Kingston Police have asked the public to be on the lookout for a missing 74-year-old woman.

Linda Collinson was last seen around Kingston General Hospital on the afternoon of Dec 15th.

She uses a walker.  Anyone with information on the whereabouts of 74 year old Linda Collinson is being asked to contact Kingston Police.


Arrests – Home Invasion

Four people have been arrested after a home invasion on Elk Street in Picton.

Prince Edward OPP were say a man was assaulted in the home and suffered non-life threatening injuries Friday evening.  Police say four people took off with an undisclosed amount of cash.  Police located a vehicle a short time later containing two suspects.  Two others were arrested later.  Three youths and an adult are facing charges.


Death – No Foul Play

The OPP says no foul play is suspected in the death of a man in a residence on Perth Road North in Rideau Lakes Township.  Police had been called to the home last Thursday morning following the death of a 52 year old man.  They had initially thought the death was suspicious…but following an investigation they determined no foul play was involved.


Power Workers – Strike

The Ontario government is set to hold an emergency session this afternoon to introduce legislation aimed at preventing a strike at one of Ontario’s major power utilities.  The Progressive Conservatives are reconvening the legislature to table a bill that would stop a walkout by about six-thousand workers at Ontario Power Generation. The emergency session comes just over a week after MPP’s started their winter break.


Education Cuts

The Ontario government is slashing $25 million in funding for programs aimed at providing students with extra skills and support.  The announcement came in an e-mail to school boards on Friday containing a list of programs that will see funding reduced or cancelled.


McBurney Park

Plans for upgrades to McBurney Park will be on display today and tomorrow.

The existing wading pool will be converted to a splash pad and upgrades will be made to the washroom facilities to make them accessible.

The drop in info sessions run from 2:30 to 5:30 today and from 10am to noon tomorrow at Artillery Park.

The city says it will continue the consultation process next year and construction is expected to begin in 2020.


Let’s Can Hunger

Rogers Radio Kingston is thanking the public for its support of the Let’s Can Hunger Campaign for the Partners in Mission Food Bank.

It started with Care and the 10 Days of Caring campaign on Country 93.5 and continued with Matt Soper’s 36 hour marathon on K-Rock on Thursday and Friday of last week.

The marathon raised over 3,500 pounds of food and over $10,500 in donations for the Food Bank.