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Second COVID-19 death in KFL&A amid highest active case count

The KFL&A region has recorded its second COVID-19 death as Ontario enters the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and as the region itself enters uncharted territory. The most recent local death as a result of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is a woman in her 80s who, according to public health

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UPDATE: New open-air burning regulations in Kingston to take effect

Update (Monday Apr. 19, 2021): The bylaw regulating the setting and maintaining of open air fires came into effect at 12:01 a.m. today, Monday, Apr. 19, 2021, and promotes public safety by requiring residents to read the rules for safely managing different kinds of open air fires, according to a

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Lost Kingston dog returns to Humane Society

Finding the right home for a foster animal can be pretty tricky. Sometimes, despite the best intentions, the animal just isn’t a fit. That’s what the Executive Director of the Kingston Humane Society said about the husky named Crane who was recently the subject of a group search effort. Crane,

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Lennox & Addington OPP charge three for impaired driving

The Lennox and Addington detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police charged a trio of impaired drivers from March 19 to 27, 2021. Impaired driver passes through R.I.D.E. program A Greater Napanee man has been charged with impaired driving. During a R.I.D.E Program on Friday, Mar. 19, 2021, on County Road

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Hazardous waste depot opens for the season

This Thursday is not only April Fool’s day but also the opening of Kingston’s Household Hazardous Waste Depot. The Hazardous Waste Depot is located at the Kingston Area Recycling Centre, 196 Lappan’s Lane, and is open Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4

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Kingston daycare temporarily closed after COVID-19 case detected

A francophone daycare within the City of Kingston has announced it has a confirmed case of COVID-19 within its student population and will be closing its doors for a minimum of one week to limit the spread of the virus. Garderie Éducative de Kingston posted the news to its Facebook

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Police ask public for help identifying break-and-enter duo

Kingston Police are asking for the public’s help in finding two break-and-enter suspects. Police say that on the night of Tuesday, Mar. 9, 2021, a male and female broke into the main entrance of an apartment building in central Kingston. Once inside the building, the pair allegedly made their way

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Kingston Police charge amateur license plate maker

Another would-be artist has been caught trying to fool members of Kingston Police Service and law enforcement in general.   Sergeant Steve Koopman posted this photo to social media of a hand-painted, quite obviously fake, motorcycle license plate. “We apparently have some burgeoning artists in #ygk,” Sgt. Koopman tweeted along with the

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Thousand Islands Playhouse back for 2021, virtually and in-person

The Thousand Islands Playhouse will be returning to the stage for the 2021 summer season, including a new virtual option for those who can’t attend, or may prefer it. The group cites some forward-thinking back in 2004 when the Firehall Theatre was purchased. That move allowed the theatre company to

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Kingston-born Peverley reflects on near-death, on-ice experience

For Kingston-born Rich Peverley, hockey has always been a way of life. But on March 10, 2014, the life he knew changed forever.  “(Tyler) Seguin was taking the faceoff, I was beside Jamie (Benn) in our zone on the right side of the goalie,” Rich Peverly reflected during a Zoom call

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Slow-driving Toronto-area duo face a dozen charges

Two Toronto-area men are facing a slew of charges after a traffic stop on Highway 401 near Napanee Friday, Mar. 19, 2021. “The officer noted a vehicle travelling at an unusually slow speed,” the OPP said in a press release. Once the vehicle was pulled over, police observed that the

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Toronto man arrested on highway 401 near Napanee

Lennox and Addington County OPP have charged a Toronto man with six separate counts, after he was stopped on the Eastbound highway 401 near Napanee on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. According to an OPP press release from the same day, Police say their officers observed a vehicle with a heavily-tinted

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