Lancers Road Race

The 40th Annual LC Road Race is taking place today and hundreds of young runners will be on the streets this morning.

50 elementary schools have been invited to take part in the races today.

The first one gets underway at 10:30 this morning and the races are going ahead – despite the rainfall.


401 – Head on Collision

A head on collision involving a pickup truck and a transport truck shut down the eastbound lanes of the 401  overnight at Palace Road.

Napanee Fire and Rescue says one person was taken to hospital.

Crews had to clean up the wreckage and fuel leaks.

The eastbound 401 was re-opened to traffic by around 4:30 this morning.


Napanee Drug Busts

Six people from Napanee are facing charges after two search warrants were executed during drug raids yesterday. Lennox and Addington County OPP say they seized crystal methamphetamine, cell phones, cash and even a stolen Napanee street sign.


Domestic Assault

A 28 year old Kingston man is facing 6 counts of assault and 2 counts of assault with a weapon, following multiple cases of domestic assaults.

Kingston Police say assaults against a woman took place over 4 and a half months…seven of them in April including one incident where a knife was held to her throat and she was threatened with death.

The man was arrested at a downtown residence on Monday night.



The city says the new and improved fleet of Dropbikes is arriving in Kingston this week.

The new bikes will be available at 50 locations.  People will be able to rent them through the Drop mobile app.

The new bikes have upgrades like gears, improved locking technology, and are can be used with Kingston Transit’s Rack and Roll system. The city has planned an official launch for May 13th in Springer Market Square.


Pitch In – Kingston

Sustainable Kingston is saying thank you for a record number of people who cleaned up litter during Pitch-In Kingston week.

It has issued a notice on social media congratulating Kingston for have 9,500 people registered for the annual cleanup last week.

Five thousand people took part last year and Sustainable Kingston had been hoping organizers are hoping that number will increase to 6,000 for this year.


St. Lawrence – School Visits

Elementary and secondary school students will have a chance to check out programs at St. Lawrence College in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall today and tomorrow.

Five hundred students from Grades seven and eight will check on the college today.

Grade 10 and 11 students will have the chance to participate in 16 different programs tomorrow.

The Connections program introduces students to a variety of career pathways they can consider for their post-secondary education.



Smile – you will now be on camera the next time you are in Confederation Park and at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.

The city has installed two new webcams at those locations.

Recreation and Leisure director Luke Follwell says the cameras will help show potential visitors what Kingston has to offer.

The city already has web cams focused on Springer Market Square and the Gord Edgar Downie Pier in Breakwater Park.

Links to the four city web cams can be found under the Explore section of the city’s website.