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Legion donation will help re-start hearts at County's hospital

Legion donation will help re-start hearts at County’s hospital

The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation received $3,000 from the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 78 Thursday. The donation will be directed toward the Foundation’s current $250,000 Picture of Health campaign for medical equipment, for a Heartstart defibrillator for the inpatient unit at PECMH at a cost of $14,265. A defibrillator delivers a dose of […]

Wellings honours volunteers for outstanding work in the County

Wellings honours volunteers for outstanding work in the County

Prince Edward County volunteers were honoured on Wednesday for outstanding work in the community. The Wellings of Picton opened the doors of its new adult lifestyle community located behind H.J. McFarland Home on Hwy 49 to host the second annual Volunteer Recognition Awards luncheon. “We would like to applaud the efforts of all 10 volunteers […]

County Relay for Life changes to six-hour event

County Relay for Life changes to six-hour event

A shortened version of Relay for Life will unfold for the eighth annual event in Prince Edward County this year in hopes to boost the celebration of survivors, and continue the fight to beat cancer. Though the County event has raised more than $1.18 million for the Canadian Cancer Society, research programs and services, since […]

Community pitches in to tackle trash littered throughout the County

Community pitches in to tackle trash littered throughout the County

More than 225 participants pitched in to clean up trash along Prince Edward County roadsides, ditches, green spaces and shorelines on Saturday. Tanya Delaney, the County’s Outdoor Facilities Supervisor, says approximately 250 big bags of garbage were collected along with recycling to fill about seven full-sized big blue bin carts found at the landfills and […]

Prime Minister and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau celebrate her birthday in the County

Prime Minister and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau celebrate her birthday in the County

Social media was abuzz with news Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau spent Sunday in Prince Edward County. Bay of Quinte MP Neil Ellis said the day was a personal one for the Prime Minister so any photo opportunities would be borne out of following the motorcade. The tail end of […]

County and community call for suspension of changes to schools

County and community call for suspension of changes to schools

Tight timelines and a flawed review process continue to top concerns with proposed school closures and drastic changes in Prince Edward County. More than 100 community members attended the second and final public meeting for the Hastings Prince Edward School Board’s accommodation recommendations Thursday night at PECI. The board made its recommendations last fall to […]

Nearby residents, business evacuated; concerns with Royal Hotel foundation and wall

Nearby residents, business evacuated; concerns with Royal Hotel foundation and wall

Coach’s Pub and residents living in apartments above were evacuated late Wednesday following structural concerns with the east wall of Picton’s Royal Hotel. A failure in the foundation and brick wall has caused a portion to buckle. An area below a window to the foundation  is cracked and sunken (see photos below). Mayor Robert Quaiff said […]

Town & Country Video closing is end of an era

Town & Country Video closing is end of an era

The final credits are coming up for Town & Country Video, the County’s last remaining video rental store. After almost 30 years at 130 Main St., in Picton, thousands of movies and video game rentals will be for sale – and when they’re gone, the store will be closed. Owner Gavin Bonham-Carter made the announcement […]

No rain on Easter parade and community egg hunts

No rain on Easter parade and community egg hunts

From the Easter Bunny’s lips to Mother Nature’s ear, were hopes for the rain to hold off for a glorious morning of sunshine as youngsters participated in community Easter Egg Hunts all over Prince Edward County. Following a hiatus of a few years, the Picton Firefighters Association brought Easter fun back to Benson Park Saturday morning with […]

Easter fun for children all over the County on Saturday

Easter fun for children all over the County on Saturday

Easter fun with the children all over the County on Saturday, April 15. Events include: PICTON – Easter Egg Hunt at Benson Park hosted by the Picton Firefighters Association. Weather permitting, registration begins at 9 a.m.; hunt starts at 10 a.m. $3 per child. Picton Firefighters Association thanks Picton Home Hardware for donating top prizes […]

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