kingston Fire extricated the only occupant of the vehicle,

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Canada Day Week traffic campaign sees seven fatalities, 11,014 charges

Every summer, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) runs a Canada Day Week safety campaign. This year’s campaign ran from Thursday, Jun. 27 to Sunday, Jul. 5, 2020. During this year’s weekly campaign, five people died in motor vehicle collisions and two were killed in boating accidents. The causes of the

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