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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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Downtown Kingston merchants to offer outdoor shopping Saturday

While it isn’t the official Princess Street Promenade experience, it’s certainly the closest event to it Kingston has seen since the start of the pandemic.  Tomorrow, Saturday, Jul. 10, 2021, Princess Street will be closed to vehicles while downtown Kingston merchants participate in a day-long on-street shopping experience. From 10

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Police seek assistance in locating missing Kingston woman

Kingston Police have released the above photo and are requesting public assistance in locating a missing local woman, Tameria MacDonald, 20. According to police, MacDonald was last seen on Monday, Jun. 28, 2021 at approximately 10 p.m. at the Kingston Centre, which is located near the intersection of Bath Road,

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Stealing City of Kingston vehicle ends in charges for local man

A local man is facing multiple charges after stealing a City of Kingston work truck and attempting to flee police in it. The incident began at approximately 10:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Jun. 16, 2021, when City of Kingston employees at the Novelis facility at 945 Princess Street observed a man

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YGK Thrift store set to open; all proceeds to go to Almost Home

 Last year, Almost Home, a charitable organization, announced plans to open a thrift store to raise funds for their operations. This year, that idea is coming to life, with YGK Thrift is launching in June 2021.  Just recently, Almost Home received a generous donation of $30,000 from the Kinsmen Club

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Kingston man arrested on drugs, weapons charges at downtown apartment building

A Kingston man is facing charges after being in possession of a weapon and resisting arrest. At approximately 4:15 p.m. on Sunday, May 16, 2021, a female witness observed the accused male obstructing the main entrance door of an apartment complex in the 100 block of Princess Street in downtown

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Update: Site closed – COVID-19 outbreak impacts Kingston construction site

Update (Monday, May 10, 2021) According to KFL&A Public Health, a total of 76 cases have now been linked to the COVID-19 outbreak at Kingston’s Cataraqui Heights construction site. Of those, 45are primary cases — cases amongst those who worked on the site — and 31 are secondary cases, or

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Confirmed positive COVID-19 cases among patrons at The Mansion

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has confirmed that several patrons who were COVID-19 positive attended The Mansion restaurant and bar. According to Public Health, individuals who attended The Mansion — located at 506 Princess Street in downtown Kingston —

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Second Kingston Transit rider confirmed positive for COVID-19 this month

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, has announced that a COVID-19 positive case has recently travelled on Kingston Transit. Moore made the announcement on Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2021, and Public Health explained that the positive case travelled on both Bus

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Kingston Police Major Crimes Unit investigating apparent carjacking

On the evening of Tuesday, Mar. 9, 2021, residents in Kingston in the area became concerned after a video of an apparent carjacking began circulating on social media. The video, taken from a car behind the vehicle in question, shows a white Porsche stopped at the traffic lights at Princess

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Kingston woman facing charges after downtown bank robbery

A local woman has been arrested after a bank robbery took place on Princess Street on Wednesday, Mar. 3, 2021, according to Kingston Police. At approximately 10:15 a.m., police were called to the ScotiaBank location on Princess Street near in the area of downtown Kingston where Princess Street, Concession Street

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