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Time for a new hedge

It’s that time of the year when the box stores (and even some grocers) all ship in large quantities of cedar trees. Big quantities usually mean cheap prices, which is...

 

Another Quinte Trash Bash, another success

A photo of the 2017 edition of Quinte Trash Bash. (Photo: Quinte News) Another Quinte Trash Bash is in the books and it was another huge success. On a sunny Saturday, a...

 
 

Making way for pedestrian/cycling path

Clearing work underway at the boundary of Belleville Fairgrounds, making way for the extension of the Bridge Street pedestrian/cycling pathway, April 23, 2018 (John Spitters/Quinte News) Cyclists and pedestrians alike will...

 

Water testing beginning in Oak Lake

The provincial Ministry of Environment will begin testing the waters of Oak Lake next week to see if water quality has been adversely affected by a large spill of pig...

 
 

Spring Household Battery Collection until April 27th

Household Battery Collection will extend until April 27th, 2018. Residents are able to put AA, AAA, C, D, 9V, 6V, and button cell batteries in a clear, resealable bag on...

 

Celebrate Earth Day at Quinte Mall

Earth Day 2018 is tackling the subject of plastic waste. According to earthday.org this year they are “dedicated to providing the information and inspiration needed to fundamentally change human attitude and...

 
 

Snow record set Saturday

We set a new snowfall record for the Quinte region on Saturday April 14. According to Environment Canada and readings taken at CFB Trenton, 31 cm of snow fell. A total precipitation...

 

Bragging rights at stake in Keep County Clean Challenge

Northumberland County staff members Adam McCue, Todd Farrell, Angie Turpin, Daniel Orr, Graiden Vanderveen. The tenth anniversary of the mayor’s Keep the County Clean Challenge is at the end of this...

 
 

Get serious about Saving Oak Lake

Oak Lake Ratepayers spokesman John Brewster.(Photo/John Spitters/Quinte News) It’s time to get serious about cleaning up and protecting Oak Lake.  That was the message brought loud and clear to Quinte West’s...

 

Spring Household Battery Collection

Household Battery Collection returns from April 9th to 20th 2018. Residents are able to put AA, AAA, C, D, 9V, 6V, and button cell batteries in a clear, resealable bag...

 
 
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