Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Author: Jessica Foley

Holy Cross Students (left) and Nicholson Catholic College students celebrate the choosing of new school nicknames. Photos via ALCDSB.

New school nicknames announced for Nicholson Catholic College, Holy Cross

The new nicknames have been chosen for two Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board schools — Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School and Nicholson Catholic College. In February, Holy Cross began gathering input from the school community for the new name. Nicholson Catholic College in Belleville undertook a similar process,

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An Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) boat sits in the waters of Buck Bay in Bob's Lake, South Frontenac Township, on Sunday, May 19, 2024, as the investigation into a fatal boating collision the evening before continues. Photo by Cris Vilela/Kingstonist.

Police seek witnesses, video footage as investigation into Bobs Lake fatal boat crash continues

Over the weekend, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stated they are looking for video footage related to the fatal two-vessel collision investigation on Bobs Lake. The collision took place on the night of Saturday, May 18, 2024, and involved a speed boat and an open-bow-style fishing boat. Three individuals were

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Blandings Turtles at Rock Dunder. Photo via FABR.

Over 2,000 hectares within the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Region are now ‘Protected Areas’ 

Over 2,000 hectares of land within the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Region are now ‘Protected Areas’ as per the pan-Canadian standards. These recently protected lands fall within the jurisdiction of two key partners, Cataraqui Conservation and Rideau Waterway Land Trust. Eight properties representing 1,982 hectares of environmentally significant lands owned by Cataraqui Conservation

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Representatives from Deseronto, Napanee, Belleville, Lennox and Addington, and the Government of Ontario came together to celebrate an investment in the area's new transit program through Ontario's Municipal Gas Tax Funding, announced by Ric Bresee, Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) for Hastings---Lennox and Addington on Tuesday, Apr. 23, 2024. Submitted photo.

Ontario invests over $670K in Hastings–Lennox & Addington transit

Transit in Hastings–Lennox & Addington has received a funding boost after an Ontario government investment of $677,337 from the 2023-24 Gas Tax program. According to a release from MPP Ric Bresee’s office, the funding can be used to expand service hours, increase routes, purchase new vehicles, and improve accessibility to

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OPP used a a tire deflation device to stop a stolen vehicle, pictured above, on Monday, Apr. 22, 2024. - Photo via OPP

Lennox and Addington OPP locate and recover vehicle stolen from York Region on Highway 401

Police have seized a vehicle stolen from the York Region in the Marysville area following a brief pursuit on Ontario’s busiest highway. The stolen vehicle was located by officers from the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) while travelling on Highway 401 at Marysville

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