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Lower Trent extends flood watch

Lower Trent Conservation has extended its flood watch along the Trent River from Hastings to Trenton. In a press release on Tuesday, the conservation authority stated the watch issued on...

 

Registration open for community gardens

It’s the time of year when Belleville and Hastings County residents can pull on their gardening shoes and start digging. The Community Development Council of Quinte has seven community garden locations...

 
 

Belleville battling Canada Geese

It’s spring, Canada Geese are back, and Belleville officials say this is affecting the use of waterfront trails. Officials say the birds exhibit territorial behavior, hissing at walkers, and refusing to...

 

WPD to begin land clearing on Wednesday

The company proposing a 27 turbine wind farm on the south shore of Prince Edward County says it will be going ahead with some clearing operations this coming Wednesday. WPD Spokesperson...

 
 

Belleville earns praise for bike infrastructure plans

The Belleville delegation receives its Bicycle Friendly Community Bronze Award, at the Ontario Cycling Summit in Toronto, on April 11, 2017. (Photo: Submitted) Belleville has received some provincial recognition for its...

 

County supports future expansion at Picton Terminals

Brian Etherington, director of Save Picton Bay group speaks to Prince Edward County council on April 11, 2017. (Photo: Nicole Kleinsteuber / Green Quinte) In a complete turn of events, Prince...

 
 

State of water emergency over in Prince Edward County

The State of Emergency in Prince Edward County is officially over. Mayor Robert Quaiff announced Tuesday that following clean water tests over the last several days, there has been no product...

 

Star report notes Sprague Foods as leader in Ontario

A recent Toronto Star article on processed foods in Ontario had a bit of local flavour. The article, printed in the April 1 edition, recognized Sprague Foods in Belleville as a...

 
 

Lyme disease: get ticked off

Ticks that can cause Lyme disease are muscling in on greater Kingston and Lennox & Addington areas. The last few years have seen a big increase in tick populations here....

 

Dead battery collection starts Monday

Batteries dead? Recycle them instead. That’s the message from Quinte Waste Solutions heading into next week as they kick off their annual battery collection initiative from April 10 to 21. Spokesman...

 
 

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