Vehicle Crashes – Life Threatening Injuries


The single vehicle crash on Princess Street near Portsmouth early yesterday left a pre-teen youth with life threatening injuries.  Kingston Police say the youth was in the front passenger seat when the vehicle hit a light pole in front of Kingston Dodge Chrysler at 3am yesterday.  The youth was airlifted to CHEO in Ottawa. There were seven young people in the car.  Four were treated and released from Kingston General Hospital.

Princess Street was closed until 11:30 yesterday morning while police investigated.


Kingston Police say the driver of a small car involved in a head on collision with a pickup truck suffered life threatening injuries.  That crash happened Monday afternoon on Highway 2 near Grass Creek Park.  The driver of the pickup wasn’t injured.


Design Team Announcement


The design team selected to work with staff from the city of Kingston on the detailed design and construction of the Third Crossing bridge will be introduced today.

A news conference is scheduled in Memorial Hall for five this afternoon.

The team was chosen for a short list of three companies.  The city says seven international teams initially applied for the job.


Fatal Crash – Shannonville


The OPP say a Tyendinaga Township man died on Friday evening after a single vehicle collision.  59 year old Dayle Wright died in hospital after his vehicle left Shannonville Road…struck a ditch and rolled over.  He was the only person in the vehicle.


Breach of Parole


The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement Squad is asking for help from the public in finding a man wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of his breach of parole.

57 year old Ronald Countryman is known to frequent the Kingston, Sharbot Lake and Brockville areas.

He’s serving a sentence of 10 year and two months for a variety of offences.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Ronald Countryman is being asked to contact the OPP or Crime Stoppers.


Sea Cadet Regatta


The Royal Canadian Sea Cadet National Regatta is taking place this week in Kingston.

50 sailors are involved in the competition that started yesterday.

The event is being hosted by the Canadian Olympic Training Regatta Kingston at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.


Holes for Hospice Kingston


Hospice Kingston is thanking the golfers who took part in its 8th annual golf tournament last Friday.

Holes for Hospice raised close to $35,000.  Hospice Kingston says 88% of its operating costs come from donations and fund raising.

It says volunteers and direct staff supported over 400 people in the Kingston area last year.


Napanee Pot for Sale


Marijuana grown in Napanee will be for sale online starting on October 17th.  VIVO Cannabis has announced it is one of the 26 licensed producers chosen by the Ontario Cannabis Store for its online retail platform.  It will be the only legal online retailer in Ontario when pot becomes legal.

VIVO says Fireside whole bud and pre-rolled products along with a line of cannabis oils will be sold through the online store.  VIVO CEO Barry Fishman says they’re confident consumer will appreciate its high quality products.

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