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Heavy rains keeping a local business’ doors closed beyond lockdown

After nearly a year and a half of business owners opening and closing their doors, and adjusting businesses strategies to adapt to all the curveballs the pandemic threw at them, the last thing a small town business owner needs is to close its doors for repairs. However, that’s just what

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Greater Napanee Council agenda preview – July 20 meeting

Closed Session meetings, staff vacancies, tax sales among items on the agenda The agenda for the Greater Napanee Council meeting taking place on Tuesday, Jul. 20, 2021 is now available, which includes zoning meetings, staff vacancies, and a number of lengthy staff reports — but the topic that many residents

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OPP locate stolen vehicle in detachment parking lot

A motorist contacted police via 911 at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jul. 14, 2021, while travelling westbound on Highway 401 in Loyalist Township. They reported feeling unsafe and felt they were being followed by another vehicle. According to a release from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the complainant drove

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Erratic driving results in drug charges for transport driver

A report of an erratically driven tractor trailer on Highway 401 in Greater Napanee leads to a discovery of drugs for officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). At approximately 7 a.m. on Friday, Jul. 09, 2021, OPP responded to the report

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Update: Located – OPP requesting assistance to locate missing Napanee man

UPDATE (Monday, Jun. 28, 2021 at 5:20 p.m.): According to the Ontario Provincial Police, 26-year-old Lucas Myles Greene has been located safely. “We would like to thank those who shared information and provided leads as to his location,” the OPP said in a press release. Original article: Officers of the

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Erratic driver charged with impaired driving in Greater Napanee

At approximately 10 p.m. on Friday, Jun. 11, 2021, officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a vehicle being driven in an erratic manner on County Road 9 in Greater Napanee. According to a report from OPP,

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Greater Napanee Council asks Premier to better support nurses

Premier Doug Ford will be receiving a letter from Greater Napanee Council pleading for the province to better support nurses and other frontline staff. Councillor John McCormack wrote a letter to council asking for support in writing the Premier of Ontario to amend Bill 124 for better treatment of nurses.

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Pride gets more colourful in Greater Napanee thanks to GSA

Greater Napanee Gender Sexuality Alliance’s Pride Picnic tables to be found at local parks

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Request for ‘visible and accessible placement’ for Napanee Pride flag not supported for 2021

A deputation to Greater Napanee council was made opposing the ‘inaccessible’ and non-inclusive location of the Pride flag flown ten minutes from Town Hall. For three years now, Chris Beauchesne has requested council fly the Pride flag in a prominent, well-travelled part of town – and for three years the

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Kingston woman facing multiple charges after driving impaired

A Kingston woman is facing multiple charges after a report of a possible impaired driver had officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) performing a traffic stop in Greater Napanee. Just before midnight on Wednesday, June 3, 2021, the driver was reported

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OPP make two arrests after search warrant executed in Greater Napanee

Two people were arrested in Greater Napanee after members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit, assisted by the L&A County OPP, executed a search warrant. According to a release from OPP, the officers seized nearly $1,200 cash and illegal drugs – suspected Cocaine and

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Napanee grassroots initiatives ramp up to show more pride during Pride Month

It’s about accepting people for who they are.” — Chris Beauchesne June is Pride month and while many communities have quickly stepped up to celebrate in big, elaborate ways, Greater Napanee has arguably taken a slower, backseat approach to Pride celebrations, according to some in the community. During a Greater

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