You can teach on old festival some new tricks
Without any fanfare, Blue Skies Music Festival hit a milestone in its 46th edition over the long weekend. The festival, which takes place near the Clarendon station, the last remaining station from the old K&P railroad, just at the crossroads between North and Central Frontenac and Lanark Highlands, has remained… READ MORE
Summer mini beer review
It’s been a hot summer, and the Ontario brewing industry has responded. It is still difficult to get a true sense of everything that is available in Ontario because new breweries are still springing up pretty often, and our distribution system is not ideal, to put it politely LCBO outlets,… READ MORE
OPP report leaves questions unanswered
On Thursday, August 1, the OPP East region issued a statement concerning an incident from the previous Sunday in Sharbot Lake. The incident led to a heavy police presence in the village, with police warning residents to stay in-door to ensure their safety The statement reads as follows. “Members of… READ MORE
Pickleball to gain a new venue in South Frontenac
Among its assets, The Point Park in Sydenham has a fenced in court, which has fallen on hard times. “Right now it is not being used at all,” said recreation Supervisor Tim Laprade this week. In the 2019 township budget, $8,000 was set aside to paint lines, do some surface… READ MORE
Young vandals install telephone cable across K&P Trail near Tichborne.
OPP Sargeant Cynthia Savard told the Whig Standard that a group of children whop appeared to be about 11 years old, tied telephone cable to a tree on one side of the K&P trail and extended the cable across the trail and tied the other end of the cable to… READ MORE
Amid unprecedented growth pressure, South Frontenac is getting ready to plan ahead.
The South Frontenac Planning Department receives a steady stream of inquiries from individuals and developers who are looking to do business in South Frontenac. Given the nature of land use planning, especially in a rural area where each piece of property brings unique challenges with it, some of these inquiries… READ MORE
Frontenac County still working on administration building project.
Frontenac County senior administration began talking about the need for an improved administrative office suite several years ago. This has lead to the consideration of a number of options, the completion of a number of studies and a consultation process led by Rob Wood of 80/20Info. An Administrative Building Design… READ MORE
Funding secured for latest cell/broadband project in rural eastern Ontario
EORN (the Eastern Ontario Regional Network) has secured the last piece of funding it needs to set up its newest project. A $71 million commitment from the Province of Ontario, paired with a $10 million commitment from local municipalities, leaves only a federal government commitment of another $71 million still… READ MORE
Central Frontenac Fire Chief's truck stolen, dropped off at township office, then damaged
This past Sunday (July 28) a hot, lazy, summer afternoon in Sharbot Lake was interrupted by police sirens from the Emergency Response Unit as cruisers poured into town. They were responding to a bizarre incident involving the red Central Frontenac Township owned ½ ton pickup that Fire Chief Greg Robinson… READ MORE
Sydenham swarmed by horseless carriages
No one really knew what to expect when members of the Horseless Carriage Club of America – Southern Ontario Region said they were planning to make Sydenham a lunch stop on one of the touring days of their annual gathering... which is centred at the Ambassador Hotel in Kingston this… READ MORE