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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Expect a mixed blast of winter in this storm

Expect a mixed blast of winter in this storm

Many Prince Edward County residents were “storm shopping” for supplies Monday as hazardous winter conditions are expected Tuesday into Wednesday. Total snowfall amounts anywhere from 20 to 35 cm are likely – mixed in with ice pellets and wind – before the snow tapers off during the day Wednesday. Environment Canada says snow begins Tuesday […]

County Food Hub breaks ground with proud supporters

County Food Hub breaks ground with proud supporters

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison In a ceremonial groundbreaking, the Prince Edward County Food Hub was officially launched at Sophiasburgh Central School Friday before an invited crowd. Instead of shovels hitting the proverbial frozen ground outside, County Food Hub chair Mike Farrell and vice-chair Todd Foster, brandished a gold crow bar and mallet inside […]

“Spirits of our Past” come to life during Flashback February

“Spirits of our Past” come to life during Flashback February

The unique cultural history of Prince Edward County will be on full display during Flashback February, a week of talks, film screenings, performances and experiences that runs Feb. 16-23. “The schedule of events has something for everyone – from culinary workshops to children’s programming – and there’s a County connection with each activity,” said Jennifer […]

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 […]

Crerar competes with 911 built in the back of a kayak shop

Crerar competes with 911 built in the back of a kayak shop

In performance rally it’s supposed to be the stage roads that deliver the rollercoaster thrills. But for the Canadian privateer team competing in the 2019 Rallye Monte Carlo from Jan. 23-27th it was the road to the starting line that provided the challenges and bumps. After successes in the World Rally Championship (WRC) at Corsica […]

Community ‘Cheers for Grampy’ with donations to hospital and hospice

Community ‘Cheers for Grampy’ with donations to hospital and hospice

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison Community effort in support of Team Campbell saw $16,000 raised for Hospice Prince Edward and the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation. When Prince Edward County resident and Maple Leaf fan, biker, optician, family man and grampa, Mark Campbell received a diagnosis of terminal lung cancer on Jan. 10, […]

Ice Box - Art in the Heart of Winter - celebration debuts

Ice Box – Art in the Heart of Winter – celebration debuts

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison Prince Edward County celebrated art in the heart of winter during a brand-new event held on the grounds of Macaulay Heritage Park. Ice Box—art in the heart of winter—made its debut in the first-ever event of its kind on the weekend – in weather warm enough to banish winter […]

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