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Vessel operator facing impaired driving charges in Prince Edward County

Provincial Parks Wardens in the Dunes area of Sandbanks Provincial Park contacted the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Prince Edward County Detachment to assist with a suspected impaired vessel operator. Just before 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jul. 31, 2021, OPP responded to the wardens’ request and spoke with the vessel operator.

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Severe thunderstorms expected for Kingston and area

Update: As of 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jul. 20, 2021, Environment Canada has issued a Severe Storm Warning for the Kingston area. The Warning is in effect for the Kingston, Frontenac Islands, Odessa, Napanee, Consecon, Picton, and the Sandbanks Park areas. The warning advises of high winds up to 90

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Environment Canada advises of isolated thunderstorms in Kingston area

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Kingston and the area, advising of rain and thurderstorm activity for the afternoon of Tuesday, Jun. 8, 2021. The statement, which is in effect for the Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, Consecon, Picton, and Sandbanks Park areas, explains that isolated thunderstorms

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Impaired driving charges laid at Sandbanks Provincial Park

A Pickering driver is facing charges after Provincial Park Wardens at Sandbanks Provincial Park requested Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assistance over the weekend. Just after 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, 2021, OPP responded to the request for assistance, and arrived in dunes area of County Road 12 in Athol

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Male arrested for dangerous behaviour at Sandbanks Provincial Park

Members of the Prince Edward County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted the Provincial Park Wardens at Sandbanks Provincial Park in the arrest of a man exhibiting threatening behaviour. Just before 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, Park Wardens were called to a disturbance in the park. The Wardens attempted

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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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