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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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Viral TikTok recipe almost ends in disaster for South Frontenac family

A South Frontenac family is safe and relieved that they only lost their kitchen this week in a fire that could have been much worse. Their message to the community: a fire extinguisher in your kitchen could save your home and family, and parents should remind their kids that not

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Single vehicle collision in South Frontenac results in impaired driving charges

A South Frontenac man is facing charges after his vehicle struck a rock cut on Westport Road in South Frontenac Township, Ontario. Officers of the Sharbot Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of the single motor vehicle collision just before 9 p.m. on Tuesday,

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RKY Camp unveils changes: family camps, new buildings

There’s no virtual substitute for the bonds you make with your peers while attending overnight camp.” — D’Arcy Munn, RKY Camp Director Canoeing, swimming, roasting smores, telling ghost stories around the campfire—these are some of the fun activities hundreds of kids normally get to do at RKY Camp on Eagle

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OPP lay two impaired driving charges in South Frontenac

On Tuesday, Jun. 15, 2021, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged two individuals with impaired driving in separate incidents in South Frontenac Township. Shortly after 1 a.m. on that same date members of the South Frontenac and Leeds Detachments of the OPP responded to a report of a

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South Frontenac councillor named Vice-Chair of Conservation Ontario

There is a local connection to the newly-announced Board of Directors of Conservation Ontario. South Frontenac Councillor and current Chair of the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority, Alan Revill, will once again assume the role of Vice-Chair on the Conservation Ontario Board. “I look forward to working with my colleagues on

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South Frontenac reopens some outdoor facilities

The township of South Frontenac has reopened its Waste Disposal sites and some outdoor recreational facilities. The change took effect Wednesday, April 21, 2021 as a response to the province’s amended guidelines announced on April 17th. It means that the Portland waste disposal site will be open Wednesdays and Saturdays

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Police seek assistance to identify persons of interest in South Frontenac

Officers with the Frontenac detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the occupants of a pickup truck that nearly struck an OPP officer. According to police, the incident occurred on Saturday, Apr. 3, 2021, just after 2:30 a.m. when an officer was conducting

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First COVID-19 mass immunization clinic opens in Kingston

On Monday, Mar. 1, 2021, members of the media toured the recently set up COVID-19 mass immunization clinic at the INVISTA Centre just hours before the clinic opened to the public for the first time. Mayor Bryan Paterson and Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox

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Update – Total structure lost: Building Fire in Verona apartment complex

UPDATE (Friday, Jan. 8, 2021): A number of South Frontenac Fire and Rescue trucks and vehicles from the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshall remained on scene on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 after fire ravaged the McMullen Manor in Verona the night before. The fire broke out in the Carleton

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South Frontenac recruiting Volunteer Fire Fighters

Earlier this week, South Frontenac Fire & Rescue (SFFR) launched its bi-annual Volunteer Fire Fighter Recruitment campaign. They are hoping to to bolster the ranks of committed individuals who want to give back to their community in a meaningful and rewarding way. Following a successful recruitment program in 2019, SFFR

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South Frontenac recruiting committee to update community brand

South Frontenac Township is recruiting members for a steering committee to guide an overhaul of the community’s brand. The Township is looking for local community members to assist with choosing a consultant for this project, and to provide feedback and insight throughout the process. “In recognition of the community’s vibrancy

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