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Peter Mertens will be PEC's new mayor

Peter Mertens will be PEC’s new mayor

Peter Mertens will be Prince Edward County’s new mayor come December. He is shown Monday night at the community centre with supporters and his wife Kathleen. They came to Prince Edward County in 2005 and the following year, Mertens was elected to represent Wellington Ward. Tonight’s final mayor numbers are: Peter Mertens 3489, Sandy Latchford […]

County students elected Gord Fox for mayor

County students elected Gord Fox for mayor

Gord Fox would be mayor according to Prince Edward County students in five schools who studied the municipal election process and cast ballots. More than 375,000 votes were cast across the province in a parallel election run by Student Vote in partnership with Local Government Week and the Ontario Government. The goal of the program […]

If ya don’t got it, don’t spend it

We left off last time talking about the Out-Of-Control County Budget. I have more to say on that subject. Keep in mind that the County does not pay me to give keen observations, thoughtful advice and possible solutions. Sure, they’ll give a consultant $10,000 to say, “Beats me,”  or “Yes, we have examined it thoroughly, […]

A tip-off to the mayoral candidates

You may have noticed an absence in columns in the last while. That’s because, like you, I¹m pretty much just just standing in the County and saying: “Wow! How stupid is that?! … Wait, here’s something even more unbelievable!” Then the Church started to come down, and the absolute extreme, end-of the-universe, ” I can’t […]

Latchford is ‘a doer who thinks’

In Mr. Inrig’s screed to the media last week, he begged the question as to whether Prince  Edward County residents need a ‘thinker or a doer’ as our Mayor, inferring that our choice is either one or the other. Mr. Inrig, we need both. The fact that Sandy Latchford has begun erecting signs indicates to […]

Need more citizens to stand for election

The municipal election is fast approaching, with the deadline for nominations just two weeks away, on September 10.  At the present time, there are too few new candidates to ensure that electors are offered sufficient alternatives to the current policies and practices of Council. Fourteen of the current 15 councillors are running again – four […]

Green Park leader rolling in with Friends

Green Park leader rolling in with Friends

Ontario Green Party leader Mike Schreiner, will make a stop in Picton today to greet party faithful and friends. He is among more than 400 people embarking on the 12th annual 660km Friends For Life Bike Rally, supporting the Toronto People with AIDS Foundation. Schreiner is taking part in the rally leg from Cobourg to […]

Hudak pleased to be at Hillier, in Hillier, with Hillier

Hudak pleased to be at Hillier, in Hillier, with Hillier

By Bill Samuel The Leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party and leader of the Official Opposition in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Tim Hudak paid a visit to the Hillier Creek Estate Winery Thursday evening. With Randy Hillier MPP,  Lanark, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington in-tow, Hudak was greeted by a small group of party […]

CCPEC deems mayoral debate a success

CCPEC deems mayoral debate a success

More than 150 citizens, including several councillors attended Thursday’s Mayoral All-Candidates Forum sponsored by Concerned Citizens of Prince Edward County (CCPEC). “By all accounts the 2.5-hour event, held at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute in Picton, was very successful,” said Gary Mooney, CCPEC executive committee member and moderator. Four of the five declared mayoral candidates participated: […]

Sandy Latchford declines debate invitation

Sandy Latchford declines debate invitation

Sandy Latchford, candidate for mayor of Prince Edward County, announced today that she will not participate in the upcoming debate organized by the Concerned Citizens of Prince Edward County on June 17. “My decision not to participate was motivated by two significant factors: Firstly, this debate cannot be characterized as an ‘all-candidates’ debate because nominations […]

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