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On June 6, the Montague Legion hosted a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day and to honour Canadian troops who took part in the Normandy offensive. Stewart Dewar, with the Montague Legion, left, and PEI Commonwealth President Duane MacEwan were among the Veterans in attendance. See…

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 Students from the Montague High School Art class recently donated a class project to Kings County Memorial Hospital. This piece entitled ‘Mother’s Dream’ was a welcome addition to the bare walls in the halls. From the left are Daniel MacKinnon, Grade 11, Hospital Administrator Edna Miller, …

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Discussions about a potential fourth flag pole continued at the June meeting for Alberton Town Council after council’s decision last month to not fly the Pride flag in recognition of the International Day against Homophobia, Transpohobia and Biphobia.

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Solar panels, 576 of them, have been installed behind Cavendish Farms Wellness Centre in Montague and once electrical hookups are complete the 200 Kilowatt array will begin to transform the sun’s energy into electrical power for the rink and library. 

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Young Jaxon Johnston could barely lift his weighty catch of rainbow trout he landed during the Northumberland Fisheries Festival Fishing Derby Sunday in Murray River. Jaxon was fishing with his dad, Jake Johnston, from Montague. See more photos on page 14.              Heather Moore photo

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Quick response from the Montague Fire Department saved Dean MacKenzie’s outbuilding in Lower Montague, but he’s changed his opinion about freeloading raccoons, since they’ve been blamed for causing the fire. 

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The initial outrage on social media over six foot high fencing blocking access to the bridge at Basin Head has turned into concerns for safety and remediation before the start of tourist season.

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Gardening tips and learning about worm compost were the topics covered at a garden party and plant exchange hosted by the O’Leary Public Library on May 30.

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Darlene Cuddy, park officer at Kings Castle Provincial Park, views the extensive damage to a number of the facility’s storybook characters as a large-scale hurt to the scores of people who enjoy the property.

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Three Rivers Council will demand the owners of four properties in Montague and Georgetown, one of them the province, to either demolish or repair their dilapidated buildings.

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Royelle MacKay and her daughter Julie were moving lobster gear off Cable Head aboard the Billie and Julie when they spotted a tiny stowaway on the boat’s washboard. The nuthatch, not your usual seafaring bird, flew off briefly but came back and landed again. The side cabin door was hooked op…

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The new Progressive Conservative government will have a major task on its hands, as it tries to recruit family physicians for the 13,524 Islanders still on the patient registry.

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Eastern Kings Mayor Grace Cameron and Councillor Bernadette McInnis declared a conflict of interest at last Tuesday evening’s meeting where the proposed wind farm was the only item on the agenda.

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In the last two months, on two separate occasions, the Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) at Western Hospital was closed overnight, both times due to a nursing shortage.

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The first forum of 2019, presented by the Cooper Institute’s Social Justice Symposium, will be co-hosted by the Souris and Area Branch of the PEI Wildlife Federation. The theme is ‘Protection of PEI Lands and Water as Sources of Life’.

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A steel gate erected by a summer resident to block public access to Boughton Island is illegal and must be taken down, says Transportation Minister Steve Myers.

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There was nothing but high praise for Western Hospital Health Care Auxiliary member Marlene Bolger, this year’s recipient of the auxiliary’s appreciation award.

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The search for missing fisherman Jordan Hicken continued on Friday, but was scaled back. RCMP divers were out on the water near where it it is believed the 22 year old went into the water off Naufrage Harbour Tuesday morning. An RCMP drone was also deployed along the north shore. Ground Sear…