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Historic win for County Clippers U12 girls

Historic win for County Clippers U12 girls

The County Clippers U12 Girls made history this past weekend earning a silver medal at the Ontario Cup in Bradford. The girls are the first team in club history to medal at provincial championships. Game wrap-ups with Coach Lesley Lavender: Game 1 vs. Toronto Lords: 32 – 15 WIN The Clippers opened the tournament with […]

Fundraising in final stretch for Picton Splash Pad project

Fundraising in final stretch for Picton Splash Pad project

In the final stretch to meet a $250,000 fundraising goal, supporters of the Picton Splash Pad project walked the track at the Wellington arena Saturday. “We were small in numbers but did a mighty job raising $2,000,” said chair Susan Quaiff. “Our youngest walker was Griffin Conder, 4, who raised $250.” The group hopes it […]

Expect delays on Picton Main Wednesday-Thursday

Expect delays on Picton Main Wednesday-Thursday

Drivers on Picton’s Main Street should be prepared for minor traffic delays this week as Priestly Demolition Inc. is scheduled to be removing shoring towers as part of the re-development of the Royal Hotel. A crane will be required during removal, and traffic lanes will be shifted around the site. Construction is set for Wednesday, […]

County declares water emergency

County declares water emergency

UPDATED: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday – Mayor Robert Quaiff has declared a water emergency as a result of contaminants approaching the Picton-Bloomfield water intake. At approximately 4:30 pm today, the contaminants entered the Picton Intake Protection Zone 1. Due to the proximity of the contaminants, and anticipated unfavourable wind directions overnight, the County has decided to halt […]

Parrott donation gets heat at the Regent

Parrott donation gets heat at the Regent

Picton’s Regent Theatre was warm to a $20,000 grant from the John M. and Bernice Parrott Foundation to upgrade the heating system in the historic building. “The new system will address the heating issues in the section of the building that fronts Main Street, an area that dates all the way back to the 1850s,” […]

Sweet 16th Maple in the County festival taps into spring

Sweet 16th Maple in the County festival taps into spring

A mixed bag of weather greeted the sweet 16th celebration of the first harvest of the year and the unofficial kick-off to tourist season in Prince Edward County. The weekend opened with a dash of freezing rain, then rain, then sunshine – as thousands of visitors celebrated all things maple on Saturday and Sunday. A […]

Laughter habit-forming amidst a whole lot of Nunsense

Laughter habit-forming amidst a whole lot of Nunsense

The Sisters of Hoboken are bringing zany fun to Milford this spring as the Marysburgh Mummers’ theatre troupe presents Nunsense. The heavenly musical comedy features five nuns hungry for the spotlight, who find themselves in a predicament when their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, accidentally poisons 52 of their fellow sisters. When the convent’s first in […]

Seeking permission for wild zoo parties in the County

Seeking permission for wild zoo parties in the County

A request to bring a wild zoo party to the County is to come before Thursday’s Committee of the Whole meeting. Marc Cunningham, of Wild Zoo Parties, is scheduled to make a request for exemption to the County’s exotic animal bylaw to present shows in Prince Edward County. “I have been performing these educational shows for over […]

Canada 150, PEC 225 celebration plans under way

Canada 150, PEC 225 celebration plans under way

The Canada 150 and PEC 225 Celebration committee will update council this week on plans and events for celebrating the milestones during 2017. The committee of eight members has a $25,000 budget from council to encourge individuals and groups to collaborate, innovate and share information about Canada’s 150th birthday, and the County’s 225th year. Promoting […]

Spring sports and summer camp registration April 1

Spring sports and summer camp registration April 1

Register for sports, day camps and get information on activities for children and youth Saturday, April 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Wellington and District Community Centre.

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