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Macdonald lecture opens new season at restored Regent Theatre

The Glenwood Cemetery will launch its 2011 Heritage Lecture Series in the newly renovated Regent Theatre with a special lecture on John A. Macdonald’s first recorded trial in Picton and the significance of the trial in the history of Canada. Professor David Warrick, Ph.D. will be the guest lecturer. Warrick is the chair of the […]

Funding to help develop ways to celebrate Indigenous Month next June

Funding to help develop ways to celebrate Indigenous Month next June

Council approved directing $30,000 from the 2021 Community and Economic Development Commission (CEDC) budget to celebrate local Indigenous persons throughout National Indigenous Month in June, 2021. Council direction to the CEDC would be to develop a program that recognizes and celebrates the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, and other relevant First Nations in the […]

Prince Edward County Decade in Review - 2015

Prince Edward County Decade in Review – 2015

As we welcome a new decade in 2020, Countylive.ca celebrates its 10th anniversary taking a look at highlights of the past 10 years. 2015 Prince Edward County is the only Canadian destination named in ‘Best Places to Travel in 2015’ by Travel and Leisure Magazine, published by Time Inc. The County ranked 10th in the […]

Prince Edward County Decade in Review - highlights from 2014

Prince Edward County Decade in Review – highlights from 2014

As we welcome a new decade in 2020, Countylive.ca celebrates its 10th anniversary taking a look at highlights of the past 10 years. 2014 Winter cancelled most of Milford’s annual Winter Carnival this year. Though weather was poor, a full house attended the family bingo games at the Town Hall and residents also made their […]

County's rich heritage in the spotlight this week

County’s rich heritage in the spotlight this week

Showcasing Prince Edward County’s rich heritage could become an economic driver for the immediate future. Saturday, representatives from several groups behind the the organization of activities and events this week in the County, launched ‘Flashback February Heritage Week’. “We’ve all come together this year to celebrate heritage, said Peter Lockyer, historian and filmmaker from History […]

Masterful theatre and song from Young Mummers

Masterful theatre and song from Young Mummers

Young Marysburgh Mummers delighted their audiences at Mt. Tabor Playhouse on the weekend presenting a polished and entertaining compilation of song and stories. Canada: A Musical, Eh? was the culmination of just over two weeks of drama camp activities for the 23-member troupe. Sam Hirst, director and musical director for the show, said the students […]

OMB hears why County's electoral wards do, and do not, meet criteria

OMB hears why County’s electoral wards do, and do not, meet criteria

The Ontario Municipal Board will hear closing remarks in the hearing over Prince Edward County’s electoral ward boundaries Friday morning. However, OMB chair Mary Anne Sills has already noted the board will be reserving any decision until a thorough review of all documentation and statements has been conducted. Thursday’s session at Shire Hall focused on […]

Visual legacies to celebrate County's 225th birthday for generations to come

Visual legacies to celebrate County’s 225th birthday for generations to come

It was the perfect day for a picnic to celebrate Prince Edward County’s 225th birthday, Sunday, July 16. Community members gathered around the historic Crystal Palace at Picton Fairgrounds to enjoy picnic lunches and entertainment by fiddler Luke Norton while they awaited the unveiling of a commemorative barn quilt – marking both the County’s 225th birthday and […]

Former County school featured in HGTV special 'Great Canadian Homes'

Former County school featured in HGTV special ‘Great Canadian Homes’

To celebrate Canada turning 150 years old, HGTV’s Tommy Smythe is travelling across the nation to go inside the country’s most historic and iconic homes – including one in Prince Edward County. The former South Marysburgh Public School converted to a home and B&B by the Hawkins/Parker family will be among those featured in an […]

Prince Edward County first stop for epic C3 Expedition

Prince Edward County first stop for epic C3 Expedition

The Prince Edward County Yacht Club burgee will fly proudly on the Canada C3 Expedition as it continues its epic 23,000 kilometre journey. The ship was anchored in Picton Bay Friday and Saturday for participants to explore the County during the first stop on the 150-day journey. Though the water level is high at Picton’s […]

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