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Enhanced COVID-19 measures to begin at HPE schools tomorrow

Enhanced COVID-19 measures to begin at HPE schools tomorrow

Due to an increase in the number of cases reported in elementary schools, as well as transmission within the schools, enhanced COVID-19 measures will begin Dec. 7 at Hastings Prince Edward District School board schools. Hastings Prince Edward Public Health notes transmission of COVID-19 between school-aged children not only increases the risk of spread within […]

Upfront payment supports new housing developments in Wellington

Upfront payment supports new housing developments in Wellington

A developer of two subdivisions in Wellington will pre-pay a portion of development charges under new financing agreements with the municipality. Development charges are fees collected from developers, typically at the time a building permit is issued. The fees help pay for the cost of growth-related municipal infrastructure. Under these agreements, developer Kaitlin Corporation, is […]

Drugs and gun seized at traffic stop

Drugs and gun seized at traffic stop

Prince Edward OPP seized drugs and a handgun during a traffic stop on Highway 62 in Sophiasburgh Friday, Dec. 3 around 3:30 a.m. The three occupants were arrested following a search of the vehicle which resulted in the seizure of a quantity of suspected cocaine, pills, cannabis, associated drug paraphernalia, along with Canadian currency, cell […]

Active COVID-19 case load climbs to 164 with 20 outbreaks

Active COVID-19 case load climbs to 164 with 20 outbreaks

UPDATE DEC 6: Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) is advising individuals who attended Quinte Bowl, 17 Roy Blvd., Belleville on Nov 27 that they may have had an exposure to COVID-19. HPEPH is in the process of investigating. “The current increase in COVID-19 cases in our region is very concerning and is resulting in […]

QHC hospitals will require proof of vaccination for visitors and care partners

QHC hospitals will require proof of vaccination for visitors and care partners

With the significant increase of COVID activity in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties, Quinte Health Care (QHC) is taking the additional precaution of requiring proof of vaccination as part of its screening process for all visitors and care partners. Carly Baxter, QHC Communications, states in a media release that most hospitals in Ontario have initiated […]

'COVID-19 not going way any time soon': Acting Medical Officer of Health

‘COVID-19 not going way any time soon’: Acting Medical Officer of Health

As the number of cases rise above 150 in Hastings Prince Edward counties, and a new variant is on the horizon, the acting medical officer of health states “COVID-19 is not going away any time soon”. Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) declared the region at a ‘red’ risk level, referring to a seven-day case […]

Active COVID-19 cases at 137; 14 outbreaks ongoing

Active COVID-19 cases at 137; 14 outbreaks ongoing

NOV. 30 – Fourteen new COVID-19 cases and six recoveries put local active cases at 137. There are three people in hospital, one in intensive care and 14 outbreaks continue (see chart below). Of the 14 new cases – six in Belleville, five in Quinte West, and one each in Prince Edward County, Tyendinaga and […]

Brown named PEC's new fire chief

Brown named PEC’s new fire chief

Chad Brown will be the new fire chief for Prince Edward County as of Dec. 6, overseeing its complement of 150 volunteer and full-time firefighters. Brown is the County’s fourth chief since amalgamation, following the retirement this month of Robert Rutter who took over from Scott Manlow. George Pettingill was the first County chief. Chief […]

Staff recommending volunteer firefighters be vaccinated

Staff recommending volunteer firefighters be vaccinated

UPDATE: Council decided to include volunteer firefighters in municipal vaccination policy, but eliminated wording with regard to temporary leaves of absence from attending first response calls, in favour of allowing regular COVID-19 testing for those not able to provide proof of vaccination. Regular testing frequency is to be discussed as rapid testing is not possible […]

Bylaw prohibits noise from amplified source after 11 p.m.

Bylaw prohibits noise from amplified source after 11 p.m.

UPDATE:  Council approved changing the after 9 p.m. prohibition for noise from an amplified source in a hamlet or urban area to after 11 p.m. Council also asked that staff review enforcement for the bylaw and return recommendations and information back for discussion in the first quarter of 2022. Following several suggestions for changes, and […]

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