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Waring House streaming musicians online

Waring House streaming musicians online

Missing the pub? Your favourite musicians are performing on the Waring House Facebook page, through the magic of live stream video, direct from their physically-distanced living rooms and studios. The Waring House is making a donation to local food banks, in appreciation of each performance. Visit the Waring House website for the weekly lineup Wednesday […]

Seniors invited to 'Zoom' webinars

Seniors invited to ‘Zoom’ webinars

For information, and to register, call 613-476-7493 and leave a detailed message, with your phone number. Visit www.communitycareforseniors.org for more information  

Swing bridge at Carrying Place closed through Friday

Swing bridge at Carrying Place closed through Friday

UPDATE: Bridge expected to be closed until day’s end Friday. The swing bridge at Carrying Place will remain closed overnight Wednesday and will remain closed until Parks Canada assesses any structural damage. East Region OPP report a tractor and wagon jack-knifed on the bridge just aftetr noon Wednesday. Loyalist Parkway is closed from Twelve O’Clock […]

Province extending emergency orders to June 9

Province extending emergency orders to June 9

The Ontario government is extending all emergency orders in force under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until June 9 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Current emergency orders include the closure of outdoor playgrounds, play structures and equipment, public swimming pools and outdoor water facilities, as well as bars and restaurants – except for takeout […]

Cast your vote for County Reads' book of the year

Cast your vote for County Reads’ book of the year

Story by Sharon Harrison The County Reads Authors Festival 2020 looked and felt a little different this year. While the physical public event had to be shelved due to the COVID-19 outbreak, County Reads took place via the radio waves thanks to the Prince Edward County Public Library and 99.3 County FM who partnered for […]

Local COVID-19 testing opens up - appointments needed

Local COVID-19 testing opens up – appointments needed

To increase the number of COVID-19 tests being conducted across the province, the Ontario Ministry of Health has expanded testing criteria to all Ontarians who have even mild symptoms of the virus, or who are concerned they have been exposed to COVID-19. Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) and local assessment centres have expanded their […]

Prince Edward OPP seek public opinion, suggestions on policing in the County

Prince Edward OPP seek public opinion, suggestions on policing in the County

Prince Edward County OPP Detachment Commander John Hatch is seeking the community’s opinions and suggestions on policing in the community to help create a new three-year action plan. Every three years, each OPP detachment in the province is required to submit an action plan which focuses on the three categories of crime, (violent, property and […]

Sub-division draft plan calls for 13 lots at Stinson Block

Sub-division draft plan calls for 13 lots at Stinson Block

Municipal staff recommend a draft plan for a subdivision on Stinson Block Road be brought back to council following public consultation. The proposal for 13 lots accessed by a new street connecting to Stinson Block Road was filed with Development Services in July 2019. The north side land is currently vacant and the south side […]

Picton BIA seeks free parking for remainder of 2020

Picton BIA seeks free parking for remainder of 2020

A request to continue free parking downtown Picton for the remainder of the year will come before council Tuesday at its virtual meeting. Sarah Doiron, Picton BIA manager, notes in her deputation that parking surveys had been under way before the COVID-19 pandemic to seek ways to address concerns. “Now we are operating very differently, […]

Proposal for partnership for Picton and Wellington marinas

Proposal for partnership for Picton and Wellington marinas

Council will consider a proposal to lease the operations of the Picton and Wellington marinas for five-years when members meet virtually Tuesday night. CJ Thompson was the lone proposal responding to the municipality’s call for expression of interest. Thompson, through his company Tenacity Capital, proposes to continue services currently provided, and expand through a public […]

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