County News

TASTE change

Posted: November 3, 2017 at 8:52 am   /   County News

A new direction for PECWA and its calendar of events This season, TASTE returned with a makeover and a newly defined vision from Prince Edward County Winegrowers Association (PECWA) not only for TASTE, but for all of their marquee events. PECWA has also gone through its own transition, with the appointment of Duarte Da Silva […]

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Old hospital blues

Posted: November 3, 2017 at 8:48 am   /   County News

Picton hospital has to come down The hospital development in Picton is still years away from breaking ground. But it doesn’t seem that way from the number of people expounding on what it will look like and where it will be located. Theories aside, there is one certainty in this equation. The current hospital building […]

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Salt in the wound

Posted: October 27, 2017 at 8:58 am   /   County News

Picton Terminals has large section of salt uncovered and open to the elements Picton Terminals is stockpiling a massive mound of salt and Picton Bay neighbours worry that it is not being cared for properly. Recently, a portion of the tarp that was covering the pile had blown off, leaving a significant section of salt […]

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Worn out

Posted: October 26, 2017 at 3:55 pm   /   County News

Wellington Rec Committee disbands. New volunteers needed. The Wellington Recreation Committee (WRC) has disbanded. It was a closeknit team of volunteers in our community that were able to pull off some pretty spectacular events during their tenure. Not only the obvious ones like Canada Day, but new activities like pickle ball and line dancing were […]

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“Not going to happen”

Posted: October 20, 2017 at 9:01 am   /   County News

Still some fight left in Prince Edward County The fight isn’t over.” That was the message from hundreds of County residents, health experts, biologists, a wine maker and politicians at a rally on Sunday afternoon to stop the development and construction of industrial wind turbines near Milford. wpd Canada does not have a Notice to […]

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Another branch

Posted: October 20, 2017 at 8:53 am   /   County News

Family tree at Campbell’s Orchards continues to grow The old adage about the apple and the tree is never more relevant than at Campbell’s Orchards in October. It’s all hands on deck for the family, because around Thanksgiving the floodgates open and the orchard plays host to a fall invasion. People from far and wide […]

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Passing judgement

Posted: October 18, 2017 at 10:43 am   /   County News

Pitting County Pinot Noir’s against France’s finest It’s pinot noir. It’s known as the “heartbreak grape.” Yet, last June, at the National Wine Awards of Canada, over 100 Pinots competed, with 10 capturing Gold medals. According to David Lawrason, one of Canada’s most insightful wine writers ( and a friend, pinot noir is Canada’s “most […]

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Catch and release

Posted: October 13, 2017 at 9:03 am   /   County News

Bird banding program aims to monitor species’ health The fall migration season is well under way, with thousands of songbirds passing across the County, resting and feeding all along the south shore before the arduous trip across the lake. But the woods are relatively silent. In the spring, the birds— males in particular—have one thing […]

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Say it ain’t so

Posted: October 13, 2017 at 8:57 am   /   County News

Chef Elliot and Sommelier Laura are saying goodbye, for now For patrons and friends of The Hubb at Angeline’s in Bloomfield, hearing that Laura and Elliot were leaving after five years must have made their hearts sink a bit. Patrons of the restaurant over the years were more than customers, they were treated with the […]

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County scenes

Posted: October 13, 2017 at 8:54 am   /   County News

Dramatic landscape images on display at Closson-Chase Johnny C.Y. Lam has travelled the world taking photographs for The Globe and Mail and CBC as well as a number of non-governmental organizations. He has covered assignments in places such as India, Rwanda and Argentina, and has been profoundly affected by the people that he met during […]

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