LaSalle Causeway

The work being done on the LaSalle Causeway on the weekend wasn’t finished and it was closed again last night.  Public Services and Procurement Canada says it will close again tonight from 9:30 until 6am tomorrow to allow for completing of the upgrades to the lift bridge.

It says pedestrians and cyclists will have access throughout the closure.

Collins Bay – Lockdowns

An exceptional search is being conducted and visits have been cancelled for inmates in the maximum security unit at Collins Bay Institution.

An inmate was injured last Thursday night in a fight with several prisoners and had to be taken to hospital for treatment.

The Correctional Service says the assailants have been identified and the appropriate action have been taken.

The medium security unit at Collins Bay was locked down last week to allow staff to search that area of the prison.

Amherstview – Indecent Act

A man from Amherstview has been charged with committing an indecent act more than three months after a man exposed himself to cashiers at a west end grocery store.

Kingston Police arrested the 29 year old at his home on Sunday.

He’s been charged after a man went through a checkout at the grocery store on February 15th and exposed himself to the cashier.  Police say he left his cart at the end of the checkout…went back into the store and went through a second checkout where he exposed himself again.

United Way

The United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington is saying thank you to volunteers today.

It will recognize workplace volunteers at a luncheon at the Ramada Kingston Hotel and Conference Centre.

The United Way will also introduce the volunteer who will chair the 2017 campaign.


There’s a Kingston connection to some of the 17 finalists chosen to compete to be Canada’s next two astronauts.

Family doctor Jesse Zroback graduated from the family medicine program at Queen’s University.  He’s originally from the US but is now practicing in Marathon, Ontario.

Six of the other finalists attended the Royal Military College in Kingston.

The recruitment campaign attracted more than 3,700 applicants.

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