Forestry, agriculture get Trillium boost– Image 1

Bancroft and Area Forestry Industry Association officials Victoria deCarle and Larry McTaggart cut the cake to celebrate the announcement of a three-year funding commitment from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

Forestry, agriculture get Trillium boost

Several local forest and agricultural agencies will share in an Ontario Trillium Foundation grant of nearly $200,000, announced last week by...

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Not your regular day of golf– Image 1

A new disc golf tournament is taking place in the city on May 4.

Not your regular day of golf

There's a new golf tournament in town: Frisbee Golf, or Disc Golf in support of Eastminster United Church and Camp Quin-Mo-Lac will be...

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Floodwaters receding in Foxboro– Image 1

An overview of the serious flooding problems in Foxboro last week.

Floodwaters receding in Foxboro

Quinte Conservation staff say water levels on the Moira River finally peaked on Thursday night, and unless the region experiences further...

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New capital campaign for Quinte Humane Society– Image 1

Quinte Humane Society shelter dog Sookie (available for adoption) makes sure to cuddle up to Society community and fund development co-ordinator Cheryl Lepine during a photo at their 527 Avonlough Road location in Belleville Monday. The QHS is starting a new capital campaign later this year to build a brand-new facility.

New capital campaign for Quinte Humane Society

The Quinte Humane Society (QHS) is looking to ditch their old and outdated facility once and for all, and this year are launching a new...

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Big Brothers and Sisters raise more funds for kids– Image 1

Randy Blair from Trenton protested in front of Rick Norlock's office in downtown Trenton on Monday, April 21, to stop Bill C-23. He said the elections law makes it harder for people to vote and takes away neutrality. Norlock's office was closed on Monday.

Big Brothers and Sisters raise more funds for kids

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Hastings and Prince Edward Counties (BBBS) is busy raising funds for its programs.

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Instructor comes clean on making soap– Image 1

These women cleaned up their soap making skills at a recent workshop held by The Abundance Project, one of several workshops brought to the community of Warkworth: from left, workshop participant Kim Watson

Instructor comes clean on making soap

What do beeswax, lamb fat and lye crystals have in common? These are just some of the ingredients used during a workshop taught by Susan...

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Auto show returning to the fairgrounds– Image 1

Stirling's Annual Automotive and Antique Flea Market is scheduled for the weekend of May 3 and 4 at the arena and fairgrounds and Co-Chair Jeremy Solmes says significant crowds are expected for the springtime event.

Auto show returning to the fairgrounds

With stakes in the ground at the fairgrounds to mark vendor areas, organizers of Stirling's Annual Automotive and Antique Flea Market are...

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The Netherlands' fascinating Seal Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre– Image 1

A seal refuge was opened here in 1971.

The Netherlands' fascinating Seal Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre

While in the Netherlands, I took a day trip in the far north by both train (to the village of Winsum) and bus, from the city of Groningen to...

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Community Contributions

Events Belleville Region


Tue Apr 29 | 1:00 PM

Campbellford VON Foot Care Clinic

Fri May 2 | 8:30 AM

Campbellford VON Foot Care Clinic

Thu May 8 | 8:00 AM

Campbellford VON Foot Care Clinic

Wed May 21 | 8:30 AM


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The Hastings Foodbank was given a significant boost by generous shoppers at Todd's Valu Mart during Saturday's Cram the Cruiser event. Many who donated took advantage of the special $10 bags of food items that store owner Todd McElwaine made up for the occasion. The Foodbank extends its special thanks to Todd for his help with the Eastertime drive and notes that the Christmas food drive at the store was also

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Long-time Canadian Cancer Society volunteer Anne Sullivan of Hastings was selling daffodil pins at Todd's Valu Mart in Hastings during the recentlyheld Daffodil Days. Pins are still be available at various locations in Hastings, Norwood, Havelock, Campbellford, Warkworth and other points in the area as part of the Society's month-long campaign. Door-to-door canvassing will also take place in some areas as well.

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Six OPP cruisers filled to the brim with bags of donated food made last weekend's Cram the Cruiser drive for the Campbellford-Warkworth Fare Share Food Bank a success. Jim Greenaway, left, of Hastings, was one of the many folks who donated to the fundraising event. Craig Williams, auxiliary constable with the Northumberland OPP, was one of officers who participated. Organized by the OPP Auxiliary unit, police cruisers were parked at Sharpe's Food Market on Saturday and No Frills on Sunday.

Cram the cruiser 2014– Image 1

The proposed multi-use recreation facility for Campbellford includes leisure and therapy pool and a rink, along with a gymnasium, walking track and multi-purpose room.

Cram the cruiser 2014– Image 2

An Open House was held at Quinte West city hall on April 10 for the public to review the Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw which applies to all lands in Quinte West. The new zoning will replace the four existing bylaws approved by the former municipalities of Trenton, Sidney, Frankford and Murray. Here Terry and Alice Dustin of Frankford get information on applying to sever a lot.

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Arlene Coculuzzi, executive director of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Hastings and Prince Edward Counties, poses with her daughter Giada, five, and Ryan Smith, 11, of Trenton at Club Medd on April 13, where 30 volunteers signed up for the annual Bowl for Kids Sake fund-raiser.

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