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15 new cases in Hastings Prince Edward; 156 active

15 new cases in Hastings Prince Edward; 156 active

APRIL 11: Hastings Prince Edward Public Health reported 15 new COVID-19 cases – 11 in Belleville, three in Quinte West and one in Prince Edward County. There have been 141 variants of concern. With recoveries, active cases are at 156. Since the pandemic began last March, there have been 711 cases, and seven deaths. Active […]

ATV driver airlifted to hospital

ATV driver airlifted to hospital

An individual was transported to hospital and later airlifted to another hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries, following an all-terrain vehicle accident on Royal Road. On Saturday, April 10, shortly after 7 p.m. members of the Prince Edward County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded alongside Prince Edward County Fire and Rescue […]

Provincial Connecting Links funding to improve town hill intersection

Provincial Connecting Links funding to improve town hill intersection

The province is providing Prince Edward County $266,848 through the Connecting Links Program for improvements to the intersection of Picton’s Main and Bridge streets, commonly referred to locally as the town hill. The municipal route connects two portions of the provincial Hwy 33, making it eligible to receive up to 90 per cent of design […]

One person deceased following single vehicle incident on Loyalist Parkway

One person deceased following single vehicle incident on Loyalist Parkway

One person has died following an incident on Loyalist Parkway, just outside Picton. Friday, April 9 shortly after 1:30 p.m. Prince Edward OPP responded with Prince Edward County Fire and Rescue and Hastings Quinte Paramedic services to a single vehicle incident. An individual was transported to hospital, and was later pronounced deceased. The investigation is […]

Public Health confirms no additional risk from person at Loyalist COVID-19 clinic while contagious

Public Health confirms no additional risk from person at Loyalist COVID-19 clinic while contagious

A statement from the Ministry of Health states there is no additional risk to COVID-19 clinic attendees after an individual was at a local clinic during the period of being contagious. “Any other individuals who visited the clinic have no greater risk of exposure to COVID-19 than they would experience while conduction essential activities,” said […]

Saturday next chance to beat temperature record

Saturday next chance to beat temperature record

The ice is long gone, but the sign remains at Wellington Beach. A record high temperature was just missed on an unseasonably warm Thursday, April 8. Temperatures reached 23C in much of the area, just .3 degrees lower than the 23.3 set in 2001. Next chance appears to be Saturday with a forecast high of […]

Dog park closed due to rise in respiratory illnesses among dogs

Dog park closed due to rise in respiratory illnesses among dogs

On the recommendation of Picton Animal Hospital, the municipality has temporarily closed the Prince Edward Dog Park located at Delhi Park in Picton due to a rise in cases of respiratory illness among dogs in Prince Edward County. The dog park will remain closed for at least two weeks, at which time the closure will […]

Sweet support for hospital from maple producers

Sweet support for hospital from maple producers

Local maple producers have come forward with a sweet gesture of support for the campaign to build a new hospital in Prince Edward County. On behalf of the Maple in the County Festival Committee, local producers presented the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation $6,000 raised through the sale of Maple in the County To-Go […]

Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory prepares to welcome spring migrants

Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory prepares to welcome spring migrants

While the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory (PEPtBO) is not open to the public, pandemic protocols are in place and bander-in-charge Phil Mercier is already sharing news of early migrations which include Northern Flickers, Eastern Phoebes, Song Sparrows and a Golden-crowned Kinglet. PEPtBO volunteers have set up mist nets to begin migration banding on April […]

Fire Chief issues full burn ban

Fire Chief issues full burn ban

Due to extremely dry and combustible ground cover, Fire Chief Robert Rutter has issued a total burn ban throughout the County of Prince Edward. A total burn ban prohibits all outdoor burning, including brushfire, campfires, and burn barrels. The fire chief evaluates weather and ground conditions to determine the necessity of a burn ban. When […]

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