Roads – Weather

Snow ploughs have been out cleaning up that five centimetres of snow from last night.

You’ve been advised some streets and sidewalks in Kingston will have slippery sections left over from that freezing drizzle on Saturday.

The MTO road report says the 401 is bare and dry to bare and wet west of Kingston – east of Kingston there are some snow covered sections.

The MTO morning road report also says other highways in the region are bare and wet with partly snow covered sections.

Amherstview – Domestic Assault

A 28 year old man has been charged after a nasty incident of domestic assault in Amherstview.

Police say a woman called 9-1-1 last Thursday night.  Police have charged the man with assaulting the woman…turning the power off in their home and breaking her cell phone so she couldn’t contact police.

The man faces two charges of assault, mischief and possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.  Police seized 85.5 grams of marijuana from the residence in Amherstview.

Impaired – Highway 7

A 22 year old man from South Frontenac has been charged with impaired driving after police stopped a vehicle for speeding on Highway 7 near Kaladar.

Police say they seized open liquor in the vehicle late last Thursday night and Michael Reilly has been charged with operating a motor vehicle with over 80 mgs of alcohol.

Bachelor of Science

Queen’s University and St. Lawrence College have created a joint Bachelor of Science program.

The joint program will let students enrolled in Queen’s Biotechnology earn credits towards the advanced diplomas in Biotechnology at St. Lawrence College, and St. Lawrence Students can earn credits in the Queen’s program.


It’s National Non-Smoking Week and officials at KFL&A Public Health and the Canadian Cancer Society are encouraging smokers to kick the habit.

The health unit offers a program every month that provides education, counselling and free nicotine patches.

Sessions start the first week of February.

You can register through your family doctor or by calling the Tobacco Information Line.

The Canadian Cancer Society and the Running Room are promoting a program called Run to Quit.

It offers coaching on quitting and training for running and walking.  There’s also a prize of a new car.


You might have seen some colourful additions to the trees in City Park on Saturday.

Students from Ecole Monseigneur Rem-Gaulin were tying knitted scarves around the trees.

The scarves are for the homeless and they were knitted by students as a unique way for them to deal with hyperactivity disorders.

Grade two teacher Marie Heuglin says after the students learn to knit it allows them to have the stimulation they need while they still take part in classroom activities and don’t disrupt the class.