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Two deaths among increase in high-risk setting COVID-19 cases

Two deaths among increase in high-risk setting COVID-19 cases

DEC. 6: Hastings Prince Edward Public Health, in its weekly COVID-19 pandemic update,  is reporting an increase over last week in high-risk setting cases in the region. Two deaths related to the virus were recorded and six people are in hospital related to the virus. HPEPH also reports 73 new and 78 active high-risk setting […]

Three County women join June Callwood Circle of Volunteers

Three County women join June Callwood Circle of Volunteers

Hospice Prince Edward has celebrated several of its volunteers in honour of International Volunteer Day, Dec. 5 including welcoming three into the June Callwood Circle of Outstanding Volunteers. The Callwood award this year was presented to Sandra Ferguson, as well as to Anne Howells for 2021 and Carol McIntosh for 2020. The award honours their […]

COVID, cold and flu care clinics available in Belleville

COVID, cold and flu care clinics available in Belleville

The Hastings Prince Edward Ontario Health Team has launched COVID, Cold and Flu Care Clinics in collaboration with Quinte Health, Gateway Community Health Centre, Belleville Quinte West Community Health Centre, and other health care partners. The clinics are to help ensure people can get care while protecting hospital resources for those who require urgent care. […]

Wellington Elks helping County's hospital get new x-ray machine

Wellington Elks helping County’s hospital get new x-ray machine

Members of the Wellington Elks Lodge #566 showed their support for a new x-ray machine needed at Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital (PECMH). Dave Bowden, president of the Wellington Elks presented the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation (PECMHF) with a $1,000 gift toward the purchase of the x-ray machine. The funds were raised through […]

Closures of Skyway Bridge continue through December

Closures of Skyway Bridge continue through December

UPDATE: The bridge has been re–opened, and traffic may resume crossing the Skyway Bridge as of8:10 p.m. on Sunday Dec. 4.   There are also full nightly closures from Monday, Dec. 5 to Friday, Dec. 9. These closures are to take place every night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. and are intended for the installation […]

I am not a robot

I am not a robot

Some people join law enforcement agencies, and capture bad guys who perform ugly crimes. According to TV, they catch them. I’m pretty sure they always catch them, because they can get DNA results in a heartbeat; dental records like the dentist has nothing else to do; and facial recognition at the click of a switch. […]

Section of Millennium Trail closure extended to Dec. 12

Section of Millennium Trail closure extended to Dec. 12

The closure of the Millennium Trail from McFarland Drive to Leo Finnigan Drive in Picton will be extended to Dec. 12. The extended closure is due to the contractor encountering bedrock during the excavation to install the new watermain. The watermain is part of the planned upgrades to the municipal water distribution system identified in […]

Picton Main closed from Bridge to Johnson streets Dec. 1

Picton Main closed from Bridge to Johnson streets Dec. 1

A revised detour route for the Picton Main Street reconstruction project is expected for on Thursday, Dec. 1. Picton Main Street is to be closed to through traffic between Bridge and Johnson streets from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. to install the final course of asphalt on Picton Main Street. In the event weather does […]

Winter rules and free parking in effect Dec. 1

Winter rules and free parking in effect Dec. 1

Winter parking rules, and free parking in Picton begin Dec. 1. Parking in Picton is free of charge from Dec. 1 to March 31, 2023. This includes Picton Main Street and the Market Lane parking spaces. Drivers are encouraged to “Feed the Meter” to help support the Food for Learning program. All cash collected in […]

Eastern Star celebrates 70th with gift that helps entire community

Eastern Star celebrates 70th with gift that helps entire community

The Picton Chapter #273, Order of the Eastern Star (OES) presented a gift that will help the entire community, in recognition of the organization’s 70th anniversary. The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation (PECMHF) presented the $15,000 gift from chapter members to Nancy Parks, Back the Build campaign chairperson and Shannon Coull, executive director of […]

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