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Precautionary boil water advisory for Consecon, Carrying Place

Precautionary boil water advisory for Consecon, Carrying Place

UPDATE – As a result of a watermain break in Quinte West at Trenton’s water supply facility, a precautionary boil water advisory has been issued for all municipal drinking water system customers connected in Consecon/Carrying Place. The Boil Water Advisory for Trenton, west of the Trent River, has been lifted. It is expected to continue to […]

Nominate a County volunteer for recognition - one week left!

Nominate a County volunteer for recognition – one week left!

The Wellings of Picton will host its second annual PEC Volunteer Recognition Award Luncheon at its newly opened adult lifestyle community building in Picton. The call for nominations ends March 31. “We are asking the community at large to submit a nomination on behalf of a volunteer who you think has made a significant impact […]

Laughter habit-forming amidst a whole lot of Nunsense

Laughter habit-forming amidst a whole lot of Nunsense

The Sisters of Hoboken are bringing zany fun to Milford this spring as the Marysburgh Mummers’ theatre troupe presents Nunsense. The heavenly musical comedy features five nuns hungry for the spotlight, who find themselves in a predicament when their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, accidentally poisons 52 of their fellow sisters. When the convent’s first in […]

New rules for those who fly drones for fun

New rules for those who fly drones for fun

Federal Minister of Transport Marc Garneau set new restrictions on recreational drone users, limiting their use near people, animals and buildings. Transport Canada says there were 148 incidents involving drones last year – up from 85 in 2015. If you fly your drone for fun and it weighs more than 250g and up to 35kg, […]

Search and rescue flare training Thursday night

Search and rescue flare training Thursday night

8 Wing CFB Trenton 424 (Transport and Rescue) Squadron will be conducting flare training over Lake Ontario, south of Brighton and west of Prince Edward County starting at 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. Thursday, March 16. In the area during this time, a CC-130H Hercules will be launching yellow-white flares from an altitude no higher […]

Delightful magicians deliver magic and comedy to Picton Library audience

Delightful magicians deliver magic and comedy to Picton Library audience

Husband-wife magicians Brent and Sarah delighted a packed house at the County Public Library Picton Branch Monday night with their clever mix of talented magic, animated comedy and interactive fun. The couple’s engaging and energetic performance delivered polished, professional magic and several surprises to the pleasure of young and older in attendance. March Break fun […]

Wellington Rotary plans "significant" hospital fundraising

Wellington Rotary plans “significant” hospital fundraising

The Rotary Club of Wellington plans to spearhead fundraising “for a significant portion” of the community’s share of the proposed new hospital in Prince Edward County. In recognition of the club’s 15th anniversary, and co-incident with the 150th anniversary of Canada, the club proposes to take the lead in fundraising over the next five years. The […]

Spring Countylicious launch silver lining in last blast of winter

Spring Countylicious launch silver lining in last blast of winter

Despite warnings of a last blast of winter, County’s chefs are focusing on hosting spring Countylicious with a record number of restaurants participating. The 11th annual offering of tastes of the County’s finest three-course menus for a fixed price funs from March 31 – April 23 this year. Pomodoro chef Lili Sullivan hosted a Countylicious […]

Governance program helps train youth for not-for-profits

Governance program helps train youth for not-for-profits

An innovative youth governance program has been launched to provide training for members of the Bay of Quinte Youth Council to help place them on local not-for-profit boards and committees. Youth council members took part in a custom training program designed and facilitated by Brandi Hodge, Director of Community Engagement, at the United Way of […]

Funding requests exceed United Way resources

Funding requests exceed United Way resources

This year’s campaign shortfall impacted United Way’s investment to communities in Hastings & Prince Edward. With fewer dollars to allocate, citizen review volunteers had decisions to make. Similar to previous years, the requests for funding exceeded available resources,” said Judi Gilbert, Executive Director. “This year agencies felt the impact of the organization having fewer dollars […]

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