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A brother’s life and legacy remembered

A brother’s life and legacy remembered

Cancer takes the lives of many people every day, and in May of 2019, lung cancer took Mark Campbell at the age of 59. Mark will not get to see Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital rebuilt, but he was a big advocate for it. Because of this, his family and friends continue to help the […]

No Cuts to Education Rally to be followed up with one-day walkout Tuesday

No Cuts to Education Rally to be followed up with one-day walkout Tuesday

Teachers and education workers represented by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) in District 29 Hastings Prince Edward took part in another ‘No Cuts to Education Rally’ at Todd Smith’s constituency office in Rossmore, late Wednesday afternoon. “We were at MPP Todd Smith’s office today because he is part of the Ford government that […]

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 […]

Councillor’s open house addresses Wellington-centric issues

Councillor’s open house addresses Wellington-centric issues

Story and photo by Sharon Harrison Wellington councillor Mike Harper asked residents to ‘tell us what’s on your mind’, and they took him up on his offer. The Wellington Town Hall, itself a major topic of discussion, was packed with local residents, many of whom were standing, numbering around 100. While the Town Hall meeting […]

Senior Boys basketball on a mission for championship

Senior Boys basketball on a mission for championship

The PECI SR Boys Basketball team made a statement to the rest of the league this week that players are on a mission for the Bay of Quinte Championship. The boys matched up with rival NCC Crusaders Thursday evening in front of a packed gym at PECI. The boys were coming off a big 64 […]

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) […]

Prince Edward County Decade in Review - 2019

Prince Edward County Decade in Review – 2019

As we welcome a new decade in 2020, Countylive.ca celebrates its 10th anniversary taking a look at highlights of the past 10 years. 2019 The community hugged one of its own and sent four generations of the Mark Campbell family to a private box for a Toronto Maple Leafs game in January, following his diagnosis […]

Prince Edward County Decade in Review - 2018

Prince Edward County Decade in Review – 2018

As we welcome a new decade in 2020, Countylive.ca celebrates its 10th anniversary taking a look at highlights of the past 10 years. 2018 Community members shared practical, bizarre and inspiring ideas to save Picton’s Town Hall during a community visioning gathering at the Ross Street, Picton location. The building was home to the Picton […]

Prince Edward County Decade in Review - highlights from 2017

Prince Edward County Decade in Review – highlights from 2017

As we welcome a new decade in 2020, Countylive.ca celebrates its 10th anniversary taking a look at highlights of the past 10 years. 2017 There were 1,500 litres of oil recovered throughout salvage operation of the partially submerged Pitts Carillon barge in Picton Bay – 30 litres that had spilled, and 1,470 litres pumped from […]

Prince Edward County Decade in Review - highlights from 2016

Prince Edward County Decade in Review – highlights from 2016

As we welcome a new decade in 2020, Countylive.ca celebrates its 10th anniversary taking a look at highlights of the past 10 years. 2016 Joy looks the same in all languages. “You can see the glee on their faces. It is extraordinary,” said Robin Baranyai, a member of PEC Syria, who visited Picton Kiwanis Club […]

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