Change is a constant in the newspaper business. We’re the only business in town that completely changes its stock every week. And since we published our first edition in 1963 we’ve navigated many turns in the road.
The Public Schools Branch has agreed to meet with a Head of Montague mother whose son no longer has access to an Education Assistant (EA). Her six-year old has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
A Nova Scotia engineering company, Lengkeek Vessel Engineering and a European vessel design company will receive $3.1 million from Transport Canada to provide technical support in the building of two east coast ferries.
When Harvey Mazerolle went to Westisle Composite High School to watch the boys basketball game last Wednesday, he had no idea he would be receiving a plaque and be thanked for his decades of work as a referee.
Community Wildlife Sessions, hosted by Eastern Kings Senior Neighbours and Souris and Area Branch of the PEI Wildlife Federation, SAB, will begin in February at the Eastern Kings Rec Centre.
Staff with the Department of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy have met with Wood Islands and area residents to find a way to restore access to the shoreline from Pioneer Cemetery Road.
Tyne Valley received a warm welcome from residents of Lower Sackville and beyond when they arrived in the Nova Scotia community for a rally on Jan. 18 supporting the village’s bid to become the winner of Kraft Hockeyville 2020.
About a half million people miss work each week because of a mental health related problem, costing the Canadian economy at least $51 billion annually.
A senior’s housing development in Souris, shelved over a year ago, is back on track after town council voted to accept an offer from a developer for a possible 26 unit complex.
Support for 50/50 tickets sales during the 30th Annual Norsemen Memorial Hockey Tournament on the weekend came from around the globe. Some from as far away as Australia, parts of Southeast Asia, the west coast of Canada and provinces in between.
Avid bird watcher Edna MacMaster of Montague was thrilled to see a red cardinal at her backyard feeder. She first spotted the cardinal, which is rare in these parts, in October and has had additional sightings since. Ms MacMaster is at work in daylight hours so she hasn’t had time to closely…
The former Riverview Manor, owned by the PEI Housing Corporation, remains an option for future use for affordable housing in the Montague area, according to a spokesperson from Social Development and Housing.
There is no shortage of scenic beauty in eastern PEI and the Town of Souris is looking for a wide variety of photos that capture those scenes to create a 2021 calendar in celebration of the town’s 110th anniversary.
Gold Mine winners picked up their cheques this week for the holiday $500 Bonus Draws along with the winners of the regular draws on Weeks #407 and #409. Back row: Les Roper of Charlottetown $500; Tom MacKenzie of Lower Montague who won $11,647 in the regular draw on Week #409 and Mike Gallan…
When the decision was made to hold a rally on Jan. 11 to kick off Tyne Valley’s bid for Kraft Hockeyville 2020, organizers expected to get about 300 to 400 people in attendance.
At the first council meeting of 2020, the Town of Three Rivers unanimously voted to move toward purchasing a generator for the Georgetown Fire Hall.
Northumberland Bruin Demitri Hicken shoots the puck away from his teams net during a Bantam A game against the Pownal Red Devils on Saturday Morning at Three Rivers Sportsplex in Georgetown. Charlotte MacAulay photo
Solid in net for the Montague Norsemen was Xander Murphy in Novice action at Northumberland Arena Friday evening. Taking the shot was Georgetown’s Bryce Myers, in the green jersey with Montague’s Kole Adams stretching to try and block the shot. Behind him is team mate Teise Cuddy. Seven team…
Montague Norsemen Team 1 Atoms (in the white jerseys) won their opener in the 30th Annual Montague Norsemen Memorial Hockey Tournament Thursday evening. The game which was played at Northumberland Arena saw the Norsemen defeat Belfast/Northumberland. The weekend tourney features more than 10…
The 30th annual Norsemen Memorial Tournament is on schedule with games beginning tonight despite a recent showing by old man winter. The first pucks will drop at the Cavendish Farms Wellness Centre in Montague, along with the Three Rivers Sportsplex in Georgetown and the Northumberland Arena…
The new National Building Code the province is adopting is intended to create a level playing field for home construction but a local contractor has concerns.
Rotary Gold Mine chairperson, Scott Annear, left, and John Burke, owner of Johnny’s Service Centre in St. Peter’s hold the Rotary Gold Mine box and notice that Johnny’s will replace MacDonald’s Rite Stop as the drop-off to play toonies for the $2 weekly lottery in St. Peter’s. Johnny’s is op…
The Fiddlers Society has been a strong promoter of the art of fiddle music since 1977 and current volunteers hope a major revamp of their organization will further strengthen their presence in the province. That and an attractive new website. Check it out at peifiddlers.com
Curlers under 13 years of age stepped up to the hack on Saturday for the 15th Annual Real George’s Deck and Recovery Bonspiel. More than 40 youth participated in the bonspiel sponsored by the Real George’s. In no particular order and finishing in first place were Isaiah Dalton, Connor Bruce,…
PEI Lieutenant Governor Antoinette Perry recently hosted members of PEI Girl Guides and their guests at Fanningbank. During the visit 16 Rangers, including two from Little Pond, Theresa Cahill and Julia Tassell, received awards they’ve worked towards over the last few years.
An Ontario based consulting firm is recommending artificial reefs be built offshore from West Point to slow erosion along the shoreline and protect the area’s historic lighthouse.
The PEI Fiddlers Society has been a strong promoter of the art of fiddle music since 1977 and current volunteers hope a major revamp of their organization will further strengthen their presence in the province.
Winners of the Lower Montague Women’s Institute Christmas Draw are: 1st prize - Christmas basket, winner Melvina Buchanan; 2nd prize - a batch of homemade fudge, winner Kent Myers and 3rd prize - Christmas centre-piece, winner Jimmy O’Hollaran. WI members on hand for the draw held at Down Ea…