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County seniors will be making waves of memories for stage and radio

County seniors will be making waves of memories for stage and radio

Prince Edward County seniors will be making waves on shore and on the air as 99.3 County FM launches a new radio play and live stage performance series. The series “Seniors Making Waves” is a special project funded by the federal New Horizons for Seniors program. It features four plays written by seniors, acted by […]

Search and Rescue tests real skills in mock air disaster at Mountain View

Search and Rescue tests real skills in mock air disaster at Mountain View

Search and Rescue was in the air and on the ground at Mountain View Monday morning using real training and skills in response to a mock air disaster. The annual National Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) began Sunday in Hamilton and continues aerial and ground searches, medical responses, parachute accuracy and rescues all week. Just […]

No lack of energy in desire to keep turbines out of Prince Edward County

No lack of energy in desire to keep turbines out of Prince Edward County

A standing-room-only crowd that filled the Milford Town Hall Tuesday night heard no stone will be left unturned in effort to stop industrial turbines from affecting South Marysburgh. Delays in paperwork, approvals, permits and threats of legal action loom as the municipality, its legal team and citizen groups seek ways to navigate the Ontario government’s […]

Plans for controversial shipping port include keeping salt out of Picton Bay

Plans for controversial shipping port include keeping salt out of Picton Bay

Plans to construct covered buildings to store salt may go a long way toward solving concerns about dangerous levels of chlorides leeching into Picton Bay. The plan for the “coveralls” was explained to Picton Rotarians Tuesday as Picton Terminals’ Ben Doornekamp gave a presentation to the club about the family’s various businesses, and the future […]

County connections bring world-class magician/mentalist to the Regent Sunday

County connections bring world-class magician/mentalist to the Regent Sunday

Through typical who-knows-who connections in Prince Edward County, world-class magician and mentalist Bobby Motta will tap into illusions of the mind Sunday, July 16 at Picton’s Regent Theatre. As Canada’s master of the unknown, Motta has earned celebrity props – astounding stars such as Russell Crowe, Nelly Furtado and Al Pacino – and is hailed […]

Sunshine bursts on scene as Royal Tour unfolds in Wellington

Sunshine bursts on scene as Royal Tour unfolds in Wellington

Thunderous applause and the first brilliant sunshine of the day burst open at the exact moment the motorcade for the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall arrived in downtown Wellington, Friday. Prince Charles and Camilla walked the few blocks to greet well wishers lining the barricades along Main Street, before being officially greeted at […]

Hats off to Prince Edward Collegiate's Class of 2017

Hats off to Prince Edward Collegiate’s Class of 2017

Secondary school diplomas now in hand, 122 Prince Edward Collegiate students are setting their sights on the future. “We made it!” said valedictorian Noah Mossey, to a full house of family and friends attending the graduation ceremony at the Prince Edward Community Centre. “We have the power, and the ability, to make a difference in […]

How to give $10,000 to a County charity in under an hour

How to give $10,000 to a County charity in under an hour

Wanted: 100 people who care. Five County residents have pitched a proven plan to pass along a minimum donation of $10,000 to Prince Edward County charities, or not-for-profit organizations, in under an hour. No executives or committees, and no fundraisers. Members meet. They network. They vote. They donate. The premise of 100 People Who Care […]

Nostalgic gathering at Pinecrest school closing ceremony

Nostalgic gathering at Pinecrest school closing ceremony

Smiles, laughter, and a few tears unfolded throughout Pinecrest Memorial Elementary School Tuesday night as community members gathered for a closing ceremony. The school closes this month as a result of a decision by the school board June 19 to consolidate Pinecrest students from Grades K-6 with Queen Elizabeth School in Picton and send Grades […]

Heritage awards a highlight in Two Days About Yesterday event

Heritage awards a highlight in Two Days About Yesterday event

Community members who dedicate significant effort to the rich history and heritage of Prince Edward County were honoured on Saturday. At the opening of the second annual Two Days About Yesterday celebration of history and heritage, Mayor Robert Quaiff and members of the Prince Edward County Heritage Advisory Committee presented four heritage awards in recognition […]

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