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'Neighbourhood Greeting Events' to spread the latest work on County's hospital

‘Neighbourhood Greeting Events’ to spread the latest work on County’s hospital

Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation (PECMH Foundation) wants to share information about on-going plans to build a new hospital in the County. The foundation is establishing a network of friends willing to host informal gatherings of family, neighbours and friends. A foundation connection or board member would attend the event for a brief period […]

Corvette club cruises the County

Corvette club cruises the County

Eight Corvette owners from the Capital Corvette Owners Club in Ottawa toured the County this weekend with various stops. John Ferguson photographed these cars stopped at Sandbanks winery. He notes the oldest car was a 1963 Split window coupe, the newest a 2018.

Police taking aim at pocket 9-1-1 calls

Police taking aim at pocket 9-1-1 calls

Ontario Provincial Police forces have received more than 142,130 9-1-1 calls in the first six month of this year, 299,100 in 2016. In 2016 the OPP was able to confirm more than 2,000 were pocket dials and more than 30,000 remained as unknown wireless calls. Ontario’s unintentional calls have decreased over the last few years, […]

Partial closure of County Road 12 begins Sept. 18

Partial closure of County Road 12 begins Sept. 18

County Road 12 will be closed to through traffic between County Road 18 and Lakeshore Lodge Road from Sept. 18-Dec. 22. The assigned detour route will divert traffic to County Road 18 and the open portion of County Road 12. Rough patch through Sandbanks to be repaved AUG 23: Cyclists, motorists and hikers will have […]

Water interruption Thursday along Loyalist Parkway

Water interruption Thursday along Loyalist Parkway

The County will be working with Morven Construction Ltd. to carry out planned improvements to the water distribution system along the Loyalist Parkway, just north of Cold Storage Road in Picton, Thursday, Sept. 14. Planned distribution system upgrades resulting in water service interruption will begin at approximately 9 am with an expected completion time of […]

Scholarship honours former nursing home resident

Scholarship honours former nursing home resident

H.J. McFarland Memorial Home presented the Jean Lynch Scholarship Award to staff member Stephanie Thurston. Jean Lynch resided at McFarlands from 2006-2016. Her family established the scholarship in her honour to be open to all employees of the home, their children or grandchildren who are pursuing post-secondary education. “Stephanie is a deserving recipient of this […]

Hannaford Street Silver Band free concert

Hannaford Street Silver Band free concert

The sweet brass sounds of Hannaford Street Silver Band will wash over the beautiful grounds of Macaulay Heritage Park in Picton Saturday, Sept. 16. The County Museums has partnered with the Prince Edward County Classical Music Festival to host the free outdoor family concert, which begins at 2 pm. The concert will feature 10 members […]

Old Milford Road closed Monday

Old Milford Road closed Monday

Old Milford Road between Jackson Falls Road and McKinley Crossroad is closed Monday, Sept. 11 for a “road dig out” repair. Work is expected to be complete by 5 p.m.

Butterfly release celebrates lives of loved ones

Butterfly release celebrates lives of loved ones

The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation and local funeral homes are organizing an open-air event to celebrate the life and memory of loved ones. On Sunday, Sept. 17 at 2p.m. the Foundation Board and staff along with sponsors and invited guests will release Monarch butterflies at two locations – the Wellington Park and the […]

Section of County Road 4 closed Friday

Section of County Road 4 closed Friday

UPDATE SEPT 7: Due to inclement weather, County Road 4 from Tripp Road to Bethel Road will be closed again on Friday, Sept. 8 from 6 am to 6 pm. · Crews will be applying the final lift of surface treatment to that section of County Road 4. UPDATE AUG 22 – The closure of […]

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