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Flood warning continues for July

Flood warning continues for July

Water levels on Lake Ontario and the Bay of Quinte have been gradually decreasing since they peaked at the end of May, but flood warnings remain in place – at least for another month. “Water levels will continue to decline throughout the summer but wind, waves, and widespread heavy rainfall create short-term higher water levels […]

Wage increases expected to create change at County businesses

Wage increases expected to create change at County businesses

The Prince Edward County Chamber of Commerce, in a survey of membership, learned minimum wage increases may change how some County workplaces operate. Emily Cowan, the chamber’s executive director, said the survey focused on the increase in minimum wage by $2.40 in January 2018 and a further $1 in 2019. She noted most employers agreed […]

Spree of thefts at County businesses

Spree of thefts at County businesses

UPDATE June 27: Prince Edward County OPP is requesting the assistance of the public in relation to five break and enter investigations. OPP report the break and enters are believed to be related to the occurence at Rockin’ Rogers Pizzeria in Wellington in the early hours of June 26th. The same day, starting at approximately […]

Two rescued from overturned kayak

Two rescued from overturned kayak

Prince Edward County emergency services responded to a boater in distress call Saturday afternoon in the Adolphus Reach area. At approximately 3:13 p.m., Prince Edward County OPP, firefighters and emergency medical services were called to Birch Lane, past Lake on the Mountain. Prince Edward County firefighters were able to reach an overturned kayak and get […]

'Local Share' proposal adds one per cent tax to fund infrastructure

‘Local Share’ proposal adds one per cent tax to fund infrastructure

A ‘Local Share’ plan for a one per cent increase to the HST is being proposed to municipalities from across the province to help fund critical services like roads, bridges and transit. The proposal was explained to regional heads of municipalities on Friday in Picton. Mayor Robert Quaiff, chairman of the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus, […]

Itinerary announced for Royal visit to Prince Edward County

Itinerary announced for Royal visit to Prince Edward County

The whirlwind itinerary for the 2017 Royal Tour to Canada includes stops in Nunavut, Trenton, Wellington and Ottawa from June 29 to July 1. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, will be welcomed in Prince Edward County Friday, June 30 where they are scheduled to visit the Wellington Farmers’ […]

County lifts flooding state of emergency

County lifts flooding state of emergency

Prince Edward County Mayor Robert Quaiff has lifted the state of emergency that has been in place since May 9 due to localized flooding and high water levels on the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario. “The decline in water levels over the past several weeks has significantly reduced the risk of serious harm to […]

Avoiding bridge at Belleville a good idea

Avoiding bridge at Belleville a good idea

Traffic is backed up over the Norris Whitney Bridge and down Dundas in Belleville today due to paving of the intersection. John Ferguson shares this photo while he waits – 45 minutes and counting – to get back into the County. Some work is expected to continue on the bridge throughout the summer into the […]

Ag Minister cheers success of wineries with further funding

Ag Minister cheers success of wineries with further funding

Jeff Leal, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs visited Sandbaks Estate Winery Tuesday afternoon to kick off Ontario Wine Week and announce measures to help wineries and grape growers. Over the next three years, the province will invest $45 million to support wine and grape producers through the VQA Wine Support Program and the […]

Community prefers existing site for new hospital

Community prefers existing site for new hospital

Feedback received from the community about where the new Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital should be located was overwhelmingly in favour of the existing site. The planning committee will take the recommendation to the QHC board’s meeting June 27. Community meetings and discussions with a focus group consisting of 35 community leaders, health care partners, […]

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