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Harrowsmith man arrested for arson

A fire that occurred in a Harrowsmith residence over the weekend has been ruled an arson, and one man is currently facing charges, according to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). The fire broke out sometime just before 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Apr. 25, 2020. Members of the Frontenac Detachment of

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Division Street vacant house demolished following serious fire

A giant blaze that could be seen for blocks destroyed a house on Division Street in the early morning of Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. Kingston Fire and Rescue crews responded to the working fire in the 470 block of Division Street at approximately 2:13 a.m. The building, which was vacant

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Kingston’s top news stories of 2019

As we say hello to 2020 and set our sights on all the great things the year ahead has in store, we also reflect on the year gone by, which brought with it both wonderful and tragic stories. The following are Kingston’s most significant and most viewed stories as covered

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Death in 401 pileup near Brockville compounds Kingston family’s tragedy

The death of a man in a vehicle pileup on Highway 401 near Brockville has compounded the tragedy already experienced by a Kingston family this month. The OPP continues to investigate the pileup which occurred in the westbound lanes of the 401 east of the City of Brockville on the

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Kingston family left homeless after house fire

A family with three young children and another child on the way has been left homeless following a house fire on the afternoon of Sunday, December 1, 2019. Kingston Fire & Rescue responded to the 3000 block of Highway 2, near Grass Creek Park, after receiving reports of a fully

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GoFundMe campaign helps local family after losing ‘all physical belongings’

After losing all of their physical possessions in a devastating house fire, a local family’s GoFundMe exceeded the $5,000 fundraising goal in under two days. While the McGillivray family was insured and stated that “the insurers have been great thus far,” parents Damie and Ben said “the costs of replacing

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