Prostitution – Assault Charge

A man from Brampton will appear in a Kingston courtroom for a bail hearing today on charges of living off the avails of prostitution, procuring a prostitute and domestic assault.
Kingston Police were called to 58 Leroy Grant Drive around 11 last night to investigate a report of suspicious activity.  They arrested a 32 year old man, seized a vehicle and a quantity of cash.


Man Charged – Indecent Exposure

Kingston Police have arrested a man for exposing himself outside a senior’s residence.
A 68 year old woman had complained to police that the man  had exposed himself in front of her window on March 29th and again last Saturday.
A man was arrested early Monday morning near the townhouse complex on Wright Crescent at Palace Road.
The 36 year old man has been charged with one count of committing an indecent act and two counts of prowling by night.
School Board Budget

Trustees with the Limestone District School Board are encouraging people to make written submissions about the 2015 – 2016 budget. A statement issued by the board says it’s is an opportunity for School Councils, community groups, and individuals to give input on establishing budget priorities for the next school year.  The deadline for filing written submissions to the board is Friday, May 1st.  The public Budget Consultation Meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 11th.

Hockey – Bigs

A charity hockey tournament on the weekend has given a boost to Big Brothers Big Sisters in Kingston.
The Ontario Electric Utility tournament brought about 60 teams to the city.
The registration fees and other activities resulted in Big Brothers Big Sisters getting a check for almost 15 thousand dollars.

Main Street Hardware – Crowd Funding

Main Street Hardware in Seeley’s Bay is hoping to get by with a little financial help from its friends.
Doug and Julie Wade are behind in their lease payments on the store they’ve owned for the past three years.
The couple set up a crowd funding page on the website and has raised almost $7,000 in the past four days.
The post on the site says their goal is $10,000.

Fire – Sydenham High

The OPP and school officials are investigating how a fire started in one of the bathrooms at Sydenham High School.  The South Frontenac Fire Department responded to the call at 9:10 a.m. yesterday.
It turned out to be a small fire that was contained to a girl’s washroom on the lower level of the school.  There was minor smoke damage to the wall and ceiling of the bathroom.
Student and staff evacuated the school and no injuries were reported.

Environmental Review

A hearing in Belleville will determine if an environmental monitoring plan is sufficient for the Richmond Landfill site in Napanee.
The Environment Review Tribunal is hearing evidence from groups representing citizens of the area.
The landfill has been closed for the past four years but it is responsible for contaminating the well water of nearby homes.  There are concerns about how far the contamination has spread into the surrounding groundwater.