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The Town of Greater Napanee Municipal Administration Centre, located at 99 Advance Avenue in Napanee, on Friday, Jan. 12, 2024. Photo by Michelle Dorey Forestell/Kingstonist.

Town of Greater Napanee services allegedly compromised by hackers

Editor’s note: This article has been updated since it was originally published on Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, at 10:01 a.m. Please see bottom of article for most recently updated information. Original article:Many of the town of Greater Napanee’s services were disrupted on the afternoon of Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024, after

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Police and paramedics were dispatched to the scene of a domestic incident in Napanee on Monday, Jan. 8, 2024. Photo by Michelle Dorey Forestell/Kingstonist.

OPP arrest two people following domestic incident in Napanee

Earlier today, Monday, Jan. 8, 2024, the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute and arrested two individuals. Just before 9 a.m. OPP officers to the report of a possible domestic dispute on Dundas Street West in Greater Napanee. According

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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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Goodyear’s Napanee factory is seeking to expand, an item that will come before Greater Napanee Town Council on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2023. Photo by Michelle Dorey Forestell.

Goodyear seeks Town’s help to expand Napanee tire factory

Goodyear Canada Inc. has applied for a Tax Increment Equivalent grant (TIEG) under the Town of Greater Napanee’s Industrial Community Improvement Plan (CIP) in hopes of expanding its current factory by an additional 420,000 square feet. According to a staff report to be presented to the Council of the Town

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An adorable pile of baby opossums enjoy their temporary nest at SPWC. Submitted photo.

Sandy Pines calls, squeaks, squawks, barks, and chirps for help

“Call Sandy Pines.”  Those three words are a familiar refrain on eastern Ontario social media whenever someone posts about a wild animal in distress. But who does Sandy Pines call when they are in distress? This fall, Leah Birmingham has been alarmed by what she calls a ”potentially devastating trend”

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Napanee Fire Chief Bill Hammond watches as a team conducts an arson investigation amid the destruction of the York Street arena which Bradley is accused of torching. Photo by Michelle Dorey Forestell/Kingstonist.

Accused arsonist Jay Bradley denied bail

Accused arsonist Jay Bradley will not be granted bail while he awaits trial and will instead remain in custody. Bradley, who was arrested on November 3, 2023, stands accused of two counts of arson (with a disregard for human life), criminal harassment (with threatening conduct), and possession of incendiary material (materials designed

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What remained of the Lennox Agricultural Memorial Community Centre in Napanee after the fire was mostly extinguished on Monday, Oct. 23, 2023. Photo by Michelle Dorey Forestell/Kingstonist.

Bail decision for accused arsonist Jay Bradley deferred

Whether the man accused of burning down the Lennox Agricultural Memorial Community Centre (also known as the “York Street arena”) in Napanee will be granted bail will remain unknown for a few more days. Jay Bradley appeared via video for a show-cause bail hearing in the Napanee Superior Court on

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Atura’s Napanee Generating Station with the tall stacks of Lennox Generating Station behind. Photo by Michelle Dorey Forestell/Kingstonist.

Napanee Council votes to support three local energy projects, in theory

Napanee Town Council has voted to support three proposed energy projects despite great public outcry against them. Two Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) owned by EDF Renewables and Boralex, to be located on privately owned farmland, and a new expansion to the existing Atura Napanee Generating Station received Council’s support

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