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Rain barrel initiative a smashing success

Quinte Conservation launched its first annual rain barrel sale on April 22nd to support Earth Day 2016. The organization raised $1758 for the Adopt An Acre program. Quinte Conservation sold...

 
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Local effort to help Fort McMurray fire evacuees

The devastating wildfires in Fort McMurray have prompted a massive relief effort in Quinte. Member of Provincial Parliament for Prince Edward-Hastings Todd Smith says Operation Pack 4 Fort Mac started...

 
 
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A march for change

Tyendinaga Mohawk community elder Katsitsiase (Betty Maracle) performs a Thanksgiving address to the gathered Quinte Biosphere Defenders group and allies prior to the Walk for Climate Change on Saturday May...

 
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Broken Blue Box Exchange Day

Bring Quinte Waste Solutions your broken blue box for a new one for no charge on Saturday June 4. They are also selling blue boxes – $8, backyard composters – $55,...

 
 
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Free Goods Exchange on Saturday in Tweed

Take part in a great community Re-Use event in Tweed on Saturday May 14. The Free Goods Event is an amazing opportunity to exchange reusable household items, such as furniture, appliances,...

 
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Register for Nature Link Day Camps

Children 7 to 13 can join in summer fun, exploring and learning about the great outdoors in Belleville and Picton. Week-long day camps are offered for select weeks in...

 
 
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Quinte Conservation tick talk coming Monday

As the weather warms and more people start spending more time outdoors, Quinte Conservation wants to spark the talk on ticks again. The little black bugs can attach themselves to humans...

 
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Empire hosting wildfire fundraiser

An upcoming local concert is aimed at support victims of the Fort McMurray wildfire. Wednesday May 18th, Belleville’s Empire Theatre will host Rock for Relief 4. The event includes local rockers, such...

 
 
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“I’m still in shock!” former Picton...

It will likely be two weeks or longer before Picton native Kenny Murduff will be allowed to return to his home in fire-ravaged Fort McMurray. The former Picton Pirate is one...

 
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Family of foxes moved from Zwick’s Park

A pair of foxes in Zwick’s park, before being picked up by animal control and reunited with their mother. (Photo: Mark E. Hopper / Facebook) Belleville City staff say a family...

 
 

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