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Celebrating suds

Posted: July 21, 2017 at 9:16 am   /   County News

County beer producers embrace local with beer and cider festival When Nat and Drew Wollenberg met, they were both going to be rock stars. Both were studying at a university in Australia, but their story begins with their rock band. The band’s drummer was a hobby brewer. As poor students, brewing their own beer was […]

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Pathway to healing

Posted: July 21, 2017 at 9:06 am   /   County News

Retreat offers unique residential healing program Nestled in the northeast quadrant of Big Island is a tranquil oasis of healing and recovery for survivors of sexual assault. Now in its fifth year, the Paths of Courage Healing and Retreat Centre is operated by the Sexual Assault Centre for Quinte and District (SACQD) and offers a […]

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Board challenged

Posted: July 21, 2017 at 9:00 am   /   County News

Parents ask ministry to take a closer look at school closure process Today, a group of five members, some from the Queen Elizabeth Accommodation Review Committee (ARC), submitted a request for an administrative review of the board’s process that led to the decision last month to close Queen Elizabeth School in Picton, as well as […]

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Theft from Bloomfield car dealership

Posted: July 19, 2017 at 11:59 am   /   County News

The Prince Edward County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting the assistance of the public in relation to a theft of rims and tires that occurred sometime overnight on July 17, 2017. An unknown person or persons attended Prinzen Ford on Main Street in Bloomfield. They proceeded to remove the tires and […]

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Size of Council Timeline

Posted: July 12, 2017 at 2:13 pm   /   County News, Size of Council

June 2008 Ad hoc committee formed to research and examine electoral and representative models The ad hoc committee is subsequently directed not to make a recommendation November 2008 Ad hoc committee produces report with 14 alternatives Council deliberates 14 options. After several days of debate, council is stalemated January 2009 Council abandons its attempt to […]

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Royals acclaimed

Posted: July 7, 2017 at 10:09 am   /   County News

Tumultuous Wellington welcome for Charles and Camilla An enthusiastic crowd greeted Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, as they arrived at the Wellington farmers’ market on Friday afternoon. Many of those waiting had endured the on-and-off showers of the morning in order to secure a prime spot in the publicly accessible areas. […]

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Canada Day in the County

Posted: July 6, 2017 at 10:53 am   /   County News

Photos by Ramesh Pooran / Mihal Zada

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A Royal Afternoon

Posted: July 6, 2017 at 10:31 am   /   County News

Photos by Ramesh Pooran

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Vimy planes touch down

Posted: July 4, 2017 at 1:28 pm   /   County News

Story and Photos: Sharon Harrison Three First World War vintage replica biplanes dropped into the Prince Edward Flying Club located at the Picton Airport for a brief visit Monday.  Vimy Flight: Birth of a Nation, a cross-Canada Vimy Centennial Tour, gave the public a rare chance to see these remarkable aircraft up close and personal, […]

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Animal house

Posted: June 30, 2017 at 9:19 am   /   County News

Despite pushback, snakes and spiders make their way to Wellington When Marc Cunningham debuted Wild Zoo Parties in February, he knew he would get some pushback. After all, this isn’t his first rodeo, so to speak. The first pushback came from his parents. As a small child, Cunningham developed an interest in amphibians and reptiles. […]

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