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Rise of the Canadian Right?

Rise of the Canadian Right?

The world is in a state of upheaval right now. And it should be noted that the world is always in a state of upheaval. Someone called it “the curse of living in interesting times.” This column is not solely about Trump, but the Trump Experience is certaily a world-changer. Trump’s rise to power has […]

Bring back classic 'bullet-proof' plants to your gardens

Bring back classic ‘bullet-proof’ plants to your gardens

After a few rough winters, a lot of our gardens are looking a little haggard (as are the gardeners). This may be the perfect time to start bringing back some of the classic ‘bullet-proof’ plants into our landscaped spaces. The timing also seems to be perfect for all of the new gardeners and homeowners who […]

PEPtBO launches Nature Matters! in Prince Edward County

PEPtBO launches Nature Matters! in Prince Edward County

Members and friends of the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory (PEPtBO) are encouraging the celebration, appreciation and protection of nature in the County. Just in time for Earth Day weekend, PEPtBO launched Nature Matters!, a 48-page booklet featuring dozens of local nature-related events being held in Prince Edward County. “There’s so much to celebrate about […]

County author Janet Kellough's Wishful Seeing on Arthur Ellis Award shortlist

County author Janet Kellough’s Wishful Seeing on Arthur Ellis Award shortlist

Janet Kellough’s book ‘Wishful Seeing’ has been short-listed for a Crime Writers of Canada’s 2017 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel. The award honours excellence in Canadian crime writing. Finalists are announced late April and winners are honoured at the annual awards banquet in late May or early June. “Well, that was an interesting day. […]

Watermain flushing, hydrant maintenance in Wellington this week

Watermain flushing, hydrant maintenance in Wellington this week

The County’s watermain flushing and hydrant maintenance program begins Monday, April 24, in Wellington. Water mains will be flushed and hydrants will be serviced throughout the County’s Drinking Water Systems in accordance with the Ontario Fire Code between the hours of 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday to Friday. The spring watermain flushing and hydrant […]

Have your say about the future health of the Bay of Quinte

Have your say about the future health of the Bay of Quinte

Three environmental challenges for the Bay of Quinte are set to be removed. The Bay of Quinte Remedial Action Plan (BQRAP) Restoration Council announced Tuesday that after years of extensive scientific research three of the environmental challenges identified for the Bay of Quinte are ready to start the process of changing their status to “unimpaired”. […]

Those bright spots might be flares April 25-27

Those bright spots might be flares April 25-27

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 8:30 p.m. until midnight Tuesday, April 25 to Thursday, April 27. In the area during this time, a CC-130H Hercules will be launching yellow-white flares from an altitude no […]

Glenora Ferry to be out of service six hours Wednesday

Glenora Ferry to be out of service six hours Wednesday

The Ministry of Transportation advises the Glenora ferry will be out-of-service for planned maintenance on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The final ferry trip will leave Adolphustown at 9:15 a.m. prior to the service disruption. The ferry is expected to return to service for the 3 p.m. trip departing from Glenora.

Free cake for Canada Day crowds enjoying 24th annual Art in the County

Free cake for Canada Day crowds enjoying 24th annual Art in the County

When the Prince Edward Arts Council showcases the finest works of its members during this year’s 24th annual Art in the County event, they will also welcome Canada Day crowds free of charge. The Arts Council, in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, will waive its $3 show admission fee and provide viewers with birthday cake […]

Rain delays construction work on Main St., Picton

Rain delays construction work on Main St., Picton

UPDATE: Forecasted heavy rain over the next week has forced a delay in some of the scheduled work. Some construction will still begin on Wednesday, April 19.  However, the majority of work will be delayed until the weather forecast improves. On Tuesday, April 18th, crews from Taggart Construction will return to complete remaining elements of […]

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