Deemed an essential service, auto repair shops have remained open during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fire departments in West Prince have been seeing a downward trend in calls since social distancing measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic were enacted in the province back in March.
Fishers in Lobster Fishing Area (LFA) 24 are happy to be back on the water after the start of their season was delayed, but are now facing an issue of almost too much product, and not enough processors to handle it.
Oyster fishers are once again waiting to hear the results of a vote on whether to delay the beginning of the spring season. This time, however, they were given a third option to choose from.
Francis Morrissey, president of Royal Star Foods, compared the production plant in Tignish to the race track at the Indianapolis 500, and it’s easy to see why.
NO PAIN NO GAIN. 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…
Much property damage is caused every year in early spring by grass fires that got out of control. The grass is tinder dry and will burn quickly if a lighted match is accidently dropped after lighting a pipe or cigarette. Many landowners start a fire to burn old grass or have a bonfire to get…
The tax rate in Alberton will be staying the same, as per the proposed operating budget for the town’s 2020-2121 financial year.
In early spring 4-H PEI pivoted their focus to offering virtual 4-H projects an effort to keep members engaged, and allow members to continue
As the growing season gets underway in the province, producers in West Prince are unsure of what kind of changes will have to happen when it comes to selling their crops.
Ellerslie Elementary teachers Sharon Collicutt and Tammy Jeffery were super excited to see their students, even if it was from the safety of their vehicles.
I was listening to the radio over the weekend, and while reading the news the radio host shared a small, but significant piece of information: PEI is apparently one of the safest places in world in regard to keeping COVID-19 at bay.
“An all-time record price of 45¢ to 48¢ for ‘market’ lobster per pound appears in prospect for Prince Edward Island lobstermen for the 1964 spring lobster season, according to several veteran shore observers who reported yesterday, 3 May. There had been no firm price established up to the af…
When you are working out do you ever question or research what you are doing? There are virtually a never ending amount of training routines, exercises and theories at your fingertips on the internet. They all promise to get you in the best shape you have ever been in.
It was a clear but cool morning as lobster boats made their way from the Northport wharf towards the mouth of the Alberton Harbour then to the open sea on the first day of the spring lobster season on May 15. The season was delayed approximately two weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is …
Jonathan MacLennan’s sees his efforts in soil conservation as carrying on the legacy his father Laurids MacLennan began when he started farming.
Ron Maynard, newly elected president of the PEI Federation of Agriculture, and has been busy working with farmers as they do their best to adapt to changes in the industry in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Island watershed groups were recently given the green light to resume operations under Phase One of the province’s plan to lift public health restrictions.
Bait is one of the biggest costs a fisher has during the lobster fishing season, and as fishers in LFA 24 prepare to start the spring lobster season, one of the concerns they face is what that cost will be this year.
This year would have marked the 40th anniversary of the first Irish Moss Festival in Tignish, but the festival itself won’t be taking place because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Barbara McInnis loves everything about fishing, from the smell of the salt air, to just being out on the ocean. She doesn’t feel like it’s a job, it’s something she totally enjoys.
The late Hon. George Roland Henderson led a full life - from a pioneer in the shellfish industry to serving as an elected official federally and provincially.
Several years ago I listened to an interview on CBC radio with a Buddhist monk from Bhutan. He made an amusing and accurate statement linking happiness and excess. To paraphrase his comment he said, ‘Everything in moderation except moderation, which should be done to excess.’
In 1922, many eyes were turned toward the fishing community of Tignish, P.E.I. and observations were being made about a young Tignish lawyer, Chester P. McCarthy, and his efforts to organize the fishermen as the Fishermen’s Co-operative Union. Memories of the older fishermen are still fresh …
It’s going to be a few weeks before recreation departments across the province know whether or not organized recreation activities or facilities will be able to resume in the province.
The COVID-19 pandemic is showing not only just how important internet access is for rural areas, it’s also highlighting the difficulties many residents in those areas have in trying to access it.
“The laying of traps for the P. E. I. lobster fishing season of 1962 is scheduled to begin today (30 April) at 10 am but it is doubtful that the advantage of it will be taken by fishermen on the north side of the Province. Waters on the northern section of the Island are still ice filled and…
Hope everyone is staying active through these trying times. For many of us our lives have been turned upside down with social isolation, job losses and dramatic changes in the way we live our lives. Physical activity is a catalyst for maintaining our health and well being-physically and ment…
The unprecedented circumstances of COVID-19 may be causing anxiety for many as they to try navigate what has become, for the time being, the ‘new’ normal.
While the ridership for Transportation West has dramatically dropped, that hasn’t stopped the West Prince organization from reaching out and helping their local community.
Mayors in West Prince are waiting to hear on whether they will be able to meet with their respective councils in person for their monthly council meeting in May.
Residents at the Tignish Seniors Home are hoping people will listen to the advice they recently shared in a video posted on social media last week.
Frequently in the gyms I will see two people doing similar workouts and one getting epic results the other getting little results for their efforts. Here are a few reasons why.
“J. Peter Gaudet, president of Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 6, Tignish, PEI, along with many veterans, will see a dream come true on Thursday evening, October 25, 1962, when they will take part in the burning of the mortgage on their home.” - The Guardian October 22, 1962.