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Water plant operations expected to shut down for night; residents asked to continue to conserve

Water plant operations expected to shut down for night; residents asked to continue to conserve

UPDATE WEDNESDAY 6p.m. – A State of Water Emergency remains in effect and Prince Edward County anticipates it will shut off its plant processing for Picton and Bloomfield drinking water again tonight, resuming operation Thursday morning. “Processing at the plant was shut down at 7 p.m. Tuesday as a precautionary measure to ensure the safety of […]

Development report and urgent need to act on council agenda

Development report and urgent need to act on council agenda

Council will receive reports and recommendations to foster development and to stimulate growth in Prince Edward County during Thursday’s Committee of the Whole meeting. Council will receive the Development Framework Report, proposing recommendations aimed at addressing process, policy and challenges. Subject to council approval it will have an implementation plan developed by a subcommittee. Last […]

Councillor seeks change to council's support of Picton Terminals

Councillor seeks change to council’s support of Picton Terminals

While work to remove a partially submerged barge at Picton Terminals site continues, matters related to Picton Harbour and the deep marine dockage facility are on Thursday’s Committee of the Whole agenda at Shire Hall. Already on the agenda is to receive correspondence from lawyers for Save Picton Bay and the County’s legal opinion on […]

MP's Tax Fairness for Realtors Act passes second reading at Queen's Park

MP’s Tax Fairness for Realtors Act passes second reading at Queen’s Park

The Tax Fairness for Realtors Act, designed to give Ontario realtors the same ability to personally incorporate, passed at second reading at the Legislature Thursday. Prince Edward-Hastings MPP Todd Smith, the bill’s sponsor, said the bill gives realtors the same ability that many other professions – including lawyers, healthcare professionals, accountants, mortgage brokers, and financial […]

OPP on scene of death investigation

OPP on scene of death investigation

Prince Edward County OPP officers are currently on scene at death investigation on Marsh Road in Ameliasburgh. Early this morning officers were called to a residential treatment facility upon the discovery of the man. The coroner’s office has been notified. The detachment confirms a 47-year-old male deceased. The name will not be released until next-of-kin is […]

County's business leaders talk about challenges of working in the County

County’s business leaders talk about challenges of working in the County

The County’s Economic Development Commission heard what the municipality’s businesses leaders think about challenges of doing business in the County and changes they would like to see in the next five years. At Wednesday’s meeting at Shire Hall, the CEDC received a report from a Business Leaders Forum held March 2 with input from 21 […]

Study would look at County's vacation rentals and possibility for branded hotels

Study would look at County’s vacation rentals and possibility for branded hotels

Prince Edward County’s Community and Economic Development Commission recommended Wednesday that a contract for consulting be awarded to study current short-term accommodations and the possibility of branded hotels in the County. The commission issued a request for proposals in January that noted growing tourism in the County has resulted in a struggle to accommodate the […]

Bloomfield CIBC branch to close

Bloomfield CIBC branch to close

Customers of CIBC in Bloomfield are learning the branch and instant teller machine will be gone this September. The bank will have been located at 257 Main St., for a week short of 62 years. It opened as the Canadian Bank of Commerce on September 30, 1955. (The bank merged with the Imperial Bank of Canada in […]

Federal budget 2017 highlights

Federal budget 2017 highlights

Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered a federal budget thin of new spending but affecting those who smoke, drink, take transit, care for loved ones or are trying to have a baby. He tabled the Liberal’s second federal budget in the House of Commons on Wednesday. The budget projects a $28.5 billion deficit this year, expected […]

MPP Smith ejected amid heated debate

MPP Smith ejected amid heated debate

UPDATED – Heated debate over the provincial Liberal’s new advertising blitz for lower hydro rates got Prince Edward Hastings MPP Todd Smith escorted out of the legislature Tuesday. Monday, the PCs asked the Speaker of the House to find the government in contempt because the campaign is under way before the legislation to cut the rates has […]

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