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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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KSS students seek funds for Little Forest outdoor classroom

Kingston Secondary School (KSS) students are asking for your help to plant a “Little Forest” outdoor classroom in Champlain Park. Namirah Quadir, Urban Student Trustee for the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) and Isadora Ferguson of Friday’s for Future Kingston, both students at KSS, appear in a YouTube video asking

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Kingston musician releases mental health-inspired album

A Kingston musician is using his time working in mental health as a means to give back to the sector locally. Rich Tyo has spent two years working on the songs that make up the new album ‘Inner Space Outer Space by Kingston group, JukeBox County.  Tyo says the songs

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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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Paramedic Memorial Bell arrives in Frontenac

The ringing of a bell often accompanies some of the most significant moments and ceremonies the world over – weddings, the end of cancer treatment, and, in this case, those paramedics who’ve lost their lives on the job. On Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, the Paramedic Memorial Bell arrived in Kingston,

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Fundraiser for 16 year-old victim in Wolfe Island crash quickly exceeds goal

A Go Fund Me campaign for a victim of an alleged hit-and-run collision has met and surpassed its $10,000 goal in just one day. “We have hit the goal in such a short time. We cannot believe the support for the Knox family from this community. You are all so

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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 asks boaters to be aware of poker run this weekend

Boaters planning to be on the St. Lawrence River on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020 have been asked to take extra care, says a statement from Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) dated Thursday, Aug 27, 2020. High performance boats will be participating in an annual poker run. The route this year is

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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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Wolfe Island’s Big Sandy Bay to remain closed for 2020

With the hotter weather driving many out to their favourite swimming spots, one of the most beloved beaches in the area will remain closed. Big Sandy Bay on Wolfe Island has not opened to the public this year as it normally would, and will not be opening for the remainder

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