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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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Drowning victim had ‘a huge heart filled with compassion and love’

First responders have recovered the body of 61-year-old Clarence Hale from a lake in South Frontenac Township, southeast of Sharbot Lake. Hale had been fishing with his wife, Shirley, on Saturday, Jul. 18, 2020 when their canoe capsized. The couple were on an unnamed lake in the area of Bob’s

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Illegal drugs seized in South Frontenac

One person has been arrested and a quantity of illegal drugs seized after the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) executed a search warrant in South Frontenac. The OPP East Region Community Street Crime Unit executed the search warrant an address on Sydenham Road on Tuesday, Jun. 23, 2020. Police seized a

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Harrowsmith man arrested for arson

A fire that occurred in a Harrowsmith residence over the weekend has been ruled an arson, and one man is currently facing charges, according to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). The fire broke out sometime just before 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Apr. 25, 2020. Members of the Frontenac Detachment of

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Frontenac OPP lay impaired driving charges over Easter weekend

Officers with the Frontenac County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to two separate incidents involving impaired drivers over the Easter holiday weekend. The first incident occurred on Saturday, Apr. 11, 2020 when, just before 2:30 a.m., the Frontenac OPP received a traffic complaint from a concerned motorist

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Support programs for South Frontenac, rural Kingston continue during pandemic

As the community deals with job loss, closures, and a variety of other difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic, South Frontenac Community Services is maintaining some of their programs to ensure residents have necessary supports. South Frontenac Community Services serves the residents of South Frontenac and rural Kingston (in the

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OPP Investigate suspicious package in South Frontenac

Those in South Frontenac Township near Inverary may have noticed an increased presence of police today as members of the Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the area due to a suspicious package. According to the OPP, officers responded to a report of a suspicious package

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South Frontenac Fire and Rescue retirees, award recipients honoured

In a packed Council Chambers on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, South Frontenac Council and South Frontenac Fire and Rescue (SFFR) recognized 13 firefighters with the township’s volunteer fire department. Of the 13 firefighters being honoured, six were celebrated for their retirements, and seven were acknowledged with Exemplary Service Medals. The

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