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Gas tax funds County road work

Gas tax funds County road work

Road work continues in Prince Edward County as the second installment of the 2015 Federal Gas Tax allotment is in the mail. Earlier in July, the County received its first installment ($731,356) of the 2015 allotment totaling $1,462,712. The second installment is to be received in the fall. Projects to be funded from Federal Gas […]

Council supports heritage permit for Picton's Royal Hotel

Council supports heritage permit for Picton’s Royal Hotel

UPDATE: The application passed unanimously. Mayor Robert Quaiff called a special council meeting for Tuesday, Aug 4th for final approval. They will start as soon as possible and it is expected to take about two years. A special meeting of council’s  Committee of the Whole today will consider a Major Heritage Permit for Site Plan […]

Council to seek advice on appealing turbine REA

Council to seek advice on appealing turbine REA

UPDATE: Council voted against taking immediate action and decided only to receive the report at this time. In closed session following tonight’s council meeting at Shire Hall, councillors are to receive legal advice from the County Solicitor in regard to appealing the province’s recent decision to issue a Renewal Energy Appproval (REA) for the White […]

Six join Hospice Prince Edward board

Six join Hospice Prince Edward board

Six new board members were appointed to Hospice Prince Edward Monday at the board of directors meeting. Birgit Langwisch, president and chair of the board of directors said the addition makes a quorum. A public request for further applicants to the board will bring the foundation to a full complement of 11 members. “I am […]

Subdivision projects expect council OK

Subdivision projects expect council OK

Prince Edward County council could authorize an agreement for “pre-servicing” construction related to the Pineridge subdivision in Picton. Owner David Cleave’s request will be examined at tonight’s council meeting. The $1 million project is expected to build 34 detached homes, south east of Carrying Place. Work for this stage would include installation of water and […]

$900,000 investment in tech to enhance lives and leisure

$900,000 investment in tech to enhance lives and leisure

  Two technology companies based at Picton’s Business Innovation Centre will benefit lives and leisure as they expand and grow thanks to venture capital investments announced Monday. Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for FedDev Ontario  and Prince Edward-Hastings MP Daryl Kramp announced capital investments of $900,000 at Huff Estates Winery in partnership with First Stone […]

'Alignment' key to getting County a new hospital

‘Alignment’ key to getting County a new hospital

Municipal, regional, provincial and community “alignment” will be key to building a new hospital in Prince Edward County. A special meeting at Shire Hall  was organized to receive presentations from officials for council to gain information about the process from planning to construction. The County expects to approval may come through in the fall to […]

County to invite feedback on uses for Wellington property

County to invite feedback on uses for Wellington property

The County plans to invite public feedback on potential uses of property it bought in Wellington. The County recently approved the purchase of 282 and 284 Main Street, to facilitate the Lane Creek Diversion Project. The rehabilitation of the creek culvert will take place underneath the site, council is considering uses for it once rehabilitation […]

Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in Bloomfield

Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in Bloomfield

The Hastings Prince Edward Public Health unit has found a pool of mosquitoes in the Bloomfield area carrying West Nile Virus. This is the first direct evidence of West Nile activity in our area this summer,” said Dave Dodgson, program manager, in a press release. The health unit conducts an adult mosquito surveillance program using […]

Seller's market for residential real estate

Seller’s market for residential real estate

Residential listings numbers down for the month of June signals a strong seller’s marker, reports Quinte and District Real Estate Association president Jamie Troke. “Residential listing numbers for June are down 2.8 per cent, from 598 in 2014 to 581 in 2015, which indicates it’s still a strong sellers market,” he said. “With all the […]

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