Joy abounds as off-leash park for dogs opens– Image 1

Who let the dogs loose? Councillor Tom Rittwage, chair of the Brighton OffLeash Dog Recreation Area committee, did at the official opening of the Pepper and Hunter Dog Park October 9. About 30 dogs ran free inside the two-acre enclosed area. Photo: John Campbell

Joy abounds as off-leash park for dogs opens

Brighton's newest park officially opened its gates last week-and its users were so excited they wagged their tails and chased each other.

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Candidates' speeches cover wide range– Image 1

A woman who's supporting Garnet Thompson's re-election bid to city council listens to council candidate Ted Howe deliver a speech at the Belleville Legion. The building was packed to capacity. Photo: Stephen Petrick

Candidates' speeches cover wide range

One city councillor seeking re-election spoke about the importance of experience, another incumbent spoke to the need for teamwork, and a...

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Sno Fest donates to children's park– Image 1

Leigh Nash and Jen Bennett of the Marmora Sno Fest Committee present a cheque in the amount of $1,602 to council at the October 7 meeting at Marmora Town Hall. Councillor Elaine Jones is shown with the presenters. The Sno Fest donation is to help with the Marmora Children's Park.

Sno Fest donates to children's park

After the initial housekeeping motions and approval of the agenda, Reeve Terry Clemens reported on various upcoming events. The Health Unit...

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Strathcona Solar growth expected to create more than 100 new jobs– Image 1

A ribbon was cut to mark the opening of Strathcona Solar Initiatives' new plant in Napanee on Friday, October 10. Pictured are (from left) Prince Edward- Hastings MP Daryl Kramp, Strathcona Solar's Karl Hollett and Susanne Hollett, Wido Fath of the partnering business FATH GmbH, and Lennox and Addington County Warden Gord Schermerhorn.

Strathcona Solar growth expected to create more than 100 new jobs

An economic announcement made in the Bay of Quinte's most eastern community Friday, October 10, should mean great news for job seekers...

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Atoms and Minor Atoms bring home Quinte Cup titles– Image 1

The Minor Atom Team are: Jeanna Oke (Head Coach), Al Danford Assistant Coach, Derek Potts Asst. Coach, Ken McKichan (Trainer) - Players Jacob Brown, Christopher Brown, Tyson Carr, Spencer Cranley, Josh Cunningham, Ben Danford, Jack Dever, Lukas Hannah, Ben Lynch, Tucker McKichan, Nick Oke, Ethan Osborne, Will Potts, Ethan Quick, Clayton Rose, Ben Smith and Cal Uens.

Atoms and Minor Atoms bring home Quinte Cup titles

Minor Atom The Bonn Law Quinte Red Devils Minor Atom team was undefeated this weekend on the way to winning the Quinte Cup. The boys started...

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Soccer team enters OCAA quarter nals after dramatic win– Image 1

Lancers women's soccer player Sonya Drons eld (13) celebrates scoring a goal with teammate Hailey Voskamp (8) in an OCAA quali er game played at St. Lawrence College Kingston on October 9.

Soccer team enters OCAA quarter nals after dramatic win

The Loyalist College Lancers women's soccer team punched its ticket to the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association quarterfinal round in...

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Ed and Fran Lehtinen named Guardian Angels– Image 1

Fran and Ed Lehtinen are the newest members of the Quinte Children Foundation's Guardian Angels list. They were recognized in a ceremony at foundation's office on Thursday, October 9.

Ed and Fran Lehtinen named Guardian Angels

Ed and Fran Lehtinen aren't your typical Guardian Angels.

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Susanna Moodie monument added to waterfront– Image 1

Belleville Mayor Neil Ellis (l) helps Campbell Monuments President Gary Foster unveil a new monument to Susanna Moodie in Freestone Park.

Susanna Moodie monument added to waterfront

She is one of Belleville's most famous early residents; a writer from the mid-1800s, whose books help us understand what life was like in an...

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Events In Belleville Region

Rummage and Indoor Yard Sale

Fri Oct 24 | 9:00 AM

Fall Bazaar & Bake Sale

Fri Oct 24 | 5:00 PM

Gala Dance and Concert

Sat Oct 25 | 12:00 AM

UCW Bazaar

Sat Oct 25 | 9:00 AM

Teen Connection

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