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Survey says – Summary

Posted: October 22, 2010 at 2:08 pm   /   County News

The Concerned Citizens of Prince Edward County conducted a nine-question survey of the candidates running for 16 seats around the municipal council table. Click here for the complete results.

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Against the grain awards

Posted: October 22, 2010 at 1:49 pm   /   County News

How the mayoral candidates made their mark in the campaign After three candidates’ meetings, it is clear that all six candidates for mayor have more in common than not. Each has a passion for the way of life in the County, each would like to give you better value for your tax dollar, provide affordable […]

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Meat grinder

Posted: October 22, 2010 at 1:36 pm   /   County News

Regent board looks into the abyss, again This is a sad story. A story that has been told before and seems destined to be told again and again. Only the names and faces change. The beleaguered remnants of the current Regent Theatre board sat for more than an hour on Saturday morning fielding questions from […]

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All business

Posted: October 22, 2010 at 1:25 pm   /   County News

The Dukes’ buttoned-down way of winning This morning the Wellington Dukes stand second in the nation, according to the Canadian Junior Hockey League weekly rankings, behind only the Humboldt Broncos of Saskatchewan. These are pretty lofty heights for the team from little old Wellington. The Dukes sit atop the Ontario Junior Hockey league ranks with […]

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Making a difference, one worm at a time

Posted: October 22, 2010 at 1:08 pm   /   County News

Young people tackle a debilitating problem for children around the world While some students spent their March Break kicking back on a beach or lacing up their skates in hockey tournaments, the Emdin sisters Fiona—16, and Abby, 15, of West Lake—worked to assist impoverished families in Jamaica. Their work on that humanitarian mission inspired them […]

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Survey says – week 3

Posted: October 15, 2010 at 1:29 pm   /   County News

Question 1: Should there be an internal municipal auditor for County programs to measure value for money, similar to the provincial and federal auditorsgeneral? Question 2: Does the County sufficiently protect farmland? Question 3: Will you work toward reducing the size of Council from 16 currently to 10 or fewer for the 2014 election? * […]

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On industrial wind turbines

Posted: October 15, 2010 at 1:24 pm   /   County News

Mertens alone among mayoral candidates in opposing turbines in the County Each passing week, seemingly, brings fresh stories that underline the challenges of industrial wind turbines as a renewable energy source. Whether it’s harnessing the unpredictability of the wind, the annoyance and harm these massive machines cause to those living nearby, the unsightliness or just […]

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Tough points

Posted: October 15, 2010 at 1:20 pm   /   County News

Dukes sit alone atop the East Division “There are no easy nights,” said Marty Abrams, coach and general manager of the Wellington Dukes. The coach’s comment was made looking forward to a pair of games against Toronto and Lindsay, warning his team about complacency. But 10 games into the regular season, this is about as […]

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Posted: October 13, 2010 at 6:39 pm   /   County News

In the following story published in the print edition on Oct. 13 we misstated the deadline for online voting. The deadline for online voting is midnight Oct. 20. Online voting As of Friday morning 611 electors had registered to enable them to vote online; 279 have voted already. That works out to about approximately 100 […]

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Public Candidates’ Meetings

Posted: October 12, 2010 at 4:17 pm   /   County News

Where: Ameliasburgh Town Hall, Ameliasburgh When: Thursday, October 14 at 7 p.m. Who: Local Ameliasburgh candidates and mayoral candidates Where: Picton Town Hall, Picton When: Thursday, October 14 at 7 p.m. Who: Local Picton candidates By: Picton Area Business Improvement Association Where: Wellington on the Lake Recreation Centre, Wellington When: Monday, October 18 at 6:45 […]

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