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More than 750 County soccer players to celebrate first season since COVID

More than 750 County soccer players to celebrate first season since COVID

Following a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 750 Prince Edward County Soccer Association (PECSA) players will celebrate their season this weekend. In alignment with the Ontario Soccer Association’s development program, PECSA is altering its traditional tournament format in favour of an end-of-season festival with every team playing two games. It is called the […]

Skyway bridge overnight closure plan moves to Aug. 15-16

Skyway bridge overnight closure plan moves to Aug. 15-16

The overnight closure of Highway 49 at the Bay of Quinte Skyway Bridge originally scheduled for Aug. 11-12 has been cancelled due to expected poor weather conditions. The closure is re‐scheduled to take place from 9 p.m. Monday Aug. 15 to 6 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 16. This closure is to prepare for Segment E work […]

Potter Road (County Road 5 to Norton Road) daytime closure Aug. 4 - 12

Potter Road (County Road 5 to Norton Road) daytime closure Aug. 4 – 12

Potter Road from County Road 5 to Norton Road will be closed to through traffic from Aug. 4 – 12 so the municipality can dig out areas of the road in preparation for reconstruction. The closure is to take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. each week day. The road will reopen after 5 […]

Seniors invited to 'rock it; with paint

Seniors invited to ‘rock it; with paint

Community Care for Seniors is hosting a rock painting event Monday, Aug. 15 at 1 p.m. at Macaulay House in Picton. The event is set for the Stone Room behind Macaulay House. All supplies will be provided – bring extra stones if you wish. Pre-registration is required. Call 613-476-7493.

County FM to explore homelessness with funding to support local stories

County FM to explore homelessness with funding to support local stories

99.3 County FM radio will explore homelessness in rural communities using funding from the 12th round of The Community Radio Fund of Canada’s (CRFC) Radiometres program. The 42 projects for the community and campus radio stations chosen from across Canada are expected to build community in their local areas, drive the production of Canadian content […]

Metro barbecue Saturday to help Back the Build

Metro barbecue Saturday to help Back the Build

Join the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation at Picton Metro this Saturday, Aug. 6 for a barbecue in the parking lot. The Picton Firefighters Association will staff the barbecue as part of Metro’s Round Up Campaign to Back the Build for our new hospital’s equipment campaign. The barbecue runs from 11 a.m. until 2 […]

Light post damaged in winter being replaced

Light post damaged in winter being replaced

Workers on site Thursday to erect a new light post in front of Metro Picton to replace the one that was knocked down in winter. – Hedy Campbell photo

Feathered family beats the heat gliding on the Mill Pond

Feathered family beats the heat gliding on the Mill Pond

This feathered family beats the summer heat and humidity gliding on the Bloomfield Mill Pond, and poses for yet another photograph taken by passersby. Temperatures over the next four days – from 27 to 30 and feeling like 37 to 41 – include some rain overnight Thursday, a chance of rain Friday, Saturday and Sunday, […]

Slight increase in COVID-19 cases locally; vaccination clinics continue

Slight increase in COVID-19 cases locally; vaccination clinics continue

AUG. 2: COVID-19 high-risk setting cases ticked up slightly over the past week as Hastings Prince Edward Public Health reports 139 new cases, and 133 active, high-risk setting cases. There are 11 people in hospital related to the virus. One requires intensive care. COVID-19 vaccine clinics are scheduled at the Prince Edward Community Centre (375 […]

Now four candidates seeking mayor's seat this fall

Now four candidates seeking mayor’s seat this fall

There are now four hats in the ring seeking the mayor’s seat in Prince Edward County this fall. Former councillor Terry Shortt has added his name as a candidate, joining Dianne O’Brien and Kyle Mayne, who will be running against current mayor Steve Ferguson. The nomination period for the Oct. 24 municipal election continues to […]

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