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Firefighters on scene of Talbot Street fire

Prince Edward County firefighters are extinguishing hot spots in a house fire after quickly knocking the blaze down Monday afternoon. They were on the scene at the height of the day’s extreme heat (humidex values approaching 40 degrees F.) The call to 32 Talbot St., Picton came just before 1 p.m. While firefighters lept into […]

Glenwood ceremony honours veterans, welcomes historic Boulter cannons

Story and photos by Olivia Timm Visitors to Glenwood Cemetery honoured veterans and welcomed two 1800s cannons placed just a short distance away from the resting place of their benefactor. The seventh annual Veterans’ Day ceremony, Saturday, began with a parade of colour parties that marched to the sounds from the 8 Wing, Trenton Pipe […]

Six-year-old and friends help keep hospital fundraising on track

Six-year-old Haimish Hunter is doing his best to help the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation team keep on track with fundraising plans for the proposed new hospital. Conductor Haimish, his mom Hilary and their friends Jasper, Kate, Rory, Peter, Emma, Abbie and OPP Constable Marc marched in the Milford Fair parade last Saturday dressed […]

Boulter cannons to be dedicated Saturday at Veterans’ Day in Glenwood

By Margaret Haylock Capon A ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the arrival of the Boulter cannons in Glenwood Cemetery will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, during the annual observance of Veterans’ Day. In 1910, canning factory magnate Wellington Boulter, a former mayor of Picton, bought a pair of iron cannons from the British government […]

Council wants to see proposals for former Picton Town Hall

County residents filled the gallery at Shire Hall Tuesday night to implore council to keep the Picton Town Hall as a community asset. In the end, councillors approved a motion to be sent to council  to list the former fire hall at 2 Ross St., for potential sale and receive requests for alternative proposals and […]

Monarch butterfly release events celebrate lives of loved ones

By Sharon Harrison Two hundred monarch butterflies were released Sunday in open-air celebrations of the lives and memories of loved ones. The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation’s inaugural ‘Celebration of Life Monarch Butterfly Release’ was held simultaneously at Wellington Park and at the Whattam Funeral Home garden in Picton on a warm and still […]

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