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Volunteer as a citizen scientist watching fish and wildlife

Volunteer as a citizen scientist watching fish and wildlife

Citizen scientists are invited to help maintain a healthy and vibrant ecosystem in the Bay of Quinte. The environmental challenges relating to fish and wildlife populations and habitat have been officially classified as restored by the federal and provincial governments. Now, citizen scientists become “boots on the ground” to ensure the ecosystem doesn’t start to […]

Water main repairs on Main and Paul, Picton

Water main repairs on Main and Paul, Picton

The Water and Wastewater Department is repairing a water main break on Picton Main Street near the intersection of Paul Street. Repairs are expected to be complete late Monday afternoon. Lane restrictions will be in place. Motorists are asked to avoid the construction area and, if possible, detour around the work using Paul, Jane and […]

Hospice CHEERS! flippers of flap jacks

Hospice CHEERS! flippers of flap jacks

CHEERS! from Hospice Prince Edward to the Prince Edward Yacht Club for raising $2,024.34 at their annual pancake breakfast. “They doubled their contribution over last year,” said Karen Moore, Hospice Executive Director. “Thank you so much! Your funds will go a long way to supporting clients in the community and residents at our Hospice.” HPE […]

New executive director for United Way

New executive director for United Way

United Way Hastings & Prince Edward’s board of directors has announced the appointment of Brandi Hodge, as its new executive director, effective Jan. 28th. Hodge, is currently director, community engagement and has been with the United Way for more than 13 years. Kathy Murphy announced she is leaving her post as executive director in late […]

New executive director for Children's Aid

New executive director for Children’s Aid

Tami Callahan will lead the Highland Shores Children’s Aid society as executive director. Having most recently served as its director of services, she has been in the role of interim executive director since January 7, following the resignation of Mark Kartusch in November. “Tami is a strong leader at the society and is well-respected in […]

U14 County Clippers are Classic Tournament Champions

U14 County Clippers are Classic Tournament Champions

The Prince Edward County Clippers U14 Boys downed the ‘Spirits’ and had the best ‘Impact’ to become champions at the fifth annual County Classic Tournament this past weekend, hosted at PECI. The eight-team tournament consisted of both double-A and single-A teams from all over the province. The boys started their weekend Friday playing the AA […]

Watermain repairs on Wellington Main continuing tonight

Watermain repairs on Wellington Main continuing tonight

The Water and Wastewater Department is conducting emergency repairs as a result of a water main leak on Wellington Main Street. (UPDATED) Emergency repairs are expected to be complete late tonight. The eastbound lane heading out of the Village of Wellington toward Bloomfield is reduced to one lane. Traffic control is in place. Motorists are asked […]

Extreme cold causes recycling pickup cancellations

Extreme cold causes recycling pickup cancellations

Recycling collection will not occur Monday, Jan. 21st, 2019 due to the recycling trucks being unable to start in the extreme cold temperatures. The impacted areas are as follows: Madoc Township (Blue Week), Rawdon Ward (Burgundy Week), Stirling, Marmora & Lake, North Marysburgh, South Marysburgh, and Athol in Prince Edward County, and Tyendinaga Township (Zone […]

Apply for funding to hire youth this summer

Apply for funding to hire youth this summer

Applications for the Canada Summer Jobs program are now being accepted to assist local businesses to offer youth aged 15 to 30 a fair wage. Bay of Quinte MP Neil Ellis said feedback from stakeholders across the country have resulted in improvements in the program for 2019. Changes include fewer barriers through expanded eligibility to […]

County warming centres remain open Monday

County warming centres remain open Monday

UPDATE: –  The County will continue to operate two warming centres on Monday, January 21 The Rotary Club of Picton Hall inside the Prince Edward Community Centre (375 Picton Main Street) will be open from 7 am-11 pm. The Rotary Hall inside the Wellington and District Community Centre (111 Belleville Street) will be open until […]

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