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City staff recommend spa again after environmental consultations

City staff are once again recommending the Unity Farm Inn & Spa go ahead, after three climate groups have vetted the development. “Each organization was able to conclude that the application’s proposed sustainability initiatives went above and beyond what the City’s current policy requires,” said an Information Report to City

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City meets with climate groups ahead of vote on Unity Farm Inn & Spa

The City of Kingston has confirmed that staff have met with three environmental advocacy groups ahead of make-or-break decision for Unity Farm Inn and Spa. City Council voted to defer a final decision on the development at 2285 Battersea Road on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, following a request for further

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A day at the spa? Thoughts on the intersection of Battersea and Glenburnie Roads

I want to see our city grow. Not in a blind or wasteful way. Some things, like pollution, should not increase, nor should poverty. Both need to be reduced as quickly as possible. But smart, sustainable programs that create jobs and support environmentally friendly and socially responsible industries and initiatives

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Frontenac OPP investigating multiple break-ins in Battersea area

The investigation of a break and enter on Battersea Road where a minivan was stolen has lead the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) into a larger investigation of multiple break and enters in the area. The investigation started on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 when a resident on Battersea Road reported that

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OPP still investigating cause of 401 tractor trailer collision and fuel spill

Officers from the Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are still investigating the cause of a tractor trailer driving off of Highway 401 into a guard rail, which resulted in a fuel spill, and the closure of the busy highway for several hours. The OPP attended the scene

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OPP: Kingston man arrested for impaired driving in Battersea

The investigation into a collision in Battersea resulted in the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) laying impaired driving charges against a man from Kingston. The Frontenac Detachment of the OPP received a call at 2:08 a.m. on Sunday, Mar. 3, 2019, regarding a single motor vehicle collision on Battersea Road. An

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