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Public invited to shoreline clean up to help re-open Lakeshore beach

Public invited to shoreline clean up to help re-open Lakeshore beach

Visitors to Sandbanks Provincial Park will be admitted free of charge Friday – and invited to participate in the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-up program to begin the process to re-open Lakeshore beach. On Healthy Parks – Healthy People Day Friday, July 19, no day use fees are collected at all provincial parks “to invite people […]

Contractor charged in roofing scams

Contractor charged in roofing scams

A Consecon man will face charges from Prince Edward OPP following investigation into two complaints he had been paid for work on roofing that was never started. The first complainant had enlisted a contractor for roofing in March 2019, could not resolve the issue on her own, and finally came to police. She reported a […]

Break downs delay Sophiasburgh/Hallowell garbage collection

Break downs delay Sophiasburgh/Hallowell garbage collection

Due to mechanical breakdowns, garbage and green bin collection service may be delayed in Hallowell and Sophiasburgh wards. Waste Management will continue its collection service until sundown on Tuesday, July 16. If your garbage and green bin are not collected on July 16, please put the material back out for collection before 7 am on […]

Five appointed to new Picton Town Hall board of management

Five appointed to new Picton Town Hall board of management

Five community members and one councillor have been appointed to the new Picton Town Hall Board of Management. At the board’s inaugural meeting last week, officers were elected and members of the Save Picton Town Hall working group were in attendance to signal an ongoing supportive role. In March, council selected the Save Picton Town […]

HELP WANTED - career, volunteer & employment

HELP WANTED – career, volunteer & employment

Help wanted notices for Prince Edward County     The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is looking for volunteers to help in: 1) The Second Time Around Shop (STAS). They need people to work 6hr. shifts, twice a month. Also, someone who can do heavy lifting for 2hrs/wk. 2) The PECMH Coffee Cart needs […]

County roads get line painting this week

County roads get line painting this week

Line painting is set to take place on Picton, Bloomfield, and Wellington roads from July 16-19. Minor traffic disruptions that are short in duration may occur during line painting and some work may take place at night to avoid heavy traffic periods. Construction lights and strobes will be used during line painting at night. Traffic […]

Sean Monteith named Director of Education

Sean Monteith named Director of Education

Sean Monteith has been named the new Director of Education for Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, effective Aug. 15, 2019. Monteith takes over from Mandy Savery-Whiteway who announced her retirement in January. The board of trustees announced Monteith’s appointment at a special board meeting today. “Sean is an experienced, collaborative leader and educator. […]

Volunteers invited to count nature at Bioblitz 2019

Volunteers invited to count nature at Bioblitz 2019

Community volunteers of all ages are invited to join scientists and experts to record all the living species in at the Hudgin-Rose Property, owned by Nature Conservancy Canada, at 191 Ostrander Point Road. No experience necessary! Join in on Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21 for all or part of the 24 hour Blitz! […]

Avoid the roundabout Monday

Avoid the roundabout Monday

Traffic delays are anticipated in the vicinity of the roundabout on Highway 33 outside of Picton on Monday, July 15. Ministry of Transportation contractors will be paving within the roundabout as well as areas along Highway 33. Work is expected to begin at 7 am and continue throughout the day. Drivers are advised to use […]

Autism families invited to informal gathering with MPP Smith

Autism families invited to informal gathering with MPP Smith

Bay of Quinte MPP Todd Smith, as new provincial minister of children, community and social services, plans to meet with families with members on the autism spectrum Tuesday, at Zwick’s Park. The location was planned as a “non-threatening, informal” setting to hear about their experiences and ask for their opinions on how to shape provincial […]

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