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One person was being treated for what appeared to be minor injuries after a multi vehicle collision on Main Street in Montague around noon on Friday. Two cars were still on the street in front of Scotia Bank as police diverted traffic around the scene. An ambulance arrived a short time later…

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There’s a story I’ve heard several times, which means it might be true. Former Federal Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan came to PEI in the l…

Atlantic Post Calls

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Ryan Campbell racked up five driving wins, including a victory in the afternoon's feature race with Johnnie Jack in 1:56.4, on the September 1…

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Growing up, my father sometimes mentioned wanting to purchase a racehorse. As a Revenue Canada auditor and father of seven, however, he erred …

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Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park played host for the P.E.I. Colt Stakes this past week. The best two and thre…

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My background in racing comes from walking into the track with my Mom, at a very young age and falling in love with the horses... I never got …

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Well, it’s hard to believe that another Old Home Week has come and gone on PEI, and although I’m sitting writing this as the Saturday night pr…

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The Gold Cup and Saucer at Charlottetown is billed as one of the great events on the North American calendar and Saturday night’s race and ind…

Obituaries

Peacefully at St. John Regional Hospital on October 15, 2021 of Mrs. Virginia Langley (nee Peters) of Scotchfort, age 59 years. Beloved wife of Richard Langley and dear mother of Brandon and Rory Langley and grandmother of Elijah. She is also survived by brothers and sisters Ivan Peters, Victoria Peters, Rube Joe (Stephenson), Nancy Levi (Neil) and Lawrence Peters (Angela Lannigan). Sisters-in-law Debbie Campbell (Donnie) and Nikki McMinn (Curtis). Godchildren Joey Peters, Santanna Herney and Mikayla Peters.She was predeceased by her parents Joseph Schurman Peters and Olga Peters (nee Bernard); sister, Lorraine Peters; brothers John, Joseph and Christopher Peters.Resting at the Hennessey Cutcliffe Charlottetown Funeral Home. Due to current restrictions, the visitation will be held at the funeral home (by invitation only and with proof of vaccinations) on Wednesday 4 - 7 p.m.  The Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday morning  at St. Bonaventure Church, Tracadie Cross (by invitation only) at 10:30 a.m.  Interment later in the parish cemetery.Online condolences may be made at www.islandowned.ca

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I pick up at a large potato and beef farm every second week. The farmer recognized me one day, and we made a connection in the regular Island way. I had played at a family party at his brother’s place years before. I had also met his sons at a wedding where I was in the band.

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In this harvest time of the year, it’s so simple to see the incredible abundance all around us in PEI. Our community garden saw dozens of delicious cucumbers, tomatoes and even melon that we continue to discover every day, and our local farmers and growers have been busy in the fields delive…