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Pan Am Games athletes reveal what they wanted to be growing up

Magali Harvey wanted to be a pro tennis player. She never played, but she did win Pan Am gold in the...


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Man sought for heckling TV reporter

Police looking for man who hurled vulgarities at on-air CBC reporter

Barney bowls

Organizer of the Harold Douglas Tournament Rick Barnard of Stirling shows lawn bowlers how it’s done while Bob Guppy of Peterborough, left, and Don Godin, of Stirling look on. Guppy and his teammate Al Handlechner won the day-long event held at the Campbellford Lawn Bowling Club.

Campbellford lawn bowling hosts the Harold Douglas Tournament

Campbellford - The Harold Douglas Tournament was hosted by the Campbellford Lawn Bowling club on July 25 with 16 teams competing.

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8 ways your parents embarrassed you as a kid

8 ways your parents embarrassed you as a kid

8 ways your parents embarrassed you as a kid

For parents, embarrassing your kids is completely unavoidable - almost a rite of passage.

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Kevin Gale

Queensborough resident Kevin Gale decided in 2014 to try out for the Canadian National Dragon Boat team. He made it. August 19 to 23 he paddles with Canada's team at the 13th International Dragon Boat Federation competitions in Welland.

Local man paddles for Canada in world dragon boat competitions

Madoc Township - Kevin Gale has always been an active sort; playing squash for 30 years in England set the pace for physical fitness and a...

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Sandor Johnson

Sandor Johnson, founder/owner of Potter Settlement Wines offers a tasting in the gazebo-like tasting room overlooking the vineyards. Mr. Johnson’s wines have won wide acclaim, including the praise of American President Barak Obama.

Brilliant wines from the Canadian Shield near Tweed

Sulphide - A visitor completing a visit to the Potter Settlement Wines vineyard might have difficulty deciding which is the more remarkable:...

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Ballet school cheque

From the left Marilyn Lawrie, executive director of the Quinte Ballet School of Canada; Jo Anne Wilson, chair of the board; and Cathy Taylor, artistic director, show the $10,000 cheque the school received for winning ADP Canada’s Small Business Grant contest.

Quinte Ballet School receives $10,000 grant

Belleville - The Quinte Ballet School of Canada is dancing with joy these days. The school was just awarded a $10,000 grant through ADP...

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New theatre studio

Deborah Ann Smith and her husband Michael J. Gellman are busy getting their Process Theatre studio ready for classes they will begin teaching September 9. The veteran actors have more than 40 years of experience in theatre. Gellman, will teach improvisation and storytelling while Smith will teach separate acting classes for teens and adults. Smith said the studio will be a home for people already in theatre as well as those who have never had the opportunity to act but wish to learn now, whateve

Colborne studio for actors and newcomers to theatre to open in September

Colborne - If you’re an actor who would like to get better at your craft or someone who has never acted but is eager to learn how, Process...

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New library?

Mayor Mark Walas spoke during the Brighton Library expansion public meeting last week. There were about 50 people in attendance, many of whom offered suggestions on the needs of the community. The meeting was chaired by Bob Burke of the library board with library CEO Mellissa D’Onofrio-Jones

Large turnout for Brighton Llibrary expansion meeting

Brighton - About 50 people showed up at King Edward Park Community Centre last week to provide thoughts on a new or expanded library.

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Parrott Trail

Quinte Conservation summer students Brittany Thompson (left) and Kirsten Smith lead a group along a tour of the new Parrott Trail at Potter’s Creek. A grand opening event for the trail was held on Friday, July 24.

Quinte Conservation opens accessible trail at Potter’s Creek

The beautiful Bay of Quinte is a little more accessible now. Quinte Conservation officials and local dignitaries met at Potter’s Creek on...

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Events In Belleville Region

Quinte Bay Gymnastics Summer Camp

Mon Jul 27 | 9:00 AM

Local Summer Day Camp

Mon Jul 27 | 9:00 AM

FREE Community BBQ

Tue Jul 28 | 4:30 PM

Belleville Garden Club

Tue Jul 28 | 7:00 PM

Giant Family Zumba Party

Wed Jul 29 | 10:30 AM

Norampac Summer Concert Series

Wed Jul 29 | 6:30 PM

Upcoming Events

Wed Jul 29 | 6:30 PM

Concert in the Park Series -...

Wed Jul 29 | 7:00 PM

Mineral Capital Concert in the...

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MORE From Belleville Region


New hockey league in Stirling

Stirling - Friday night hockey action is coming to Stirling this October. Players from ages 19 to 35...



Partial sale of Hydro One not an automatic panacea for what ails utility

It’s a curious thing, this clamour to keep Hydro One out of the hands of the private sector.



Hamlet comes to Quinte West

The City of Quinte West is pleased to welcome back the Driftwood Theatre Group to perform a...


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