Kingston news in review, October 1-October 7 2018

Police, Fire and Rescue, and paramedics attended the crash on Tivoli Avenue, which occurred when an impaired driver attempted to make a U-turn. 


If the hubbub of preparing for the long Thanksgiving weekend kept you too busy to keep up with this week’s local news, but you’re looking to catch up on what happened in Kingston and area, here are the Kingstonist’s most-read stories for the week of October 1st to October 7th:


  1. A head-on collision on a normally quiet road perplexed observers until a police investigation revealed that a driver who had been attempting to perform a u-turn appeared to be impaired at the time.
  2. Kingston Military Police issued a safety alert when a suspicious person was observed dropping adulterated food along Arrowhead Beach and the CFB Kingston Yacht Club.
  3. Mayoral candidate Rob Matheson took aim at a controversial initiative designed to curb dangerous behaviour in the University District.
  4. A fire at a recently-vacated commercial building on Princess St gutted the building but caused no injuries. Squatters are suspected of having caused the fire.
  5. Kingston Police asked for the public’s assistance in locating a stolen classic car.

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