You're pumped that butternut squash is a thing again

15 signs you may be too excited for fall

15 signs you may be too excited for fall

It's officially fall...time for pumpkin spice everything, football, decorative gourds, sweaters, scarves and, of course, dog sweaters!

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Let the debate begin

Wharf Street Debating Club President Ralph Boomhower (l) speaks to the crowd at the club’s final bun feed Thursday night. Emcee Chris Malette is to his right.

Wharf Street Debating Club gets in the last laugh

If the Wharf Street Debating Club did indeed host its last meeting last Thursday, it went out with a bang—and quite a few F-bombs too.

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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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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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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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News From Beyond Belleville Region


Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, favourite of movie stars and socialites, dies at 82



Feds under fire for 'blind luck' ship rescue

Federal Conservatives under fire after 'blind luck' keeps drifting ship afloat



CSIS can't cover 'all the bases': official

CSIS can't cover 'all the bases' when monitoring radicals: senior spy official



America's Ebola jitters felt far and wide

Panic attacks over Ebola virus sprout up in strange spots in the U.S.



Kingston fire official pleads guilty

Trial begins for former deputy Kingston fire chief on child porn related charges


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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

Sat Oct 25 | 2:00 PM

Upcoming Events

Sat Oct 25 | 8:00 PM

Bruce McCulloch's Young Drunk...

Sun Oct 26 | 10:00 AM

Clay Target Shooting

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Bass Pro Shops

Fall Harvest Sale!

Mon Oct 20, 2014 - Sun Nov 9, 2014

Shoppers Drug Mart

Red Hot Savings

Sat Oct 18, 2014 - Fri Oct 24, 2014


Halloween Market

Fri Oct 17, 2014 - Thu Oct 23, 2014

2001 Audio Video

No HST Sale

Fri Oct 17, 2014 - Thu Oct 23, 2014

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