SUMMER CONCERT ATTENDENCE DOWN
8/17/2017 7:06:39 AM
Cliff Edwards isn't sure why the crowds aren't there but he's hoping things turn around for the final three weekends. The organizer of the summer concert series says he's noticed their biggest issue is the lack of crowds.

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BPS OFFICER RECEIVES CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE
8/17/2017 7:05:01 AM
A conditional discharge, six months probation and 50 hours of community service. That was the sentence handed down to a senior police officer with the Brockville Police Service who pled guilty to possession of illegal drugs. Staff-Sgt. Todd Bertrand appeared in court on Monday.

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WALK RAISES AWARENESS
8/17/2017 7:03:12 AM
Dan Perrins is making his way to Ottawa to bring awareness to a concerning issue. He says he?s known at least eight men who?ve taken their own lives, including his brother.

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BANK ROBBER APPREHENDED WITHIN AN HOUR
8/17/2017 7:00:34 AM
A a 53 year-old man who robbed the Bank of Montreal on Front Road in Kingston found himself in handcuffs just 40 minutes later. On Monday, the accused entered the bank and handed a note to the teller demanding cash, advising he had a weapon and would use it.

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SLOW CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS LEAD TO INFORMATION PICKET
8/17/2017 6:58:31 AM
It took a little longer than normal for many Joyceville Institution staff to get into work on Tuesday, and it may not be the last time either. Staff at federal institutions in the area, as well as across the country, were help up by an impromptu information picket.

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ATTEMPTED MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED
8/16/2017 4:20:58 PM
Kingston Police have arrested Jason Douglas Serson. He was located and arrested without incident following an attempted murder early this morning. Police say he is in their custody and will attend a bail hearing tomorrow.

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KINGSTON POLICE SEEKING MAN ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTED MURDER
8/16/2017 11:14:53 AM
Kingston Police are looking for 38 year-old Jason Douglas Serson, as he's wanted for attempted murder. Police say just before 4 a.m. a stabbing occured at a home on Division Street. According to police, the accused had gone to the apartment and asked the victim to cook him a meal.

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HELP NEEDED TO MEET BLOOD DEMAND
8/16/2017 6:41:04 AM
Roll up your sleeves on Friday and give blood. A blood donor clinic will be held at Carveth Care Centre and you?re encouraged to book ahead of time. That was Debbi Barfoot.

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ANNIVERSARY PARTY RAISING FUNDS FOR GBL FOUNDERS FUND
8/16/2017 6:38:26 AM
Come celebrate the Playhouse's 35th anniversary with a party! The theatre will celebrate with a boat cruise down the St. Lawrence River in support of the GBL Founders Fund.

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TLTI REPRESENTATIVES PUSHING AGENDAS AT AMO CONFERENCE
8/16/2017 6:36:39 AM
During this year's Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference, TLTI is represented by Mayor JoeBaptista, Councillor Vicki Leakey, Councillor Liz Huff and Councillor John Paul Jackson.

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WATER SAFETY STATEMENT IN PLACE
8/16/2017 6:34:52 AM
The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority has released a statement downgrading its flood status to a water safety statement. Conditions on inland lakes in the Cataraqui Region continue to improve and it is expected that water levels will return to normal in the coming days.

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TORONTO AREA MAN CAUGHT DRIVING DOUBLE POSTED SPEED LIMIT
8/16/2017 6:33:04 AM
One man's need for speed got him a court date among other things. Rideau Lakes OPP stopped a 22 year-old Ajax man on Highway 15 on Monday afternoon after he was clocked driving double the posted speed limit.

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KINGSTON FIRE AND RESCUE CREWS ANSWER HAZMAT INCIDENT AT APARTMENT BUILDING
8/16/2017 6:30:52 AM
Kingston Fire and Rescue crews were called to an apartment building on Conacher Drive during the early morning hours on Tuesday for a hazardous materials incident. Crews from four stations responded and the first crews encountered a substance on the fourth floor.

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WITNESSES SOUGHT IN ASSAULT INVESTIGATION
8/15/2017 7:08:00 AM
Gananoque Police are asking for any information regarding an assault that took place in Town Park on the weekend. According to police, on Saturday afternoon officers were called to the downtown core regarding an assault.

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KITCHENER TEEN CAUGHT STUNT DRIVING, CHILD LOCKED IN TRUNK
8/15/2017 7:06:21 AM
A Kitchener teen is facing charges of stunt driving and a seatbelt charge after a six year-old was found in the trunk. Leeds OPP say they pulled over the 17 year-old during the early morning hours on Sunday on the 401, east of Ivy Lea.

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MUDMOISELLE EVENT RAISES CANCER RESEARCH FUNDING
8/15/2017 7:04:32 AM
The third annual Mudmoiselle event in Kingston takes place on September 16th. Natalie Burns with the Kingston Cancer Society goes over what this event is. Funds raised at the event go towards cancer research.

