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Local railfan is Kingston’s ‘model’ citizen

In many ways, 57-year-old Eric Gagnon seems like your typical Amherstview retiree: he enjoys spending time with his family, reading a good book, and pursuing an engrossing hobby. It’s this hobby, however, that has garnered him a fair bit of attention around Kingston in recent years because – well –

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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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Local man charged with trafficking crystal methamphetamine

A Kingston man is facing charges after members of the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit, the Emergency Response Unit and the K9 Unit, executed a drug search warrant at a residence on Montreal Street on Friday, Jul. 30, 2021. The adult male was arrested as a result of an ongoing

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Police canine Dak locates dangerous driver north of 401

A dangerous driver, who failed to stop for police, nearly collided with a second police cruiser while travelling northbound on Montreal Street. The driver abandoned the vehicle north of Highway 401 and police were able to locate him with the assistance of Kingston Police Service Dog Dak and his handler.

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Two youths arrested after armed robbery of Kingston convenience store

Some quick work on behalf of Kingston Police has resulted in the arrest of two young males from Quebec after the pair robbed a downtown convenience store armed with a machete and a firearm. The robbery took place on Saturday, Jun. 19, 2021 when, at approximately 10:10 p.m., two male

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Historic Plaza Hotel in downtown Kingston listed for sale

Kingston holds a rich history, be it in an old limestone buildings, streets, carriageways, or Martello Towers; every place tells a unique story.  The building at 46 Montreal Street, a downtown investment property listed for sale last week and being sold for $5.25 million, according to an MLS listing, is

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Montreal Street Collective set to open doors to Kingston community

Montreal Street Collective started after the partnership at Open Studios Kingston, an art studio and sewing shop, ended just before the pandemic hit. One of the partners, Vanessa Martin, worked through the idea of a thrift shop during the pandemic. Amid the financial challenges, Martin put together a new business

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Update: Suspect arrested – Kingston Police seeking male believed to be in possession of a firearm

UPDATE (Friday, Jun. 11, 2021): Kingston Police have arrested the suspect involved in a north end shooting last week that resulted in a community caution recommending residents in Rideau Heights remain indoors. The investigation into the incident began on Saturday, Jun. 5, 2021. That morning, an altercation took place in

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Insecure load leads Kingston Police officers to stolen truck

A local man is facing charges after issues with the connection between a truck and trailer he was driving drew attention of police – who then discovered the truck in question was stolen. Just after 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, Kingston Police officers noticed a man stopped on

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Kingston Police request assistance to locate missing man

Kingston Police have released the above photo and are asking for public assistance in locating a missing Kingston man. Robert Cummings, 51, was last seen on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020 in the area of Montreal and Rideau Streets. According to police, Cummings has medical issues and there are concerns for

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Police request assistance to locate missing Kingston woman

Kingston Police have released the above photo and are asking for public assistance in locating a missing woman. According to Kingston Police, Stephanie McNichols, 35, last spoke to family members in early December. Her current whereabouts are unknown, and her family is concerned for her wellbeing as she suffers from

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Man swinging knife on Montreal Street charged with assault

A man is facing assault charges after threatening another man with a knife. At approximately 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, the accused male was observed by witnesses outside a residence at Montreal Street near Raglan Road initially yelling at the victim, a 42-year-old man, according to Kingston Police.

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