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Water levels could meet or exceed flooding of 2017

Water levels could meet or exceed flooding of 2017

With precipitation forecast for the coming week and record inflows continuing from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario, it is anticipated that water levels will rise gradually and reach or slightly exceed those of 2017 within the coming week. Quinte Conservation reports that as of May 22, Lake Ontario was recorded at 76 cm above average […]

Sign up the children for summer fun

Sign up the children for summer fun

Sign up the children for a summer full of fun! Book now, some spaces are limited! To add your group’s summer fun, email Susan DeWolfe at susand@countylive.ca Click on each poster to link to more information

Naturalists protest provincial cuts to environmental programs

Naturalists protest provincial cuts to environmental programs

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison Local naturalists who last year praised MPP Todd Smith’s work to save endangered species by eliminating industrial wind turbines on the South Shore of Prince Edward County, this week protested his government’s proposed elimination and reduction of many environmental programs. The Prince Edward County Field Naturalists, Quinte Field Naturalists […]

Coast-to-coast tourism growth strategy announced in the County

Coast-to-coast tourism growth strategy announced in the County

Story and photo by Sharon Harrison A coast-to-coast strategy to boost shoulder-season tourism, create jobs and fuel economic growth was unveiled in Prince Edward County, Tuesday. Melanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, made the announcement with Bay of Quinte MP Neil Ellis at an event hosted by the County’s Chamber of […]

Flood warning remains with more rain on the way

Flood warning remains with more rain on the way

With more rain and a risk of thunderstorms expected for Thursday afternoon, the flood warning for Lake Ontario and Bay of Quinte remains in effect. Though Friday is expected to be sunny and warmer, rain is forecast to return on the weekend. Lake Ontario continues to rise and there is a 50 per cent chance […]

Who won the lip sync contest in 1992? School reunion flashback!

Who won the lip sync contest in 1992? School reunion flashback!

While plans and registrations for the June 8 reunion for Pinecrest and Queen Elizabeth schools are under way (see details below) we look back at some fun at both schools. Due to overwhelming response to Pinecrest’s second annual Lip Sync Contest, auditions whittled contestants down to 13 acts to perform for the school. First place […]

Neil Carbone leaving the County

Neil Carbone leaving the County

Neil Carbone, the County’s Director of Community Development and Strategic Initiatives, has accepted the position of chief administrative officer of the Township of South Frontenac, effective July 12, 2019. “We acknowledge the outstanding leadership Neil brought to the Community Development Department. His dedication, insight, and collaborative approach contributed to the successful implementation of a number […]

Visit the HUB for child care playgroups and services

Visit the HUB for child care playgroups and services

Visit the HUB Child Care Centre online, or at 10 McFarland Court, Picton, for more information about playgroups, licensed home care services, Good Food and Good Baby boxes, pre-natal and parenting education and the coming summer day camp programs.  

Get golf ready at Picton Golf and Country Club

Get golf ready at Picton Golf and Country Club

Get golf ready at Picton Golf and Country Club joining in on these coming events! Visit https://pictongolf.ca/ for details!  

Hello, fun! Bike season is under way at Pedego PEC!

Hello, fun! Bike season is under way at Pedego PEC!

Gillian and Bear welcome you to explore the fun as they’re back in the Pedego Electric Bikes store at 39 Stanley St., Bloomfield. Did you know Pedego is one of the few companies in the world that makes an electric tandem bike? Drop by the store to check one out in person or better yet, […]

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