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Escape Room a new approach to sharing County history

Escape Room a new approach to sharing County history

Opening Flashback February celebrations, the County Museums is launching an Escape Room experience, using the summer kitchen and handyman’s quarters at Macaulay House as the stage for a new, interactive way to experience local history. “Escape Macaulay House is meant to build a sense of community and place with a new approach to sharing history […]

Councillors support waive of kitchen costs for Food to Share

Councillors support waive of kitchen costs for Food to Share

Council showed continued support for food security initiatives approving a request to waive costs this year for use of Picton and Wellington community centre kitchens by the local Food to Share program. Council turned over a County staff recommendation to deny the request and direct the group to apply to the municipal community grants program […]

Skyway Bridge construction update to council

Skyway Bridge construction update to council

Councillors received an update on construction at the Bay of Quinte Skyway Bridge on Hwy 49 during today’s Committee of the Whole meeting. Quin Mieske and Muhammad Waseem made a presentation at the 1 p.m. meeting on behalf of the Ministry of Transporation. Mayor Steve Ferguson and council requested details be forwarded back on how […]

Bounty of County names and scenes at Vintage Waupoos show

Bounty of County names and scenes at Vintage Waupoos show

The third annual Waupoos Vintage Photo Show will see the unveiling of new additions to the ‘Waupoos Town Hall Vintage Photo Collection’, Sunday at the North Marysburgh Hall. It features enlarged and framed copies of rare and valuable photos being donated for permanent display on the walls of the North Marysburgh Recreation Centre by local […]

Join PEC's 28ToGo to see theatre in Toronto - dinner included!

Join PEC’s 28ToGo to see theatre in Toronto – dinner included!

When you join 28ToGo to see hit Broadway shows in Toronto, everything is taken care of for you -from the return coach transportation with pick up points in Picton, Bloomfield and Wellington to the tickets for great theatre, to a delicious three-course dinner in the private dining room of IL FORNELLO Restaurant. 28ToGo keeps the […]

Feed the Meter funds raise $2,881 for healthy snacks at schools

Feed the Meter funds raise $2,881 for healthy snacks at schools

Supporters of the ‘Feed the Meter’ campaign in December raised $2,881.35 for school food programs in Prince Edward County. “A fabulous success of Food for Learning’s Feed The Meter campaign is a result of the generous community support in all three communities,” said Vicky Struthers, Food for Learning Community Development Co-ordinator with the Hastings and […]

Free community drop-in art making space opens on Family Day

Free community drop-in art making space opens on Family Day

The Art Kitchen, a place where everyone can gather and make art, friends, meet neighbours and build community, will unfold free of charge in Picton. “Art making, especially with our neighbours, has been proven to contribute to physical and mental wellbeing and strengthening communities,” says founder Christine Renaud. “It’s a simple, low cost way to […]

Little business with big heart backs the hospital build campaign

Little business with big heart backs the hospital build campaign

Cecil ‘Smitty’ Smith, owner of Smitty’s Appliances in Corbyville gave back to Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital in a big way after he underwent a routine scope procedure on Jan. 29, 2019. The local businessman donated $5,000 to the PECMH Foundation’s Back the Build campaign in recognition of the exceptional and warm care provided to […]

What's on at PEFAC - February

What’s on at PEFAC – February

Highlights at the Prince Edward Fitness and Aquatic Centre this month include: Kids and Aquatics programs  

New year brings brighter real estate market

New year brings brighter real estate market

The new year is looking brighter for local real estate as the first month’s sales numbers come in stronger. “January monthly dollar sales for all property types comes in at $53,054,540, a significant 25.1 per cent increase over 2018,” said Cathy Polan, President Quinte and District Association of Realtors. The January sales for residential listings, […]

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