Site powered by Infolink MAKE THIS YOUR PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY HOME...PAGE!  Friday, August 28th, 2015

RSSAll Entries in the "Local News" Category

Ferry service delayed for third time

Ferry service delayed for third time

The Ministry of Transportation has struck out with Glenora Ferry users this summer as Prince Edward County Mayor Robert Quaiff just received a third notification of no return to 15-minute two-boat service. Glenora Ferry service will continue to run one boat short for an unknown amount of time. The ministry said the lack of service […]

Picton Main Street project postponed

Picton Main Street project postponed

The Picton Main Street Rehabilitation Project has been postponed until the spring of 2016. “As bids received were significantly higher than estimated project cost, the County has been forced to cancel the project tender,” said Robert McAuley, Commissioner of Engineering Development and Works in a statement. “The tender will be revised and re-issued in the […]

Ellis opens Liberal campaign office in Picton

Ellis opens Liberal campaign office in Picton

While the ribbon and the cake were cut Wednesday to officially open the Picton campaign office, Neil Ellis and his team have actually been busy for months canvassing, knocking on doors, making phone calls and hosting events. Volunteers and supporters cheered the Liberal candidate in the new Bay of Quinte riding Wednesday at the formal […]

Health unit move on Sept. agenda

Health unit move on Sept. agenda

The relocation of the Picton Health Unit office will be discussed at the Sept. 2 meeting of Hastings Prince Edward Public Health, in Belleville. The organization hopes to vacate its space at 74 King Street in Picton (former Gazette office) when the lease expires at year end. A possible site includes re-location to an office […]

Hospital foundation appoints executive director

Hospital foundation appoints executive director

Leo Finnegan, chair of the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation announced today that following an extensive recruitment process the board has appointed Penny Rolinski, a Picton resident, to the position of Executive Director, effective Sept. 8, 2015. “The recruitment process we initiated last spring resulted in a large number of applications from highly qualified […]

Jenkins opens Conservative campaign office in Picton

Jenkins opens Conservative campaign office in Picton

Family, friends and supporters helped Jodie Jenkins open his Prince Edward County campaign office Tuesday night in Picton. Jenkins cut a ribbon – and the cake – officially opening the Oct. 19 federal election campaign office across from the Metro grocery store, at 66 Main St. “We are so pleased, honoured and proud to have so many familiar […]

Hospital, Hospice receive grants from estate art auction event

Hospital, Hospice receive grants from estate art auction event

The Jack and Ruby Lockyer Ward Fund made two grant presentations this week – the first from more than $70,700 earned at an estate art auction in June. The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation and Hospice Prince Edward Foundation each received $17, 682 on Tuesday. Proceeds the art auction of original works are expected […]

Mayor shows MTO minister "rough welcome to County"

Mayor shows MTO minister “rough welcome to County”

Prince Edward County Mayor Robert Quaiff is pleased with a meeting today with Ministry of Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca about reduced Glenora ferry service in prime tourist season. The meeting was fit between meetings of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference in Niagara Falls. “It was a good meeting and the minister will […]

Ride to support veterans visiting Quinte area communities

Ride to support veterans visiting Quinte area communities

Veteran Paul Nichols began the ride in mid-April to increase awareness and funding support for veterans By Ross Lees More than 700 veterans and serving Canadian Armed Forces members are expected to join Paul Nichols by the time he completes a seven-month, cross-Canada horseback ride to support veterans and their families. In mid-April, veteran Paul Nichols, […]

Residents don't want to put up a parking lot

Residents don’t want to put up a parking lot

Residents will make recommendations on preserving the historic nature of Wellington’s Main Street at council’s committee of the whole meeting Thursday. Deputations are scheduled by Pam Carter and Bill Hurst regarding the building at the intersection of Wharf and Main streets. It was sold to the County in June, allowing a more affordable solution to […]

HOME     LOCAL     MARKETPLACE     COMMUNITY     CONTACT US
© Copyright Prince Edward County News countylive.ca 2015 • All rights reserved.