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Many of us have chosen this summer to stay put, and explore parts of the province we might not have spent time in in the past. We have vacationed differently this year as well – staying longer, visiting interesting spots recommended by locals and immersing ourselves in a beautiful Island sum…

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A total of 990 pounds (450 kilograms) of garbage was collected over a three day beach cleanup, a collaborative effort between the Rosevile/Miminegash Watersheds Inc. and the Tignish Watershed Management Group. The watershed groups clean up a total of 40 km of beach and pond perimeter in area…

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A proposed increase to sewer rates by the Town of O’Leary has resulted in some residents approaching the mayor and councillors with concerns.

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Each week a group of volunteers at the Palmer Road Community Centre will prepare and serve a hot meal as part of a free seniors program.

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The Minister of Environment, Water and Climate Change approved PEIEC’s (Prince Edward Island Energy Corporation’s) proposed 30 megawatt Eastern Kings wind farm project. However, a special development permit application still needs to be approved by Eastern Kings Council.

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Police performed five check stops across the county on Labour Day weekend resulting in one arrest and a single seven-day driving suspension.

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The contest to represent Ward 9 in Three Rivers Council is hotter this by-election than it was in 2018 when Isaac MacIntyre won the councillor’s position by acclamation.

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As arenas in the area prepare to open for the season, the board of directors for each one has been taking steps to ensure the safety of all those who enter the respective buildings because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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At least seven households have been disputing eviction notices, claims of rent payments owed and tenants’ rights with the new owner of the Lower Montague Trailer Park through IRAC (Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission).

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The Artisans on Main collective and their visitors will still have a view of the Montague River when they open next fall, but the view will be from the north bank rather than the south following a move to a new location.

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The coordinator of the Westisle Christmas Market is disappointed the annual fundraiser was cancelled this year, but she understands that it’s something that had to be done.

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Alexis Whiteway, from Murray River, patiently waited for a sea bass to bite her hook. About a dozen sport fishers lined the shore at Beach Point as a full moon brightened the night sky around 9 pm. Alexis is the daughter of Julie Whiteway. She is a Grade 10 student at Montague High this year.

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Tignish Elementary School Grade 5 student Waylon Doucette was one of the first to arrive at the school when classes began on Sept. 8. For many Island students, Tuesday was the first time they physically stepped inside a classroom since schools closed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ma…

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In a special meeting last Monday night at the Cavendish Farms Wellness Centre, Three Rivers Councillor Gerard Holland walked back a controversial remark he made about a development permit in the August committee of council meeting.

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Some school bus drivers are nervous heading back into the school year because they don’t know how it will turn out, according to Nicole Couture who represents drivers through the Canadian Union of Public Employees.

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While the dry weather has certainly impacted grains and oilseeds crops, the general manger of the PEI Grain Elevator Corporation noted the situation varies considerably across the province.

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Paulette Arsenault was named Tignish’s Citizen of the Year during the final night of the Miss Irish Moss Pageant at the Tignish Credit Union on Aug. 29. Ms Arsenault is the member relations coordinator at the Tignish Co-op, a volunteer firefighter and has served on the committees for the Iri…