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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.

Apple pie fans helping to expand County's library

Apple pie fans helping to expand County’s library

CHEERS! to those who love apple pie, and the many services of the County’s libraries. On a beautiful Mother’s Sunday, the Apple Blossom Festival was held at The County Cider Company where friends and parishioners of St. John’s Anglican Church Waupoos gathered to sell apple pies. A portion of the proceeds, and a special donation, […]

New medical officer of health

New medical officer of health

Following completion of his public health residency at Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health, will become the new medical officer of health. He succeeds Dr. Richard Schabas who retired last year in December. “I am excited to continue work with the team at Hastings Prince Edward Public Health and with our community partners to improve […]

Health Canada wants you to have your say on palliative care

Health Canada wants you to have your say on palliative care

Health Canada seeks public opinion on palliative care in effort to improve services. “Many people in the Bay of Quinte have real experience in providing end of life care for their loved ones or friends,” said Neil Ellis, Bay of Quinte MP. “I deeply encourage anyone in our riding with this form of expertise, to […]

Funds from new Glenwood poster support cemetery repairs

Funds from new Glenwood poster support cemetery repairs

CHEERS! to artist Marc Keelan Bishop for his creative fundraising for Glenwood Cemetery’s repair fund. The cemetery board faces what will likely be tens of thousands of dollars to repair damage by vandals to about 200 headstones and monuments at the 145-year-old cemetery in Picton earlier this month. New to his series of original Prince […]

Signs will point out refillable water bottle stations

Signs will point out refillable water bottle stations

Prince Edward County retail and restaurant locations are being approched to participate in a Council of Canadians Quinte project to let residents and visitors know where they can top up their refillable water bottles. A sign has been designed for display by participating local businesses indicating people are welcome to come into the premises to […]

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