Posing with Ray

A group of Nicholson Catholic College students pose for a photo with Belleville Firefighter Ray Ellis, whose photo is being used in Canadian Cancer Society promotional material this month, as part of its Daffodil campaign. The students are (clockwise from top left) Danni Gartshore, Katie Turriff, Emma Cassells, Abbey Ellis, Teighler Barrett, Osrick Martinez and Shakil Jiwa.

CCS launches Daffodil Month with help from famous firefighter

Ray Ellis has long been one of the local faces behind the fight against cancer. Now he’s becoming a nationally recognized person, too.

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JoAnne Lewis is the new Partnership Developer for the Hastings & Prince Edward Poverty Roundtable. She was among the people who participated in Meal or No Meal, an activity put on by the Community Development Council of Quinte during March to teach politicians and business leaders about the need to combat poverty.

Meal or No Meal activity teaches leaders about poverty

How do you survive if you’re a middle-aged man who’s been laid off from a factory and is now on social assistance? Or if you’re a retired...

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The guns of Harold

One of two World War I machine guns at the Harold cenotaph appears to have been hit by a sniper’s bullet. A restoration project now under way may determine the cause of a hole in the weapon’s cooling system.

Machine gun restoration project under way

Harold - A pair of 100-year-old German guns, taken as souvenirs at the end of World War I, will be temporarily removed from the cenotaph on...

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Sammy is a Golden Retriever/Bernese Mountain Dog cross who went missing in Queensborough.

Dogs’ disappearance a mystery to owner

A local woman is appealing to pet owners across the county to keep their dogs close after a pair of animals, including a potential therapy...

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Business of the year

Kyle Campbell, president of Cam Tran Co. Ltd., with left to right, MPP Lou Rinaldi, Mayor Marc Combs and MP Rick Norlock on his right, accepted his company’s Business of the Year Award at Cramahe Township’s annual Business Achievement Awards ceremony held March 27. He and two brothers, Scott and Bryn, own the company which operates a profit-sharing program for its employees.

Colborne company named Business of the Year in Cramahe Township

Cam Tran Co. Ltd., the privately owned company based in Colborne that manufactures, repairs, refurbishes and services transformers, has been...

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Architectural award

Bill White, the architect behind the refurbishing of Belleville City Hall in the 1980s, speaks near a model of the building, during a ceremony at council chambers on Wednesday, March 25. White’s work has been honoured by the Ontario Association of Architects.

Belleville City Hall honoured by Ontario Association of Architects

The building known as the heart of downtown Belleville has a special place in the minds of Ontario’s best architects.

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John Harris

John Harris wants to know why there are two booklets about Quinte West that are both too big.

Site in North Murray Industrial Park is investment ready

A 51-acre site in the North Murray Industrial Park has been awarded an Investment Ready: Certified Site by the Ministry of Economic...

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Lisa Grills

Lisa Grills is the supervisor of tourism and special events for the city.

Quinte West to look at Parks Canada investment in seven local locks

Parks Canada has agreed to attend the April 23 Economic Development and Revitalization Committee meeting to provide information on the...

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