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Art in the County to celebrate silver year in new location

Art in the County to celebrate silver year in new location

Art in the County will celebrate its silver anniversary this year at a new location. The Prince Edward County Arts Council’s premier art exhibition will move to the Armoury Mall as the Books & Company building which was home for the show’s past six years has been sold, and the Lipson Room space on the […]

Finally a day that feels like spring

Finally a day that feels like spring

What a difference a week makes – from ice and snow to above-seasonal warmth Monday. The sunshine and temperatures that reached 16C brought visitors to the Sandbanks – one person was spotted in their bathing suit soaking up rays from inside a pop-up shelter. Take in all the sunshine you can get as cooler April […]

Full house for page-turning County Reads and County Reads More events

Full house for page-turning County Reads and County Reads More events

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison Five well-known County residents enthusiastically championed their favourite Canadian book Thursday night in an exciting page-turning evening. With a who’s who of County authors, writers, publishers and literary fans, The Waring Hall welcomed an impressively-large crowd with standing room only for any late-comers. Now in its ninth year, The […]

Wellings honours outstanding community volunteers

Wellings honours outstanding community volunteers

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison Prince Edward County volunteers were in the spotlight Wednesday as the Wellings of Picton hosted its third annual Volunteer Recognition Awards luncheon. The celebration coincides with National Volunteer Week, this year devoted to the theme “Celebrate the value of volunteering – building confidence, competence, connections and community”. County councillor […]

Celebrating the value of volunteering

Celebrating the value of volunteering

Organizers for the 9th annual Relay for Life thank the many volunteers who sold Daffodil pins for the Canadian Cancer Society at various locations around the County. This year’s National Volunteer Week (April 15-21) theme is “Celebrate the Value of Volunteering”. “It’s unfortunate that approximately one in every two Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer, […]

Federal funding is music to seniors' ears and focuses on fitness

Federal funding is music to seniors’ ears and focuses on fitness

Seniors will be making music together thanks to a new program to be run in nursing and retirement homes by the County of Prince Edward Library. Bay of Quinte MP Neil Ellis confirmed funds to the tune of $5,405 Friday at the Picton branch delivered through the government’s New Horizons for Seniors Program. Ellis spoke […]

Nature Matters! celebrates County's South Shore

Nature Matters! celebrates County’s South Shore

While Mother Nature is expected to bring ice and possibly snow to Prince Edward County this weekend, members and friends of the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory (PEPtBO) are looking forward to celebrating spring, summer and fall with events in appreciation of nature. PEPtBO has launched its second annual edition of Nature Matters!, a 56-page […]

Donning jerseys to show support for Humboldt

Donning jerseys to show support for Humboldt

Students at Prince Edward Collegiate Institue joined many County residents and businesses and thousands of Canadians who wore a sports jersey, or donned a green ribbon, on Thursday in honour of the victims of last week’s deadly bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos hockey team. The idea of trading in a weekday outfit for #JerseysForHumboldt […]

Wednesday will be a sea of pink at local schools

Wednesday will be a sea of pink at local schools

Schools and workplaces will be a sea of pink on Wednesday, April 11 for International Day of Pink. Day of Pink has been recognized at the Hastings Prince Edward District School Board for almost 10 years. Students, employees and community members wear pink to demonstrate their shared belief in celebrating inclusivity, diversity and acceptance at […]

Around the world performances fundraise for the foodbank

Around the world performances fundraise for the foodbank

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison The Country Church Players took a full house audience around the world with a lively and funny mix of familiar comedy, music and dance Saturday night at the Rednersville-Albury Community Church on Rednersville Road. “Last year, we brought you a celebration of all things Canadian and this year we […]

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