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Young dreamers fly high with local pilots

Young dreamers fly high with local pilots

Story and photos by Bill Samuel For 20 years, the Prince Edward Flying Club has hosted the COPA (Canadian Owners and Pilots Association) for Kids Program to introduce youth ages eight through 17 to the joys of flight – free of charge. Enthusiasm for flying is the main reason the PEFC is in existence and […]

Award honours Karen Bongard's work in Kabul

Award honours Karen Bongard’s work in Kabul

At Thursday’s Committee of the Whole meeting, council will review a Civic Recognition Nomination honouring the career of the County’s Karen Bongard, a Foreign Service Officer with the Government of Canada. Bongard, was the recipient of a 2016 Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers (PAFSO) Award in recognition of exceptional achievement over the course of […]

Council denies request to defer sign change

Council denies request to defer sign change

Council on Tuesday night denied a request to further delay a decision on a downtown Picton sign that doesn’t meet bylaw guidelines. Cindy Nicholls, owner of the Beach Bum store on Picton’s Main Street, requested a second deferral before completing changes to her sign until the outcome is known of a petition circulating to repeal […]

Council will review modifications to noise bylaw

Council will review modifications to noise bylaw

Council will address issues currently not covered in the County’s noise bylaw when it meets at tomorrow’s committee of the whole meeting. A new 11 p.m. limit is to be placed on noise created from any outdoor event taking place on any property in the County, similiar to the current residential restriction. An “outdoor event” […]

Paint at the HUB of Kids' Art in the County event

Paint at the HUB of Kids’ Art in the County event

Budding artists created masterpieces at the HUB Child and Family Centre’s Kids Art in the County event last Saturday. Paint was mixed with a variety of fun applications including bubbles, spray bottles, branches, bubble wrap, rocks, marbles and cotton balls. A lot also ended up on fingers and faces – but such is the path […]

$12 hike to licence plate fee to pay for infrastruture projects

$12 hike to licence plate fee to pay for infrastruture projects

As of Sept. 1 in southern Ontario you’ll pay a $120 for your licence plate renewal — up from $108. The fee is 62 per cent higher than five years ago when you paid $74. The government says it needs more funds to pay for roads – new ones and maintaining older ones. And additional fees […]

Sign up to swim with the Dolphins!

Sign up to swim with the Dolphins!

The Quinte Dolphins Swim Team’s home is the Prince Edward Fitness and Aquatic Club, (PEFAC), (formerly the Rec Plex) located at 13263B Loyalist Parkway, Picton. The volunteers with the Quinte Dolphin Swim Club are committed to developing excellence in swimmers at the six-lane 25-meter pool. For more information, call or text Mike Pothier at 613-827-3882 and visit […]

Pirates seek billet families, exhibition schedule starts Sunday

Pirates seek billet families, exhibition schedule starts Sunday

The Picton Pirates are urgently seeking billet families. If you or anyone you know would consider taking a player, the club offers competitive monthly payments. For details, contact Head Coach/Assistant GM Chris Masterson at (613) 661-0990. Exhibition Schedule Sunday August 28th 2:30pm start Opponent: Napanee Location: Wellington Wednesday August 31st 7:30pm warmup 8:00pm start Opponent: […]

Goodfellow Meats - your one-stop barbecue shop!

Goodfellow Meats – your one-stop barbecue shop!

Goodfellow Meats Your one-stop barbecue shop! Monday to Friday 10a.m. – 6p.m. Saturdays 9a.m. – 5p.m. * Sundays 10a.m. – 4 p.m. Pork, Chicken, Steaks, London Broil, Homemade Sausages, all natural seasonings, dry rubs and spices and much more! “Like” and Visit Goodfellow Meats on Facebook!

Eclectic inventory awaits at Funk & Gruven A-Z

Eclectic inventory awaits at Funk & Gruven A-Z

Funk&Gruven A-Z Antiques and 20th century furnishings perfect for decorating or collecting. Large, eclectic inventory of vintage home and garden furniture, decorative arts, architecturals, lighting and rugs. Come have a good look! Open daily. Delivery available. 52 Bridge St Belleville 613 968 5612

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