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Union rejects offer - delays in mail continue

Union rejects offer – delays in mail continue

UPDATE Nov. 18: Stating it doesn’t address core issues, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) rejected the latest contract offer from Canada Post and rotating strikes are expected to continue. More than 400 trailers, each with some 2,500 parcels and packets waiting to be processed, are sitting at the nation’s largest processing facility in Mississauga. […]

Liberal Association invites supporters to celebrate Ellis' nomination

Liberal Association invites supporters to celebrate Ellis’ nomination

The Bay of Quinte Liberal Riding Association will celebrate the nomination of MP Neil Ellis to carry the party’s banner in next year’s federal election. Party supporters are invited to celebrate his nomination Friday, Nov. 16 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Trent Port Marina in Trenton. Ellis was mayor of Belleville for eight years […]

Public welcome to cheer PECI in COSSA basketball bid

Public welcome to cheer PECI in COSSA basketball bid

Girls Basketball COSSA championship games are Thursday, Nov. 15. The JR girls team plays Cobourg Collegiate in Lindsay at IE Weldon at 12pm. Championship game is at 4pm. The bus leaves at 8:15am. Parents are invited to ride the bus. The SR girls team plays Adam Scott at PECI at 10am. Championship game is at […]

Audio drama of Halifax Explosion and Boston Tree - second show added

Audio drama of Halifax Explosion and Boston Tree – second show added

The premiere screening of Suzanne Pasternak’s audio drama “The Story of the 1917 Halifax Explosion and the Boston Tree” is set for Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. at the Festival Players Theatre in Wellington. UPDATE: This show is full. A 7 p.m. show has been added. December is the 100th anniversary of the first 55-foot […]

Students to study human trafficking annual at model UN conference

Students to study human trafficking annual at model UN conference

The annual Model United Nations conference for secondary school students will explore the issue of human trafficking this week. Students gathering Nov. 14-15 at the Education Centre in Belleville are to hear a keynote address by Kaitlyn Ouimette, Victim Services, who will speak about human trafficking through a local lens. Following 55 students from HPEDSB […]

Say and Do Nice Things campaign begins

Say and Do Nice Things campaign begins

The award-winning ‘Say and Do Nice Things’ campaign unfolds for its fifth year at Hastings and Prince Edward District schools. “Say and Do Nice Things is a way for positive comments or stories to be shared at schools, the Education Centre and through families and communities,” said Kerry Donnel, communications officer with the school board. […]

Crowds enjoy fine craft at annual Maker’s Hand

Crowds enjoy fine craft at annual Maker’s Hand

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison If it was recycled, upcycled, reinvented, sculpted, sewn or woven, it could be found at this year’s Maker’s Hand. Thirty-nine fine artisans displayed one-of-a-kind wares last weekend at the Picton Community Centre at the popular annual show and sale. Described as a festival of fine craft, the 14th edition […]

Belleville bridge to be closed overnight Nov. 13

Belleville bridge to be closed overnight Nov. 13

REMINDER: The second of two 12-hour full closures of the Norris Whitney Bridge at Belleville is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 7pm – 7am Nov 14. Back-up date is Nov 14 – 15, same times. In case of extreme emergency, the contractor has a small footbridge available to transport patients from one side to the […]

First Seniors' Active Living Fair draws full house

First Seniors’ Active Living Fair draws full house

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison Aging well and the importance of staying healthy, happy and active were top of mind for for a packed house attending the first Senior’s Active Living Fair at the Wellington and District Community Centre on Nov. 1. “This is very exciting for Community Care for Seniors and our Seniors […]

Hospice cheers Wellington on the Lake residents

Hospice cheers Wellington on the Lake residents

CHEERS! from Hospice Prince Edward, to Wellington-on-the-lake residents who raised $3,450 at their annual fall dance for Hospice with The Reasons performing and Wheelhouse View Catering providing food at cost. With many items donated such as decorations, door prizes, spot dance prizes and wine, much of the proceeds from residents participating goes straight to Hospice. […]

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