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Environmental hearing on Long’s Quarry

An environmental tribunal hearing will take place this week regarding the Long’s Quarry in Melrose. C.H. Demill, the operator of the quarry, is hoping to have a “stay” lifted on the...

 
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Yard waste pickup in rural Northumberland

Rural residents in Northumberland County are going to be able to leave yard waste for pick up starting this year. The county is going to try the program on a two-year...

 
 
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A New Era for the World Champions

Toyota Racing enters the 2015 World Endurance Championship ready to start a new era with the defence of its two titles. Toyota became the first Japanese company to win the World...

 
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Millions turn off their lights to celebrate Earth Hour

VANCOUVER – Canadians joined millions around the world Saturday night in turning off their lights to mark Earth Hour, celebrating the ninth year of the annual event. But as participation appeared...

 
 
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Agri-food business initiative gets $225K

An agri-food business accelerator and niche food processing initiative in Northumberland County is receiving more funding from the province. Today, the Eastern Ontario Community Futures Development Corporations Network announced it is...

 
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“First responders” for injured turtles...

The Quinte region will soon have its own turtle rehabilitation centre right in Belleville. The Bay Regional Veterinary Hospital will serve as a drop-off site for injured turtles that cannot be...

 
 
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A sure sign of spring – gardening

A big push is on to have people in the Quinte area become involved in community gardens. Hastings and Prince Edward counties are hosting a special Community Garden Network session to...

 
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Stewardship Plan Complete for East Lake

Quinte Conservation and Friends of East Lake are pleased to announce the publication of the East Lake Plan. Quinte Conservation Education Coordinator Maya Navrot says, “We’re proud of the hard...

 
 
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Early Spring Water Safety

In the Quinte Area, there are many dangers when it comes to being near lakes and rivers, especially in the spring run off. Dug Stevenson is here with some tips...

 
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Leap Into Spring at the Frink Centre

Leap into spring by watching the history of maple syrup making come alive at the HR Frink Conservation area on Sunday March 22. There will be sugar bush guides, outdoor displays,...

 
 

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