Third Crossing

One of Kingston’s most controversial projects is the subject of a special meeting of Kingston city council tomorrow night.

City council will be discussing whether to build the Third Crossing.

The estimated cost of the bridge over the Cataraqui River is $180 million dollars.

The city is counting on getting $120 million in funding from the provincial and federal governments.

Officials say the city’s cost of $60 million will not lead to an increase in property taxes.

The special meeting of city council starts at six tomorrow night in city council chambers.

Illumination Policy

A public meeting takes place tonight at city hall on the city’s new half million dollar lighting system.

The meeting is being held to get input to help shape what the city calls…a new Illumination Policy.

It wants suggestions on how and when to use the lighting system.

The meeting takes place in Memorial Hall at City Hall starting at six tonight.

Rescue – Fort Henry Moat

Firefighters in Kingston had to rescue a participant in the Cannonball Crush event at Fort Henry after they fell into the moat at the fort.

A news release from Kingston Fire and Rescue says they were called around 12:20 Saturday afternoon.  Paramedics were treating the person in the moat when firefighters arrived and Kingston Police were on the scene.

A technical rescue operation was performed and the person was lifted out of the moat and taken to hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

Cyclist Saved

South Frontenac firefighters have helped save the life of a cyclist who collapsed on Battersea Road.

The man in his 60’s had no vital signs when firefighters arrived on the scene near Washburn Road on Saturday afternoon.  They performed C”PR and were able to revive the man.

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