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12 pets ready for the holidays

12 pets ready for the holidays

  As the rest of us trim the tree and rush to finish that last minute shopping, these holiday-ready pets are all set for the big...

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Fire destroys Quinte West home

Fire devastated a home on Johnstown Road on Friday afternoon, December 12. This is all that was left on Saturday.

Fire on Johnstown Road devastates family of six

This wasn't the way Debbie and Bob Sills wanted to spend Christmas. A fire destroyed their home on Johnstown Road on Friday afternoon. They...

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Theo speaks

Theoren Fleury, sitting next to Kim Barthel, speaks to guests at a book signing event at the Belleville Public Library on December 9. The two are engaging people in a conversation about healing as they promote their book, Conversations with a Rattlesnake.

Theoren Fleury now scoring a different type of goal: helping people heal

Theoren Fleury scored a goal in Belleville last week; one bigger than any he notched in his National Hockey League career.

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Learning about safety

Brothers Jason (left) and Kayden Wainwright-Darling stand beside Belleville firefighter John Lake at a display inside Belleville’s Children’s Safety Village, in behind the Belleville Police Station. They were two of many children who came out to the Christmas lights display and received goodies, including a Junior Fire Safety book.

Belleville's Children’s Safety Village hosts Christmas lights event

Belleville’s Children’s Safety Village celebrated a special Christmas lights event on Friday, Dec. 12 – and more community support will be...

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Campbellford choir

The Campbellford Citizens Choir led by director Ross Cotton, front left, with pianist Wally Brown, entertained at the year-end meeting of the Probus Club of Trent Hills, bringing its own brand of entertainment to members.

Campbellford Citizens Choir entertains at year-end Probus Club meeting

A performance by the Campbellford Citizens Choir (CCC), led by director Ross Cotton, brought what was the final meeting of the year to an...

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All the trimmings

Tweed Pentecostal Church recently held its third community outreach dinner. Last year almost 100 people including seniors, the disabled and shut-ins enjoyed the full-course turkey dinner. Volunteers, from left, are Lorraine Wright, Jane Morris, Bonnie Sturm, Clayton Scurry, Cindy Winterburn and Dan Winterburn.

Christmas dinner with all the trimmings at Tweed Pentecostal Church

For the third successive year, volunteers at the Tweed Pentecostal Church served up a Christmas dinner—turkey with all the trimmings...

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Harry Jones, income services manager for Northumberland County’s community and social services department, explained how staff have adjusted to the introduction of new technology for the delivery of social assistance. He was joined in his presentation to county council December 10 by fellow staff members Jen Glover and Cheryl Downer who served as lead facilitators in the project and were nicknamed THING 1 and THING 2.

Northumberland County coping with problematic changes in providing social assistance

The recent introduction of a Social Assistance Management System (SAMS) has caused myriad problems across the province, but Northumberland...

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Revitalized centre

Children at the revitalized youth centre make snowman plates at the opening; from the left are Cedric Piche, Rachelle Breton and Meghean Eyhes

Trenton MFRC unveils newly revitalized Youth Centre

The Trenton Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) unveiled its refreshed Youth Centre with an Open House on December 11.

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Events In Belleville Region

Christmas Fantasy of Lights

Thu Dec 18 | 12:00 AM

Welcome to Whoville

Thu Dec 18 | 6:00 PM

Queensborough Family Christmas

Sun Dec 21 | 2:00 PM

Christmas Concert

Sun Dec 21 | 3:00 PM


Sun Dec 21 | 7:00 PM

Upcoming Events

Sun Dec 21 | 8:00 PM

Aladdin, The Panto - Adult...

Mon Dec 22 | 10:00 AM

Come Visit Santa!

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