Egging – Eye Injury

Kingston Police are asking for help in tracking down those responsible for an egging incident that resulted in a man suffering significant injuries to an eye.

The man was in a group of people walking on the south sidewalk of Johnson Street near University Avenue around 2am Sunday.  Police say the group was egged by someone in a black pickup truck…possible a Dodge Ram.

Another pedestrian had food thrown at them at Brock and Alfred Street about half an hour earlier.

Anyone with information on the incidents is being asked to contact Kingston Police or Crime Stoppers.


Vandalism – Break In

A man and woman from Kingston are facing multiple charges after a break in at a business in the city’s north end early Sunday morning.

The office was extensively vandalized.

Papers had been set on fire and fire extinguishers were discharged.

On top of that…two transport trucks had been driven into each other in the parking lot.

Police located the man and woman inside the business.

A 33-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man have been charged with break and enter and mischief.


Distracted Driving

The OPP says this 19 year old from Kingston just can’t leave his cell phone alone while driving.

The 19 year old has been charged with stunt driving and distracted driving after police stopped a vehicle on the 401 going 56 km/h over the speed limit.

The OPP say the man was under suspension for a conviction involving using his cell phone while driving.


Weekend Charges – L&A OPP

A seven year old child from the Napanee area was sent to hospital Saturday night after being hit by an all-terrain vehicle.  Lennox and Addington OPP say the child suffered non-life threatening injuries.

It was a busy weekend for the officers at the detachment based in Napanee who responded to 196 calls.

Among the incidents resulting in charges…A Kingston driver had her vehicle towed for no insurance and an expired validation sticker. A Kingston area motorcycle driver was charged with careless operation around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday and a 55 year old driver was stopped going 195 KMH on the 401 on Saturday night.  The driver had his vehicle seized and was charged for driving while under suspension.


Research – Glaciers Disappearing

New research involving Queen’s University has found glaciers are disappearing and sea levels are rising.

Scientist Laura Thomson says the research shows – with the exception of Greenland and Antarctica – the Canadian Arctic has become the largest contributor to a rise in global sea levels in recent years.

Thomson says the research suggests glaciers could almost disappear in some mountain ranges by the end of this century.


Brier – Tickets

Kingston’s Brier Committee is working on getting people to convert their $50 deposit into a ticket package for the Tim Hortons Brier at the Leon’s Centre next year.

Curling Canada has extended the deadline for people to not lose their deposit past April 20th. It has not announced a new cutoff date yet.

2,300 people put down $50 to reserve a ticket package.  Those people are being contacted by the Brier Committee about buying a ticket package worth over $500.


Belleville Costco

Belleville city council has cleared the way for the Costco Development on Bell Boulevard.

Council amended some zoning at its meeting last night to accommodate the development.

The development is expected to generate $1.3 million dollars in property taxes for the city.


Ferry Service

The Glenora Ferry will be out of service for scheduled maintenance started at 7 tonight.

The MTO says it will resume service at 6:00 a.m. tomorrow.