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Signs, signs (possibly) signs

Signs, signs (possibly) signs

I’ve been pondering the dilemma of the Beach Bum sign. That’s not a sentence you will read just anywhere. This is a truly vexing problem, which I’ve been breaking down in my mind ever since it surfaced. I can tell you up front that I have no stand on this, and I’ll tell you why. […]

PECI Environmental students clean up with e-cycling event

PECI Environmental students clean up with e-cycling event

Students in the Environmental Club at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute filled a transport trailer with electronic waste Saturday, behind the school. Community members who dropped off unwanted, outdated or broken electronics waste, old tires and scrap metal free of charge, were invited to offer donations for the Loyalist Humane Society. The event is held annually […]

County charging more for water, than LCBO is for wine

County charging more for water, than LCBO is for wine

Over the past 10 years, my husband and I have spent thousands of dollars on water-conserving appliances and fixtures in an effort to not only conserve water, but save on our water bill. The last time water prices were raised, we saw an increase in our water bill by $50-$100. For a family of five, […]

PECI students present 'Mirror Game' - a look at family and its effects

PECI students present ‘Mirror Game’ – a look at family and its effects

PECI’s drama students are presenting a statement on family and the long-term effects it has with this weekend’s theatrical production. Performances of ‘Mirror Game’, were held Wednesday for elementary students and continue Thursday at noon for a matinee and at 7p.m. for a public performance and on Friday and Saturday, April 22nd-23rd at 7pm in […]

Booze, Wind and Sex Changes

Booze, Wind and Sex Changes

Well, we are approaching the long-awaited day of the Grand Opening of our brand new liquor store. I know this has caused some irritation, frustration and anxiety for the immediate locals, who feel it does not fit in with the surrounding historic homes. This may be true, but you need to consider the feelings of […]

PECI Environmental Club hosting e-waste, tire and scrap metal drop off

PECI Environmental Club hosting e-waste, tire and scrap metal drop off

Students in the Environmental Club at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute are holding an electronics waste drop-off fundraiser. This event offers a safe way for community members to dispose of electronics and is offered through a partnership with Ontario Electronic Stewardship. Community members are invited to drop off unwanted, outdated or broken electronics waste, old tires […]

Big-city bright LCBO gives wrong message

Big-city bright LCBO gives wrong message

  Last spring I wrote a Letter to the Editor in response to an 11th hour notice received pertaining to zoning by-law relief for the proposed new Picton LCBO store. In the letter, I expressed that regardless of façade, at the proposed zero setback the building would “stick out like a sore thumb”. Now with […]

Mud-trackin' report on latest at Loyalist Humane

Mud-trackin’ report on latest at Loyalist Humane

A Sheltered Life – photographs, and stories, as told to Maggie Haylock-Capon, by Liza, resident greeter at the Loyalist Humane Society. File photographs by Alan R. Capon and photos by Gilles Robert. (If you are unable to adopt a cat or kitten, there are many other important ways to help the LHS. Donations of Javex […]

Partnership highlights cyber safety for County youth

Partnership highlights cyber safety for County youth

Social, emotional and legal consequences of the online world were highlighted for Grade 7 and 8 students during a Cyber-Safety presentation last Thursday at PECI, hosted by the Recreation Outreach Centre (ROC), the Prince Edward OPP and the school. PECI’s drama students portrayed true to life scenarios today’s youth could face in the online world […]

Nominations open for 15th 'Great Place Awards'

Nominations open for 15th ‘Great Place Awards’

Do you know someone who contributes to the achievement and well-being of students at Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board? Consider nominating them for a Great Place Award. Great Place Awards are the highest recognition at HPEDSB. They honour and celebrate individuals or groups who have made significant contributions to student achievement and well-being. […]

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