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Traffic disruptions in three Picton spots Thursday

Traffic disruptions in three Picton spots Thursday

Minor traffic disruptions are scheduled to occur in Picton on Thursday, July 19 to allow the municipality to install three flow monitors into the Picton sewer system. Work is expected to take place between the hours of 11:30 am and 3 pm. at the following locations: o King Street between Centre Street and Paul Street […]

Carving up a donation for the County's hospital

Carving up a donation for the County’s hospital

The Wellington on the Lake Woodcrafters carved up their annual donation to the PECMH Foundation by presenting $600 to foundation communications co-ordinator, Briar Boyce. The funds were raised at the 20th annual Wellington on the Lake Woodcrafters chicken barbecue held every year in May. More than 220 meals were feasted upon by the residents and […]

wpd CEO says cancellation unfair and costly for company

wpd CEO says cancellation unfair and costly for company

Open letter to Ontario Premier Doug Ford wpd AG is a German developer, owner and operator of wind farm projects, which has, through its Mississauga based office, been developing the White Pines project for years and is now realizing it as an investor. We employ over 600 people in 20 different countries. As a medium […]

Only 20 people have filed to run for council seat - deadline looming

Only 20 people have filed to run for council seat – deadline looming

Letter to the Editor As of Tuesday, July 10, with less than three weeks to go until the close of nominations, only 20 people have filed papers to run for a position on the 2018 County Council. Only eight of the current 15 councillors have filed to run again for a councillor position (plus two […]

Federal funding music to ears of the arts

Federal funding music to ears of the arts

Bay of Quinte MP Neil Ellis announced $25,000 in federal investment for the arts in Prince Edward County. Tuesday morning at Shire Hall he said $15,000 will go to Festival Players and $10,000 to the Prince Edward County Chamber Music Festival, through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund (CAPF). Funding for the Festival Players will support […]

Road line painting under way in the county

Road line painting under way in the county

As part of its annual road maintenance, the municipality will be painting roadway centre lines, directional lines, turning lines, stop lines, and parking lines. Work will occur throughout Prince Edward County over the next few weeks. Minor traffic disruptions may occur during the painting, but busy traffic areas will be painted at night whenever possible.

Turner, Baldwin, Mutton and French race to wins at speedway

Turner, Baldwin, Mutton and French race to wins at speedway

The Southern Ontario Sprints invaded Brighton Speedway for Round Two of the 2018 tour Saturday night. The 20 sprint cars and a full field of stock cars in attendance raced before a full crowd at the one-third mile oval Vanzuylen Tire & Alignment and Electro Cables night. Turner takes checkers No. 97 Cory Turner brought […]

Funding for grain and oilseed farming research programs

Funding for grain and oilseed farming research programs

Bay of Quinte MP Neil Ellis announced $355,710 in federal funds for two research projects to help soy and grain farmers. Ellis, on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Lawrence MacAulay, announced the funding Wednesday at Reynolds Brothers Farm in Picton. It supports two projects funded through AgriRisk Initiatives under the Growing Forward 2 agreement. […]

Garbage collection to resume Friday in Wellington and Hillier

Garbage collection to resume Friday in Wellington and Hillier

Garbage collection service was delayed in Wellington and Hillier today due to road closures related to a investigation of a natural gas main leak on Main Street. Waste Management continued to collect garbage until sundown and will resume collection on Friday, July 6. · The County is asking residents whose garbage was not picked-up today […]

School board congratulates its highest academic achievers

School board congratulates its highest academic achievers

The Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board congratulates this year’s Governor General’s Academic Medal recipients – honouring students graduating with the highest average from the board’s high schools.

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