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As of October 6, a total of 316 people had been tested at Montague’s drop-in COVID-19 location.This is the only rural test site in eastern PEI. At similar testing sites across the province 265 people have been tested in O’Leary; 4,895 in Borden, 669 in Summerside and 3,513 at the Charlotteto…

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The main floor of the Montague Legion on Douses Road is being transformed into a COVID-19 testing site to be used as a drop-in clinic for the winter months.

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Along with all other Islanders, local politicians’ regular workflow was overhauled in March as MLAs and MPs were suddenly called to address new challenges pertaining to COVID-19.

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Margi Cameron, of Georgetown Royalty, has been travelling to Pasco County, Florida each winter for the past 29 years. She’s hoping this year, travel restrictions and the status of COVID-19 won’t force a break in that trend.

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Last Thursday the forecast for this past weekend looked pretty good, so, trying to stretch out summer for as long as possible, and on one day’s notice, we rented a spectacular oceanfront cottage in eastern PEI. The price was right, the weather was great and the view was breathtaking. We park…

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COVID-19 is no excuse and should in no uncertain terms be engaged as a crutch or grounds for illegal behaviour or harm to others.

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It started with 100 people gathering for a beach party on a cool, moonlit, early fall night. There was beer, guitars and revelry at a summer enjoyed. Social distancing and masks were definitely not mandatory. In fact, no one seemed to think twice about it. Martha was a designated driver. She…

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You can almost smell it in the air, the ads popping up on TV, stores rolling out sales on paper, pencils, lunch bags and back- packs.

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At the end of the day,Tyne Valley is going to have a wonderful new arena. It’s coming sooner than later. Still, winning a quarter million bucks from Kraft Hockeyville would have gone a long way to help pay off the municipal portion of the cost to build a new rink, which,after insurance,is sa…

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It has been a pretty safe and peaceful summer here on PEI considering we are in the throes of a global pandemic.

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The pressure to return Island children to the classroom is summed up in two words sprinkled liberally throughout reopening plans for each of PEI’s 56 English language schools. ‘When possible’ is the phrase government uses to bridge political and education rhetoric, knowing the goal is built …