National Access Awareness Week - May 26 to June 1, 2019

May 23, 2019

The County of Lennox and Addington is recognizing National Access Awareness Week by highlighting the work of the Accessibility Advisory Committee and its ongoing initiatives to increase accessibility for people with disabilities in our community.  

Established in 1988, this observance is in response to a request from Canadian Paralympic athlete Rick Hansen following his Man in Motion World Tour. Rick leads the charge in removing barriers faced by people with disabilities.

Notice of Temporary Bridge Closure - Forest Mills Bridge

May 22, 2019


Please be advised that due to unforeseen circumstances the Forest Mills Bridge closure scheduled to start today had been delayed.  This bridge remains open and will not be closed until Monday June 3, 2019.

Please be advised that National Structures has been contracted by the County of Lennox & Addington to rehabilitate the Forest Mills Bridge on County Rd 12 in Greater Napanee.

A Springtime Paddle on the Salmon

May 21, 2019
Rob Plumley

South Eastern Ontario is finally experiencing seasonal temperatures so I decided to pack up the kayak and head to the Salmon River.

When I pulled my truck into the boat launch parking lot in Roblin, I immediately noticed the water level was about as high as I've ever seen it. Not at all surprising, considering the amount of rain we've encountered so far this spring.

Staff Picks: We All Fall Down

May 17, 2019

Julie recently enjoyed We All Fall Down, a fast-paced biomedical thriller in the vein of Robin Cook's Pandemic, written by emergency room doctor turned author Daniel Kalla, 

Book Club Best Bets

May 17, 2019

A successful book club pick must accomplish many things. For starters, it has to be a compelling read so  the busy people in your club will make time to devour it. It must also be thought-provoking enough to prompt a passionate conversation. It's no wonder that picking your book club's next book can feel like so much pressure!

Quinte Conservation Issues a Flood Warning For Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte

May 17, 2019

Lake Ontario water levels have been quickly rising over the past week. Lake Ontario will continue to rise as high inflows and reduced outflows continue.

As of May 15, 2019, Lake Ontario was recorded at 68 cm above average for this time of year, which is 14 cm below the recorded level for May 15, 2017. This amount is 17 cm below the peak recorded on May 25, 2017.

L&A County Markets

May 13, 2019
Rob Plumley

Lennox & Addington County is home to many growers, crafters and artisans. A number of markets are available in L&A where you can take home some unique goods.

Take a look below for more details.


Amherst Island Market

Saturdays from 9am to noon
Centennial Park, Stella

There's always lots to explore on Amherst Island. Be sure to check out the market, happening every Saturday from Victoria Day until Thanksgiving. You'll find AIM's market cart, WI coffee and muffins, baking, plants and vegetables!

The 2019 Discover L&A County MEGA Geocaching Event is August 17th

May 10, 2019
Rob Plumley

Geocachers, we're 99 days away from the 2019 Discover L&A County Geocaching Event!

Join 1,000 of your closest friends in Lennox & Addington County! We're the only MEGA in Canada, so don't miss out on this unique opportunity. Signal the Mascot returns to L&A, and Kelli, a staffer from Groundspeak HQ in Seattle, WA will be attending her first ever MEGA event! Let's show her a good time!!!

Check out some updates below...


Discovery time at the Museum

May 9, 2019
Amber Meyer

Did you know there are dinosaurs living in your backyard? A visit to the L&A County Museum this summer will help you find the answer.
Calling all nature lovers, historians, scientists and explorers, do we have some big exciting news for you!

County Council Tours Northern Lennox & Addington County

May 9, 2019

Lennox and Addington County Council had the opportunity to tour facilities and visit attractions in the Northern part of the County on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Scattered with lakes and forests this region is a popular recreational and tourism area. From geocaching, camping, motorcycle tours and stargazing, Northern Lennox and Addington provides opportunity for new business ventures, while stable and prosperous communities offer an enticing home.