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Dispute between County and WPD over permits powers up

A dispute over a stalled Road Users Agreement is heating up between Prince Edward County and a wind proponent planning to construct nine turbines in South Marysburgh. Mayor Robert Quaiff has...

 

Flood warning downgraded by Lower Trent Conservation

There’s some welcome news for property owners along the Lake Ontario and Bay of Quinte shorelines from Quinte West to Grafton. Lower Trent Conservation is downgrading its flood warning, to a...

 
 

HPE Public Health releases weekly beach report

It’s another clean week in the Hastings Prince Edward area as far as beach postings go. Hastings Prince Edward Public Health says no area beaches have been posted as unsafe for...

 

FARM 911 remembers Emily

Farm 911 the Emily Project, named in honour of a young local girl killed in a farm accident, was officially launched in a ceremony at the Hastings County Plowing...

 
 

Canadians turn to U.S. for best views of total solar eclipse

By: Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press Joe Carr’s most memorable total solar eclipse had ties to former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi. He stayed in a tent in the Sahara Desert supplied...

 

Save Picton Bay launches legal action against the County

(Photo: Dave Tugwood/Facebook- Save Picton Bay) A group of residents concerned about the environmental impacts of a commercial/industrial port on Picton Bay has commenced a legal action against Prince Edward County...

 
 

‘Go with your gut’ to the Fermentation Festival...

Go with your gut. That’s the message Pyramid Ferments owners Jenna Empey and husband Alex Currie have been spreading through the region for years with their sauerkraut, kimchi and brine products...

 

MOECC investigating uncovered salt pile at Picton Terminals

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change is investigating Picton Terminals for noncompliance with a Provincial Officer’s Order to cover salt piles at the quarry. On November 1, the MOECC issued...

 
 

Cool tips on sorting your blue box more efficiently

Looking for faster and easier ways to sort your recycling? Well look no further! Quinte Waste Solutions has a list of hassle free tips to help you become a super sorter in...

 

Confirmation of funnel cloud, but not tornado, in PEC

Funnel cloud spotted in Picton.(Photo: Tristan Rhoads) Officials with Environment Canada have confirmed that a funnel cloud was spotted in Prince Edward County on the long weekend, but say they’re unsure...

 
 
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