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Snow, sun, snow, sun, snow

Snow, sun, snow, sun, snow

UPDATE WEDNESDAY – Due to snow and poor road conditions, garbage and green bin collection service in North and South Marysburgh is cancelled for the remainder of the day. Garbage and green bin collection service in the northwest area of Picton has been delayed today due a truck malfunction. Collection in that area will occur on Thursday, […]

New tourism minister meets with local industry reps, County officials

New tourism minister meets with local industry reps, County officials

Prince Edward County success stories and challenges were shared with Daiene Vernile, the province’s new Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport during a visit to the County Monday afternoon. Her visit, part of her first official tour of the local area, included an informal lunch and meeting with approximately 30 people from the local tourism […]

Winter rising at Wellington Beach

Winter rising at Wellington Beach

The weekend’s snowfall is expected to drift into more flurries to come for the rest of the week – but mixed with sunshine. Daily high temperatures remain below the normal of -3 ranging from -5 to -7. The record for the most snow on the ground for February 4-5 was in 1977 with 39cm. – […]

Lace up for public skating in Picton and Wellington

Lace up for public skating in Picton and Wellington

Family skating, public skating and shinny fun continues in Picton and Wellington.  

MPP Smith considers run at PC leadership while interim leader 'rules out rot'

MPP Smith considers run at PC leadership while interim leader ‘rules out rot’

UPDATE: Todd Smith puts family first over cost-prohibitive bid for PC leadership (click to read update) Prince Edward Hastings MP Todd Smith is considering a bid for the PC leadership as the Ontario party’s interim leader Vid Fedeli confirmed Tuesday, he won’t seek the position in a leadership contest. “I was a strong supporter of our […]

Picton BIA bids farewell to long-time manager Lyndsay Richmond

Picton BIA bids farewell to long-time manager Lyndsay Richmond

Picton’s Business Improvement Association will bid farewell to its long-time manager during Wednesday’s annual general meeting, and welcome a new face to the helm. After 13 years with the BIA, Lyndsay Richmond will be focusing on her young family and balance that with operating two business from home. “I have literally grown with the association […]

Community envisions options for Picton's Town Hall

Community envisions options for Picton’s Town Hall

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison Community members shared practical, bizarre and inspiring ideas to save Picton’s Town Hall during a community visioning gathering Sunday at the Ross Street, Picton location. All ages filled the upper level of the hall to brainstorm on how the community structure could continue serving local residents and community groups […]

County Food Hub would bring community together at Sophiasburgh's school

County Food Hub would bring community together at Sophiasburgh’s school

Story and photo by Olivia Timm​​ ​​Business owners, parents and community members met at the Demorestville Town Hall to learn more about a proposed food hub that, if successful, would keep Sophiasburgh Central School open for students and Prince Edward County at large. ​​ ​​County Food Hub steering committee co-chairs Mike Farrell and Todd Foster […]

A pinch of learning and a dash of fun in community cooking classes

A pinch of learning and a dash of fun in community cooking classes

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison Add in a few good cooks, a handful of volunteers and a willing bunch of participants and you have a recipe for success. The gleaming commercial kitchen at the Wellington and District Community Centre is being put to good use with cooking classes geared to adults and children. Linda […]

Panthers defuse Chargers in comeback win

Panthers defuse Chargers in comeback win

Story and photos by Rebecca Juby PECI’s Panther boy’s hockey team came back to win over the Centennial Chargers 6-3 for their last game before exam break. The game opened with both teams battling back-and-forth but the Chargers scored within four minutes into the first. The Panthers were determined to even up the game as […]

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