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Broad topics discussed and debated at Napanee Town Council meeting

Telecommunications, Santa Claus, traffic, and transit were all topics of interest as the Town of Greater Napanee Town Council held its regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021. Warming centre funding secured Brandt Zatterberg, General Manager of Community and Corporate Services, presented an update on the warming center, stating that

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Letter to Board of Directors at L&A Interval House from Unifor Local 414

The following is a submitted open letter addressed to Chris Jackson, Chairperson of the Board of Directors for Lennox and Addington (L&A) Interval House. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Kingstonist. Mr. Jackson, My name is Gord Currie, President of Unifor Local 414, who are

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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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Generous donation helps ‘generate’ more consistent services for Lakelands Family Health Team

Two community medical clinics in Lennox and Addington have been provided with generators in order to continuously supply residents with quality, necessary medical care and community needs. During these extraordinary times, area residents are increasingly aware of the importance of access to dependable health care, according to a release from

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Napanee resident: downtown boat launch concept ‘a plan without a plan’

Napanee’s downtown boat launch has been a cause of confusion and consternation this summer for many boaters. Changes to the layout, new signage, a loss of parking spaces, and a seeming lack of enforcement have all contributed to the issue in August 2021.  Area resident, Donald Stokes, has been following the

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New whimsical royal residence constructed in Napanee

South of Napanee, crystal waters, rolling farmer’s fields, and fairylands of forest beckon to the cyclist, hiker, and Sunday driver. The beauty of this lush countryside has even attracted the construction of a new royal residence. Although “The Firm” in this case might more accurately be described as “The Farm,” and

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Path Home Kingston hopes to combat homelessness and negative stigma

You can’t see what someone has overcome at a glance. That is the main message of Path Home Kingston, a new campaign by United Way KFL&A and the City of Kingston that aims to help community members understand that the causes of homelessness are complex and different for each individual.

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Annual walk aims to raise funds for Alzheimer’s in KFL&A

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s is back, albeit with a pandemic twist. This year the goal is to raise more than $53,000 throughout the month of May. Participants are encouraged to take at least one step in support of each one of the 4,300 people living with dementia in

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Sloan and Hillier face breach of Re-Opening Act charges

Independent MP Derek Sloan and Independent MPP Randy Hillier attended an Aylmer, Ontario church service on Sunday, Apr. 25, 2021, where police have now laid charges for failure to comply under the Reopenining Ontario Act. According to Aylmer Police on Facebook, “Church of God Restoration has been charged under the

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Mayor of Loyalist Township acclaimed as L&A County Warden

Lennox and Addington County Council has announced that Ric Bresee, Mayor of Loyalist Township, was acclaimed as County Warden for the year 2021.  Nominations for the position took place on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, during the Council meeting, with Warden Bresee taking the oath of office at Council’s Inaugural Meeting

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Cereal drive in memory of Brady Faroldi enters fifth year

When Brady Faroldi was in his first placement as part of the Queen’s Consecutive Education program (teacher’s college), he noticed something that would change his life, and his legacy. There, in the school, before classes began, he noticed that students would enter the classroom and drop off their backpacks, before

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Provincial government announces new Ontario Health Team for Kingston region

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, the Ontario government announced the approval of 13 new Ontario Health Teams across the province, one of which will be serving the Kingston region. The Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Health Team will serve Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, including Kingston, Greater Napanee, and the surrounding rural

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