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Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Picton Main

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Picton Main

A female crossing Main Street Picton, near Bridge Street, was struck by a vehicle Wednesday, July 18 at around 11:50 a.m. She was taken to the hospital in Picton with non-life threatening injuries. Prince Edward OPP are continuting their investigation. Police urge pedestrians to use posted crosswalks and to watch out for vehicle traffic.

Police officer butts out potential fire

Police officer butts out potential fire

A Prince Edward OPP officer on routine patrol of Main Street Picton butt out a potential fire Tuesday, after noticing smoke rising from the base of a tree. The officer stomped out the smoldering mulch at the base of the tree that had started to burn after a cigarette butt was carelessly discarded into it. […]

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher attend wedding at Waupoos Winery

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher attend wedding at Waupoos Winery

Not only does Elvis frequent Waupoos Estates Winery, but there was a sighting of singer songwriter Carrie Underwood there on Saturday. Sunday, she shared a photo on Instagram with her husband, NHL hockey player Mike Fisher. “Wedding weekend vibes…” she said of the photo taken in front of the vineyard. Fisher’s sister Meredith Kirk, confirmed […]

County workforce partners bring on the HEAT

County workforce partners bring on the HEAT

Those who have a passion for tourism and hospitality have an opportunity to learn skills they need. HEAT, or Helping Employers Acquire Talent, is an innovative labour market improvement project being undertaken by the County Workforce Partnership – a coalition of local employers, the Prince Edward County Chamber of Tourism and Commerce, municipality of Prince […]

Daylight break and enter suspects arrested

Daylight break and enter suspects arrested

An older couple has been arrested in relation to a daylight break and enter in Picton. On July 9, Prince Edward County O.P.P. were dispatched to a break and enter reported at Prospect Avenue in Picton. Officers responded and shortly after, located a vehicle matching the description given provided by the victim. Arrested was a […]

County Not-for-Profit Corporation proposed to tackle affordable housing crisis

County Not-for-Profit Corporation proposed to tackle affordable housing crisis

The County’s Affordable Housing Task Team will present its case, and recommend a County Not-For-Profit Affordable Housing Corporation, at Thursday’s committee of the whole meeting at Shire Hall. The task team was struck to tackle the problem of year-round accommodations with an eye to transient seasonal labour as a secondary focus as the lack of […]

Farming assistance grants program report to council Thursday

Farming assistance grants program report to council Thursday

Councillors will hear about the proposed grant program for young and new farmers at Thursday’s committee of the whole meeting. John Thompson, chair, and Aaron Armstrong vice-chair of the Farming Assistance Ad-Hoc Committee are to present the report of the committee seeking approval for the Farming Assistance Grant Program to be approved for the 2018 […]

Expect sounds like gunshots or small explosions in infantry training at Loch Sloy

Expect sounds like gunshots or small explosions in infantry training at Loch Sloy

The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment will be conducting army training at Loch Sloy airfield from Monday, July 9 to Friday, July 20. Training is to take place at all hours of the day and night. Equipment will be used during training that may simulate gunshots or explosions. Blank ammunition may sound like gunshots. Training […]

Partial burn ban issued for PEC

Partial burn ban issued for PEC

Due to high winds, Fire Chief Scott Manlow has issued a partial burn ban for the County of Prince Edward. Under a partial ban, burning is restricted to a container with a screened top or a small campfire. Prince Edward County Fire and Rescue reminds residents that a burning permit is required for all open […]

Speed limits temporarily reduced within turbine construction area

Speed limits temporarily reduced within turbine construction area

The County of Prince Edward is imposing a temporary reduced speed zone within the wpd White Pines construction area. The reduced speed limit of 40 km/h will take effect on Tuesday, July 10. · The reduced speed area includes: o Along Murphy Road, from the turbine site to the Murphy Road/County Road 10 intersection. o […]

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