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Rainy yes but no record set

As forecast, we received a fair bit of rain Tuesday in the Quinte region, but according to Environment Canada it wasn’t even close to a record rainfall. According to readings taken...

 

Partial win not enough for Save Picton Bay

Members of Save Picton Bay at a meeting explaining an appeal of a court ruling regarding the industrial marine port Picton Terminals Saturday August 18/2018.(Photo/Quinte News) While claiming a recent court...

 
 

Level 2 low water condition issued

More dry and hot weather in the region has forced Quinte Conservation to issue a Level 2 Low Water Condition for the Salmon River Watershed. QC says recent rainfall has helped...

 

Appeal planned against industrial port decision

A barge partially sank near Picton Terminals in Picton Bay. (Photo: Dave Tugwood/Facebook- Save Picton Bay) The organization concerned with the water quality of Picton Bay and the surrounding environment will...

 
 

Public meeting on Oak Lake study

Oak Lake resident Scott Symons relays some of his concerns about the quality of Oak Lake, to Quinte West Council, on June 4, 2018. (Photo: David Foot / Quinte News) Anyone...

 

Union Gas makes generous donation to Quinte Conservation

(From Left to Right) Jim Dunlp, Quinte Conservation Board Member; Christian Doig, Union Gas; Janice Maynard, Board Chair for Quinte Conservation; Maya Navrot, Education and Stewardship Coordinator at Quinte Conservation....

 
 

New rain record

We have a new rainfall record for an August 8 and many have the flooded basements to prove it. A whopping 48 millimetres of rain drenched the Quinte region yesterday (Wednesday),...

 

Too hot and too dry

As local conservation authorities declare a minor drought and ask residents to cut back on water usage, it will come as no surprise that July was a hot and very...

 
 

Phase 1 of cycling path complete

The official ribbon cutting to mark the completion of Phase 1 of the Bridge Street West Cycling Route took place at the Belleville Fairgrounds. (Photo: Amanda Smith/Quinte News) Phase 1 of...

 

Pay parking coming to Quinte Conservation properties

Users of Quinte Conservation’s various parks and boat launches will soon have to pay for parking. General Manager Terry Murphy says that while conservation areas are free to use, “the cost...

 
 
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