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Rear-ending another vehicle in drive-thru results in arrest of impaired driver

It wasn’t severe hunger or impatience that caused a driver to rear-end another vehicle while waiting in line at a downtown drive-thru, but rather being impaired by alcohol, according to Kingston Police. At approximately 7:55 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2019, a male driver attended the drive-thru at the McDonald’s

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Impaired driver charged after reported at two Princess Street drive-thrus

  A Kingston woman who fancied not one, but two late-night fast food stops is facing charges after her erratic driving was reported and she was found to be driving while under the influence of alcohol. According to Kingston Police, the accused woman attended a downtown fast food restaurant at

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Update: ATM theft suspect returns money to police

The woman Kingston Police were looking to identify in relation to a theft at an ATM has made contact with police herself. Kingston Police released photos of the woman, who had taken a substantial amount of money from a drive-thru ATM after someone mistakenly left it behind, on Wednesday, Oct.

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Citizen calls police after finding driver in drive-thru passed out due to intoxication

A local citizen just trying to get some late night food found themselves involved in the arrest of an impaired driver. At approximately 12:45 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, the citizen was in a drive-thru lane of a restaurant in the 2000 block of Princess Street. The witness noticed

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What if Kingston…

In recent years, Kingston has embraced numerous eco-friendly initiatives in an effort to become Canada’s most sustainable city.  From organic waste collection to the 1,000 Solar Rooftops Challenge, city-wide LED streetlights and one garbage bag per household limit, we have undoubtedly established a very solid foundation for both a greener

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What if Kingston…

In the early 90’s, McDonald’s did their worst to tempt consumers with everything from pizzas to McRibs, supersized menu items as well as a brief experiment with home delivery. I can’t say that I was ever hungry or lazy enough to wait 30 minutes to enjoy the gluttonous luxury of

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What if Kingston…

All this talk about Harper’s Burger Bar, Smoke’s Poutinerie and Five Guys Burgers and Fries has Kingstonians loosening their belts, and for good reason.  Don’t get me wrong, I love indulging in grease-laden treats once in a while, but for many, fast food makes up too much of their daily

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Are We Getting Any Greener?

It has been quite some time since I last took the stage atop my environmental soapbox, but with news of Kingston’s green-ness spreading far and wide, the time has come for a brief, yet honest discussion about our stature as a sustainable community.  In a star studded, green carpet affair,

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