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Clippers U14 end season at Ontario Cup tournament

Clippers U14 end season at Ontario Cup tournament

The Lehigh County Clippers U14 Boys wrapped up their 2017-2018 basketball season in St. Thomas at the Ontario Cup provincial tournament. Coach Melanie Veenstra reports it was a tough start dropping the first three games versus London, Guelph and Goulbourn, but finishing on a high note with a 57-54 win over the Gladiators. “One of […]

Challenging first quarter for Quinte area real estate

Challenging first quarter for Quinte area real estate

With listings and sales down for another month, real estate in the Quinte area is showing a challenging first quarter for 2018. Quinte & District Association of Realtors president Natasha Huizinga said the new mortgage rules that came into effect in the new year have impacted all real estate, including local numbers. “March 2018 shows […]

Minor traffic disruptions in Picton

Minor traffic disruptions in Picton

While crews remove a sidewalk panel on Talbot Street, there will be minor traffic disruptions in the area Wednesday, April 18. Works crews will use a backhoe/breaker unit to remove the panel in order to replace an aging electrical junction box in the sidewalk. The work will take place between the hours of 8 am […]

Downtown will feature County Up market

Downtown will feature County Up market

The County Up Market is set to open for its first season Saturday, May 19th in the parking lot of the former Chamber of Commerce in Picton, by the cenotaph. The market is a rain or shine event that will continue through Thanksgiving weekend offering consumers locally produced and cooked foods and handmade crafts. “We […]

Comedy Country returns for summer fun in the County

Comedy Country returns for summer fun in the County

Comedy Country returns to Prince Edward County with a summer-long comedy series featuring monthly shows by talent from across Canada alongside hilarious locals. The series runs May through September with monthly events pairing the big-city comedy talent with local host company Taste That! at a host of venues throughout Prince Edward County. Gavin Crawford, best […]

Businesses warned of company claiming advertising affiliation with Sobeys

Businesses warned of company claiming advertising affiliation with Sobeys

The Picton Business Improvement Area has alerted members to watch for a company falsely claiming to be affiliated with the Picton Sobeys. The BIA notice states the company has been approaching businesses in the Picton area to purchase advertising space on magnets to be sold at the Sobey’s tills. The BIA reports the representaives are […]

Trash Bash community cleanup set for April 21

Trash Bash community cleanup set for April 21

The community is invited to pitch in the give the County a clean, fresh start to the season. The Quinte area Trash Bash, an annual community cleanup, now in its 18th year, is jointly organized by the Prince Edward County, Belleville, Quinte West and this year, Tyendinaga Township. “We have beautiful parks and roadsides in […]

Author and forensic anthropologist Debra Komar at Picton Library April 20

Author and forensic anthropologist Debra Komar at Picton Library April 20

Enjoying a distinguished career as a forensic anthropologist, Debra Komar has worked all over the world employing her skills to solve old mysteries. She’ll be at the Picton Branch Library Friday, April 20 at 7 p.m. as part of the inaugural County Reads More event. Debra Komar is the author of The Ballad of Jacob […]

Allison Road closed April 11

Allison Road closed April 11

Allison Road, between North Big Island Road and South Big Island, will be closed on Wednesday, April 11 between 8 am and 3 pm. Municipal work crews are to be repairing a failed culvert.

Take a hike in support of Hospice Prince Edward

Take a hike in support of Hospice Prince Edward

County residents and friends are invited to take a hike in support of Hospice Prince Edward. Hikers, runners, strollers, ramblers, wanderers, and their well-behaved dogs, are all welcome to join friends of Hospice Prince Edward at this pledge-based family event, to raise much-needed funds to support people in the community who are living with progressive […]

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