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Some of nation's best crime writers will be 'killing it' in Prince Edward County

Some of nation’s best crime writers will be ‘killing it’ in Prince Edward County

The Women Killing It Crime Writers’ Festival in Prince Edward County will once again shine a light on some of Canada’s most talented crime and mystery writers this Labour Day weekend. Building on the success of its inaugural festival last year, WKI 2018 will feature a wide variety of works in diverse formats sure to […]

Visitors Wild About Wildlife in Wellington

Visitors Wild About Wildlife in Wellington

Families gathered in Wellington Friday to meet Stephen Hawking, Dante the falcon, learn about native reptiles and maybe hold or touch a snake. They were also invited to learn about water, bugs and native flowers. The event was the final of six in the region hosted by Quinte Conservation staff and summer students focusing on […]

Gather with the HUB for playgroups and water curtain fun

Gather with the HUB for playgroups and water curtain fun

The HUB Family and Child Care Centre is hosting  playgroup activities  and Summer Day Camp programs have a few spaces remaining. Call The Hub at 613-476-8142 for details. (See below for schedule) Also plan to attend a Healthy Kids Community Challenge Thursday, Aug. 23 at Benson Park in Picton – from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The fire […]

Register now for County Clippers rep basketball tryouts

Register now for County Clippers rep basketball tryouts

The Rep Basketball Program offers opportunities to players who wish to take their game to a higher level. The focus of the rep program will be on skill and team development. It will consist of weekly practices and participation in a number of Ontario Basketball sponsored tournaments. Players at the Rep level must demonstrate skill, […]

Follow your passion - children's summer fun at the libraries

Follow your passion – children’s summer fun at the libraries

Summer programming continues at the Prince Edward County library branches. Participants will follow through a variety of passions and develop or discover their own among music, theatre, coding, books and more! Check out the details below for August summer program plans! You can register for any events at peclibrary.org/register OR book tickets to shows and […]

Consecon Day celebrates community

Consecon Day celebrates community

Story and photos by Sarah Law Consecon celebrated its community last weekend with a day full of festivities and activities – but mostly a time to enjoy relax and enjoy what the village has to offer. Saturday was Consecon Day – held annually on the first Saturday of the August long weekend, says community member […]

WI supports Glenwood Cemetery repair fund

WI supports Glenwood Cemetery repair fund

The Prince Edward District Women’s Institute presented a $1,000 donation to the Glenwood Cemetery to help with repairs of recently vandalized headstones and monuments. From left, Nancy Wood, W.I., Sandy Latchford, Glenwood Cemetery and Evelyn Peck, President, PEDWI. – Judith Tunnell photo

Fermentation Festival promoting what's good for your gut

Fermentation Festival promoting what’s good for your gut

Story and photos by Olivia Timm All things said to be good for the gut drew a large crowd Saturday at Picton’s Crystal Palace. In similar style to last year’s inaugural event, Ontario Fermentation Festival visitors toured the building to test and buy fermented products like sauerkraut, kimchi, kombucha, cheese, kefir, tempeh, kvass, pickles, vinegar, […]

Prince Edward County municipal election candidates - 2018

Prince Edward County municipal election candidates – 2018

Thirty-seven candidates have come forward to have their names stand for election to County council. Monday, Oct. 22 is voting day. Saturday, Oct. 13 to until Monday, Oct. 22 – is the timeframe for internet voting. Saturday, Oct. 13 – Advance voting date Saturday, Dec. 1 — New term of office begins Watch this space […]

Taking a walk on the wild side - supporting PEC's South Shore

Taking a walk on the wild side – supporting PEC’s South Shore

On two of hottest days of the year about a dozen intrepid and enthusiastic participants joined members of the South Shore Joint Initiative (SSJI) on a South Shore Stroll. The stroll was held to educate participants about the biodiversity of the South Shore by walking the northern boundary of the South Shore Important Bird and […]

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