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High wave headaches on Bay of Quinte

It appears boaters are causing some concerns for those living along area waterways. Quinte News has been receiving calls about boaters driving at high speeds along Lake Ontario and the Bay...

 

May a soggy month so far

We’re just two weeks into the month of May and we’ve already received more rain than is usual for the entire month in the Quinte region. According to Environment Canada and...

 
 

Allergy season is here

As an allergy sufferer, I understand how hard it is to maintain a beautiful outdoor space when every time you go outside, you body lets you down. Allergies are the...

 

Flood response underway in QW, Belleville

Officials from the City of Quinte West met Friday morning to discuss the recently issued flood warning by Quinte Conservation. Water levels on Lake Ontario and Bay of Quinte shorelines are...

 
 

It was a wet one

The Quinte region received a good soaking on Thursday. According to Environment Canada and readings taken at CFB Trenton, 23.6 millimetres or almost an inch of rain fell yesterday. That was just...

 

Local political candidate wants single use plastics banned

A local political candidate has written the Environment Minister, looking for a ban on single-use plastics. Danny Celovsky is the Green Party candidate in the Bay of Quinte riding, and wrote...

 
 

Cooler and wetter

The month of April was a little cooler and wetter than normal. According to Environment Canada and readings taken at CFB Trenton the average high temperature last month was 11 degrees celsius,...

 

Soggy record

It was a wet day in our region on April 26. The rainfall set a new record of 22.4 mm for the date of April 26, passing the former record of...

 
 

Volunteers work on outdoor spring clean

The local landscape is looking quite a bit cleaner now than it did just at the end of last week. Around 2,000 people registered in the annual Quinte Trash Bash event...

 

Federal support coming for local nature areas

The Napanee Plain Alvar Nature Reserve (Vincent Luk/ Evermaven) A new federal funding model could help protected land across Canada, and right here in the region. Earlier this week, the feds announced they will support...

 
 
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