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New traffic laws in effect Sept. 1

New traffic laws in effect Sept. 1

New traffic laws come into effect today bringing new rules for drivers and heavier penalties for breaking them. Here is a look at five new traffic laws: Distracted driving: If you’re caught looking at your phone, texting or talking on your phone while driving, you will face much bigger fines and more demerit points, the […]

Community unearths garden classroom project

Community unearths garden classroom project

Families and friends unearthed phase one of the Garden and Outdoor Classroom Project at the Hub Child and Family Centre on the weekend. This project, designed to learn and share from seed to table, to support children and families in the County, including those experiencing food security issues. “The garden is meant to be an […]

County volunteer receives June Callwood award

County volunteer receives June Callwood award

A Prince Edward County volunteer has been honoured for rising to challenges with grace and purpose. Since 1995, Jean Algar has been a focused, dedicated advocate for hospice palliative care, serving on Hospice Prince Edward’s Community Visiting and Residential programs. Algar has been named one of the 2015 June Callwood Circle of Outstanding Volunteers Award […]

Police program adopts children who need warm winter coats and boots

Police program adopts children who need warm winter coats and boots

More than 1,100 children in Prince Edward and Hastings counties do not have warm winter coats and boots. The Adopt-a-Child program has been collecting donations all year round to help keep children warm. The program, operated by local police departments and volunteers, assists low income working families and those on assistance to receive new winter […]

Ready, set.... BAKE!

Ready, set…. BAKE!

Get a group together and bake up some delicious fundraising for equipment needs at the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. Details below, or by calling Susan Harrington at 613 393 2442.

Get ready to go to school!

Get ready to go to school!

The Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board welcomes new and returning students! The first day of school is Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. Here’s how to register your child Please contact your home school to arrange a convenient time to register your child. When you visit the school to register, please bring: A birth certificate or […]

Learn how to find unmarked graves Wednesday

Learn how to find unmarked graves Wednesday

While headstones and grave markers are normally positioned over burial sites, these makers can be lost or mis-positioned as time passes. Some cemeteries are hundreds of years old and encountering unmarked graves has become a common occurrence. “Encountering unmarked or improperly marked graves can be difficult and create embarrassing problems for those responsible for cemeteries,” […]

Jenkins to open campaign office Tuesday

Jenkins to open campaign office Tuesday

Bay of Quinte Conservative candidate Jodie Jenkins will open his Belleville campaign office Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 5 p.m. The public is invited to attend at 365 North Front St., Unit 7 – corner of Bell Blvd and North Front (Bell Tower Plaza). Doors open at 5 p.m. followed by the ribbon cutting at 5:15. […]

Culligan tips for relief of this heat wave!

Culligan tips for relief of this heat wave!

Battle soaring temperatures is tricky when you want to enjoy cookouts and sunshine and good, old-fashioned summertime activities. But what you might be forgetting is to stay hydrated. So, throughout the rest of this hot summer, follow these tips to keep you and your family safe and hydrated in the heat! – Carry water with you throughout the day, either in […]

Spice up your menu with Cooke's Fine Foods

Spice up your menu with Cooke’s Fine Foods

Spice up your summer meals with Prince Edward County Hot Sauces available at Cooke’s Fine Foods Stop in and try something new today! Visit Cooke’s Fine Foods online! Pictures can’t offer you a taste of their Special Old Cheddar Cheese, or let you smell the wonderful aroma of coffee fresh from our roaster, but we […]

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