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Skyway bridge reopened following fatal collision

Skyway bridge reopened following fatal collision

Friday morning just after 11 a.m. officers with the Tyendinaga Police Service and Napanee detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Hwy 49 and Bayshore Road. Tyendinaga Mohawk Fire Service attended the scene.   One of the involved vehicles, a Dodge pick-up, was engulfed in flames. The [...]

Carry On Sergeant screening celebrates film produced in Trenton

Carry On Sergeant screening celebrates film produced in Trenton

One of the most important titles in Canadian film history will screen Nov. 10 at Picton’s historic Regent Theatre in honour of the 100th anniversary of the First World War. The 1928 silent film Carry On Sergeant, was filmed in Trenton and surrounding areas by Canadian filmmaker Gordon Sparking and British director Bruce Bainsfather. The [...]

Peewees hockey champs complete the sweep

Peewees hockey champs complete the sweep

By Dan Davies PEC Kings Peewee BB coach The PEC Peewee BB  team started last weekend’s Milk tourney trying to upgrade the previous weekend’s successful B championship in Detroit for the Motown Cup. Friday morning started early against rival Port Hope. The Kings came out flying and by the second period were able to build [...]

Tawnya and MPP Todd Smith congratulate Susan and Robert Quaiff.

Mayor-elect Robert Quaiff and nine new faces for County council

Robert Quaiff will lead Prince Edward County council as mayor, with nine new members at Shire Hall. Voter turnout was 43.79 per cent with 9,637 ballots cast out of 22,006 registered voters. Quaiff defeated newcomer Jeff Goddard and Paul Boyd to replace the retiring Peter Mertens as mayor. Quaiff earned 4,837 votes (51.10 per cent) [...]

County election night unofficial results

County election night unofficial results

UNOFFICIAL RESULTS: Robert Quaiff           4837     51.10% Jeff Goddard    2817     29.76% Paul Boyd    1811     19.13% PICTON: Lenny Epstein      713     25.20% Treat Hull                 663     23.44% Phil St-Jean     480     16.97% Laverne Bailey    413     14.60% Stephanie Bell    283     10.00% Ray Hobson    277     9.79% BLOOMFIELD: Barry Turpin acclaimed WELLINGTON: [...]

Fugitive has ties to Belleville area

Fugitive has ties to Belleville area

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad of the Ontario Provincial Police is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada-wide warrant as a result of a breach of their parole. Barry Fry, age 48,  is described as a Native Canadian male, 6’ (183 cm) tall, 199 pounds (90 kg), with [...]

Jodie Jenkins wins Conservative nod

Jodie Jenkins wins Conservative nod

Jodie Jenkins has won the nod to lead the new Bay of Quinte riding federal Conservative party. The party vote was held Saturday at Centennial Secondary School in Belleville.  John Bonn and Don Bonter were also vying for the position. Current MP Conservative Daryl Kramp  will seek re-election in the northern part of the new [...]

Melissa Dingle

Strong start to season for youth swim team

Belleville Youth Swim Team (BYST)  – including Prince Edward County members – swam well at the first meet of the season. “Twenty-four members competed and achieved close to 75 per cent best times.  Many athletes experienced huge time improvements and the team combined to drop over nine minutes in total,” said Brandon Oates, head coach. [...]

Registration for online voting extended to October 27 at 6 p.m.

Registration for online voting extended to October 27 at 6 p.m.

Some PEC electors have experienced difficulty connecting to the online voting website provided on the voter notification cards. As a result, online voting has been extended to election day, Monday, Oct. 27. County Clerk Kim White, Returning Officer, said she has been informed by Dominion Voting that the company has addressed issues that some electors [...]

PEC mayor candidates on the issues – videos

PEC mayor candidates on the issues – videos

The three candidates for mayor of Prince Edward County joined Picton ward candidates at a standing room only meeting hosted by the Picton Business Improvement Association Thursday night. In the videos below, the mayor candidates give an opening statement, respond to two prepared questions from the BIA, questions from the audience. Questions include: What actions [...]

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