PEI’s public health officer is recommending to the province that Island schools remained closed until at least May 11.
On behalf of myself and the Alberton Town Council, I wanted to ensure residents that we are here to help and to take the time to thank everyone for their efforts during these trying times.
A Christopher Cross family wants to help minimize the negative effects of social distancing and self-isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic by giving West Prince residents the chance to display their musical talents without having to leave their homes.
Bray’s Independent Grocer opens weekly (except for Sundays) at 8 am, but now the store’s first hour of operation will be just for seniors or for those who need assistance, to give them the opportunity to shop before the general public.
Fire departments in the province will now only be responding to medical calls when necessary in a preventative effort to keep COVID-19 from spreading.
The O’Leary Recreation Department feels just because a person is self-isolating, it doesn’t mean they can’t get some exercise, or enjoy the fresh air.
The Executive Director of the West Prince Chamber of Commerce is like many right now, working from home instead of the office to help contain the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Everything is operating as normal at two West Prince community care facilities currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Using virtual care at Western Hospital to alleviate emergency department wait times at the Alberton facility seemed like a natural extension to their successful tele-rounding initiative, says the administrator for Community Hospitals West.
“We received the following from a correspondent at Miminigash, P.E.I, yesterday (21 August 1879): At Miminigash, on the 16th day of August, as Matthew McDonald and James Doyle, two men in the employ of E. G. Fuller, were hauling their trawls and observed an unusual commotion on the water near them.
Health PEI is currently monitoring the number of people being tested at facilities in Charlottetown and Summerside for the COVID-19 virus to determine if the service needs to be expanded to rural areas.
It’s business as usual at all locations for the West Prince Caring Cupboard (WPCC), though the organization is working in coordination with the Upper Room Food Bank and the Salvation Army to monitor things now that COVID-19 has reached Prince Edward Island.
The mayor of Tignish reported at the town’s monthly meeting in March that council is working closely with the government to find a permanent physician for the community’s health centre.
Councillor Judy Morrissey Richard updated Tignish council on her proposed idea of recruiting residents from outside the municipality to sit on the town’s emergency measures committee.
“On this Saint Patrick’s Day, we bid ye the top of the mornin’. Much might be related of the day, but let us content ourselves with knowing that all those of Irish lineage scattered across the globe have not forgotten their patron saint, and the happy stories as are wont to be told concernin…
Even at the amateur level, most sports are very competitive today. An athlete needs all the help and advantages he or she can come up with. Skill is extremely important and not far behind that is conditioning. Having the skill and talent for your sport is essential but if you are not at your…
The Tignish Co-op was packed on the evening of March 5 as residents from Tignish and surrounding areas came to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the building’s opening.
Organizing pop up shops wasn’t necessarily something the owner of a high-end fashion boutique originally planned to do as part of her business, but Shawna Perry knows what it’s like to live in a rural area where retail store choices might be limited.
Had a great workout today. Doing a lot of high rep training for chest and back which is great for building stamina and endurance. Training does not always have to be heavy sets of 10. We are doing as high as 100 reps.
When mackerel fishing with hand lines was good, about 150 years ago, along the North Shore of Prince Edward Island every harbour from Tignish to St. Peter’s had from a dozen to three dozen boats engaged in catching these sporty fish of the deep sea. Also, there were stages, boat-runways and …
Poor weather conditions didn’t keep people from attending the watch party for the season premiere of Big Brother Canada at St Anthony’s Legion Wednesday night.
The one wish Irene MacIsaac’s mother, Helen Doucette, had for her family was always remaining connected, and that’s exactly what happened when she and 10 out of 12 siblings paid a visit to their brother Edward Doucette on his birthday on Feb. 25.
Many eyes will be tuning in Wednesday night to watch Mill River resident Vanessa Clements compete in Canada’s version of the popular reality television show Big Brother.
The Executive Director of the West Prince Chamber of Commerce (WPCC) is confident that reaching a 300 membership base is an achievable goal for the chamber.
The Tignish Co-op will be officially celebrating the 50th anniversary of its food store location this week with a ribbon cutting ceremony on March 5.
“London, England-The mystery of the Mary Celeste has perplexed the world since the brig of that name was discovered without a soul on board on a voyage from New York to Gibraltar on 5 December 1872, drifting before the wind with all sails set. The mystery has been deepened by the fact that n…
We all know its here, the winter storms and the days where we cannot get out of the house. It can be frustrating when you are on a roll with your training and seeing positive results to have to miss workouts. If you only miss a day it can me made up the following day, but if you get storm st…
COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, is quickly spreading across the world, and while there’s a lot of helpful information on the matter, there’s also misinformation.
The West Point Development Corporation (WPDC) is waiting to find out if funding from the federal government will be approved in time to start rebuilding infrastructure and environmental protection at West Point following damage from post-tropical storm Dorian in September 2019.
The closure of the Mill River Campground is part of a five year plan at Mill River Resort to offer a better variety of accommodations at the facility, says the president of the resort.
When Charlies Murphy heard about the Call 2 Recycle contest, he knew it was something he wanted his class to take part in.
With today’s lifestyle of fast foods and sedentary jobs it’s easy to pack on a few pounds. Losing those pounds is not overly hard if you know how to do it. Here are a few tips on how to get lean enough to be able to see those abs.
“Martin Foley of Alberton, Prince Edward Island celebrated his ninety-third birthday yesterday. A son of the late Martin Foley and Catherine Cahill of Central Kildare, he was born 25 June, 1864. Mr. Foley was a former Mayor and businessman of Alberton.” - The Guardian June 26, 1957.