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Historic win for County Clippers U12 girls

Historic win for County Clippers U12 girls

The County Clippers U12 Girls made history this past weekend earning a silver medal at the Ontario Cup in Bradford. The girls are the first team in club history to medal at provincial championships. Game wrap-ups with Coach Lesley Lavender: Game 1 vs. Toronto Lords: 32 – 15 WIN The Clippers opened the tournament with […]

Expect delays on Picton Main Wednesday-Thursday

Expect delays on Picton Main Wednesday-Thursday

Drivers on Picton’s Main Street should be prepared for minor traffic delays this week as Priestly Demolition Inc. is scheduled to be removing shoring towers as part of the re-development of the Royal Hotel. A crane will be required during removal, and traffic lanes will be shifted around the site. Construction is set for Wednesday, […]

Parrott donation gets heat at the Regent

Parrott donation gets heat at the Regent

Picton’s Regent Theatre was warm to a $20,000 grant from the John M. and Bernice Parrott Foundation to upgrade the heating system in the historic building. “The new system will address the heating issues in the section of the building that fronts Main Street, an area that dates all the way back to the 1850s,” […]

Seeking permission for wild zoo parties in the County

Seeking permission for wild zoo parties in the County

A request to bring a wild zoo party to the County is to come before Thursday’s Committee of the Whole meeting. Marc Cunningham, of Wild Zoo Parties, is scheduled to make a request for exemption to the County’s exotic animal bylaw to present shows in Prince Edward County. “I have been performing these educational shows for over […]

Canada 150, PEC 225 celebration plans under way

Canada 150, PEC 225 celebration plans under way

The Canada 150 and PEC 225 Celebration committee will update council this week on plans and events for celebrating the milestones during 2017. The committee of eight members has a $25,000 budget from council to encourge individuals and groups to collaborate, innovate and share information about Canada’s 150th birthday, and the County’s 225th year. Promoting […]

Boil water advisory for Consecon, Carrying Place lifted

Boil water advisory for Consecon, Carrying Place lifted

UPDATE SATURDAY – Effective 3:20pm, Saturday, March 25, the Boil Water Advisory has been lifted by the Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit for all users of the Consecon/Carrying Place Drinking Water System. · Sampling and testing confirms that the drinking water meets or exceeds the Provincial Water Quality Standards. · All customers may resume […]

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 […]

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 […]

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