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Swooping around the County

Swooping around the County

Departing as quickly as they arrived within a few moments, hundreds, maybe thousands, of low-flying birds were seen in Wellington and Bloomfield this week. Likely starlings, the swooping swath ducked and dove, twisting and turning in a gracefully synchronized phenomenon known as a murmuration. It’s not fully known to scientists why they do it, or […]

Premier in Picton to announce $8.7M grant for County's hospital

Premier in Picton to announce $8.7M grant for County’s hospital

By Sue Capon Ontario Premier Doug Ford was in Picton Friday with Minister of Health Christine Elliott, and Bay of Quinte MP Todd Smith to announce an $8.7 million grant for planning and design of Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. “I’m thrilled to announce that we are making another landmark investment in the future of […]

Working Group declares Macdonald statue should be removed

Working Group declares Macdonald statue should be removed

By Sue Capon The ‘Holding Court’ Statue Working Group, has declared the bronze portrait of Sir John A Macdonald as a young lawyer should be removed from downtown Picton. Following nine meetings, the group made the decision Oct. 20 through confidential ballots. The five options provided for ranked votes to show a most-to-least preference included […]

Virtual town hall updates effects of pandemic on community issues

Virtual town hall updates effects of pandemic on community issues

By Sharon Harrison Speaking to issues of tourism, events, construction, housing and several hot issues, Prince Edward County’s mayor praises the community, and the municipality, for efforts to move forward through the global pandemic. “We have learned from COVID-19 and we have learned how resilient our community is,” said Mayor Steve Ferguson, during the recent […]

'Heights' radio doc series highlights inclusive village for intellectually disabled

‘Heights’ radio doc series highlights inclusive village for intellectually disabled

Story by Sharon Harrison Voices from the past say the revolutionary community at Prince Edward Heights for people with intellectual disabilities, staff members and their families, should never have been closed. In 1971, the abandoned Second World War Royal Air Force Bombing and Gunnery School area high above the town of Picton (aka the ‘Hill’ […]

Environmental committee plan may be too much, too soon for County to implement

Environmental committee plan may be too much, too soon for County to implement

An ambitious plan by the County’s new Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC) appears to present too many challenges for the municipality to unfurl in the remaining term of council. Council could be seen, but not heard, at Wednesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting, before technical audio problems allowed full function for about 40 minutes, before failing […]

Picton Beer Store and patrons raise $20,776 for County's new hospital

Picton Beer Store and patrons raise $20,776 for County’s new hospital

CHEERS! to Prince Edward County beer store customers who helped the store hand over $20,776 to the build of the County’s new hospital. Beer Store customers across Ontario have been doing their part since the COVID-19 pandemic began back in March. The Beer Store then announced customers could choose to donate proceeds of their empty […]

Hospital Auxiliary crafters helping Keep Kids Warm

Hospital Auxiliary crafters helping Keep Kids Warm

Joyce Minaker, manager of the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary craft group volunteers, turned over 379 hats and 56 pairs of mitts to Barb Sills, one of the organizers for the local OPP Keep Kids Warm winter wear program, and PEC Acting Sergeant Jeremy Weise. Keep Kids Warm supports working families and those in […]

Seven swans a swimming! - Thankful for pleasant autumn weather

Seven swans a swimming! – Thankful for pleasant autumn weather

We’re months from the 12 Days of Christmas, but these ‘seven swans a swimming’ were enjoying Thanksgiving weekend on the waters of Prince Edward County.  While rain, and a possible thunderstorm threatens for Saturday and a 30 per cent chance of rain Monday, the sun is expected to shine most of the day Sunday, with […]

High-end 'pods in a forest' part of Adolphus Reach resort-style proposal

High-end ‘pods in a forest’ part of Adolphus Reach resort-style proposal

By Sharon Harrison In the latest of many new proposed developments planned for Prince Edward County in recent months, a new proposal on County Road 7, described as a four-season resort, was revealed recently at the proposed site. A 25-acre parcel of land overlooking Adolphus Reach proposes 113 unique single family villas, without basements. Known […]

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