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Green light

Green light

Council gives nod to industrial park site for new Picton firehall Council seized upon a revised…

Where eagles fly

Where eagles fly

Golden eagles would funnel through a turbine killing zone in Prince Edward County The south shore of…

Easing young minds

Easing young minds

Agency dedicated to children’s mental health helps kids go to camp and participate in sports Sophie feels…

Revised plan

Revised plan

  Staff propose smaller fire hall to be located in Picton industrial park; will consolidate…

Turtle goes back to court

Turtle goes back to court

Ontario’s highest court agrees to hear PECFN appeal on behalf of Blanding’s turtle The fight to…

Coming of age

Coming of age

66 Gilead releases Wild Oak Whisky Some things simply take time. The first barrel of…

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Needle art

Even with a background in Museum Studies and experience working in community museums, what I know about quilts you could probably push through the eye of a quilter’s needle. Of course, you know many of Ontario’s community museums have quilt collections. You knew that, right? I thought I’d write something profound, even witty, to let…

Needle art

Pink and blue

Every four years people go a little bit bananas over the World Cup. This year, Spain was knocked out early, so I haven’t really known where to hang my hat. I tried rooting for Italy but that was short-lived. I found myself distracted as Mario Balotelli zipped up the field in mismatched cleats— one pink…

Pink and blue

The next cup winner

You’ve got to hand it to those elite soccer players showing off their talents during the FIFA World Cup. They take home salaries in excess of half a million dollars a week; and their transfer value—the cost to a team to buy the player’s contract from his current team—is usually in the tens of millions.…

The next cup winner

True County spirit

The stainless steel tank had a huge influence on white wines. People tired of the excessive use of oak—and its vanilla and butter/cream palate—delight in the flavour profiles uncovered by this relatively new technology. Inspired by its success in the dairy industry, Emile Peynaud first promoted the use of stainless steel tanks as fermentation chambers…

True County spirit

Hockey Hall of Fame 2014

They covered the bases with this year’s group of inductees into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Four players will be inducted: Rob Blake, from Simcoe, Ontario; Domink Hasek, from Pardubice, Czechoslovakia; Mike Modano, from Livonia, Michigan; and Peter Forsberg, from Ornskoldsvik, Sweden. Add to that list a coach from Quebec, Pat Burns, and a referee…

Hockey Hall of Fame 2014

CONRAD BEAUBIEN

By comparison

By comparison

Seems as if there are mornings when it is not so much the light before dawn wandering through the window that speaks to me; some mornings I feel the earth turn. Like this one. Me, lying here below the skylight…

After the rains

After the rains

It would be like any other morning, except when the rains come: at dawn; drenching…

Song for Elly

Song for Elly

Spring wardrobe, scant on the forest ridge; scrublands of dogwood, chokecherry ragged. There’s a breeze.…

Mother’s Day stroll

Mother’s Day stroll

There is sheen to the land. Dew caught in the dawn, wet varnish: On the…

STEVE CAMPBELL

The new direction is the old direction

I know you’re all anxious to hear my plan for the County’s future. But first…

First, let’s define ourselves

As you know, Word on the Street is designed to engage County people in conversation and debate. And it gets lots of that—often readers and bloggers take off with ideas and concepts that weren’t even in my column, but this…

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