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Summer vendors market will be in-person and online this year in Napanee

Napanee’s Hometown Market is set to kick off the season this Saturday, Jun. 12, 2021, at the Strathcona Paper Centre (SPC) The Hometown Market will operate weekly every Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. until Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021.   This summer’s featured vendors, who will be serving customers every

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Lennox and Addington County awarded for mental health program

With mental health issues more prevalent now than ever, the County of Lennox and Addington has received national recognition for its Corporate Peer Support Program ‘It’s OK not to be OK.’ The initiative has received the 2021 Willis Award for Innovation for a 20,001-100,000 population size from the Canadian Association

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Napanee man facing impaired driving charges

A Napanee man is facing charges after OPP responded to a report of an erratic driver on westbound Highway 401 on the night of Friday, May 7, 2021. Police with the Lennox and Addington County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say that once the driver was pulled over

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Eastern Ontario Mayors say the time is now for Fibre Internet

The Eastern Ontario Regional Network’s proposed Gig Project received a moral boost for municipal leaders across Eastern Ontario as they urge the Federal and Provincial Governments to support the program. “Now they are working on a collaborative effort that would provide a broadband connectivity solution to all 750,000 residents in

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LOCATED: OPP looking for owner of historical bibles

Update (Friday, May 7, 2021): On Tuesday, May 4, 2021, The Lennox and Addington County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the owner of two historical Bibles. The Bibles are from the 1700’s and were turned over to police as found property.   On

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Two women arrested for drug trafficking, stolen vehicle in Napanee

A woman from Kingston and a woman from Napanee are both facing multiple charges after a traffic stop in Napanee led police to discover a list of offences. According to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the OPP East Region Community Street Crime Unit stopped a vehicle on Centre Street in

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OPP arrest three for driving while impaired

Lennox and Addington OPP have charged three people with impaired driving during three separate incidents over the last week. On Saturday, Mar 13, 2021, officers approached a vehicle stopped on Highway 33 (Bath Road) near Coronation Boulevard that was blocking the road. “Police arrived on scene and determined that the

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COVID-19 vaccination clinic opens in Napanee

It was an exciting day at the Strathcona Paper Centre in Napanee as local officials and members of the media gathered for a tour of the new COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the facility. Within a ballroom at the location, Greater Napanee Mayor Marg Isbester, Dr. Kim Morrison, Chief of Staff

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OPP investigating suspicious fire in Odessa

The Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating a structure fire in Odessa that has been deemed suspicious. At approximately 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2021, officers from the L&A OPP responded to reports of a structure fire in a vacant

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Ontario government details additional pandemic funding for schools

The Ontario Government has announced an additional $381 million for Ontario schools through the federal Safe Return to Class Fund. According to a statement from the office of Daryl Kramp, MPP for Hastings, Lennox & Addington, the funding will be used to continue to improve air quality and ventilation in

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L&A Council praises volunteers and staff of the John M. Parrott Centre

The Lennox and Addington County Council commended the Chair of the John M. Parrott Centre Family Council, Gwen Babcock, at their virtual meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021.  The John M. Parrott Centre (JMPC) is a long term care home located in Napanee, which offers short and long term beds,

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OPP warn public of purple fentanyl in Lennox and Addington

The Lennox and Addington County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the OPP Community Street Crime Unit have issued a warning to the public after finding purple fentanyl in the community shortly after a Public Health warning of a toxic batch of drugs still circulating in KFL&A. The

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