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Sandbanks beaches full - visit after 4 p.m. Saturday

Sandbanks beaches full – visit after 4 p.m. Saturday

Seeking relief from extreme heat, Sandbanks Provincial Park is full to the brim with traffic backed up at least a kilometre on County Roads 11 and 12. Agnese Bortolussi, Assistant Park Superintendent, said she anticipates the park will have to close its gates by about 1 p.m. “We advise visitors to wait until after 4pm […]

Follow PEC Team Canada progress at Skiffie Worlds

Follow PEC Team Canada progress at Skiffie Worlds

Prince Edward County has sent the first Canadian team ever to row at the 2016 Skiffie Worlds championship in Strangford Lough, Ireland July 24- 30. Under the auspices of the Scottish Coastal Rowing Association, more than 80 skiffs and 120 teams are expected – including teams from, Northern Ireland, UK, Scotland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Australia, […]

Time to get serious about conserving water

Time to get serious about conserving water

With just a chance of a thunderstorm Friday morning and no real end in sight to the dry, hot weather, Quinte Conservation is warning it’s time to get serious about conserving water. “Based on our monitoring and the phone calls we have received, water levels are low everywhere – not just in the rivers and […]

OPP investigate scene of fatal accident

OPP investigate scene of fatal accident

Prince Edward County OPP spent the morning on the scene of a fatal motor accident on County Road 2 between Closson Road and Wilson Road in Hallowell. Officers, and other emergency personnel were dispatched at approximately 4:30 a.m. “Upon officers arriving on scene, it was discovered that a single motor vehicle had left the roadway and […]

OPP investigate break-ins at businesses in Wellington - examine the video

OPP investigate break-ins at businesses in Wellington – examine the video

The OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) has been called to assist Prince Edward County OPP Detachment is investigating a series of break and enters that occurred along Main Street in the Town of Wellington. On Monday, July 18th, 2016 at approximately 2a.m., police received a call reporting a break and enter to a business in […]

Mobile CT scanner in place during installation of new unit at BGH

Mobile CT scanner in place during installation of new unit at BGH

Patients who require emergency CT scans will be directed to a temporary mobile unit while a new scanner is being installed at Belleville General Hospital. Starting August 4, for approximately eight weeks, the CT room at BGH will undergo renovations followed by installation and testing of the new scanner – expected to be in operation […]

UPDATE: Both ferries back in full service at Glenora

UPDATE: Both ferries back in full service at Glenora

UPDATE: 3:30 p.m. Both ferries back in full service. One ferry at Glenora will be coming out of service at 2p.m. Friday for unscheduled maintenance expected to last about two hours. The Quinte Loyalist ferry will be continue operating until maintenance is complete.

Electric vehicles will be able to get a charge while drivers shop Picton

Electric vehicles will be able to get a charge while drivers shop Picton

Drivers of electric vehicles will soon be able to get a charge while they shop in Picton. One of the nearly 500 new electric vehicle charging stations will be installed at the municipality’s 55 King Street parking lot. The province announced its $20 million charging station list Wednesday, working with 24 public and private-sector partners. […]

Quinte Conservation declares low water status, advises conservation

Quinte Conservation declares low water status, advises conservation

Quinte Conservation is calling on area residents to conserve water and warns of possible shortages. Tuesday, staff and members of their Low Water Response Team declared a Level 2 Low Water Condition in the local watersheds due to lack of rainfall and low flows in local rivers and streams. “A Level 2 Low Water Condition […]

Popular cake mix recalled due to possible E.coli contamination

Popular cake mix recalled due to possible E.coli contamination

General Mills is recalling Betty Crocker Super Moist Rainbow Bit cake mix sold in the U.S. and one flavour sold in Canada due to possible E.coli contamination. The U.S. Betty Crocker Delights Super Moist Party Rainbow Chip Cake Mix is called Betty Crocker Super Moist Rainbow Bit Cake Mix in Canada. In Canada, the package […]

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