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Support for the establishment of a medical faculty at the University of Prince Edward Island is growing across the Island, including endorsements from the cities of Charlottetown and Summerside, as well as many of our towns and rural municipalities as communities strive to insure medical ser…

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More than 200 vehicles were stopped at a check stop in Morell by Souris RCMP Detachment on the Thanksgiving weekend with some tickets being issued for a variety of infractions.

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The 2019/20 on-ice activities are underway in some rinks across the region. Kings County Pee Wee AAA net minder Zach Clinton stops a shot under the watchful eyes of team mates Nathan Clinton and Isa MacPhee (in the light jerseys). The Kings County squad came away the winners of an exhibition…

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Sydney Knox-Cudmore and her family are counting their blessings after their property became the recent target of an incident that resulted in a window and door being extensively damaged on their Montague home.

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James Harry Lavers, of Montague, pled guilty to failing to comply with a condition of his lobster fishing licence in Georgetown Provincial Court on Thursday, October 10.

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Karley and Thomas Martin, 10 and 8 of Montague, dream of having a pet hamster and rabbit. Pets these days can be expensive and for Karley the $15 she needs to buy a hamster isn’t the only cost.

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The 2019 Atlantic Classic Yearling Sale produced record numbers on Friday as 107 yearlings went through the sales ring in Crapaud. The annual auction topped the $1 million mark in total sales for the first time in the sale’s long history. The highest priced yearling was Woodmere Fenn, a son …

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The Morell Chevies exploded for 10 runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to defeat the Alley Stratford Athletics 12-2 and even their best-of-seven finals at two games apiece.

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As much as we’re quick to diss government for questionable spending of our hard-earned tax dollars and dimming the lights on rural corners of the province, we’re equally as permissive to give elected leaders the leeway to do the thinking for us.

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“Reports that say that something hasn’t happened are always interesting to me, because as we know, there are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns…

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Well, if you were one of the people who watched the English federal debate last Monday evening, I applaud you. I watched most of it (I listened to the beginning of the madness by way of my car’s stereo on the way home that night) and I have to agree with a notion some were saying on Tuesday …

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Three people are dead following a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Route 24 and Route 316 (the Caledonia intersection) this afternoon. Names are not being released pending notification of next of kin. The road is closed while Kings District RCMP investigate the crash. Both Montag…

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Some residents near Orwell Bay were disappointed in answers from federal candidates during the Environmental debate at Pooles Corner last Thursday evening.

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As many as six eastern PEI athletes are among those competing on the national soccer stage in the U17 Cup this week. The 2019 tournament is being hosted by UPEI and Cornwall. Mia Martell, left, and Carrie Docherty, both 16, competed twice before nationally and are team mates on the PEI squad…

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The Montague Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion recently donated $500 to the 327 Southern Kings Air Cadet Squadron. Participating in the presentation are, from left, Keitlyn Slade, Branch President Brian Rector and WO First Class David Campion. Submitted photo

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Three federal candidates in the Cardigan Riding faced the public in an environmental forum Thursday night giving their party’s stance on everything from the elimination of fossil fuels to helping farmers and fishers transition to a green economy.

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Heather Moore: I read your article on Lyme disease 2/10/19 with some interest given I had a tick bite back in 1991 when I was helping a friend clear his back yard near Wilmington, North Carolina. When having a shower that evening I discovered what looked like a blood blister about belt high …

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The Morell Chevies scored four runs in the fifth inning to defeat the Alley Stratford Athletics by a score of 6-2 in Morell and even the best of seven Kings County Baseball League finals at a game apiece.

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Well, as a newcomer to the area, I should introduce myself. My name’s Sean MacDougall. I’m 28 and I just moved to the area from Halifax. I was born and raised in the city, but I have small town running through my blood, as my folks are from Inverness over in Cape Breton. Growing up, Invernes…

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We’ve had a hunch as to the extent of the housing crisis in rural PEI, but now we have a very clear picture thanks to the Eastern PEI Housing Analysis, the first comprehensive look at both the depth of the issue and possible solutions.

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Michael Adamson of Vancouver donated old brownface pictures of Justin Trudeau and friends to Time magazine but did not want to cause a controversy. Rather, he says he was motivated by the public’s right to know. That’s hogwash.

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Executive Director of Southern Kings Hospice, Thelma Johnston, picked up a cheque for $2,475.38, which was Week #380 Montague Rotary Gold Mine Charity Funds.

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In Georgetown Provincial Court on Thursday, September 26 Jonathan Gordon Schellekens, 21 of Victoria Cross, pled guilty to driving while prohibited and was sentenced to 15 days in jail.

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The following letter was sent to James Aylward, PEI Minister of Health and Wellness and ccd to Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island; Darlene Compton, Deputy Premier, MLA for Belfast-Murray River and Cory Deagle, MLA for Montague-Kilmuir

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The dream of fast, reliable, secure rural internet is often promised and sporadically delivered. For too many, the reality is service that is frustratingly slow and woefully inadequate. It is an impediment to economic development, community sustainability and quality of life.

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It was interesting to see Nova Scotia Premier Steven MacNeil speak out in an opinion piece last week ‘explaining’ to the public the ins and outs of what is happening with Boat Harbour and Northern Pulp’s proposed replacement for the effluent treatment.

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The Island’s Lady Slipper and Joe O’Brien Memorial Stakes highlighted the weekend of racing at both the Charlottetown Driving Park and Summerside Raceway this past Saturday and Sunday.

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When the series is on the line your best pitcher has to be at their best. Troy Coffin is often at his best in these situations. Coffin pitched brilliantly for six and a third innings to lead the Morell Chevies to a 6-1 win over the Peakes Bombers in the fifth and deciding game of the Kings C…

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