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Kingston Police request public assistance in Halloween assault investigation

Detectives with the Kinston Police Criminal Investigations Division are currently investigating a serious assault that occurred early on Halloween day and have requested public assistance to identify the male suspect involve.  According to police, the incident took place on Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021, at approximately 1:30 a.m., and initially began

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Kingston Fire and Rescue offers simple tips for a safe Halloween

On Thursday, Oct. 28, Kingston Fire and Rescue (KFR) held a media event to explain some of the fire prevention and safety tips to keep in mind this Halloween. “We know everyone is excited to celebrate Halloween, but one thing that should remain consistent is our attention to fire safety!” said KRF Fire

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Maggie’s murder still looms over Napanee 140 years later

With Halloween upon us, it is the time of year when the eerier bits of our history bubble their way to the surface of our collective consciousness. The Town of Greater Napanee’s Municipal Heritage Committee used the opportunity to host a History and Hauntings Ghost Tour this past weekend, Saturday,

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‘Spooktacularly’ decorated houses in Kingston and area, Halloween 2021

The night of ghosts and goblins is nearly here, and many residents in the Kingston area are celebrating with fantastically decorated yards and gardens. Trick-or-treaters and casual observers alike can share the Halloween spirit at locations across the city and beyond. South Frontenac Township is holding a decorating contest for

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Napanee ‘witches’ brew up some good fun to help the community

Dressing up in spooky and imaginative attire, decorating brooms and hats, dancing and having fun—all while raising funds for the community— these are the goals of The Cauldron Sisters, a 29-member group of witches and one warlock based in Napanee. Founder Lorraine Ross, a nurse working at the Alzheimer Society

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South Frontenac shares tips for Halloween and Spooky South Frontenac contest

The following is a message from the Township of South Frontenac regarding Halloween festivities: With October 31st just around the corner, the Township is reminding residents to once again stay vigilant when taking part in Halloween festivities and gatherings this year. In preparation for the fall season, the Province of

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COVID-19 data reporting, current outbreaks, Homecoming, and flu shots: Dr. Guan’s final update to the KFL&A community

Dr. Hugh Guan, Acting Medical Officer of Health (MOH) for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, provided his final regular COVID-19 update to the local media on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. “This will be my last COVID-19 update in the acting MOH role, I believe. Next week, Dr.

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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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Downtown Kingston! gets in the Halloween spirit with two spooky events

Every year Downtown Kingston! celebrates local creativity with a Pumpkin Parade the day after Halloween. This year, due to COVID-19 and the challenge of controlling crowds, the annual Confederation Park Pumpkin Parade has gone virtual. According to a release from Downtown Kingston! (DK!) dated Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, they are

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Poll: Will your family trick or treat this year?

Now that Kingston, Frontenac , Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has given the green light for kids to trick or treat this Halloween, we want to hear from the community! On Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health, held a press

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Trick-or-treating gets go ahead from KFL&A Public Health

Thanks to the continued diligence of our community, KFL&A has returned to a green status level of COVID-19 cases. This has prompted Public Health to release a statement regarding trick-or-treating in the region this Halloween. The green community status level indicates that active positive cases are rare, no active outbreaks,

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