Alberton council’s decision to update to its flagpole policy so only the municipal, provincial, and federal flags can be flown at town office is being met with disappointment by the PEERS Alliance of Prince Edward Island.
Tignish councillor Judy Morrissey Richard wants to explore the idea of finding additional volunteers for the town’s EMO committee by looking outside the municipality.
This week Island Press Limited becomes the first local news outlet in Canada to partner with leaders of the insurance industry to deliver access to an exclusive employee benefits program for small business that is both comprehensive and affordable.
One-year-old Kadence Hutchinson has sparkling blue eyes and a smile that lights up the room.
The Town of Alberton is hoping to have disused cameras at the town office back up and running following an incident of minor vandalism over the summer at the Emma Drive subdivision.
O’Leary musician Cory Gallant has started 2020 on a high note after winning New Artist of the Year and Entertainer of the year at the 2020 Music PEI awards on Feb. 9.
By now, Trina Doyle is in Toronto waiting to hear when her surgery date is to donate part of her liver as a living donor.
Let’s face it, we all know that being active and eating healthy is good for us. Yet there are still so many people that want to get in better shape, but struggle with it on a daily basis. Even people that know how to eat healthy and exercise correctly frequently don’t follow through.
The saga of the flagpoles at Alberton Town Office has been put to rest and while council’s decision on the matter isn’t surprising, it is a letdown.
West Prince residents were given an opportunity to come together as one big community to celebrate the region’s diversity with the Neighbour-2-Neighbour event at Westisle Composite High School on Feb. 8.
The voting stage for Kraft Hockeyville 2020 is finished, and now the only thing left for the Village of Tyne Valley to do is sit back and relax after working hard to bring in votes for the community’s bid.
Adam Arsenault started collecting the tabs off aluminum cans about 10 years ago, but it wasn’t until recently that he and his family found out where to donate them.
“Mommy, what is Valentine’s Day?’ Laurie asked. Susan said yesterday that tomorrow would be Valentine’s Day. Is it like Christmas? Is it a birthday? Mother was busy with her Saturday baking, but she talked as she peeled apples for pies. ‘Well, Laurie, I’ll tell you a bit about Valentine’s Da…
When an athlete starts training the first thing they do is actually train. They learn what they can and apply that knowledge to a workout routine in hopes of getting the desired results. If the workout is sound, the schedule followed routinely and adequate intensity is applied results will c…
Municipalities in West Prince continue to work away at updating their bylaws in accordance with the Municipal Government Act, which came into effect on Dec. 23, 2017.
The coordinator for the Ten Thousand Villages Sale in Alberton is extremely disappointed in the organization’s decision to close its Canadian locations.
The West Prince outreach coordinator for Family Violence Prevention Services thinks that while we’ve come a long way in regard to preventing family violence, there’s still a way to go.
Alison Griffin has been curling regularly for 14 years, but had periodically curled before then and grew up watching her mother curl.
When a major news event occurs, particularly if it’s a tragedy, there’s a need to get the story out as fast as possible, but there’s also a need to be accurate, and in the age of social media, that can sometimes be difficult. People post what they saw or heard happen at the time to Facebook,…
“On the North Shore of Prince Edward Island, a few miles south of North Cape, is a small body of water called Sea Cow Pond. This body of water which has an outlet to the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and drains that long stretch of juniper and cedar swamp that lies between the settlements of Norway …
Though West Prince hasn’t received as much snow this season as it usually has, winter isn’t over just yet, meaning it’s still important to be prepared for any potential emergency.
A committee working to establish a legacy tourism destination project within the Town of Tignish is looking to acquire two parcels of land from the Tignish Co-op.
The organizers for the upcoming Neighbour-2-Neighbour would like to make sure people understand the full day event is for everyone in West Prince.
There is an abundance of fitness information at our fingertips. Fitness and wellness have exploded in recent years with a vast number of people involved in some activity to improve their health and ability. With this comes many myths. Here are a few and the actual facts.
“Alberton, like all other towns on Prince Edward Island, is gradually growing in size which necessitates opening up new streets and the construction of new dwellings and other needed buildings.” - The Guardian, October 9, 1948.
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 1980 we’ve navigated many turns in the road.
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.
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.
Ever notice how some people can eat what ever they want and never seem to gain a pound and others seem to watch their caloric intake and still struggle with their weight. With years in the gym business I see it all the time and it’s just not fair, but it is reality.
How does it feel to be 104? That’s the question I put to P. E. Island’s oldest resident when I interviewed Miss Elizabeth McGinnnis at the Sacred Heart Home, Charlottetown, in December 1948.
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.
Winter is here along with the bitter cold and snow. No better time to give your local gym a try. For many people one of the largest obstacles is the intimidation factor. Images of everyone being super fit, and doing exercises and moves that the average person cannot do are common to someone …