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Director of Education on constantly changing challenge

Director of Education on constantly changing challenge

Dear Students, Parents/Guardians, Families and Staff: Let me start by sharing that, as an experienced educator in Ontario for the past three decades, I have never seen nor experienced anything quite like what we are going through now in public education. But perhaps more importantly, and more meaningful to most of you, as a father […]

Hospice welcomes new Community Development Director

Hospice welcomes new Community Development Director

Melanie Dailey will be joining Hospice Prince Edward in the newly-created role of Community Development Director, effective April 6, 2020. Dailey will be joining Hospice following a 15-year career providing leadership and strategic consulting services to Scout Environmental for the retail and not-for-profit sectors. “The key to Melanie’s success has been her ability to effectively […]

Lane and sidewalk closure at Royal Hotel for sewer connection work

Lane and sidewalk closure at Royal Hotel for sewer connection work

A lane and sidewalk in front of the Royal Hotel at 247 Picton Main Street will be closed temporarily as a sanitary sewer connection is installed on March 31 and April 1. Expect traffic to be disrupted from 7 am to 7 pm on March 31 and April 1. Access on Picton Main Street will […]

Word on the Street: Province of the County Forever

Word on the Street: Province of the County Forever

I thought I was done with column writing for a bit, since I have several other projects to deal with, but I’m going to give it one last kick at the can before I leave for a while. Following my column on leaving Ontario and setting up our own Province of Prince Edward County, Lynn […]

With lake levels high and rising, County opening more sand bag centres

With lake levels high and rising, County opening more sand bag centres

With Lake Ontario’s water level above average and nine inches above the level recorded at this time last year, the municipality is making sand and bags available in five locations beginning Tuesday. Sand and sandbags will be available on a self-serve basis as of Tuesday, March 24. Please bring your own shovel to: 15 Coleman […]

County allowing one free garbage bag curbside

County allowing one free garbage bag curbside

County residents can put out one untagged bag of garbage per week beginning Friday, March 27. The change to curbside collection will remain in effect until May 1, at which time it will be reassessed. The measure is intended to help individuals and families who are self-isolating to dispose of their garbage safely, during the […]

Ontario government commits $17 billion in response to COVID-19

Ontario government commits $17 billion in response to COVID-19

Todd Smith, MPP for Bay of Quinte and Ontario’s Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, welcomed the government’s $17 billion investment to address COVID-19 as part of Minister of Finance Rod Phillips’ March Economic and Fiscal Update. New spending includes $1 billion pandemic contingency fund, nearly $1 billion more for hospitals and $75 million […]

Feds announce COVID-19 Emergency Response Act benefits

Feds announce COVID-19 Emergency Response Act benefits

The federal government has announced its emergency benefits plans to help Canadians struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bay of Quinte MP Neil Ellis said the government of Canada, in consultation with the opposition parties, worked late into Tuesday night to enact Bill C-13, the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act. “This bill has activated all $82 […]

Local Medical Officer of Health hosting Facebook live broadcast Thursday 1p.m.

Local Medical Officer of Health hosting Facebook live broadcast Thursday 1p.m.

Dr. Piotr Oglaza, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) Medical Office of Health and CEO, will participate in a live Facebook broadcast Thursday, March 26 at 1p.m. During this event he will be sharing information and advice about the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as answering questions in real time. Due to the demands on Dr. […]

School board-verified resources for students to learn at home

School board-verified resources for students to learn at home

The Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board launched a new portal for students and families to access learning resources while they remain at home. HPEDSB Learning at Home is a repository of more than 100 learning resources to support and stimulate ongoing learning for children and youth while schools remain closed due to the […]

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