Prince Edward County’s Newspaper of Record
July 24, 2024
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Lavender Festival

News
July 17, 2024

Fledgling tourist organization focuses on local initiatives — and gets the word out

News
July 17, 2024

County sees increased MAT returns in 2023 despite fewer overnight stays

News
July 17, 2024

All invited to celebrate Kinsmen Club's eight decades making the lives of local people brighter

Culture
July 17, 2024

The County's latest publisher, Assembly Press, launches its first book — a toast to local brewers, vintners and distillers

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Letters
July 17, 2024

Daycare Debacle, Childcare Crisis, and Picton Terminals

News
July 22, 2024

The Picton Gazette is looking for a part-time Rural/Urban Development Reporter. The position is funded by the Local Journalism Initiative.

Living History: 1834

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Special Collection — Picton Terminals

Keeping an eye on activities on Picton Bay

Reporting and letters

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News
June 19, 2024

Out of Court

Council votes to seek a negotiated settlement with Picton Terminals — again.

Op Ed
July 17, 2024

Victor Lind considers Council's offer to settle with Picton Terminals

News
July 3, 2024

Council votes 7-6 to pursue a settlement with Picton Terminals

Special Collection — Development Underway

Keeping an eye on new builds

Development Projects Around the County

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News
June 5, 2024

Questions, Questions

Audit Committee determines what needs to be asked, and who will provide the answers

Editorial
June 12, 2024

Developers are everywhere. Are they mad?

News
May 8, 2024

A preferred solution has emerged for water infrastructure from Wellington to Picton: one water treatment plant to serve Picton and Bloomfield as well as the village.

Editorial
May 8, 2024

There’s a fortuitous overlap between livability — “healthy, complete communities”   — and good design that is well worth attention. 

A Sentimental Journey

Former Gazette columnist Terry Sprague, who penned his popular Nature Stuff column for close to 50 years, offers a look at life, living and loss in his sixth book, The Two of Us

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Special Collection — History and Heritage

Stories about our past and its preservation

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Memories of D Day

June 6 is the 80th anniversary of D Day, the turning point of World War II

Culture
May 29, 2024

“What if heritage came first?” asks Peter Lockyer. “Not as an afterthought, not after the roads. But if it was the first thing we did, because it's the most important thing we have.”

Books
May 1, 2024

Two recent books are entries in a special genre. Neither quite history nor entirely fiction, they imagine the past in intriguing ways.

Sports
July 17, 2024
<p>The play of County residents (Top, from left) Kieran Craig, Seth Lowery, Ben Brunette, Jacob Zielski, Austin Raycroft, (Bottom, from left) Spencer Henshaw, and Niko Papadopoulos is part of the reason the U16 Quinte Skyhawks are eyeing an Ontario Summer Football League title. (Jason Parks/Gazette Staff)(Jason Parks/Gazette Staff)</p>

U16 Skyhawk’s County Contingent are flying high

County natives help the U16AA Quinte Skyhawks fly high in 2024

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Obituaries

Gone, but not forgotten

January 30, 1927 - July 5, 2024
March 28, 1933 – July 9, 2024
June 9, 1944 – July 9, 2024
June 10, 1933 - June 19, 2024

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