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Prince Edward County struggles with tourist traffic amidst the pandemic

The tourism office for Prince Edward County is asking people to avoid visiting “on a whim” over the Civic holiday long weekend. “Provincial and municipal beaches are crowded and they’re closing within hours of opening,” said a July 29 statement on the tourism office’s official Facebook page, Visit the County.

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Picton man facing luring, child pornography charges

The Prince Edward County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have made an arrest in relation to illegal online activity, including the luring of a minor and child pornography related charges. According to the OPP, the investigation began earlier this year when police received reports of inappropriate activity on

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Picton man arrested on historical sexual assaults involving a minor

A Picton man has is now facing charges after police began looking into reported historic sexual assaults last week, according to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). Officers with the OPP responded to those reports on Monday, Apr. 20, 2020, and an ensuing investigation was carried out with the assistance of

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OPP arrest man in relation to historic sexual assaults involving a minor

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested a Belleville man in relation to historic sexual offences that occurred in Picton, according to the Prince Edward County OPP. Officers with the OPP began looking into a report of historical sexual assaults on Wednesday, Apr. 8, 2020. The incidents are alleged to

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Corks and Forks returns to Kingston with a Spanish flair

The second annual Corks and Forks International Wine Festival kicks off on Friday, April 24, 2020 in downtown Kingston. Not only will the festival showcase local vineyards and wine producers, as well as Kingston’s hospitality and restaurant scene, the 2020 edition will also shine a spotlight on the wines of

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Rainfall warning in effect for Kingston and Prince Edward County

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for Kingston and the area as of 3:34 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. The warning is in effect for the Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, Consecon, Picton, and Sandbanks Park areas. “Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout

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Charges laid, firearms seized in Prince Edward County

A Prince Edward County man has been arrested and charged after members of the (Ontario Provincial Police) OPP executed a search warrant south of Picton yesterday. Members of the Prince Edward County Detachment of the OPP Crime Unit, Canine Unit, and Tactics and Rescue Unit executed the search warrant at

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Judgement of Kingston 2019: To pinot or not to pinot

The Judgement of Kingston returned to the Residence Inn in Kingston for another round of tasting great wines. Fashioned after the historic Judgement of Paris in the 1970s, the Kingston tradition has become a must attend event for wine lovers. This year the competition was between the pinot noirs of

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OPP recover stolen Central Frontenac Township vehicle

Members of the Frontenac and Prince Edward detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested one person and recovered a Central Frontenac Township vehicle, but are continuing to investigate the theft and chain of events that occurred after the vehicle was stolen. According to the OPP, the investigation started

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Uncorked at The Judgment of Kingston

In 1976, California wines competed against French wines in a blind tasting which is now known as the Judgement of Paris. California wines were considered inferior to French, and judges, reporters and participants were not expecting the American wines to come out on top. California’s victory changed the wine industry

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OPP seek owners of stolen property

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have provided the above photo in the hopes of returning the stolen property pictured to its rightful owner(s). Members of the Napanee Detachment of the OPP, along with members of the Community Street Crime Unit of Napanee, Frontenac, and Prince Edward County are looking for

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Best of 2017: Best Winery in Prince Edward County

One of the greatest benefits of living in Kingston is the city’s geographic location.  We’re practically equidistant to large getaway destinations such as Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, and we have amazing communities dotting our perimeter.  From Sydenham to Merrickville and Perth, there’s a number of alluring places well within reach

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