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Leeds-Grenville-Lanark Health Unit warns of COVID-19 exposure at Perth Curling Club

Health officials in the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark (LGL) District Health Unit are asking for those who attended the Perth Curling Club between Friday, March 5 and Friday, March 12, 2021 to watch for symptoms of COVID-19. “Individuals who develop symptoms should isolate immediately and arrange to get tested at

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Cereal drive in memory of Brady Faroldi enters fifth year

When Brady Faroldi was in his first placement as part of the Queen’s Consecutive Education program (teacher’s college), he noticed something that would change his life, and his legacy. There, in the school, before classes began, he noticed that students would enter the classroom and drop off their backpacks, before

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Provincial government announces new Ontario Health Team for Kingston region

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, the Ontario government announced the approval of 13 new Ontario Health Teams across the province, one of which will be serving the Kingston region. The Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Health Team will serve Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, including Kingston, Greater Napanee, and the surrounding rural

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OPP Investigate suspicious package in South Frontenac

Those in South Frontenac Township near Inverary may have noticed an increased presence of police today as members of the Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the area due to a suspicious package. According to the OPP, officers responded to a report of a suspicious package

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Local family host cereal drive in honour of late son

When one local family lost their son far too early, they chose to keep his spirit alive by continuing his passion of helping students perform the best they can. Everyone knows how difficult it is to excel when you haven’t had a good breakfast. For one local teacher’s college student,

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Heat warning issued for Kingston and the area

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Kingston and the area on Friday, Jul. 5, 2019. “A heat event will continue into Saturday. A hot and humid airmass is expected to remain in place into Saturday. Daytime maximum temperatures into the low 30 with humidex values near 40 can

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Driver charged with prohibited driving in Verona

A Tichborne man has been charged after the Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were tipped off that he was driving without a license. On Monday, Jun. 3, 2019 shortly after 7 p.m. the OPP detachment received a traffic complaint from a concerned motorist about a person who

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Potential amalgamation of Kingston and area health units sparks concern

  The Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health unit may soon be absorbed into a larger public health entity as part of the provincial government’s plan to reduce the number of public health units from 35 to 10 and cut public health spending by $200 million by

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Freezing rain warning in effect for Kingston and area

Environment Canada has upgraded the special weather statement for the Kingston area to a freezing rain warning as of 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. The warning, which is issued for the Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, Consecon, Picton, and Sandbanks Park areas points to freezing rain tonight. Snow

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MPP Randy Hillier suspended from Ontario PC Caucus ‘indefinitely’

According to a statement from the office of Premier Doug Ford, Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston has been ousted from the PC Caucus as of Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. “Effective immediately Premier Doug Ford announced that Randy Hillier has been suspended indefinitely from the Ontario PC Caucus following his disrespectful

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Harrowsmith youth charged after taking family car without consent

A 14-year-old male youth from Harrowsmith will appear in court to face a charge after he took and drove a vehicle while unlicensed and without permission. Officers from the Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a Harrowsmith address at approximately 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb.

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OPP seek owners of stolen property

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have provided the above photo in the hopes of returning the stolen property pictured to its rightful owner(s). Members of the Napanee Detachment of the OPP, along with members of the Community Street Crime Unit of Napanee, Frontenac, and Prince Edward County are looking for

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