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Latest West Meadows phase to include five-storey apartment buildings

Latest West Meadows phase to include five-storey apartment buildings

  Two high-density apartment buildings, each five storeys in height, were approved by council at Wednesday’s planning and development committee meeting, in the only planning meeting scheduled for July, due to council’s light summer schedule. This agenda item did not garner further council or staff input, or comment from members of the public, where it […]

Ontario grants support programs for seniors

Ontario grants support programs for seniors

Representatives from four regional groups met Bay of Quinte MPP Todd Smith at the Consecon branch library Thursday to share in $60,400 from Ontario’s Senior Community Grant Program. “The Bay of Quinte area has a large and growing seniors population,” said Smith. “They’ve contributed much to our communities and it is important we continue to […]

No deal for daycare at Athol Town Hall

No deal for daycare at Athol Town Hall

A wait list of 400 Prince Edward County families needing daycare will see no relief as an agreement was not reached between the municipality and The HUB Child & Family Centre to renovate and create 24 much-needed pre-school spots at the Athol Town Hall in Cherry Valley. The idea had also been considered a pilot […]

Unseasonably high patient volumes at Quinte Health hospitals

Unseasonably high patient volumes at Quinte Health hospitals

Quinte Health is experiencing a significant surge in patient volumes – a trend typically seen during the winter respiratory/flu season – which is resulting in significant wait times. Catherine Walker, Quinte Health Manager, Communications notes the hospitals are also seeing an increase in COVID-19 activity. She said there are many other factors impacting wait times, […]

Person found in water at Sandbanks pronounced dead

Person found in water at Sandbanks pronounced dead

Prince Edward County OPP are investigating a sudden death at Sandbanks Provincial Park Saturday, July 6. Police report that at approximately 4:45 p.m., emergency medical services responded to a report of an unresponsive person located in the water at Outlet Beach. A 66-year-old woman was transported to hospital and pronounced deceased. The investigation is continuing, […]

Stark Family Fund gifts more than $60,000 to local organizations

Stark Family Fund gifts more than $60,000 to local organizations

The Stark Family Fund, held within The Community Foundation for Kingston and Area, celebrated granting $63,072 to support 10 initiatives by local charitable community service organizations in the Prince Edward County area. The foundation expects this year’s grants to directly impact 48,784 individuals, including 8,154 youth. The Stark fund was created in 2002 with a […]

Contract awarded to build County's new hospital

Contract awarded to build County’s new hospital

Construction for the new Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital (PECMH) will begin this month as the provincial government has awarded the contract to M. Sullivan & Son Limited. “It’s the culmination of hard work, passion, generosity and good old-fashioned tenacity that has brought us to this exciting milestone,” said Stacey Daub, President and CEO, Quinte […]

Municipal community grants support health, arts, environment, youth

Municipal community grants support health, arts, environment, youth

Twenty-seven local organizations shared funding through the Municipal Community Grants Program this year. “Year in and year out, many volunteers work tirelessly to make this place we call home a vibrant and exciting community,” Mayor Steve Ferguson says. “We are incredibly proud to support their efforts through the Municipal Community Grants Program. There’s no doubt […]

Wellington celebrates Canada Day on the ground and in the sky

Wellington celebrates Canada Day on the ground and in the sky

Story and photos by Sharon Harrison It was a familiar Canada Day streetscape in Wellington and a celebratory mood for the long-time tradition each July 1st as Main Street transforms into a sea of people, and an ocean of red and white. The people came out in droves, bringing happy smiles and infectious laughter and […]

PECI graduates 'ready to face the future with confidence': principal

PECI graduates ‘ready to face the future with confidence’: principal

Story and photos by Sue Capon A full house of friends and family cheered graduates Thursday night at the Picton arena honouring their many achievements and accomplishments while at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute. There were 111 graduates in the Class of 2024 – 51 of whom achieved Ontario Scholar status having a grade average of […]

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