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First COVID-19 death in Hastings Prince Edward due to transmission in community

First COVID-19 death in Hastings Prince Edward due to transmission in community

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) has received lab confirmation of an eighth local case of COVID-19 that has resulted in the death of the affected individual. This is the first instance of lab-confirmed COVID-19 in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties acquired through transmission within the community, rather than through travel or close contact with […]

Library offering 'tech' help online Wednesdays

Library offering ‘tech’ help online Wednesdays

The PEC Library is offering ‘Tech help’ online Wednesdays at 2 p.m. with various topics each week. Email Michele at mgardner@peclibrary.org for the list of topics, and to register.

Research your family history through Ancestry Library

Research your family history through Ancestry Library

The Ancestry Library edition is temporarily available to be accessed outside the Prince Edward County libraries. If you are interested in starting to research your family history, start at peclibrary.org and use your library card number and PIN to explore Ancestry. also continues to offer Hoopla – an online streaming service that gives you access […]

Director of Education on constantly changing challenge

Director of Education on constantly changing challenge

Dear Students, Parents/Guardians, Families and Staff: Let me start by sharing that, as an experienced educator in Ontario for the past three decades, I have never seen nor experienced anything quite like what we are going through now in public education. But perhaps more importantly, and more meaningful to most of you, as a father […]

Schools closed until May (at least); new learning plan under way

Schools closed until May (at least); new learning plan under way

Elementary and high schools will be closed until at least May, as the number of COVID-19 cases in Ontario continued to increase today to just under 2,000 across the province. There are seven lab confirmed cases in Hastings Prince Edward counties and Public Health estimates more than 200 ‘probable’ cases. Publicly-funded schools have been closed […]

Local COVID-19 cases increase; public health says take precautions

Local COVID-19 cases increase; public health says take precautions

With seven lab confirmed and 219 probable cases in the region as of Monday, March 30, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health reminds residents that ongoing physical distancing will reduce the risk of community spread of COVID-19. “Without confirmed lab results, it is difficult to estimate how many probable cases are truly COVID-19, however residents should […]

County supports PELC to help residents get tax breaks they need

County supports PELC to help residents get tax breaks they need

The municipality is supporting an expanded tax-filing program offered by the Prince Edward Learning Centre (PELC) to ensure more residents economically impacted by COVID-19 can access federal and provincial funding. “We are doing what we can to help reduce barriers Prince Edward County residents face in accessing COVID-19 related support from upper levels of government,” […]

All outdoor recreation across Ontario closed; some greenspaces remain open

All outdoor recreation across Ontario closed; some greenspaces remain open

In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and keep people home, the government of Ontario has closed all outdoor recreational amenities, such as sports fields and playgrounds, effective immediately. This new order closes all communal or shared, public or private, outdoor recreational amenities everywhere in Ontario, including but not limited to playgrounds, sports […]

Join the library online for stories, songs and fitness class!

Join the library online for stories, songs and fitness class!

The Prince Edward County Public Library is continuing its services online, through videos on its Facebook pages. Online storytime is being held Tuesdays to Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. New is Tuesday and Thursday morning fitness classes! Call the library at 613-476-5962 to ask about borrowing books, movies and services with Hoopla digital! Click here to […]

Hospice welcomes new Community Development Director

Hospice welcomes new Community Development Director

Melanie Dailey will be joining Hospice Prince Edward in the newly-created role of Community Development Director, effective April 6, 2020. Dailey will be joining Hospice following a 15-year career providing leadership and strategic consulting services to Scout Environmental for the retail and not-for-profit sectors. “The key to Melanie’s success has been her ability to effectively […]

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