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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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Sudden death in Verona under OPP investigation

An unresponsive male was pronounced dead after Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Frontenac Fire Department and Frontenac Paramedics responded to a call in Frontenac Township, the second one in as many days. On Sunday, June 6, 2021, at 7:18 a.m. Members of the Frontenac Detachment of the OPP, Frontenac Fire Department,

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Coming-of-age film ‘Verona’ to begin shooting this month

The town of Verona will become a film set this June featuring local establishments, homes, and people thanks to Verona native, Sebastian Back. Back came across Telefilm Canada’s Talent Fund-supported Talent to Watch Program, which finances emerging content creators who are recent alumni of a partner educational institution. As graduates

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Public Health: downtown, rural and mobile vaccination clinics in the works

Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore said he wants to be able to administer 10,000 COVID-19 vaccines per day in the Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health region. “I think we could achieve that,” Dr. Moore said on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. “I’m trying to get to

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Public assistance requested regarding two church break-ins in Verona

Frontenac OPP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the person(s) responsible for breaking into the Trinity United and Free Methodist Churches in Verona, Ontario. The buildings were entered over the weekend of the October 3, 2020, according to a report from OPP, dated Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. An undisclosed

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Verona man facing impaired driving charges after collision in Sydenham

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have laid charges after a driver involved in a collision last week was found to be impaired by alcohol. Members of the Frontenac Detachment of the OPP responded to the collision shortly after 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec 13, 2019. The collision occurred on Rutledge

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Kingston and the area remember: Remembrance Day 2019

On November 11 each year, people across the country and around the world honour those who have served in the armed forces in a variety of ways. Here in the Kingston area, thousands will come together at a number of different events, remembering those who lost their lives while serving

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Suspended driver from Verona charged after multi-car collision

A large accident over the weekend that resulted in a downed light standard and the closure of a major intersection in central Kingston led to an arrest and charges for a Verona man. At approximately 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, the accused driver travelling westbound on Princess Street

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Free Aboriginal and Indigenous history course being offered in Verona

Across the country, Canadians discuss Indigenous and Aboriginal topics, from issues surrounding the colonization of Canada, to the teachings of Indigenous elders in health and harmony. But what do you really know about the histories of Indigenous and Aboriginal peoples locally and around the world? Whether you know next to

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Man charged with impaired driving after leaving the scene of two collisions

A Verona man involved in two collisions has been arrested and charged after he fled the scene of both accidents, fleeing on foot into the woods after the second incident. Kingston Police were notified of a driver who failed to remain at the scene of a collision at Princess and

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Driver charged with prohibited driving in Verona

A Tichborne man has been charged after the Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were tipped off that he was driving without a license. On Monday, Jun. 3, 2019 shortly after 7 p.m. the OPP detachment received a traffic complaint from a concerned motorist about a person who

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