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Posted: November 12, 2010 at 4:35 pm   /   County News

Why wasn’t 2008 fine against Sinclair collected? Why wasn’t he stopped? That was the question many folks had in the days following that fateful Sunday morning when environmental criminal Jim Sinclair busted a hole into the side of the former Methodist Episcopal church on Main Street in Picton this past summer. He violated order after […]

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Life cut short

Posted: November 10, 2010 at 8:24 pm   /   County News

Canniff Foster remembered She was by accounts the most beautiful girl in Hillier Township. So Canniff Foster was as surprised as anyone when Helen Gilbert agreed to marry him. Canniff was a rugged young man, classically handsome and eager for adventure. Helen was the Hillier schoolteacher. It was 1917 and the war to end all […]

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Unity of knowledge

Posted: November 5, 2010 at 2:46 pm   /   County News

Leading experts pool their most recent understanding of the harm of industrial wind turbines on human health Piece by piece, presentation by presentation, the foundation upon which industrial wind industry and much of Ontario’s Green Energy Act sits was taken apart and dismantled this past weekend. The industrial wind turbine business was always on shaky […]

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Is the crown slipping?

Posted: November 5, 2010 at 2:19 pm   /   County News

Dukes facing bolder challengers It’s hard to get to the top—even harder to stay there. The Wellington Dukes went into Tuesday’s game against the Peterborough Stars with a two-point lead over the secondplace Stars. By the time you read this the Dukes will know if they now share top spot with the Stars or have […]

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Mertens elected mayor

Posted: October 29, 2010 at 1:51 pm   /   County News

A mix of new, familiar and well-known faces to serve on next council Prince Edward County has said it wants change. Voters spoke boldly on Monday delivering a strong mandate to its new mayor, serving up big changes on council and sending a clear signal it wants a smaller council table next time around. Peter […]

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‘Silence has become a luxury’

Posted: October 29, 2010 at 1:40 pm   /   County News

Wind energy symposium brings the brightest minds and clearest voices to Prince Edward County The folks of Mars Hill, Maine were once like residents in many rural communities across North America. They were concerned about the environment, climate change and their nation’s reliance on offshore oil to run their economy. They welcomed wind energy developers […]

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Quarterly review

Posted: October 29, 2010 at 1:40 pm   /   County News

Dukes where they want to be Just over a quarter of the Wellington Dukes season is now behind the team. The Dukes stand on top of their division and indeed own the best winning record in the OJHL. For the second straight week the Dukes are number two in the nation according to the CJHL’s […]

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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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