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Habitat for Humanity welcomes new executive director

Habitat for Humanity welcomes new executive director

Habitat for Humanity Prince Edward Hastings has appointed Glenn May-Anderson as its new executive director. “During a year of revisioning our mission and role towards providing solutions in a growing housing crisis in our region, we embarked on an extensive selection process to rebuild the Habitat team,” said Jill Raycroft, Habitat’s board chair. “We are […]

MPP Smith backs call for local representation at IJC table to address high-water concerns

MPP Smith backs call for local representation at IJC table to address high-water concerns

As shoreland property owners in Bay of Quinte and elsewhere on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River raise their voices about flooding and record high-water levels, the Ontario government is advocating to increase representation on the International Joint Commission (IJC). Prince Edward County Mayor Steve Ferguson was pleased several hundred people attended a public […]

Escape Macaulay proves popular in first year

Escape Macaulay proves popular in first year

People who escaped, or attempted to escape a new attraction at Macaulay Heritage Park in Picton helped the museum draw record revenue and bolstered visitor numbers in its first year. “We had hoped to break even in the first year, but Escape Macaulay House exceeded all expectations,” said Jessica Chase, assistant curator. “This new way […]

Apply to serve on environmental advisory committee

Apply to serve on environmental advisory committee

The municipality is accepting applications to serve on its new environmental advisory committee (EAC). “Serving on this committee is great opportunity to make a difference in our community,” said Mayor Steve Ferguson. “I encourage all people who have an interest and demonstrated skillsets in environmental stewardship to put their name forward.” Council passed a motion […]

Garbage truck breakdown in Waupoos and Cressy

Garbage truck breakdown in Waupoos and Cressy

Due to mechanical breakdowns, garbage and green bin collection service may be delayed in areas of Waupoos and Cressy. Waste Management will continue its collection service until sundown on Wednesday, Nov. 20. If your garbage and green bin are not collected on Nov. 20, please put the material back out for collection before 7 am […]

Application deadline for home radon test is Thursday

Application deadline for home radon test is Thursday

Local residents have the opportunity to qualify for a free radon test to measure the amount of radon present in their homes. Earlier this month, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) launched a study to learn more about local radon levels. Radon is a naturally occurring, radioactive gas that comes from the breakdown of uranium […]

Construction heater recalled

Construction heater recalled

A construction heater is being recalled following reports that it caught fire and damaged property. The recall is for the Mastercraft Construction Heater 4800W. Health Canada report approximately 10,000 of the heaters were sold at Canadian Tire locations between 1997 and 2014, when they were discontinued. Heaters affected by the recall are blue and can […]

4-H awards showcase local youth achievements

4-H awards showcase local youth achievements

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison The Prince Edward County 4-H Association’s 2019 Awards Night recognized and celebrated achievements of County youth during the year in what has become a much-anticipated annual tradition. The evening highlighted the many clubs within 4-H, the achievements and accomplishments of all its members, and showcased contributing individuals, as well […]

Vicki Delany author panel Nov. 21

Vicki Delany author panel Nov. 21

Nov. 21 – Vicki Delany author panel – Celebrated mystery writer Vicki Delany has put together a panel of local authors whom she’ll be interviewing about their works and the writing experience – representing all literary genres: Ryan Aldred, JD Carpenter, Gail Hamilton, Tanya Huff, Shelagh Mathers, Ken Murray, David Simmonds and Laurie Scott. Each […]

Curious about cloud services?

Curious about cloud services?

Nov. 21 – CLOUD SERVICES – ICLOUD AND ALTERNATIVES – Curious about iCloud and what other Cloud services are out there? Would you like to know how they can help you access your photos and music across devices? Join in for a discussion to answer some FAQs. Registration Required. Click HERE to register. Event is […]

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