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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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“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…

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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…

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When we think of notable black Canadians, one of the first people that comes to mind is probably Viola Desmond, who now graces our ten dollar bill.

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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,…

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“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 …

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Writing this today for Bell Canada’s Let’s Talk Day, which recognizes the mental health issues that many Canadians deal with.

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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.

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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.

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“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.

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Across Canada and around the world, people are taking the critical steps required to reduce our carbon footprint - and combat the growing climate crisis.

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Snowmobiling is a common pastime in winter, but like driving a car, it shouldn’t be done after someone’s had a few drinks.

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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.

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Jeremy Coughlin runs JSC Vapes in Bloomfield. He’s in favour of some of the proposed changes to the Island’s vaping legislation. 

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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.

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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.

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Residents of Alberton had the chance to meet the town’s new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Donna Thomson prior to the council meeting of Jan. 13.

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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.

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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 …