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Update: School to reopen – Positive COVID-19 case results in temporary closure of Centreville PS

Update (Thursday, Apr. 1, 2021):According to the Limestone District School Board (LDSB), KFL&A Public Health’s investigation has shown “no further risk to the larger school population at Centreville Public School. The school will reopen on Tuesday, Apr. 6, 2021, the Board relayed in a press release on Thursday, Apr. 1,

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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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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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Dr. Moore explains discrepancies in vaccination rollout between regions

As we stay at home, watching the Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccination plans roll out, many in the KFL&A region are wondering why other Public Health regions in the province seem to be ahead of us. Indeed, some Ontario Health Units are taking bookings for vaccinations, while KFL&A awaits more doses of

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Greater Napanee firefighters rescue stuck swan

Who comes to the rescue when one of the “seven swans a-swimming” gets trapped in an icy river? Luckily for this swan, its harrowing holiday adventure had a happy ending thanks to Greater Napanee Emergency Services (GNES). Around 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, GNES fire crews, with the

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Positive case of COVID-19 at Gateway Community Education Centre

KFL&A Public Health has been notified that a student at Gateway Community Education Centre tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday Dec. 14, 2020, according to a release from Limestone District School Board (LDSB) dated Tuesday Dec. 15, 2020. The Gateway Community Education Centre is located at 33 Advance Avenue, Napanee,

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OPP request assistance to identify Napanee shoplifting suspect

The Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has released the above photos and is asking for public assistance to identify the suspect pictured. According to the OPP, the male pictured is believed to have been observed shoplifting meat produce from a grocery store on

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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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SIU finds no wrongdoing in relation to pursuit, Napanee collision

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has come to a conclusion on an investigation into a pursuit prior to a collision in Napanee earlier this year. The incident took place on the night of Sunday, Apr. 5 to the morning of Monday, Apr. 6, 2020. That night, an Ontario Provincial Police

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OPP investigating multiple collisions on Highway 401

Update (8 p.m.): Highway 401 is now reopened. Just after 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, officers from the Lennox and Addington Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to reports of a serious collision on Highway 401 eastbound, as well as several collisions on Highway 401 westbound

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Update: Located — OPP ask for public assistance in locating missing woman

Update (Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020): According to the Lennox and Addington OPP, Amanda Lynne Riddle was located safely. Original article: Officers of the Lennox & Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are asking for assistance in locating a missing woman from the Town of Greater Napanee.

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Heat warning in effect for Kingston and area

Environment Canada and KFL&A Public Health have both issued a heat warning for Kingston, and area on Friday, Jul. 17, 2020. The heat warnings have been issued for the Kingston, Frontenac Islands, Odessa, Napanee, and Consecon, and advise of a prolonged period of hot weather, which will continue throughout the

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