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Sun sets on beautiful day of family time at Sandbanks

Sun sets on beautiful day of family time at Sandbanks

Several families enjoyed sunset at Sandbanks Provincial Park Sunday with a walk along the beach and along the trails. A mix of sun and cloud is expected for Family Day on Monday with periods of rain beginning about noon and fog patches developing in the afternoon – with a high of 6. Between 15-25mm rain […]

Snow melt, rain and mild temperatures could cause nuisance flooding

Snow melt, rain and mild temperatures could cause nuisance flooding

Runoff snow melt, rain and mild temperatures in the forecast could cause localized or nuisance flooding as water levels increase throughout area watersheds. Quinte Conservation has issued a ‘Water Safety Statement’ which covers Prince Edward County, while the Lower Trent Conservation Authority advises a ‘Flood Outlook Statement’ for the area stretching from Grafton to Quinte […]

Weekly Blue Box pick-up will return for 2018

Weekly Blue Box pick-up will return for 2018

County residents exasperated with the every two week Blue Box off-season schedule will be pleased to hear weekly pick up will stay in place this year after it starts up again in May. Councillors at Thursday’s Committee of the Whole meeting approved the Centre and South Hastings Waste Services Board’s $578,091 levy for 2018. While […]

PEC Photo Club members capture "A Moment in Time' for Parrott Gallery show

PEC Photo Club members capture “A Moment in Time’ for Parrott Gallery show

Ten members of the Prince Edward County Photography Club will present ‘A Moment in Time’ as captured through their lenses for a special show in Belleville opening next week. Parrott Art Gallery curator Susan Holland made contact with Prince Edward County Photography Club member Margaret Liddon last summer, asking her to curate the show. “Susan’s […]

Seedy Saturday gets you feeling like spring again!

Seedy Saturday gets you feeling like spring again!

Gardeners and seed savers will be thinking of spring planting during next weekend’s ninth annual Seedy Saturday event. Taking place Saturday, Feb. 24th in the gymnasium at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute (PECI), Seedy Saturday is a garden seed exchange that happens annually in communities country-wide. Seedy Saturday gives community members the opportunity to pick up […]

PECI site plan shows exterior changes to accommodate public school students

PECI site plan shows exterior changes to accommodate public school students

A site plan agreement for changes to Prince Edward Collegiate Institute lands on the horseshoe at Shire Hall Thursday in preparation for the high school to become a Kindergarten to Grade 12 school this fall. The development includes expansions to the crescent access along the front of the high school for better bus flow off […]

Council tackles election 'sign pollution'

Council tackles election ‘sign pollution’

UPDATE: The County’s new election bylaw will be kept simple as councillors expressed interest in keeping restrictions to a minimum. Option ‘C’ will move forward to the March 1 council meeting. It restricts the number of election signs per candidate on private property to no more than two per candidate on any one piece of […]

Council to consider making County Food Hub a project of community interest

Council to consider making County Food Hub a project of community interest

Council, at its Committee of the Whole meeting Thursday, will examine declaring the County Food Hub at Sophiasburgh School a project of community interest for the purpose of issuing official income tax receipts to donors for the project. All fundraising proceeds and donations received for the County Food Hub would be used for expenditures on […]

Anglers reel in more fun than fish

Anglers reel in more fun than fish

Story and photos by Olivia Timm The saying ‘there are plenty of fish in the sea’ wasn’t true for most of Saturday afternoon for more than 50 anglers who stood on the Bay of Quinte for the ninth annual Merland Park Ice Fishing Derby. The ‘Shirt off, Fish On’ competition kicked off Saturday’s festivities at […]

Enjoy a dinner and show to die for at The Waring House

Enjoy a dinner and show to die for at The Waring House

The Waring House will host another of its popular Murder Mystery Dinners Saturday, March 3 from 6pm – 11pm. Tickets are $65 and include a plated dinner and the show. It’s to die for! Until then, enjoy live music at The Barley Pub this month:

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