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EORN AT AMO LOOKING TO IMPROVE CELL SERVICES
8/15/2017 6:57:52 AM
The Eastern Ontario Regional Network will be pushing for bringing better cell phone coverage to the region at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Conference this week. EORN says gaps in cellular coverage are standing in the way of the region's economic growth.

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WEST NILE VIRUS IN KINGSTON AREA
8/15/2017 6:41:11 AM
West Nile virus is in the area. KFL&A Public Health collects and tests mosquitoes from various sites throughout the region every year for the presence of West Nile. Infected mosquitoes have been identified in Kingston but there have been no reported human cases this year.

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RIDEAU HERITAGE ROUTE TOURISM ASSOCIATION TO COMPLETE TOURISM INVESTMENT PROFILE
8/15/2017 6:38:51 AM
The Rideau Heritage Route Tourism Association wants to complete a tourism investment and attraction profile and feasibility study. BDO Canada will be identifying and determining the value of tourism on the Rideau Canal to local municipal economies, investors and funding strategies.

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LOCAL MAYORS ATTENDING AMO CONFERENCE IN OTTAWA
8/14/2017 7:02:36 AM
Gananoque Mayor Erika Demchuk will be one of more than 1,900 people at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario's (AMO) 2017 Conference in Ottawa.

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PORTION OF COUNTRY RD. 3 TO BE CLOSED
8/14/2017 6:48:22 AM
If County Road 3 is part of your daily commute you'll want to be aware of a road closure. A portion of the road in the Township of Leeds and Thousand Islands will be closed from August 15th until August 22nd.

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THREE ARRESTED FOLLOWING DISTURBANCE COMPLAINT
8/14/2017 6:46:30 AM
Three men were arrested in Brockville on the weekend after one was causing a disturbance. According to Brockville Police, a 19 year-old was ejected from a bar and as police were dealing with the man, one of his friends decided to get involved.

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NEW ONLINE HEALTH TOOL SHOWS WAIT TIMES IN ONTARIO
8/14/2017 6:44:43 AM
A new online tool will allow people to see the wait times they can expect to inure at Ontario hospitals. myFM compared Kingston General and Brockville General hospitals when it came to knee surgeries.

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CITY OF KINGSTON SELLS PROPERTY TO HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
8/14/2017 6:43:03 AM
Habitat for Humanity Kingston-Limestone region has scooped up some property for the rock bottom price of $1. The City of Kingston is selling off some of its surplus land to the nonprofit organization. Councillors agreed to donate 0.2 acres of vacant municipal land at 297 Gore Road.

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MOVE OVER BLITZ NABS OVER 400 DRIVERS
8/14/2017 6:40:38 AM
The OPP were cracking the whip over the long weekend. Over the Civic Day long weekend, officers were heavily enforcing the move over law which states drivers must slow down or move over a lane if an emergency vehicles or tow truck are parked at the side of the road with their lights activated.

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FOR GANANOQUE AREA
8/12/2017 1:26:16 PM
Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Brockville - Prescott Gananoque - Mallorytown Merrickville-Wolford - Kemptville Westport - Charleston Lake Conditions are expected to be favourable for severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening as a cold front...

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PIRATES TO TAKE OVER GANANOQUE
8/11/2017 7:21:30 AM
This weekend, pirates invade Gananoque. Myrla Grant goes over Friday's activities. There are events planned the whole weekend to raise funds for the "Pirate Invasion" festival next weekend. If you make a $50 value donation, you have a chance to win one of three prizes.

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MULTI-CULTURAL FOOD FESTIVAL TO BENEFIT ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY
8/11/2017 7:16:01 AM
Gananoque's Multi-cultural food festival is this weekend. Lisa Bird says there's something for everyone. There will also be craft vendors and live entertainment. Food sales help support the Alzheimer's Society. The event runs from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. in Town Hall Park.

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TIP'S NEWEST SHOW TOUCHES ON 60'S SCOOP
8/11/2017 7:13:23 AM
The newest performance at the Firehall Theatre focuses on a darker time in Canadian history. Director Lisa Ravensbergen briefly details what audiences can expect from Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth.

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JULY RAIN COULD BE RECORD BREAKER
8/11/2017 7:07:11 AM
Environment Canada says there is a possibility of more significant rainfalls but the good news is, not in our part of the province. The weather agency's August outlook calls for near-normal temperatures and precipitation for the month.

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POLICE INVESTIGATING COPPER WIRE THEFT
8/11/2017 7:02:53 AM
Leeds OPP are investigating a copper wire theft and are asking for the public's help. Police were called to a Hydro One substation on County Road 5 in Front of Yonge Township on Tuesday.

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COUPLE WINS $100,000 ON INSTANT BINGO DOUBLER
8/11/2017 7:00:57 AM
A Kingston couple are $100,000 richer after winning the grand prize on Instant Bingo Doubler. Marion and Gary Evans purchased the winning ticket at Dragon Variety on Bath Road in Kingston. At first Marion thought they won $50,000, until Gary had a look and realized it was double.

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