Letters to the Editor

Advance green light needed on certain streets

After several weeks of observing the intersections at Bridge and West streets, Bridge and Centre streets, and Dundas Street and Alma Avenue, I feel compelled to share my observations to…



MP offers thoughts on Canada 150

Canada stands out as a beacon of hope in the world we find ourselves in today. In the lead-up to the 150th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada, it is important…


More traffic measures needed around town

To add to Jane McGarvey’s letter in the Beaver, June 22, ‘Advance green light needed on certain streets’, I agree with her totally. The lack of caution or street lights…


Kudos for new hospital clinic

I was in Napanee last evening and decided to try the Non-Urgent Rapid Access Clinic at Lennox and Addington County General Hospital. There was one appointment left for the evening….


Questioning wisdom of statue concept

In reference to the town council on the proposal of a statue of Sir John A. MacDonald in town square, this idea has been sprung on the community without any…


Law Enforcement Torch Run a hit

I would like to extend my sincere appreciation to all those who participated in this years Law Enforcement Torch Run despite the rain. The weather did not dampen our spirits…


Time for town to bring planning in-house

Town staff is currently reviewing the way building and planning services are delivered. This is long over-due. Since Greater Napanee was created, planning services have been contracted out to a…


Urban forest still being neglected

There are still no trees being planted. Well, there was one, planted diligently by Lennox and Addington County staff in front of the court house. Meanwhile, along Bridge and Dundas…


Speeding on town roads a concern

Most days, I enjoy taking a walk around Napanee.  However, like earlier writers to the Beaver, I’ve become concerned about a lack of traffic preparation in regards to the downtown…


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