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Job shadow success for inaugural Young Women in Leadership Program

Job shadow success for inaugural Young Women in Leadership Program

Four Prince Edward County Gd. 10 Venture Enrichment students from Prince Edward Collegiate job-shadowed mentors this month with other Bay of Quinte residents participating in the inaugural Young Women in Leadership Program (YWIL). The program, initiated here by Bay of Quinte MP Neil Ellis, offered young women from Belleville, Quinte West, and Prince Edward County […]

'Silent Expectation' installed in Wellington

‘Silent Expectation’ installed in Wellington

A new and improved back garden at Wellington Heritage Museum is taking shape, and the project recently moved one step closer to completion with the recent installation of a public art piece. “We are thrilled to see the sculpture in place,” said Jessica Chase, assistant curator with the County Museums. “The garden project has brought […]

Uncork Canada wine tasting event toasts new hospital

Uncork Canada wine tasting event toasts new hospital

The Rotary Club of Picton, in a continuing partnership with the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation, invites wine lovers to judge some of the best pourings in Canada at a premier wine tasting event this June. Uncork Canada, in its fourth year in Prince Edward County, is presented by The All Canadian Wine Championships […]

Advance polls to open; candidates set for debates

Advance polls to open; candidates set for debates

With the provincial election campaign in its final two weeks, voter cards are in the mail, advance polls are opening and Bay of Quinte riding candidates are presenting positions at a number of all-candidates’ meetings. For those who have already made their decision, advanced polling begins Saturday at the Ameliasburgh Town Hall, 13 Coleman St., […]

Wooler on-ramps to 401 closed through to August (off ramps into County open)

Wooler on-ramps to 401 closed through to August (off ramps into County open)

The Wooler Rd/County Road 40 on-ramps to the 401 west-bound toward Toronto and east-bound toward Kingston are closed May 22 to August due to construction (interchange 522). Consider a detour through Trenton as an alternative. This closure does not affect the Wooler Rd exit off ramps from the 401 heading into Prince Edward County. The […]

Case of mumps in Hastings Prince Edward

Case of mumps in Hastings Prince Edward

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) has a confirmed case of mumps in the area. Mumps is a vaccine preventable disease. The most common symptoms include: fever, headache, respiratory symptoms, swollen and tender salivary glands under the ears on one or both sides and muscle aches. Mumps spreads through direct contact with saliva from an […]

Heads up on Picton Main Tuesday-Wednesday

Heads up on Picton Main Tuesday-Wednesday

Sidewalk scaffolding will occupy a portion of the sidewalk in front of 229 Picton Main St, as part of overhead work on the building. Work is set to take place Tuesday, May 22 and Wednesday, May 23 between 7 am and 7 pm. There may be minor pedestrian delays on the sidewalk while construction takes […]

Citizens concerned about 5,000-person concerts in Cherry Valley

Citizens concerned about 5,000-person concerts in Cherry Valley

This is the latest example of madness in the County! Cherry Valley, South Marysburgh, and Athol residents have recently learned of a proposal for the rezoning of prime agricultural land in Prince Edward County – previously the Cherry Vale farm property (1927 County Road 10) – that backs onto the village of Cherry Valley. The […]

CHEERS! to donations for HUB Good Baby Box program

CHEERS! to donations for HUB Good Baby Box program

CHEERS! from the HUB Child & Family Centre, to the Elks Lodge Ladies, for their baby food and monetary donation for the Community Development Council of Quinte’s (CDC) Good Baby Box program operating out of The HUB, at 10 McFarland Drive, Picton. “The ladies will continue to support the Good Baby Box program by adding […]

Real estate listings, home prices show modest increases

Real estate listings, home prices show modest increases

For the second consecutive month there is a slight increase in available residential real estate listings over the same period last year. April showed a 2.2 per cent increase over March 2017 and now April shows an 11.7 per cent increase, compared to 2017, reports Natasha Huizinga, president of the Quinte & District Association of […]

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