County News

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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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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