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Students tell council how to prepare for climate change; make County more livable

Students tell council how to prepare for climate change; make County more livable

Students from Grade 5 classes at PECI presented County Council with ideas to prepare for climate change and make the County a more livable place. They visited Shire Hall during Local Government Week for a hands-on learning experience Thursday. In the morning, they heard from municipal staff and participated in a council-led activity and in […]

Panther Sr. Girls are Trinity College tourney championships

Panther Sr. Girls are Trinity College tourney championships

Mission accomplished! The PECI senior girls basketball team won its first tournament championships in more than five years at the Trinity College Invitational Tournament this past weekend in Port Hope. “One of our goals all season was to win a tournament. We’ve had great success over the past five years winning multiple Bay of Quinte, […]

Panther girls ready for weekend's elite tourney at Trinity

Panther girls ready for weekend’s elite tourney at Trinity

The PECI Panthers senior girls basketball team faces a tough test in Port Hope this weekend at the Trinity College Tournament. “This is an elite tournament attended by both private and public school teams,” said coach Rob Garden. And the goal is a title. “We want to win the tournament. We’ve won a lot over […]

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 […]

The Conservative party - it wasn't always like this

The Conservative party – it wasn’t always like this

Letter To the Editor: It wasn’t always like this. Conservative parties, and the Conservative ideologies behind them, used to be constructive, inspiring, progressive. Sir John A. Macdonald built this country and a railway to connect it all together. Sir Robert Borden guided Canada through WW1. Our 13th Prime Minister, John Diefenbaker, appointed the first female […]

Library board chair explains expansion costs

Library board chair explains expansion costs

Letter to the Editor Thank you, fellow residents, and visitors to Prince Edward County! You have helped us make progress with our plans for the expansion and renovation of the Picton branch of our PEC library system. You may know your library board went before council on Sept. 12 to ask for approval to start […]

Environmental group opposes Stronach plans for beef operation

Environmental group opposes Stronach plans for beef operation

Letter to the Editor: On Wednesday Sept. 4, the Stronach group, with support from former Stouffville mayor Justin Altman made a presentation to the County’s agricultural advisory committee concerning plans to raise and slaughter organic, mostly grass-fed beef in Prince Edward County. As we understand the proposal, at the start of the operation they would […]

The summer drive gets my motor running

The summer drive gets my motor running

By Deborah Kimmett I love the summer drive. Fall drives are nice, going up north to watch the leaves turn, but if your timing is off by a week all you’ll see are dead leaves. The spring drive means nothing is open yet, and the winter drive? Well. I have never gotten up once in […]

Class of 2019 celebrates individuals who create community

Class of 2019 celebrates individuals who create community

Highlighting class in the Class of 2019, students, followed by their teachers and the audience, gave a touching standing ovation at PECI’s graduation ceremony Thursday night to a fellow student who was unable to attend. The tribute followed the announcement that Abigail Heffernan was named recipient of the MacGuyver Daubney award for grit, resilience and […]

Building for resilience most reliable way to reduce flood impacts: International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board

Building for resilience most reliable way to reduce flood impacts: International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board

To the Editor, We read with interest the article ‘Flooded section of County Road 28 makes it third road closed,’ published on June 14 on Countylive, which touches on the question of whether Plan 2014 contributed to the record floods on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River this year and in 2017. To place […]

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