HIGHWAY 401 AND 137 RAMPS CLOSING THROUGHOUT THE WEEK
7/16/2018 8:48:56 AM
The Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands is reminding all motorists that on/off ramps to Hwy 401 and Hwy 137 will be closed at various times during the week for construction. Tomorrow Hwy 137 NB On ramp to Hwy 401 EB closed 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

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UNWANTED GUEST IN A KINGSTON HOME RESULTS IN AN ARREST
7/16/2018 8:45:50 AM
Residents in Kingston had to deal with an unwanted guest in their home last week. Homeowners investigated a noise in their kitchen and found an unknown man sitting at the table and rummaging through their drawers.

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THREE ARRESTED FOR HOLDING WOMAN CAPTIVE FOR NEARLY A YEAR
7/16/2018 8:43:27 AM
Kingston Police have arrested and charged 3 Kingston residents for allegedly holding a woman captive for nearly a year. Officers made the arrests this Wednesday after the victim came forward follow her escape earlier this month.

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KFL&A ISSUES HEAT WARNING FOR THE WEEKEND
7/13/2018 7:12:12 AM
KFL&A Public Health has issued an extended heat warning for area residents. We're expecting more hot and humid weather starting this weekend up until Tuesday next week.

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TURNING OFF THE TV AMONG THE 100 THINGS ON THE SUMMER BUCKET LIST CHALLENGE
7/13/2018 7:10:17 AM
The Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands have partnered up with Healthy Kids COmmunity Challenge of Leeds and Grenville for the Power Off and Play Initiative. The rules are simple: have kids turn off the screen and play outside.

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CONSTRUCTION ADJUSTS PARKING AREAS AT BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL
7/13/2018 7:08:21 AM
There's going to be some changes to visitor parking at Brockville General Hospital. With the Charles Street property under construction parking for staff, physicians and volunteers has been impacted.

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2018 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT INSPIRED BY LOCAL TRAILS
7/13/2018 7:05:28 AM
The Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands has looked to our local trails for inspiration for this years Economic Development Summit.

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IT'S HOT OUTSIDE THAT MEANS IT'S TIME TO HIT THE BEACH
7/12/2018 11:33:55 AM
With temperatures pushing into the mid thirties today it's a great time to head to your local beach and enjoy a beautiful day. Our local health unit strives to alert swimmers when conditions are not suitable for swimming.

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OPIOID ALERT FROM KFL&A PUBLIC HEALTH
7/12/2018 11:13:44 AM
KFL&A Public Health is issuing an alert about a recent rise in opioid-related overdoses and hospital admissions. Over the past two and a half weeks there has been roughly 7 hospital admissions because of opioid overdoses.

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TOBACCO AND MARIJUANA SEIZED AT JOYCEVILLE INSTITUTION
7/12/2018 11:11:48 AM
Correctional Service Canada has stopped about $12,500 dollars worth of contraband from entering Joyceville institution. On July 6th staff members confiscated multiple packages containing contraband and unauthorized items from a visitor in the Assessment Unit.

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A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT GOES A LONG WAY IN OUR LIVES
7/12/2018 11:09:10 AM
The Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit is putting a focus on physical environment and the importance of a healthy one.

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KINGSTON POLICE STILL SEARCHING FOR STABBING SUSPECT
7/12/2018 11:06:18 AM
Kingston police are on the hunt for a stabbing suspect. On Friday July 6th just before 9pm the suspect was cycling Eastbound on the south sidewalk of Bath Road just east of Portsmouth Avenue.

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DEVON RAYNER TO REPRESENT GANANOQUE AT ONTARIO SUMMER GAMES
7/11/2018 5:38:07 PM
A grade 10 Gananoque Secondary School athlete is headed to the Ontario Summer Games. Devon Rayner is set to compete with Team Ontario East in London Ontario next month and then nationally in Manitoba. The 15 year old track and field star is competing this weekend in St.

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LOTS TO SEE AT THE 2018 LANSDOWNE FAIR
7/11/2018 12:25:32 PM
A long standing tradition is ready to turn 154 years old in a couple weeks time. The annual Lansdowne Fair takes place July 20th through the 22nd at the Lansdowne Fairgrounds.

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HEAR THE CLASSICS OF TOM PETTY ON THE WATER
7/11/2018 12:24:04 PM
A Tom Petty tribute is coming to Gananoque. A 3 hour cruise on the Gananoque Boat Line will feature Cameron Grant, doing vocals, guitars, and the harmonica. Grant has been performing all over Canada since the 80s, and released his first solo CD in 2009.

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FUNDRAISING CRUISE READY FOR THIS THURSDAY
7/11/2018 12:22:07 PM
The Arthur Child Heritage Museum will be holding their annual fundraiser this Thursday. It'll start off at the museum at 6 o'clock as they open up two new permanent exhibits that showcase the communities rich history in manufacturing.

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RICHMOND HILL MAN CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH TRACTOR TRAILER ACCIDENT
7/11/2018 12:20:16 PM
Leeds OPP have arrested and charged a driver from Toronto after a collision involving a tractor trailer and a stationary construction sign truck.

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ESCAPE PLAN SAVES FAMILY AFTER EARLY MORNING FIRE IN GANANOQUE
7/10/2018 12:20:21 PM
Working smoke alarms saved a family and a pet following an early morning structure fire in the Town of Gananoque. Fire Chief Steve Tiernan has the details. Investigators are still trying to determine the cause.

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ICE CREAM BINOCULARS AND CASH STOLEN DURING WEEKEND BREAK AND ENTER
7/10/2018 9:37:59 AM
A bit of an unusual break and enter this weekend. Leeds and the Thousand Islands OPP responded to the call at Island View Grill in Rockport.

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CROWDS THRILLED AGAIN DURING 2018 BUSKERS RENDEZVOUS
7/10/2018 9:36:08 AM
Another year of the Kingston Buskers Rendezvous has come and gone. During the grand finale, the People's choice winner was announced. Street Circus, an acrobatic duo from Winnipeg Manitoba wowed the crowds over the weekend to earn the honours.

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TOUGH MOTHER AND FRIENDS FUNDRAISER SUPPORTS HOMEWARD BOUND SCHOLARSHIP
7/10/2018 9:14:16 AM
A first ever event for the Employment and Education Centre. They will be hosting a Tough Mother and Friends Event to raise funds for their Homeward Bound Program Scholarship Fund: That was Program Manager Loretta Corbeil (CORE-bay).

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TOWN PARK AND WATERFRONT CONCERTS KICK OFF THIS WEEK
7/10/2018 9:10:08 AM
If you're looking to hear some talented musicians in the Town of Gananoque this summer there will be plenty of opportunities to do so in Town Hall Park and also by the waterfront.

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MUNICIPAL ELECTION DEADLINE TWO WEEKS AWAY, TLTI SEES NEW CANDIDATES
7/10/2018 9:08:15 AM
The list continues to expand for the municipal election in the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands. Joe Baptista, John Paul Jackson and Kurt Liebe are on the list for mayor candidates.

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NEW CANDIDATES ON THE MUNICIPAL ELECTION LIST IN GANANOQUE
7/10/2018 9:05:39 AM
More names have been added to the list of candidates for the municipal election in the Town of Gananoque.

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