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New Ontario government research boat named for renowned Picton-area scientist

New Ontario government research boat named for renowned Picton-area scientist

The life and work of the late Prince Edward County fisheries scientist W.J. ‘Jack’ Christie, known for his decades of groundbreaking Great Lakes research at the Glenora Fisheries Station, is being honoured with a new Ontario government research vessel that will bear his name. The christening of the RV Jack Christie is to take place […]

Picton Rotary presents installment of $100,000 pledge to support new hospital

Picton Rotary presents installment of $100,000 pledge to support new hospital

Volunteers from the Rotary Club of Picton presented Shannon Coull, executive director of the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation (PECMHF) and Back the Build Campaign Cabinet members Elizabeth Crombie and Paul Massey with an $11,024 pledge installment toward the club’s $100,000 commitment to the new hospital fundraising campaign. Crombie, Massey and Coull are also […]

'Wellington Rotary doubles its support for seniors' services

‘Wellington Rotary doubles its support for seniors’ services

Wellington Rotary Club members decided to double their support for seniors in Prince Edward County this year with a donation of $1,000 to the Community Care for Seniors Association. “We are grateful for the long-standing support of Wellington Rotary” said Debbie MacDonald Moynes, Community Care’s executive director. “The club makes an annual monetary donation and […]

Community pulls together to Back the Build

Community pulls together to Back the Build

Eager to get up and going after a two-year pandemic pause, the Wellington on the Lake Residents Association (WOLRA) was pleased to re-activate its biggest fundraiser of the year – their community garage sale. Brenda Little, coordinator of the garage sale and president of the WOLRA was delighted to hand over $2,000 to Prince Edward […]

Rob Legge qualifies for World Gran Fondo Championships

Rob Legge qualifies for World Gran Fondo Championships

Biking to a big win Sunday in Victoriaville, Quebec, the County’s Rob Legge has again qualified for the world championships in Italy – this time he plans to attend. In Quebec, he won his age category (70-74) at the qualifying race for the World Gran Fondo Championships at Trento, Italy, in September. He finished at […]

PECI celebrates graduates at first in-person ceremony in three years

PECI celebrates graduates at first in-person ceremony in three years

Following three years of virtual celebrations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 100 graduates of Prince Edward Collegiate Institute were honoured on stage with a full house of proud family members and friends in the audience. PECI Principal Andrew Ross told the crowd at the Prince Edward Community Centre in Picton that he was pleased “to […]

Three firefighters with more than 50 years service in PEC retire

Three firefighters with more than 50 years service in PEC retire

More than 150 years of combined service were honoured as three long-serving Prince Edward County firefighters from the same station officially retired. Roger Flower, Bill Bedford and Leonard Bedford were honoured at the Rossmore Fire Station by Chief Chad Brown, Deputy Chief Tim Kraemer, and firefighters, who presented commemorative plaques with glass-enclosed axes. Division commander […]

Wellington Rotary surpasses its $400,000 goal to support County's new hospital

Wellington Rotary surpasses its $400,000 goal to support County’s new hospital

The Rotary Club of Wellington has surpassed its fundraising goal to support the building of Prince Edward County’s new hospital. In the spring of 2017, the members voted to focus fundraising efforts toward the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation’s (PECMHF) Back the Build campaign. At their recent Past Presidents’ Dinner, the club announced it […]

Renaming of Millennium Lookout honours former mayor James Taylor

Renaming of Millennium Lookout honours former mayor James Taylor

The Millennium Lookout above Picton at Prince Edward Heights has been officially named the James A. Taylor Millennium Lookout in honour of the first mayor of the amalgamated County and instigator of the project in 1999. Taylor died in 2020 at age 92 and following many decades of service to Prince Edward County and beyond. […]

County FM surpasses $64,000 radiothon fundraising goal

County FM surpasses $64,000 radiothon fundraising goal

With more than $65,000 in donations received, this year’s eighth annual 99.3 County FM radiothon June 2-5 exceeded its $64,000 goal to keep the non-profit, community, volunteer-driven radio station on-air. More than one third of the station’s annual income comes from donations and grants. “We built this station to be there for the community in […]

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