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Heat wave continues

Heat Warning in effect for: Belleville – Quinte West – Eastern Northumberland County Cobourg – Colborne – Western Northumberland County Humidex values reaching near 40 are expected. Heat and humidity will arrive Tuesday, with...

 
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Belleville decides not to support solar panel bids

Belleville has decided to not support an application to the provincial government for solar panels on two local schools, but not without some opposition at Monday night’s city council meeting. Ameresco...

 
 
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Trenton Farmer’s Market hours extended this Saturday

Some good news if you were planning to shop at the Trenton Farmer’s Market this weekend. You’ll have three extra hours to browse through the different vendors, after Quinte West Council...

 
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Low water flows stop green energy project; residents asked...

The effects of low water levels across the Quinte area are becoming a reality now that a green energy project has been stopped dead in its tracks. According to Quinte Conservation,...

 
 
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Low water condition upgraded to Level 2

Municipalities along the Lower Trent are being asked to voluntarily reduce their water use by 20 percent. Lower Trent Conservation confirms Level 2 Low Water Conditions are now being experienced across...

 
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More student summer jobs at Quinte Conservation

There’s good news for some students looking for summer jobs. Quinte Conservation has received four senior government grants to allow it to hire a total of 17 summer students. Spokesperson Jennifer May-Anderson...

 
 
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Conservation programming receives $100K donation

Lower Trent Conservation’s education programs got a big boost this spring when a donor, who wishes to remain anonymous, sent a cheque to the Conservation Authority for $100,000, with the...

 
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Tal Trees to grow again

A historic household name is planting its roots in Belleville again. At a special ribbon cutting ceremony it was announced Belleville’s Tal Trees brand is being re-launched. The news comes from a...

 
 
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Fuel cell powered Toyota Mirai hits the road in Canada

(TORONTO, ON – June 1st, 2016) It’s not a concept – it’s a real car. And it’s on the road in Canada for the first time in June, demonstrating one...

 
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Belleville hears of more solar projects

Belleville’s planning committee has heard plans for two separate solar energy projects, one immediate, the other years away. Both projects are being proposed under provincial programs. Frank Miceli of Ameresco Canada Inc....

 
 

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