Tom Cochrane

Tom Cochrane belts out a tune at the Great Canadian Empire Rockfest in Downtown Belleville on Saturday, July 25. Thousands attended the show, despite a rainstorm.

Twilight Supper

Twin 13-year-old brothers Hunter and Hayden Allen, from Marlbank, help themselves to some roast been being served at the Beef Farmers of Hastings County Twilight Potluck Supper at Vos Vegas Farms on Thursday, July 23. On the left is Marie Meeks. Dozens of farmers and supporters attended the event, an annual celebration of farming.


Elizabeth Churcher and George Thomson stand near their bee- and butterfly-attracting flower garden at their home on “Hepatica Hill” southwest of Tweed. The couple have been monitoring local bird and amphibian populations for Birds Studies Canada and other organizations for ten years.

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.

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.

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.

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Local Summer Day Camp

Tue Jul 28 | 9:00 AM

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Wed Jul 29 | 10:30 AM

Norampac Summer Concert Series

Wed Jul 29 | 6:30 PM

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