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Greater Napanee to lift partial burn ban later this month

Due to “favourable spring conditions,” Greater Napanee Emergency Services is lifting the current Partial Burn Ban for Greater Napanee, effective Saturday, May 15, 2021. A Partial Burn Ban allows residents to light and maintain a campfire of no more than 60 cm in width by 60 cm in height, used

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YGK Sign Wars heating up after Friendly Fires ignites the battle

Kingston is jumping on the bandwagon of sign wars to keep up spirits during this third round of pandemic lockdown. On Thursday, Apr. 29, 2021, Friendly Fires was the first to call out another local business, telling Gilmours “We have the grills. Where’s the beef” on their Dalton Avenue sign.

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Multi vehicle collision in Napanee ends with act of kindness

A multi vehicle accident in Greater Napanee resulted in charges for a female from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, and an act of kindness from the Greater Napanee Emergency Services. At approximately 12:45 p.m. on March 30, 2021, officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)

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Greater Napanee firefighters rescue stuck swan

Who comes to the rescue when one of the “seven swans a-swimming” gets trapped in an icy river? Luckily for this swan, its harrowing holiday adventure had a happy ending thanks to Greater Napanee Emergency Services (GNES). Around 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, GNES fire crews, with the

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SIU finds no wrongdoing in relation to pursuit, Napanee collision

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has come to a conclusion on an investigation into a pursuit prior to a collision in Napanee earlier this year. The incident took place on the night of Sunday, Apr. 5 to the morning of Monday, Apr. 6, 2020. That night, an Ontario Provincial Police

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Man located deceased in Napanee River

The search for a male party that went missing in the Napanee River has concluded, as members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) recovered the man’s body on Monday, May 18, 2020. Officers from the Lennox and Addington County Detachment of the OPP were dispatched to a report of an

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SIU investigates collision on eastbound Highway 401 off ramp

Ontario’s Special Investigation Unit (SIU) has invoked its mandate and is now investigating an early morning collision that took place on the Palace Road off ramp of the eastbound lanes of Highway 401. The incident began at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Monday, Apr. 6, 2020, when an officer from the

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