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Traffic disruption at Shire Hall Wednesday

Traffic disruption at Shire Hall Wednesday

Traffic will be disrupted on Picton Main Street in front of Shire Hall Wednesday, Nov. 22 to allow for the delivery of the new heating, ventilation and air conditioning system. Traffic near Shire Hall is to be reduced to one lane and the sidewalk closed to pedestrians between the hours of 8 am and 4 […]

Legion serves up generous donation for Meals on Wheels

Legion serves up generous donation for Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels in Prince Edward County has been served up a generous donation from the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 78 in Picton. Tom McCaw, First vice-president of branch and chairman of the Poppy Fund, presented $1,500 today to Debbie MacDonald Moynes, executive director for The Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association. For […]

Donation to Hospital Foundation honours long-time quilter and auxiliary member

Donation to Hospital Foundation honours long-time quilter and auxiliary member

The Prince Edward County Quilters’ Guild stitched together more love and support for the County’s hospital with a $500 gift to the PECM Hospital Foundation on Friday. After Bill Fairbairn’s wife Barbara passed away in April, he donated the contents of her sewing room to the Quilters’ Guild. The guild held a yard sale in […]

Lane restrictions overnight Tuesday in downtown Picton

Lane restrictions overnight Tuesday in downtown Picton

County crews will be working with Cogeco Communications Inc. to pull fibre optic cable through the recently installed conduit on Picton Main Street overnight Nov. 21 to 22. Construction is to take place between the hours of 9 pm and 6 am. Lane restrictions will be in effect on Picton Main between Paul and Chapel […]

County residents honoured with philanthropy awards

County residents honoured with philanthropy awards

Philanthropy is alive and well in Prince Edward County – and was honoured with awards from the local chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Re/Max Quinte was named Outstanding Corporation and Lanny and Catharine Huff received the award for Outstanding Philanthropist. Nominees and the organizations that nominated them gathered in Kingston Wednesday night to […]

Hospice Prince Edward welcomes two new faces to administrative team

Hospice Prince Edward welcomes two new faces to administrative team

Hospice Prince Edward is welcoming two new faces to the team this week. Deb MacDonald moves into to the role of Residential Manager, following the departure of Esther Howard last month. “I developed my love for hospice and palliative care working as a PSW at Hospice Prince Edward and working along dedicated staff and amazing […]

Applications now open for community grants over $5,000

Applications now open for community grants over $5,000

The County of Prince Edward is now accepting applications for grants over $5,000 through the Municipal Community Grant Program. “A lot of amazing work happens in our community and the municipality wants to support as many of those efforts as possible,” said Robert Quaiff, Mayor, County of Prince Edward. “We encourage groups to consider how […]

Cheer on PECI's jr and sr basketball teams at Bay of Quinte Championship Friday

Cheer on PECI’s jr and sr basketball teams at Bay of Quinte Championship Friday

For the first time in PECI school history, both the junior and senior girls basketball teams will be competing in the Bay of Quinte Championship games on Friday. “These girls have worked tirelessly to accomplish this goal and it would be great if the community could come and support them,” said coach Rob Garden. Everybody […]

Trees coming down in Wellington Park; road work on Danforth

Trees coming down in Wellington Park; road work on Danforth

Pedestrians and motorists are being notified of work the County is doing this week, at Wellington Park and on Danforth Road. The County plans to remove two unhealthy Norway maple trees in Wellington Park, and grind the stumps below grade, on Wednesday, Nov. 8. County Arborists, the tree removal contractor, will be working between the […]

Basketeers help women in the County to get a fresh start

Basketeers help women in the County to get a fresh start

Support and joy are delivered in addition to niceties and necessities through Basketeers, an initiative that aims to make the lives of women who have experienced abuse a bit brighter. The nationwide Basketeers project was founded by Cheryl Stoneburgh in 2000 as a volunteer project to assist women as they transition out of shelters and […]

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