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The Morell Chevies winning streak to start the season came to a sudden halt Sunday in one of two ball games in the Kings County Baseball League.

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Before the King government’s Speech from the Throne was even read, the Tory caucus put a dent in its key rhetorical promise of a legislature built on unprecedented non-partisanship.

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Before the King government’s Speech from the Throne was even read, the Tory caucus put a dent in its key rhetorical promise of a legislature built on unprecedented non-partisanship.

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Our new provincial Minister of Health, James Aylward, is going to make physician recruitment a priority, and the Conservative minority government is working with the PEI Medical Society to develop a new collaborative recruitment model, one that encourages doctors to play a greater role.

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1) that twenty minutes three times a week is all you need to maintain an adequate level of cardio-vascular fitness? Research shows that keeping your heart rate at 70% of your recommended maximum for twelve minutes improves your aerobic capacity. When you include a brief warm up and a few min…

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Ron Hynes wrote some remarkable songs over his long and brilliant career. There are the classics of course, like Sonny’s Dream, Atlantic Blue, and the St. John’s Waltz. But there is one of Ron’s songs that just grabs me every time I hear it.

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The Cardigan Clippers jumped to an early 7-0 lead and then held on to defeat the winless Northside Gills Construction Brewers by a score of 8-6 Sunday afternoon in Cardigan.

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For 22 years, Buddy Loane was the man behind the wheel when Montague Consolidated students boarded the bus to and from school each day. Buddy passed in March 2017. That November his wife donated four Buddy Benches in honour of their granddaughters, all graduates of the school. As they made t…

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If there is ever a time in the year when the majority of people are busier that usual it is now. Had a guy in the gym today that logged in over 90 hours at work this week. Many of our members are 70 plus hours this time of year in the fishing and farming industries.

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It’s apparent someone is hurting and the consequence of their suffering has been taken out on a popular family-oriented park that has been a landmark in eastern PEI for many decades.

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What started as a politically naïve decision to attend an anti-abortion rally, morphed into mudslinging on both sides of the debate with neither side looking particularly good in the process.

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Roger McNamee, once on Facebook’s payroll, called for the social media site to be shut down during the International Grand Committee on Big Data, Privacy and Democracy in Ottawa last week.

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There is no doubt the emergency room at Kings County Memorial Hospital in Montague needs an overhaul and service must be restored.

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The Kings County Baseball League players showed their true grit as they managed to play through rain on a wet Sunday afternoon.

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Austin Sorrie has made quite an impression with Ontario trainers since his move from Montague to Ontario this past winter and he continues to expand his driving schedule.

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In 1992, to commemorate the arrival on Prince Edward Island from Yorkshire, England of my ancestor Richard Hudson, I was asked to write a ballad telling the story of that migration.

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In 1913, a representative of the Guardian had the pleasure of making a hurried run by railroad through West Prince. His first stop was O’Leary (last week’s column). Resuming his tour of West Prince he continued to view and record the wonderful prosperity of Alberton and Tignish. The Guardian…

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Everyone who trains on a regular basis knows that good nutrition makes your training much more productive. Eating right will help you to maintain a healthy bodyweight and will make your training much more productive.

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In an election where the desire for change dominated voter motivation, Liberals avoided an electoral slaughter after 12 years in office. And despite the ego bruising reality of now being a third party for the first time, it is possible, with focus and luck, Liberals avoid a long, bruising wa…

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Community means different things to different people, but in PEI communities always rally when the need arises.

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The Kings County Baseball League has always battled the weather early in a new season and this year’s start is no different. Last Wednesday Mother Nature gave us a taste of a little of everything including rain, wind and snow. All three games were bumped ahead on that day to a later date.

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Now that the dust has settled, I have been trying to figure out what went wrong for the Liberal Party and its vaunted leader Wade MacLauchlan in the recent provincial election.

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I got bitten by the Iron Bug the first time I walked into a commercial gym in Charlottetown years ago. It was the old YMCA and the equipment was nowhere near as functional as today’s but the free weights and practical training principals remain the same. I got a start in the gym business ver…

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It seems simple enough; an organization writes a formal letter to a municipal council requesting that a flag be raised to promote a week or month designated by either the provincial or federal government to promote a specific, credible cause.

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Troy Coffin is still going strong. The 20-something Kings County Baseball League veteran pitched five innings to help the Morell Chevies defeat the Grant Thornton Tigers 5-2. Coffin allowed only two hits and struck out nine. Logan Gallant struck out five over two innings to get the save. Par…

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Anyone who has been around a gym for awhile has heard this saying many times. While there is truth to it, there are different kinds of pain. If you are just starting your journey with weight training you will probably experience some “good” pain after your first few workouts. The severity wi…

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“Good progress in work on the new harbour at Skinner’s Pond, three miles from Tignish, P.E.I. is progressing satisfactorily as far as the two wharves leading from the ocean to the ‘inland pond’ itself are concerned. Each wharf, now completed and measuring about 450 ft. with a channel 26 ft. …

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Intense loyalty shone like a silver dollar as students from Georgetown Elementary gathered at the front of the Kings Playhouse stage to sing O Canada last Friday.

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Our four political parties debated many important issues during the recent election campaign that have a direct bearing on the future of rural Prince Edward Island, like medical centres, hub schools, agricultural policy, land, and water resources.

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The old adage states that actions speak more loudly than words. And on that basis, it is far too early to pass judgement on the promise of civility and cross-party cooperation outlined by newly-minted Premier Dennis King.

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For years the only detrimental effects of the pulp mill in Abercrombie, Nova Scotia felt by residents in PEI was the odour of sulphur that wafted across the Northumberland Strait on a windy day.

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The Kings County Baseball League is back for the 29th season starting this Sunday. The defending champion Northside Gills Construction Brewers will begin to defend their title in a season opener at the Church Diamond in Morell against the Cardigan Clippers. Game time is 2 pm.

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At what point does the province or school district know what’s best for each and every parent’s child?

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