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Strongman delivers house

Strongman, the Reverend Dr. Kevin Fast, capped the launch of Habitat for Humanity Northumberland’s third project in Brighton by pulling the house that was donated the last 30 metres of its journey.

Strongman helps deliver Habitat home to new address in Brighton

Brighton - When it comes to helping others, the Reverend Dr. Kevin Fast pulls more than his weight. Add a two-bedroom cottage and the truck...

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First Honourary Warden

Warden Rick Philips (r) reads the plaque naming Boyd Sullivan (l) well-known auctioneer, as the first “Honourary County Warden” in recognition of his volunteer services to many local charities and causes.

Popular auctioneer becomes first honourary Hastings County warden

Belleville - Starting this year, Hastings County residents are eligible for a new award for meritorious community service.

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Lions celebrate anniversary

Lion and Past International Director Terry Graham presents Stirling and District Lions Club President Lin Clarke with a certificate of congratulation during the club’s 35th anniversary celebrations last weekend.

Lions celebrate 35 years in Stirling

Stirling - Members of The Stirling and District Lions Club marked 35 years of community service last weekend, celebrating the milestone with...

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Torch Run

Special Olympian and torch bearer Cole Woods poses with Stirling-Rawdon Police Chief Dario Cecchin, Constable Scott Preston and students from Stirling Public School before last week’s Law Enforcement Torch Run.

Stirling Public School hosts Law Enforcement Torch Run

Stirling - Students at Stirling Public School were out in support of the Special Olympics on their final day of classes last week as local...

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Bottle Drive For Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Prince Edward-Hastings Executive Director Bob Clute (left) and Quinte Waste Solutions General Manager Rick Clow show the “Bottle Bin” that will be handed out to people who bring empty alcohol bottles to the Habitat ReStore on Saturday, July 11. Habitat for Humanity will put funds raised from depositing those bottles into two upcoming Belleville projects.

Quinte Waste Solutions launches Bottle Drive For Humanity

Habitat for Humanity and Quinte Waste Solutions officials gathered on Monday, June 29 to announce a new program called the Bottle Drive for...

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Denyes Road Fire

A firefighter walks by a barn fully engulfed in flames at 50 Denyes Road early Sunday morning. The fire was put under investigation.

Cows killed in barn fire

Thirty-one cows are reportedly dead, following a massive barn fire that lit the early-morning sky on Denyes Road on Sunday morning.

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Arts awards

Award recipients at the Mayor’s Luncheon for the Arts posed for a group photo. Left to right in the front row are Anne Cunningham, incoming president, Quinte Arts Council, William Fisher, Suzanne Pasternak, Rob Leek for Baxter Arts Centre and Councillor Garnet Thompson. In the back row are Suzanne Andrews, Susan Walsh and Gordon Craig.

Arts community gets awards in Belleville

Belleville - The arts community rallied from across the Quinte region to witness their fellow supporters get their awards at the annual...

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Stop elder abuse

Carole Park, a South East CCAC client services manager, holds up an ad that shows the Elder Abuse Prevention Support Line, while CCAC Communications Manager Gary Buffet shows the Family Caregiver Newsmagazine, which was published recently with information on how to stop elder abuse.

If you suspect elder abuse, take action, health workers urge

Belleville - Elder abuse used to be an issue many knew about, but few wanted to talk about.

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News From Beyond Belleville Region

Ontario

Food stores to stay open despite strike

Strike begins at 9 Zehrs and Real Canadian Superstores in Ontario

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Canada

Another threat diverts WestJet flight

Saskatoon police finish search of jet diverted to city Tuesday night

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Canada

Vancouver Cannabis Day protest turns violent

Two arrested after annual Cannabis Day protest in Vancouver turns violent

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Ontario

Body of missing London man recovered

Police say body of missing London, Ont., man recovered from west Toronto bay

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Ontario

Police say woman stabbed to death in London, Ont.

Police investigate fatal stabbing at London, Ont., apartment building

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Canada

Groups ask court to ease voter ID rules

Groups seek court order to ease new voter ID rules for fall federal election

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Out with the old government …

Dear Editor, It seems as though we Canadians can look to a fall federal election. The Red, Blue,...

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Where’s the money coming from to buy your vote?

Dear Editor, An answer to SD Smith You say that Canada‘s position is the envy of the G7. You...

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