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The union representing ferry workers for Northumberland Ferries Limited have rejected the most recent tentative agreement presented to them by management.

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As long as his dish is full Rusty the cat is content with life. Subsequently the winner of The Eastern Graphic’s 2019 Cutest Pet Contest was decidedly unimpressed with getting his photo taken after his owner Julie Conway of Souris accepted his prize. Rusty, a 14-year old indoor/outdoor cat w…

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It was all about celebrating community volunteers last weekend at the Eastern Kings Community Centre where 100 people gathered to recognize the many volunteers in their commitment to the betterment of the community.

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Garfield Gillis, right, presented a cheque for $9,402 to Adam Ramsay, PEI’s rep with the IWK Foundation on Monday. This is the 10th season Mr Gillis and his wife Bonnie have collected donations from visitors to their well-known Hannah’s Bottle Village on the Point Prim Road. Over the past de…

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James Larter was brimming with personality and all smiles, as usual, when he accepted the Dr Frank Hayden Award last week at the PEI Special Olympics award ceremonies. The award is for hard work and dedication to sport.

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Community engagement was on the agenda last Wednesday night as two dozen residents joined Three Rivers councillors in looking at the strengths and weaknesses of the year old rural municipality. Residents Matthew Corchrene and Reg Conohan joined Councillors Alan Munro and Ronnie Nicholson to …

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Volunteering is a tough sell for some folks. It’s understandable. The cost of living is going up, people have to work multiple jobs to pay the bills and it seems like less and less time in the day is “our time”.

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In the run up to the provincial election both the governing Liberals and opposition Tories were desperate to change public sentiment. Liberals knew the public were angry with the tone and style of the MacLauchlan government. Tories, under then leader James Aylward, were trying to look compet…

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This week at the club there was a great turnout for Learn to Curl. It’s so wonderful to see new faces on the ice. I was there willing to pass on my knowledge of the sport. Though the event was advertised, anytime through the season, if someone wants to try curling just call the club. We woul…

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The MV Confederation is back in service as of mid-morning. The ship experienced electrical issues causing the cancellation of the 6:30 am crossing.

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Commencement of the 2019 Montague Legion Branch # 8 Poppy Campaign took place on Friday, October 24 with Three Rivers Mayor Ed MacAulay, centre, joining Legion members Vice President Maxine Evans, President Brian Rector, Honourary President PEI Command Stewart Dewar and past president Debi S…

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A blocked sewer line, which created an odour and caused minor spillage at Kings County Memorial Hospital on Saturday, has been repaired.

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Competing in a national horse jumping show halfway across the country isn’t an everyday occurrence, but 9-year old Carlie Dixon of Alberry Plains is quite excited about heading off to the 2019 Royal Winter Fair in Toronto.

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The Danish island of Samso, population 3,724, was never mentioned as television hosts and analysts tried to digest what Canada’s new minority government will mean. Why would it? How could a remote, cold, 114 square kilometre island in the Kattegat Sea possibly be relevant to a Canadian election.

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Back in the day one of the biggest worries in October was the threat of vandalism on Halloween night or in the nights leading up to it.

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The Summerside Raceway hosted their final card of live racing for the 2019 season on Sunday afternoon. Driver Dale Spence had three winners on the 12 dash card, including an upset win with J K Cowboy in the season’s final event.

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The Alley Stratford Athletics won their fourth Kings County Baseball League in a classic game six final in Morell. On a chilly evening at the Church Diamond, it was hovering around the freezing point nearly four hours later when Allister Smith made the final out in short right field to give …

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Hello PEI. I haven’t written a letter here in awhile. It seems we didn’t change much with our provincial election. The people we supported for change are suddenly not talking or doing as promised.

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On the heels of the federal Liberals doling out new election promises it is time for government to get back to the business of fulfilling commitments made in 2015.

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From left ot right: Rilynn McKinnon, Leah Sabattis, Charlie Bernard, Michael Jadis, Alexis Jadis, Tavynn Bernard, Kiley Peter, Ella Gould and Serenity Jadis. The kids here are getting ready to venture into the foggy unknown. Unaware of what waits for them, they dare enter the haunted house t…

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Jo-Anne Ford’s goal is well tuned - literally. She wants those taking part in her ukulele classes to meet their expectations of playing ability and above all have fun learning.

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Kenleigh MacLure, left front, and Autumn Newell led the way in Saturday’s 2019 Wish Walk in Montague. The crowd was small but enthusiastic as they marched up the street carrying a sign and balloons from the Curling Club. The walk was followed by treats for everyone. The Children’s Wish Found…

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