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Fire on John Street caused $88K in damages

A fire on John Street Saturday evening caused damages estimated at $88,000. Approximately six individuals were displaced as a result of the incident. At approximately 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, Kingston Fire & Rescue (KFR) crews responded to the reported structure fire on John Street. Upon arrival, crews

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Slain officer honoured with memorial in Napanee

One hundred years after the day of his death, the Town of Greater Napanee unveiled a memorial to Constable Richard Beard, who died in the line of duty in the early morning of Aug. 28, 1921. The memorial, a refurbished police call box — the kind that would have been

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Local man arrested after found in possession of drugs, prohibited weapon

A Kingston man is facing multiple charges after the vehicle he was in was pulled over and he was found to not only be breaching court conditions, but also in possession of drugs and a prohibited weapon. The incident occurred on the morning of Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 when, at

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Police investigating home invasion, hit and run in downtown Kingston

Kingston Police are currently investigating following a hit and run at the intersection of Patrick and John Streets earlier this week. The collision occurred just before noon on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019.  According to Const. Ashley Gutheinz, media relations officer for Kingston Police, the incident was in direct relation to

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John Street apartment evacuated following second-floor fire

Residents of an apartment building on John Street in downtown Kingston had a frightening and eventful night after a fire broke out in a second-floor apartment just after midnight. Kingston Fire and Rescue (KFR) crews responded to the reported structure fire at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, Mar. 7, 2019. There,

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