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Kingston voters weigh in on federal election

From 9:30 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. today, Monday, September 20, 2021, Canadians will cast their vote at this year’s election. “I feel good, I’m excited,” said Abby Busche, 21, a Queens University student waiting outside the Leon’s Centre polling station in Kingston to fill out her ballot. She is finding

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Kingston Police seek public assistance to locate missing Ottawa woman

Kingston Police have released the above photos and are asking for public assistance in locating a missing woman, Cecilia Tardiff, 31. Tardiff was reported missing by her family on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, and was last seen in the area of Brock Street in downtown Kingston on Monday, Aug. 30,

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Police request assistance in locating missing Kingston man

Kingston Police have released the above photo and are asking for public assistance in locating a missing man, Sam Smith, 52. A local resident, Smith was last seen in the area of the 600 block of Montreal Street near Railway Street on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, and his current whereabouts

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Man arrested after breaching conditions regarding domestic violence case

A local man whose case before the courts over domestic violence charges resulted in court-ordered conditions is now facing further charges for violating those conditions. Kingston Police became aware of the violations when, while on general patrol, officers observed two people in a vehicle who were not wearing seatbelts. This

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Kingston man arrested after violent assault outside downtown bar

A local man will appear in court to face assault charges after causing a violent altercation in downtown Kingston. On Saturday, Jul. 31, 2021, at approximately 1:15 a.m., members of the Kingston Police Uniform Patrol Division received a call regarding an assault that was taking place at The Mansion bar

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Silent act of community outreach puts purses filled with essentials in the hands of those in need

“I guess I knew there was a need for personal products for women, that people need them in the community, that people were struggling.” Rev. Susan McAllister An odd sight—14 summery, colourful purses hanging on a metal railing—might have caught your attention at the corner of Albert and Princess Streets

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Update: Downtown business targeted again – Kingston Police seek to identify female theft suspect

Update (Tuesday, Jul. 27, 2021)Kingston Police have now confirmed that the incident involving a female stealing merchandise from a downtown store took place at a local retail store that was hit with a theft just days before. Amanda’s House of Elegance, located at 70 Princess Street, was the subject of

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Kingston business owner grapples for answers after string of thefts

It’s no secret that local, independent businesses have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, but some local businesses, it seems, have been hit hard in more ways than one. Amanda Stewart, owner of Amanda’s House of Elegance on lower Princess Street in the downtown core, recently took to social

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Police request assistance locating missing Kingston teen

Kingston Police have released the above photo and are asking for public assistance in locating missing youth, Natash Gorman, 17. Gorman was last seen on Thursday, Jul. 1, 2021 at approximately 4 p.m. in downtown Kingston. Her family is concerned for her welfare, Kingston Police said in an press release

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Update: Located – Police seek public assistance to locate missing Kingston teen

UPDATE (Tuesday, Jul. 6, 2021 at 3:35 p.m.):Just over an hour after Kingston Police released information about a missing 13-year-old, the teen has been located. “Thanks to the keen observations of a member of the public following a social media release, Landon Pilon, a youth who had been reported missing

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Update: Second party charged – Attempted murder charges laid in ongoing investigation

Editorial note: please see bottom of article for the latest update. Kingston Police are currently investigating a violent incident that took place in the downtown core that left one man with severe, life-threatening injuries. The incident, which involved violence behaviour from two different men, occurred shortly after 8 a.m. on

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Over 350 new Queen’s students looking for accommodations in Kingston

The already-saturated Kingston rental market – which is particularly short on listings in the downtown area – is about to see at least 360 students clamouring for a place to live after being turned away from residence buildings at Queen’s University. The University is offering residence spots to incoming students

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