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Posted: November 22, 2017 at 10:03 am   /   County News

Local tortoises vs. Burgundian hares They’ve been at it from around the first century BC. Admittedly, their efforts didn’t become systematic until 1336 when the Cistercians, known for paying attention to detail, began differentiating between various parcels of land in their better vineyards. In 1395, additional order was imposed by Duke Philip the Bold, who […]

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Darkspark and the Obamas

Posted: November 17, 2017 at 8:57 am   /   County News

Local couple running arts not-for-profit make a connection with the Obama Foundation County resident D’ari Lisle was one of only 500 carefully chosen invitees to attend the inaugural Obama Foundation Summit held in Chicago a few weeks ago. The goal of the summit was to bring together the best and brightest to help conceptualize and […]

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Park focused

Posted: November 17, 2017 at 8:53 am   /   County News

How many is too many visitors when the environment is at stake? Sandbanks Provincial Park is always a focal point when it comes to environmental issues in the County. It is a unique ecosystem enclosed by the world’s largest baymouth barrier dune formation. Luckily for humans, this ecosystem is also a fantastic place to relax […]

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The right words

Posted: November 16, 2017 at 9:29 am   /   County News

New book of poems reflects upon life on the south shore When JC Sulzenko was approaching the end of a 25-year career with the government, she came to the realization that despite all the effort she had put into it, that career was really not her life’s work. She yearned for something more. “It was […]

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Posted: November 14, 2017 at 12:47 pm   /   County News

New documentary coincides with the second anniversary of the Al-Jasem’s arrival It’s been two years since the Al-Jasem family arrived from Syria and joined our community. To help celebrate that milestone, there is a documentary soon to be released about their arrival to the County, with the help of PECSyria. It is called Sponsorland: and […]

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Posted: November 10, 2017 at 8:54 am   /   County News

Old houses brought back to life on Main Street There are two renovation projects happening on Main Street in Wellington. Both houses were originally built before 1850, and both are being meticulously restored to their former glory. The first is a home renovation/passion project for Jim Kotsilidis and his wife Lynn Gillingham. Their house at […]

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Wartime heroes

Posted: November 10, 2017 at 8:48 am   /   County News

Two great stories collide through one friendship When Bob Stock and Rick Byce met via their pets at the Picton dog park a year and a half ago, neither of them knew how close a connection they were making. It wasn’t until further along in their friendship that they realized some amazing similarities about their […]

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Trees in the park to come down

Posted: November 6, 2017 at 1:58 pm   /   County News

The County of Prince Edward will remove two Norway maple trees located in Wellington Park and grind the stumps below grade on Wednesday, November 8. County Arborists, the tree removal contractor, will be working between the hours of 8:30 am and 5 pm, on Nov. 8. The trees are located adjacent to the Wellington Park […]

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Danforth Road closed November 9

Posted: November 6, 2017 at 11:26 am   /   County News

Danforth Road between Baitleys Road and Chase Road will be closed to through traffic on Thursday, November 9 The road will be closed between the hours of 7 am and 5:30 pm on Thursday, Nov. 9. During the road closure, Coco Paving will replace a culvert located between 642 Danforth Rd. and Karlo Estates Winery. […]

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Posted: November 3, 2017 at 8:59 am   /   County News

Drama class stages play about child soldier at Vimy Students in teacher Matthew Sheahan’s senior drama class at PECI have been spending their morning class rehearsing for a stage adaptation of Suzanne Pasternak’s play Vimy and the Boy Soldier from Hillier to be performed at Hillier Hall on November 9. Producer Conrad Beaubien approached Sheahan […]

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