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Loyalist driver facing impaired driving charges after multi-vehicle collision

Officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a multi-vehicle collision on Purdy Road in Bath, Ontario, and one driver is facing impaired driving charges. OPP officers responded to the call at approximately 11 p.m. on Sunday, Sept.

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Wynn Farms’ delivers ‘wynn-ing’ family-friendly experience

Some farms just seem to have it all. With a challenging corn maze, pick-your-own apples, in-house apple cider, make-your-own flower bouquets, and specialty caramel apples, Wynn Farms — just a 20 minute drive west of Amherstview — is a ‘wynn-er.’ James and Sarah Wynn started farming 10 years ago, taking

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Stunt driving stop in Loyalist Township leads to impaired driving charges

A Loyalist Township man is facing impaired driving charges after Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers stop him for speeding. At approximately 12 p.m. on Sunday, Jul. 4, 2021, officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the OPP were on patrol and observed a vehicle travelling at a

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Loyalist Council votes to further investigate Code of Conduct breach by Porter

Loyalist Township Council voted Monday, Jun 28, 2021 to pursue further investigation into the actions of Ward 3 Councillor Penny Porter, who was found to be in conflict of interest in contravention of the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act. In his report to Council, Loyalist Township’s Integrity Commissioner (IC) John

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Loyalist Township Council to discuss Porter’s misconduct

At their regular meeting on the evening of Monday, Jun. 28, 2021, Loyalist Township Council will officially receive the details of the Township Integrity Commissioner’s report on the misconduct of Ward 3 Councillor, Penny Porter. Porter was found guilty of a pecuniary conflict of interest earlier this year and it

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Update: City of Kingston advises of upcoming Hydro One planned outage

UPDATE (Jun. 25, 2021): The Hydro One planned power outage will take place on Sunday, June 27 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will affect approximately 3,400 Hydro One customers in the Township of Loyalist, including Amherstview as well as Hydro One customers in Kingston. There will be no

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Loyalist Township seeking public input for Infrastructure Master Plan

The Corporation of Loyalist Township is building an Infrastructure Master Plan (IMP) and is looking for input from the public. Completing an Infrastructure Master Plan is an exercise designed to identify the core infrastructure needs, specifically road right-of-way, potable water, wastewater, and stormwater systems within Loyalist Township for the next

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Two incidents on Highway 401 halt westbound traffic for hours

Update (Friday, May 14, 2021 at 4 p.m.):According to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), one of the two westbound lanes of Highway 401 is now reopened. Original article: In the early hours of Friday, May 14, 2021, a tractor trailer fire shut down the westbound lanes of Highway 401 west

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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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Kingston City Council votes unanimously to condemn actions of MPP Hillier

Kingston City Council unanimously passed an amended motion yesterday decrying the actions of Randy Hillier, joining the Town of Perth, the Township of South Frontenac, and Loyalist Township, who have also issued statements against the independent MPP.  The motion was brought before council last night by Councillor Bridget Doherty, and

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What the Ontario Stay-At-Home Order means

On Wednesday, Apr. 7, 2021, Ontario Premier Doug Ford issued a province-wide Stay-At-Home Order requiring everyone to remain at home except for essential purposes, to be effective as of Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. What does that mean? For residents The government of Ontario is asking residents to

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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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