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84 calls for OPP on the weekend - one driver stopped twice

84 calls for OPP on the weekend – one driver stopped twice

Prince Edward County OPP officers responded to 84 calls for service this past weekend. Connor Durkin, Community Safety Officer reports the types of investigations included domestic disturbances, Liquor Licence Act calls, noise complaints, traffic complaints, enforcement and motor vehicle accidents. RIDE checks and bar patrols were also conducted throughout the community. Of interest, at approximately […]

Sheds - more than a spot to store your shovel

Sheds – more than a spot to store your shovel

The garden shed has made an amazing transformation over the last few years. No longer are homeowners satisfied with a little wooden shed in the back corner of the yard. Sheds now have to look good, as they are becoming a focal point in our outdoor living spaces. There are two reasons why this is […]

Find out how old your body really is

Find out how old your body really is

Need some help to increase your energy, feel better in your body and maybe lose a little weight along the way? Check out In.Form, hosted by the County’s Kathy McAlpine Terpstra! You’ll learn how old your body really is and more about the 13-week program – no obligation to join! It’s a weekly group meeting where participants taste […]

Childrens' games, Farmers' Olympics open County's Rodeo

Childrens’ games, Farmers’ Olympics open County’s Rodeo

Despite extreme heat, organizers of the County’s first rodeo event are pleased, estimating about 2,000 people went through the gates for the weekend’s activities. The Rawhide Rodeo professional team presented bareback riding, barrel racing, bull riding, steer wrestling, and roping to fans in the grandstand at Picton’s Fairgrounds. Its nearly 300 cowboys and cowgirls represent […]

Races begin Monday for PEC Team Canada at Skiffie World Championship

Races begin Monday for PEC Team Canada at Skiffie World Championship

UPDATE July 24 – The 2016 Skiffie’s World Championships got off to a great start with a spectacular Sunday afternoon flotilla. The colourful skiffs rode the strong tide through the Narrows accompanied by two tall ships, a salute of cannon fire and loud cheers. The Canadian team has been interviewed on radio and television, photographed […]

Enjoy fun and fitness with unlimited class pass

Enjoy fun and fitness with unlimited class pass

Get your Unlimited Class Pass until Sept 24th $199+hst  email kym@mminthecounty.ca to book!   Kym Riley has brought Mindful Movements back to the County! Now open in Wellington. Read about classes by visiting: mindfulmovementsinthecounty.ca for more information!        

Elvis coming to Waupoos July 29-30

Elvis coming to Waupoos July 29-30

Celebrate the 2016 Civic Long Weekend with Elvis! Free event with Elvis-inspired food! Preferred Seating available under the tent with an Elvis inspired meal purchase – or bring your own chairs for the performances. Friday July 29 – Fish Fry Starts @ 5pm – 7pm Performances by Matt Cage and Zach Peddie (18yrs old) Local […]

Sandbanks beaches full - visit after 4 p.m. Saturday

Sandbanks beaches full – visit after 4 p.m. Saturday

Seeking relief from extreme heat, Sandbanks Provincial Park is full to the brim with traffic backed up at least a kilometre on County Roads 11 and 12. Agnese Bortolussi, Assistant Park Superintendent, said she anticipates the park will have to close its gates by about 1 p.m. “We advise visitors to wait until after 4pm […]

soloFest! week two now under way!

soloFest! week two now under way!

The one-person show is an art form in and of itself. They’re often mesmerizing, engaging, hilarious, intimate and revelatory. They’re often quite personal narratives. They’re often brilliantly constructed and flawlessly executed. The shows in the 2016 edition of soloFest are no exception. Every show in this whirlwind mini-festival plays a maximum of three performances so […]

Time to get serious about conserving water

Time to get serious about conserving water

With just a chance of a thunderstorm Friday morning and no real end in sight to the dry, hot weather, Quinte Conservation is warning it’s time to get serious about conserving water. “Based on our monitoring and the phone calls we have received, water levels are low everywhere – not just in the rivers and […]

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