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Shuttle bus driver charged after collision with crop sprayer on Wolfe Island

The driver of the shuttle bus that collided with a crop-spraying arm of a tractor near the Dawson Point ferry dock on Wolfe Island has now been charged. The collision occurred just before 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, at Dawsons Point, a short distance from where the Wolfe

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Kingston ferry terminal to Wolfe Island slated for demolition in Fall 2023

A recent announcement has slated the Kingston Ferry Terminal demolition and construction to be completed by 2023. The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) has planned for a new passenger terminal to be built closer to the water, and a small administrative office and ferry staff parking lot near the

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COVID worries rise for Wolfe Islanders as tourist season approaches

With the typical tourist season approaching, a Wolfe Island business owner is hoping more can be done to curb the number of tourists visiting the Island heading into a second pandemic summer. “We have an unusually high number of at-risk individuals, meaning they’re older or health compromised,” Mike Bromley, owner

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Construction on Wolfe Island docks to begin this fall

The Ontario government is investing $63.3 million to rebuild the Marysville ferry dock on Wolfe Island and $82.5 million for the Kingston dock, Steve Clark, MPP for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, and Daryl Kramp, MPP for Hastings-Lennox and Addington, stated in an announcement today, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. This

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OPP recover body of man missing from Wolfe Island Ferry

Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have located the body of a man who went overboard from the Wolfe Island Ferry on Monday, Aug. 3. Just after 7:30 p.m on Monday night, officers from the Thousand Islands office and Frontenac Detachment were dispatched to

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OPP searching for man who fell from Wolfe Island Ferry

The Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating after a man went overboard from the Wolfe Island Ferry Monday night.  On August 3, 2020 just after 7:30 p.m. officers from the Thousand Islands office and Frontenac Detachment were dispatched to the Wolfe Island Ferry Terminal. The

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Storm wreaks havoc on Kingston and area

Many residents awoke to find themselves with no power on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 – That is, if they weren’t already awake from the incredibly high winds and sounds of the storm’s destruction. Torrential rains hit Kingston and the area on Halloween night, beginning in the afternoon of Thursday, Oct.

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Changes to ferry operations begin today

Those who frequently use the Glenora, Frontenac II, or Wolfe Islander III Ferries will see some changes to services over the next month or so, according to the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO). Beginning today, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, the Glenora Ferry will move into its winter schedule of

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Guide to free family activities this summer

We’re now a few weeks into the summer of 2019, but it can feel like months to the moms, dads, and other caregivers who are home with their kids this summer looking to find ways to keep their kids entertained. While a week or two of summer camp and a

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A look at the Wolfe Island ferry terminal construction schedule

Construction, dredging, and a new ferry terminal and boat are on their way for anyone crossing to Wolfe Island — and the work could begin this fall. In doing so, downtown Kingston bids farewell to a waterfront parking lot, a gas station and the Ontario Street Tim Hortons location. Speaking

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Expansion of the Wolfe Island Ferry Dock

A postage stamp sized lot on Kingston’s waterfront is once again the focus of potential development. Earlier this month council voted in support of a motion to explore the possibility of building a cruise ship terminal, which could very well end up at the foot of Queen Street. Now, a

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Guide to the 2017 Wolfe Island Music Festival

After the festival’s brief hiatus in 2016, the Wolfe Island Music Festival returns this year with an all-star line up of talented Canadian bands you know and love. With the ferry now back in full service (schedule here), festival-goers will land mere minutes away from the main stage and various

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