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Mixed reactions to $1,500 raised for wooden shelters at Belle Park

Two Kingston residents have raised $1,500 for lumber and building supplies for the campers at Belle Park, despite the looming deadline for their occupancy of Friday, Jul. 31. Tabassum Pasha and Christina Zheng, both fourth-year commerce students at Queen’s University, met their fundraising goal on GoFundMe.com in just under three

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Belle Park becomes ‘hub’ For Kingston’s outdoor homeless community

The City of Kingston has approved the entrance to Belle Park on Montreal Street as a temporary camping location in response to the growing number of homeless people choosing to live outdoors across Kingston. According to Nathan Rosevear, who has been living at the camp at Belle Park for three

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Local man facing drug and weapons charges after assaulting police

A Kingston man is facing 10 charges after he assaulted a police officer and was then found to be in possession of drugs and a prohibited weapon. The incident occurred on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. At approximately 1:15 p.m. that day, police were informed that the accused man was refusing

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Pileup on westbound Highway 401 causes closure in Napanee

A large collision involving over a dozen vehicles has caused a closure of Highway 401 westbound in Napanee. The collision occurred at approximately 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 near Beechwood Road, just west of Highway 41. According to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), “officers reported that there were

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