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Coyote Denning Season

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 03:18 PM

In Ontario, April and May months are coyote denning season when pups are born. Prior to giving birth coyotes build a den or look for a protected area to use as a den. has many tips to discourage coyotes from entering your property including closing off spaces under decks, porches and sheds as coyotes may try to use these areas as a den.

Additionally, keeping properties clear of garbage, food, brush, and wood piles can help coyote proof your property. Place garbage and recycling out in...

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Odessa Water Tower

Posted on Friday, March 10, 2023 11:09 AM

Beginning in the spring of 2023, Loyalist Township’s Utilities Division will be undertaking work at the Odessa Water Tower. Preparatory work will begin the week of March 13, 2023 and the tower is expected to be taken out of service the week the week of April 10, 2023until approximately the end of June, 2023.  The purpose of the work is to reline that tower’s interior in order to maintain its long term structural integrity.

The project was awarded to Landmark Municipal Services and work is...

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Historic Layer Cake Hall to Reopen Following Rehabilitation Work

Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2023 12:10 PM

The historic Layer Cake Hall, located at 197 Davy Street in Bath, reopened on March 8, 2023, following a rehabilitation project that focused on renewing the historic building's exterior and correcting structural deficiencies.

Layer Cake Hall, which was originally built in 1859, has been owned by Loyalist Township since 2019. It serves as the current location of the Bath branch of the Lennox & Addington Public Library.

After assuming ownership of the building, the Township commissioned a detailed...

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Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada Awards Grant to Loyalist Township Fire Services

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2023 09:50 AM

Loyalist Township Fire Services members are now better equipped to handle emergencies and keep the local community of Loyalist Township safe thanks to a grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada. The Foundation recognized our critical need and awarded us $30219 to purchase a utility terrain vehicle (UTV).

“We are extremely grateful to Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada and our local Firehouse Subs in Kingston for providing us with this grant and positively...

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Amherst Islander II - Jan 31 Update

Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 12:11 PM

On January 31, 2023, the Amherst Islander II made the voyage from the Picton Terminals to the Stella Docks. While the Amherst Islander II isn’t expected to begin service until spring 2023, residents can expect to see the new vessel in the water around Amherst Island or at the ferry docks over the next several weeks while staff are completing necessary training in accordance with Transport Canada regulations.

A temporary staffing agency has been retained to support Amherst Island Ferry operations...