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Picton Terminals pulling zoning application, solving stormwater issues, cleaning up

Picton Terminals pulling zoning application, solving stormwater issues, cleaning up

UPDATE: The following is an email from Ben Doornekamp sent to the County Council, shared, with permission, by councillor Lenny Epstein to the Save Picton Bay Facebook page today. (Name changed to XXXX to protect privacy). Councillors, Our Family wanted your team to be the second to know – on Tuesday Dec 6, 2016 we […]

School board elects new chair, vice-chair; sets committees

School board elects new chair, vice-chair; sets committees

Lucille Kyle, a trustee from North Hastings, was elected chair of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board at its meeting Monday, in Belleville. She succeeds Dwayne Inch, of Prince Edward County. Dave Patterson, a Belleville/Thurlow trustee, was elected as vice-chair. Kyle was previously vice-chair. Trustees to various committees were also appointed for 2017. […]

County begins 2017 budget talks Monday

County begins 2017 budget talks Monday

It’s budget time for Prince Edward County and council is set to begin the week’s deliberations on the draft Monday, Dec. 5 and continue each day through to Friday. The proposed 2017 operating budget of $33.2 million is an increase of $901,000 or 2.8 per cent over 2016. The proposed 2017 capital budget of $12 million […]

Parking is free but groceries are not

Parking is free but groceries are not

Food for Learning’s Feed The Meter campaign has returned for another holiday season to raise much needed funds for student nutrition programs in Hastings and Prince Edward counties. “Parking may be free in local downtowns this holiday season in Picton, Trenton and Belleville, but the cost of groceries for student nutrition programs continues to increase,” […]

PECI girls basketball team proud of first OFSSA win in history and the worlds is yet to come!

PECI girls basketball team proud of first OFSSA win in history and the worlds is yet to come!

Prince Edward Collegiate Institute’s Senior girls basketball team made school history in Windsor this weekend competing at the AA Ontario Federation Secondary School Athletics Association (OFSAA) championships. The team is the first (girls or boys) to qualify for the prestigious tournament in the school’s history. They raised the bar going 1 – 2 picking up […]

Picton Main Street officially open

Picton Main Street officially open

Following eight months of construction, the official opening of Picton’s Main Street was followed by a parade – the Santa Claus parade. Mayor Robert Quaiff, members of council, staff, the Picton Business Improvement Association and representatives from Greer Galloway and Taggart Construction gathered on Picton’s Main Street Sunday for a ribbon cutting ceremony symbolically re-opening […]

Local officers honoured for bravery

Local officers honoured for bravery

Three local police officers were among six firefighters and 15 officers who received Ontario’s top honours for bravery. The Ontario Medals for firefighter bravery and police bravery are the province’s highest honours in recognition of actions that demonstrate outstanding courage and honour those who have gone above and beyond to protect and serve their community. […]

Work improving accessibility to seniors' services

Work improving accessibility to seniors’ services

A $93,000 project is helping to improve accessibility to a building that houses services to help seniors remain connected to their community. The Community Care for Seniors Association has been working to make its entrances at 74 King St,, Picton fully accessible, and safe, for seniors, their caregivers and the public. The site also houses […]

Report to council addresses Millennium Trail concerns

Report to council addresses Millennium Trail concerns

UPDATE: The report has been deferred to the Jan 12 committee of the whole meeting as a courtesy to the Cordicks, and allow them time to review it as they were not made aware of it until Thursday morning. Council will receive a report at Thursday’s Committee of the Whole meeting, about long-standing concerns with the […]

County's new hospital awaits ministry approval of pre-capital plan

County’s new hospital awaits ministry approval of pre-capital plan

With the identification of Prince Edward County’s new hospital as the number one re-development priority for Quinte Health care, it now awaits ministry approval of a pre-capital plan. Brad Harrington, QHC’s vice-president and chief financial officer, explained the process of getting a new hospital to guests attending the hospital foundation’s Live Well luncheon on Friday, […]

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