Maple in the County

Producers and supporters of the Maple in the County festival used sap buckets for this photo-op at the Strictly Maple farm in Carrying Place on Friday, March 6. The photo was staged at a press conference to promote this year’s festival taking place March 28-29.

Producers rally to save Maple in the County

There’s a sweet story behind this year’s Maple in the County event.

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New evaporator

This is the newest evaporator Harry Dennis has installed at his Three Maples Sugar Camp between Marmora and Madoc. The modern evaporator requires two people to work on the processing, since there is a greater amount of monitoring of equipment and controls which ensures more efficient production.

First tapping of spring 2015

The Three Maples Sugar Camp, operated by Harry and Janet Dennis and family was the scene of the prestigious event celebrating the start of...

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Women's Day

Author Maggie Helwig, an Anglican priest from Toronto who writes about women’s issues, spoke to guests at the Belleville Public Library before a parade downtown to celebrate International Women’s Day. Helwig spoke from the John M. Parrott Art Gallery, backed by artwork that had a Women’s Day theme.

Women’s Day talk leads to passionate debate

A week’s worth of Women’s Day activities started in Belleville Thursday and, odd as it might seem, quite a bit of discussion at an opening...

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Doug Whitney

Doug Whitney is on the Corporate and Financial Services committee.

Dog tags to be transitioned into calendar year

Dog tags will now reflect the calendar year, starting in January 2017, according to city clerk Kevin Heath.

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Staff reductions

Mary Clare Egberts is president and CEO of Quinte Health Care.

Nurses fired, RPNs and PSWs hired to replace staff

The total change at all Quinte Health Care hospitals would be a decrease of 53 RN (Registered Nurse) positions, increase of 12 RPNs...

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New lights

Bob Forder reported on capital project updates for the city.

Arena LED retrofit gets incentive cheques for energy savings

The LED light conversion of the arenas is complete and the city has received an incentive cheque from SaveOnEnergy for almost $10,000.

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Come see us

Devon Taylor (l) and Tamara Kleinschmidt were at council recently to talk about the Trenton MFRC.

Trenton MFRC invites the public to its family programs

The Trenton Military Family Resource Centre (TMFRC) is on a mission. They want people to know who they are.

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Primary winners

Stirling Legion officials Susan Wilson and George Jones are pictured with Primary public speaking winners (from left) Luke Brennan, Marlee Martin and Solana McCaughen.

Legion hosts public speaking competition

The local branch of the Royal Canadian Legion was packed with students and parents last weekend as participants in the annual public...

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