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Canada's most famous racing boat set world speed record at PEC 60 years ago Nov. 1

Canada’s most famous racing boat set world speed record at PEC 60 years ago Nov. 1

The first banner to be hung in more than two years since Picton Main Street’s reconstruction project, will be hoisted by Dan Claxton Electric in commemoration of Canada’s most famous racing boat – Miss Supertest – setting the World Water Speed Record on Nov. 1, 1957. The Unlimited Class Hydroplane ‘Miss Supertest II’, and driver […]

Belleville Senators welcome County fans

Belleville Senators welcome County fans

Rob Mullowney, chief operating officer for the Belleville Senators hockey team, addressed council at its Committee of the Whole meeting Thursday to introduce the Senators to the community. He said players will be taking part in community events in the County over the next few months and the organization will be launching a foundation and […]

Picton's Bird Loreto swoops to second place in County Marathon

Picton’s Bird Loreto swoops to second place in County Marathon

Story and photos by Olivia Timm Picton’s Bird Loreto was just 10 minutes away from being the first local man to win the County Marathon. Instead, John Bauer, 23, of Hamilton crossed the line first in 2:50, followed by Loreto in 3:00. Gilles Gobeil, of Gatineau, was third across the line a minute later. Perfect […]

Note road closures for County Marathon Sunday

Note road closures for County Marathon Sunday

The 14th Annual County Marathon Sunday, Oct. 1st, 2017 features a Boston Qualifying Full Marathon, Half Marathon for Runners, Walkers and Wheeled athletes as well as a Team Challenge where there can be 2-5 runners.  This year’s chosen charity is the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation. Race Kit Pick up will be held Saturday, […]

PECI welcomes Grade 9s with day of team-building fun

PECI welcomes Grade 9s with day of team-building fun

More than 130 new students were welcomed to Prince Edward Collegiate Institute during Grade 9 Day festivities Wednesday. Teacher Greer Koutroulides said the day of fun and team-building stations welcomes Grade 9s and helps them to interact and get to know each other while having fun. Students’ Council and the school’s Gd 11-12 Entrepreneurship class […]

Make health and fitness your priority - EverFit Studios Open House this week!

Make health and fitness your priority – EverFit Studios Open House this week!

Open house week begins Tuesday, Sept. 5 at Everfit Studios, 8 Stanley St., Bloomfield. The studio specializes in small group fitness, personal training, nutrition for weight loss, Fascial Stretch therapy and being proactive with your health. (See schedule and descriptions below) Everybody’s invited to try out the classes to see which ones work best for […]

Fun spills out at Picton splash pad opening

Fun spills out at Picton splash pad opening

Sunshine and squeals of delight filled the air at the official opening of Picton’s new splash pad at Picton Fairgrounds on Saturday. “I love this,” said Ella Kraemer, 8, of Picton. “I’m coming back this afternoon with my friend.” Following her first run-through, she proclaimed the water guns were the most fun, but also liked […]

County Clippers rep basketball workouts - free of charge

County Clippers rep basketball workouts – free of charge

County Clippers will be holding open workouts – free of charge – in September for its U10, U12 and U14 basketball teams. The workouts are a chance for ALL players interested in trying out to come and meet the coaches, and get a feel for the rep program. It’s also a great chance for parents […]

Wellington Dukes welcome new hockey brass

Wellington Dukes welcome new hockey brass

Wellington Dukes fans met the hockey club’s new brass and upcoming players Wednesday at a media conference at the Essroc Arena. Randy Uens was introduced as the team’s new vice-president of hockey operations. Uens will be joined by Ryan Woodward as General Manager and Associate Coach, Scott McCrory as Head Coach, Kyle Hawkins Shulz, the […]

More than 100 Friends for Life cycle through the County on journey to Montreal

More than 100 Friends for Life cycle through the County on journey to Montreal

More than 100 cyclists breezed through Prince Edward County Monday on day two of a six-day journey from Toronto to Montreal. The 19th annual Friends for Life Bike Rally has raised approximately $803,000 for Toronto People With AIDS (PWA) Foundation – each cyclist raising a minimum of $2,500 to participate. Day two is the longest […]

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