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Tax bills are not in the mail - yet

Tax bills are not in the mail – yet

Tax bills are not in the mail and the March 16 installment due date will be extended. James Hepburn, the County’s Director of Finance, said in a statement today distribution has been delayed as the provincial Ministry of Finance has not yet released the 2015 education tax rates. “Education tax rates are required to calculate […]

Sandbanks "undervalued"; County asks MNR to help out

Sandbanks “undervalued”; County asks MNR to help out

Mayor Robert Quaiff is concerned the Sandbanks Provincial Park is “undervalued” and that affects cash-in-lieu tax payments from the province. Quaiff and County representatives met with the Bill Mauro, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNR), while attending a combined meetings of the Goods Roads Association and Rural Ontario Municipal Association. “The unusually low assessment […]

Canadian Screen Awards made in Prince Edward County

Canadian Screen Awards made in Prince Edward County

Susan and Glen Wallis, of Cherry Valley, hit the Canadian Screen Awards red carpet Sunday night in Toronto at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. They didn’t win any awards –  they made all of them. The cream of the crop of Canadian talent received the Canadian Screen Award made by the Wallis’ […]

QHC gains $3.5 million in one-time funding

QHC gains $3.5 million in one-time funding

Changes are still on the way to all four of Quinte Healthcare’s hospitals, but due to $3.5 million in one-time funding, all the hospitals will remain open with 24-hour emergency rooms. Lou Rinaldi, MPP for Northumberland Quinte West, made the announcement Friday morning in Trenton, where rumours swirled that its hospital would close, or its […]

Mayor Quaiff encouraged following meeting with Minister of Health

Mayor Quaiff encouraged following meeting with Minister of Health

Mayor Robert Quaiff is encouraged the County is doing well in its quest for better health services. Quaiff, and Quinte West Mayor Jim Harrison shared time in a short meeting granted with Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long Term Care, on Tuesday while they were attending the Ontario Good Roads Association Conference in […]

County gains $2 million toward watermain upgrades

County gains $2 million toward watermain upgrades

Picton’s Main Street – from Chapel to Bridge – will benefit from an infrastructure grant for up to $2 million toward the replacement and upgrade of watermains. Mayor Robert Quaiff said the County’s application to the Ontario Communities Infrastructure Fund (OCIF) was announced Tuesday morning. “Total cost of the project is $2.7 million, so the […]

Kerr peewee BBs last team in playoffs

Kerr peewee BBs last team in playoffs

Led by head coach Dan Davies and assistant coach Mike Davies, the Kerr Construction Peewee BB hockey team is the last remaining Prince Edward County team participating in the OMHA playoffs.  Four teams remain in competition for the Peewee BB All-Ontario Championship. The Kings are currently battling the Huntsville Otters in one of the Semi-Final […]

County wins provincial economic honours and awards

County wins provincial economic honours and awards

The County’s Community Development Department received awards and honours from the Economic Developers Council of Ontario Friday for work on branding, marketing and planning. Neil Carbone, the County’s Director of Community Development, was named EDCO’s ‘Young Professional of the Year’. At the organization’s annual conference in Hamilton,  the County honors were for municipalities with a […]

County only Canadian destination in 'Best Places to Travel in 2015'

County only Canadian destination in ‘Best Places to Travel in 2015’

Prince Edward County is the only Canadian destination named in ‘Best Places to Travel in 2015’ by Travel and Leisure Magazine, published by Time Inc. The County ranked 10th in the 52-place list which included stops such as Maui, Catagena, Rotterdam, Sweden, and Las Vegas. Writer Nikki Ekstein likened the County to a cross between […]

More winter weather on the way

More winter weather on the way

The first weekend of the new year is expected to bring more winter weather warnings. Hwy 401 was closed for most of New Year’s Day due to collisions involving dozens of vehicles driving through blowing snow on slick roads. Snow squall warnings had been issued for New Year’s eve and day. More than 25 vehicles […]

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