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County man who survived fall through ice helps create safety video

County man who survived fall through ice helps create safety video

Prince Edward County resident and municipal councillor Bill Roberts thought he knew ice. “I’ve skied to the North Pole and explored in Antarctica, I thought I knew ice. But two years ago I found out I didn’t know ice. It was Feb. 3rd, 2021. I was out on the Bay of Quinte all by […]

Cold weather blasting through Thursday and Friday nights; blowing snow hazardous on roads

Cold weather blasting through Thursday and Friday nights; blowing snow hazardous on roads

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) is issuing a cold weather health warning to remind residents of Hastings and Prince Edward Counties to take precautions as the temperature drops. Environment Canada is forecasting wind chill values between -35°C to -40°C tonight and into tomorrow morning and again Friday night into Saturday morning. It has also […]

County Road 4 closed late Thursday

County Road 4 closed late Thursday

County Road 4 is closed between May Road and Tripp Road. The road closure is necessary so that Hydro One crews can conduct an emergency pole replacement. The road is expected to be open later this evening.

Fascinating look at lake faring families in The Vanishing Legacy

Fascinating look at lake faring families in The Vanishing Legacy

Join South Shore Joint Initiative (SSJI) virtually Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. for a fascinating look at the 200-year-old traditions of lake faring families in Prince Edward County. The Vanishing Legacy is a deep and personal documentary of the final years of some of the men, women and children who made their living sailing, fishing […]

Garbage truck, cube van collide

Garbage truck, cube van collide

Prince Edward OPP responded to a collision in Cressy between a garbage truck and a cube van Thursday morning. OPP media relations Aaron Miller reports there were minor injuries. One driver was charged with driving left of centre.

New outdoor ice rinks for Rossmore and Consecon

New outdoor ice rinks for Rossmore and Consecon

With the arrival of full-on winter, Prince Edward County firefighters and the recreation department have flooded two new outdoor rink kits for public use. The rinks, made possible with funding from the federal government, are located at Rossmore Park, 779 County Road 28 and Consecon Park, 25 Porter St. The rinks are to be available […]

Indigo brand mugs, dishware recalled due to mould

Indigo brand mugs, dishware recalled due to mould

Health Canada reports more than 21,000 Indigo-brand ceramic mugs, mug ornaments and houseware dishes and products have been recalled due to mould contamination. More than 21,800 products sold across Canada were believed to have been kept in humid conditions and as a result, mould may be present under the glazed surface, the agency stated. The […]

Glenora/Adolphustown ferry to be out of service

Glenora/Adolphustown ferry to be out of service

The Glenora / Adolphustown ferry is planned to be out of service for scheduled repairs to the ferry docks. Outages are scheduled for: Monday, Feb. 27th, 2023 at 5 a.m. to Saturday, March 4th, at 2 a.m. and Monday, March 6th, 2023 at 5 a.m. to Saturday, March 11th, 2023 at 2 a.m.

Thousands of Helly Hansen sweaters and hoodies recalled

Thousands of Helly Hansen sweaters and hoodies recalled

Helly Hansen sweaters and hoodies have been recalled due to potential flammability hazards, Health Canada reported Wednesday. “The affected products, which incorporate brushed cotton fabrics that have undergone a specific treatment, either do not or may not comply with the Textile Flammability Regulations,” the agency said. A total of 128,680 units of the affected products, […]

Hear how animals survive the big freeze - Feb. 7

Hear how animals survive the big freeze – Feb. 7

Do you wonder how plants and animals survive freezing temperatures? Join Terry Sprague, Naturalist and learn all about The Big Freeze – how plants and animals prepare and survive winter. This event is offered through Community Care’s Seniors’ Active Living Programs. Attend this zoom webinar on Tuesday, Feb. 7th at 1pm. To register call 613-476-7493.

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