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Lake Ontario outflow levels still unprecedented

The International St. Lawrence River Board of Control says it’s continuing to release “unprecedented outflow” from Lake Ontario, as high water levels continue. The board has been releasing 10,000 cubic metres...

 

Sun safety tips for parents

Too much sun can be harmful. Babies and young children have sensitive skin that can be damaged easily by ultraviolet radiation from the sun. Environment Canada offers information and tips to...

 
 

Two local beaches unsafe for swimming this weekend

Two local beaches have been declared unsafe for swimming this weekend by Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health. Centennial Park Beach in Deseronto and Frankford Park Beach on the Trent River...

 

Quarry “rocks” with donation to Lower Trent...

Lower Trent Conservation is benefiting from a donation towards its Connecting Kids With Nature program. CRH Canada Group Inc. made a presentation at its Qgden Point Quarry today, along the shore...

 
 

Quinte West seeks funding for cycling infrastructure

Quinte West is going after provincial funding for bike lanes and other cycling infrastructure. On Monday, council approved seeking funding for eight projects that fall under the City’s Active Transportation Plan...

 

Summer sun protection tips

Being outdoors is good for you. Throughout the year, remember to check the UV Index before going outside and take precautions to protect yourself, particularly if you work or play...

 
 

Sandbanks Provincial Park receives International...

The Outlet Beach at Sandbanks Provincial Park has received Blue Flag designation, an international eco-certification recognizing the beach as clean and accessible with great water quality, high safety standards and...

 

Provincial $$$ for cycling lanes

Belleville is hoping to get some major provincial funding for its bicycle lanes programs over the next few years. The province has announced its Ontario Municipal Commuter Cycling Program, a four-year...

 
 

Government invests in wastewater infrastructure

Residents and families in Centre Hastings and Deseronto will now have access to modern, reliable water and wastewater services that meet their needs. On Friday, Hastings-Lennox and Addington MP Mike Bossio...

 

No appeal of solar panel decision

A solar panel company that had considered appealing a Belleville council ruling last year has made a different decision. The issue involved a “failed bid” to obtain Belleville support for a...

 
 
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