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County celebrates local heritage advocates

County celebrates local heritage advocates

Champions of local heritage were honoured as recipients of the 2020 Prince Edward County Heritage Awards. “The goal is to identify what we call heritage champions,” said Ken Dewar, chair of the Prince Edward Heritage Advisory Committee (PEHAC). “We know that it’s easy to take other routes;, that it’s easy to tear down a building, […]

County environmentalists cheer Sobeys for removing plastic bags

County environmentalists cheer Sobeys for removing plastic bags

A large group gathered at Sobeys Saturday morning was not protesting, but was cheering the grocery chain’s move to eliminate single-use plastic grocery bags. Members of Plastic Free PEC joined those from the County Sustainability Group and Council of Canadians Quinte to publicly thank Picton Sobeys for its effort. “Sobey’s is the first to eliminate […]

ROC racks up $11,000 from 100 People Who Care PEC

ROC racks up $11,000 from 100 People Who Care PEC

100 People Who Care Prince Edward County ‘cued’ up the Recreation Outreach Centre (ROC) to pocket this quarter’s $11,000 donation from members. Executive Director Darlene Thompson said the ROC is thrilled with the windfall and will use the funds to expand programming at the downtown Picton centre. The ROC, celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2020, […]

Hospital auxiliary infuses $50,000 into equipment that helps save lives

Hospital auxiliary infuses $50,000 into equipment that helps save lives

Community volunteers with the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary pumped another $50,000 into equipment that helps save lives. Thursday morning, auxiliary members presented the donation to the hospital’s foundation – funds raised despite a vicious snow storm on the final last-minute bidding day of their 12th annual Festival of Trees fundraiser held the last […]

Council eyes 2020 priorities with public and political engagement

Council eyes 2020 priorities with public and political engagement

Just two weeks into the new year, Mayor Steve Ferguson is pleased with the flurry of activity under way for council and municipal staff, and with plans for public and political engagement. Ferguson was invited to update Picton Rotary Club members on the state of the County as he hadn’t been a guest there since […]

Ball for affordable housing plans back in council's court

Ball for affordable housing plans back in council’s court

With high demand for affordable housing in Prince Edward County, the municipality’s new housing corporation is well on its way to sorting out the time, money and process necessary to move forward. Now it’s back in council’s hands as it heads into budget deliberations at month end. The Prince Edward County Affordable Housing Corporation (PECAHC) […]

Students' impaired driving messages are in the bag

Students’ impaired driving messages are in the bag

Heartfelt reminders to LCBO customers to stop drinking and driving are in the bag thanks to students at St. Gregory’s Catholic School in Picton. This year, the Picton LCBO store and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Quinte joined Prince Edward OPP to promote the LCBO’s ‘Think of Me’ grassroots campaign to raise awareness of the […]

Touching donation tops PECI's Terry Fox fundraising tally to $12,500

Touching donation tops PECI’s Terry Fox fundraising tally to $12,500

Leading up to Thanksgiving weekend, students at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute were thankful for community support that helped them smash their fundraising goal to raise funds for cancer research. Thursday, 1,059 students were invited to meet on the front lawn of the school to witness the unveiling of the amount raised, before participating in the […]

County residents meet Bay of Quinte riding federal election candidates

County residents meet Bay of Quinte riding federal election candidates

A good-sized house at the Regent Theatre experienced a respectful, but unremarkable debate Wednesday night from the five federal election candidates vying for votes on Oct. 21. Hosted by the Prince Edward County Chamber of Commerce, and the Prince Edward Federation of Agriculture, the two-hour event moderated by Paul Martin, included opening and closing statements, […]

The freakish and the bizarre under the big top in Benson Park

The freakish and the bizarre under the big top in Benson Park

Shocking, but spellbinding and satisfying things are being unearthed under the big top this weekend as Carnival Diablo brings its Strangest Show on Earth to Benson Park. The adrenaline-driven travelling circus sideshow led by Scott McClelland is billed as ‘the last travelling circus sideshow under a big top in Canada’. Many County residents will recall […]

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