Rick Lees of Thomasburg shares memories and momentos of the 1971 Rock Acres Peace Festival, which attracted many thousands of counter cultural music lovers to the Queensborough area. Photo: Brett Mann

When the Rock Acres Peace Festival invaded Queensborough

On a "perfect" August weekend in 1971 the hamlet of Queensborough was visited by large throngs of music fans, flower children and hippies,...

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Students and staff at Prince of Wales Public School in Belleville joined schools across the region in wearing pink last Wednesday, as part of the schools board's annual Pink Shirt Day. Photo: Steve Jessel

School board holds Pink Shirt Day

It was Pink Shirt Day across the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board on Wednesday, where students and staff joined together to...

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Belleville's Bill Glisky has been named the chair of the YMCA of Central East Ontario Belleville branch Strong Kids Campaign for 2014.

YMCA Strong Kids Campaign launches in Belleville

It was a strong start to the annual YMCA Strong Kids Campaign at the Belleville YMCA of Central East Ontario on Thursday, where YMCA of...

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A cheque was presented for $15,000 to the Military Families Fund with Tina Furmidge, Diane Gaffney, Julie Lange, Alexi Ouellet, James Brown, CWO Preston, Jeff Moorhouse and Major Sandra Humphreys from Headquarters Wing Administration.

Pond Hockey scores for TMH Foundation

A pond hockey tournament at Batawa in January has scored big for the Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation.

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Soil scientist Peter Neave digs himself into a hole during a recent soil workshop attended by more than 30 Harvest Hastings members and supporters.

HH workshop takes close look at soil

About three dozen farmers and gardeners took advantage of last week's Harvest Hastings workshop at the Moira Community Hall when soil...

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(From left) JeffWalsh, Wynand Bekker and Eric Lindenberg are challenging the Canadian Death Race this summer to help raise funds for cancer care at Belleville General Hospital.

Trio to challenge marathon for BGHF

There's no mountain tall enough for Belleville's resident iron man Wynand Bekker, and after running six marathons in six days to support the...

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On Ashley Street in Foxboro Saturday, a line-up of volunteers, neighbours and city workers helped sandbag Barbara Kaiser's home, where water was slowly rising to cover the backyard.

Massive flooding in Foxboro, Corbyville

The City of Belleville announced a state of emergency late last week after rising water levels on the Moira watershed overtook the banks of...

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Ontario Minister of Finance Charles Sousa talks to reporters about the province's financial plans. Photo: Kate Everson

Minister of Finance Charles Sousa stops by Quinte West

Ontario's Minister of Finance Charles Sousa had a meeting with local business leaders and the mayor at Quinte West City Hall on Monday,...

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Events Belleville Region

Campbellford VON Foot Care Clinic

Mon Apr 21 | 8:30 AM


Tue Apr 22 | 1:00 PM


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The Hastings Foodbank was given a significant boost by generous shoppers at Todd's Valu Mart during Saturday's Cram the Cruiser event. Many who donated took advantage of the special $10 bags of food items that store owner Todd McElwaine made up for the occasion. The Foodbank extends its special thanks to Todd for his help with the Eastertime drive and notes that the Christmas food drive at the store was also

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Six OPP cruisers filled to the brim with bags of donated food made last weekend's Cram the Cruiser drive for the Campbellford-Warkworth Fare Share Food Bank a success. Jim Greenaway, left, of Hastings, was one of the many folks who donated to the fundraising event. Craig Williams, auxiliary constable with the Northumberland OPP, was one of officers who participated. Organized by the OPP Auxiliary unit, police cruisers were parked at Sharpe's Food Market on Saturday and No Frills on Sunday.

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The proposed multi-use recreation facility for Campbellford includes leisure and therapy pool and a rink, along with a gymnasium, walking track and multi-purpose room.

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Long-time Canadian Cancer Society volunteer Anne Sullivan of Hastings was selling daffodil pins at Todd's Valu Mart in Hastings during the recentlyheld Daffodil Days. Pins are still be available at various locations in Hastings, Norwood, Havelock, Campbellford, Warkworth and other points in the area as part of the Society's month-long campaign. Door-to-door canvassing will also take place in some areas as well.

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An Open House was held at Quinte West city hall on April 10 for the public to review the Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw which applies to all lands in Quinte West. The new zoning will replace the four existing bylaws approved by the former municipalities of Trenton, Sidney, Frankford and Murray. Here Terry and Alice Dustin of Frankford get information on applying to sever a lot.

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Arlene Coculuzzi, executive director of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Hastings and Prince Edward Counties, poses with her daughter Giada, five, and Ryan Smith, 11, of Trenton at Club Medd on April 13, where 30 volunteers signed up for the annual Bowl for Kids Sake fund-raiser.

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