Strong Kids

The Strong Kids Campaign committee: Ed Lombardi, Marty Halloran, Gino Leone, Mike Kotsovos, General Manager Ron Riddell, Karen Whitley, Mayor Jim Harrison, chair Duncan Armstrong.

YMCA Strong Kids launches sixth annual campaign

General Manager Ron Riddell welcomed everyone to the sixth annual YMCA Strong Kids Campaign launch on April 16.

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Belleville YMCA Strong Kids Campaign

Belleville YMCA Strong Kids Campaign Chair Andy Forgie got some help announcing this year’s campaign goal. Kids from the day care program (from left) Addison, Leah, Molly, Olivia, Kenedy, Sloane, Stephanie and Elliot helped him show that this year’s fundraising goal is $170,000. Also pictured are day care staff members Brandi Lucas and Nicole Dreifelds.

Andie Forgie to chair Belleville YMCA Strong Kids Campaign

The appointment of the new chair of the Belleville YMCA’s Strong Kids Campaign will be music to the ears of the community.

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Compliance co-ordinator

Amy Russell is compliance co-ordinator for the wastewater treatment plants.

Compliance co-ordinator reports on wastewater treatment plants

Compliance co-ordinator Amy Russell reported on the annual wastewater treatment plants at the recent Public Works committee.

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Grass fire

A huge grass fire on Harrington Road needed 50 firefighters to get it under control.

Fire ban on now in Quinte West, says fire chief

A huge grass fire on Harrington Road on April 15 was enough for Fire Chief John Whelan.

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Economic development

John McMahon from Loyalist College and Linda Lisle from Quinte West reported at the QEDC board meeting in April.

Quinte Economic Development Commission shares the future

The Quinte Economic Development Commission (QEDC) is sharing the future with potential development in the Quinte area.

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New child care facility

Officials met at Stirling Public School last week to announce plans for a new child-care facility currently under construction. Pictured are SPS Principal Suzanne Cholasta, Hastings County Children’s Services Manager Cathy Williams Utman, HPEDSB Community Engagement Co-ordinator Sandy Smith, HPEDSB Director of Education Mandy Savery-Whiteway, Stirling Co-operative Nursery School representatives Jennifer Kerr, Courtney Lewis, Lindsay Jackson and Stirling-Rawdon Mayor Rodney Cooney.

Hastings School Board announces child care partnership

With heavy equipment on site and construction under way, officials arrived at the Stirling Public School last week to recognize a new...

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Brittany Moran, an East Northumberland Secondary School graduate who's now a chiropractor in Toronto, ran her first full marathon last May. In a few days she will run her second, the Boston Marathon, in honour of her father, Steve, and to raise money for the Alzheimer Society. Steve Moran was diagnosed with a rare form of Alzheimer's disease three years ago.

Daughter to run in Boston Marathon in honour of dad who has Alzheimer’s

An ENSS graduate who has run hundreds of races will take part in her first Boston Marathon next Monday but the significance goes well beyond...

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Ratepayers opposed

Dwight Boyd, president of the Trent Hills Ratepayers Association, offered a detailed rebuttal to a bylaw being passed that would allow all-terrain vehicles onto municipal roads as part of a trail network. Seated in the front row to hear his presentation was Betty McCarrell, whose request for the bylaw prompted Boyd’s presentation to council.

Ratepayers association argues against ATV route through Trent Hills

The Trent Hills Ratepayers Association is adamantly opposed to ATVs being granted access to municipal roads to create a trail network...

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EVENTS In Belleville Region

Bay of Quinte Home Show

Fri Apr 24 | 5:00 PM

11th Annual Invisible Ribbon Gala

Sat May 9 | 5:30 PM

Frankford Riverfest

Sat May 16 | 12:00 AM

Upcoming Events

Sat May 16 | 8:00 AM

Trenton Horticultural Society...

Sat May 30 | 12:00 AM

Barks By The Bay - Canine...

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