Best seats meet and greet with Kellie Pickler

Best seats in the house auction winners Jake and Kurtis got to meet country star Kellie Pickler backstage at the Havelock Country Jamboree. This year’s fund-raising event raised $13,000 for the Campbellford Memorial Hospital Foundation and will be directed to cancer diagnostic equipment.

Best seats auction a huge success for CMH

The Campbellford Memorial Hospital Foundation and the Havelock Country Jamboree hit another grand slam with their “best seats in the house”...

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Getting rid of water soldiers

Christine Brennan, a member of the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters and Lower Trent Conservation Authority’s Invasive Species Outreach team, has been helping to monitor the invasive Water Soldier which has infested a section of the Trent River near the hamlet of Trent River.

Water Soldier battle continues in Trent River

The battle against the invasive fast-spreading Water Soldier continues along a short stretch of the Trent River east of Hastings.

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Musicians for Hope serenade Martin family– Image 1

The band Big Black Smoke was among the performers at the Musicians for Hope concert. The group includes (from left) Gary Peck, Chris Dunwell and Ron Bowley. Drummer Steve Smith can't be seen in the photo. Spectators at the concert could drop o donations in water jugs, like the one pictured here.

Musicians for Hope serenade Martin family

Thomas Martin and his family went to a benefit concert on Sunday and enjoyed the music and show of community support. It was an especially...

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Downed aircraft makes a tricky load for towing company– Image 1

The plane is towed into Fellows Towing until further instructions from the Transportation Safety Board.

Downed aircraft makes a tricky load for towing company

A small Mooney single-engine aircraft crashed just off the Loyalist Parkway west of 2nd Dug Hill Road on Sunday, August 17, around 9 p.m....

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Local girl ready to dance for Canada– Image 1

Celia Gauthier loves to dance.

Local girl ready to dance for Canada

Talia Gauthier was selected for the Canadian National Dance Team and will represent Canada at the World Dance Championships in Prague, Czech...

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New mayoral candidate won't be hard to spot– Image 1

Jill Raycroft announced her candidacy for Belleville mayor at a conference on August 19. She donned a purple T-shirt that says "Come ask me now," to represent her commitment to get to know constituents.

New mayoral candidate won't be hard to spot

The latest person to enter Belleville's crowded race for mayor will be easy to spot in town; Jill Raycroft says she'll be wearing a purple...

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Stirling Fair sees big crowds, big rain– Image 1

Brett Kissel delighted the huge crowd at the opening of the Stirling Fair last weekend when thousands arrived to take in the Friday night show.

Stirling Fair sees big crowds, big rain

Stirling -It might have been perfect, except for that one day in the middle.

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Street party puts some boogie into downtown– Image 1

Marie Phieffer lets out a laugh while dancing with Ted Sunderland at the BDIA's street party in downtown Belleville on Friday, August 15. Hundreds of people danced to tunes by Ed's Garage band on a block of Front Street closed to vehicle traffic.

Street party puts some boogie into downtown

Down near the corner of Front and Victoria, out in the street, a band called Ed's Garage played and the people brought lawn chairs and...

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Teen escapes cougar in national park

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Arrest made in condo fraud investigation

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Events In Belleville Region

Concerts on the Bay - Wednesdays

Wed Aug 27 | 6:00 PM

Concerts in the Park

Wed Aug 27 | 6:30 PM

Tim Horton's Free Swim - Tweed

Wed Aug 27 | 6:30 PM

Mineral Capital Concerts

Wed Aug 27 | 7:00 PM

Upcoming Events

Sat Aug 30 | 10:00 AM

The Sportsman's Gathering

Sat Aug 30 | 11:00 AM

Summer Barbecue - Presqu'ile...

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