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A firefighter cleans up debris around the charred remains of a transport truck on the shoulder of Highway 401 near Napanee on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2023. Photo by Logan Cadue/Kingstonist.

Transport fire temporarily closes westbound Highway 401 near Napanee

Amid the traffic-heavy period between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, a vehicle fire closed down the westbound lanes of Ontario’s busiest highway near Napanee. The incident occurred right at the noon hour of Thursday, Dec. 28, 2023. According to the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial

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A collision on Old Highway 2 in Tyendinaga Township sent two people to hospital with “major injuries,” according to police. Photo via L&A County OPP.

OPP investigating after collision in Tyendinaga sends two people to hospital

The Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred in Tyendinaga Township. The collision occurred on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023, on Old Highway 2 between Miltown Road and Wyman Road. The incident involved an SUV, which had been

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After finally pulling over a van travelling on Highway 401 with a blown tire — to the point the rim was smoking — police found the back of the van full of cases of beer the driver had purchased in Quebec. Photos via L&A OPP.

Driver of van with missing tire attempts to evade police while carrying 326 cases of beer

In a case of the odd and perplexing, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged the driver of a rental van who continued to drive after blowing a tire, ostensibly in an attempt to get away with an illegal – and massive – alcohol purchase. The incident occurred just after

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An interviewing exercise at Peace Support Training Centre (PSTC) in Kingston, with international student Staff Sergent Jacob McGuire of the USA speaking with civilian personnel through a language assistant. Photo via PSTC.

Military personnel training to take place in Smiths Falls, Prescott

The Department of National Defence (DND), on behalf of the Peace Support Training Centre here in Kingston, has issued a public service announcement ahead of an increased military presence throughout the Kingston region. On Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023, students and instructors from the Peace Support Training Centre will be conducting

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The former Adair Place Retirement Residence, now operating as Stone Mills Estates Retirement Home in Tamworth, pictured here in 2014. Image via Google Maps.

Tamworth retirement home issued Compliance Order amid confusion amongst residents

A retirement home in Tamworth has been issued a Compliance Order due to staffing issues and has illegally informed its residents of an imminent closure of the home, prompting panic and confusion amongst its residents and their families. The Retirement Home Regulatory Authority (RHRA) and Home and Community Care Support

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Greater Napanee Fire Chief Bill Hammond stands amid the wreckage of the Lennox Agricultural Memorial Community Centre on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023. Photo by Michelle Dorey Forestell/Kingstonist.

Investigations continue into three suspicious fires in L&A County

The work of Greater Napanee Fire Services at the Lennox Agricultural Memorial Community Centre building that burned down on Monday is set to come to an end today, barring any unforeseen complications. The Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Greater Napanee Fire Services, Stone Mills Township Fire

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