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  • Turning the right card could net someone an estimated $180,000 Friday

    Last week’s draw brought in more than $75,000 in ticket sales but the winning ticket-holder failed to turn the elusive Ace of Spades. The ...

  • Trap line severs hand

    A West Point fishing boat crew was working early Saturday afternoon trying to free lobster traps that were silted up on the bottom. Suddenly, the ...

  • No halibut before Sept. 9

    The fishery was scheduled to start September 1 but a conference call on Monday between the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the P.E.I. ...

  • Drop-off/pick up service starts Sept. 9

    The service will operate out of the genealogy room of the Alberton Museum from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays starting September 9, and until ...

  • Library location unresolved

    The service was discontinued in early May after a flood in the library’s basement caused air quality issues. The library reopened in early June ...

  • Oysters in the spotlight

    Happening September 12 on the Northport Pier, Oysters on the Pier shines the spotlight brightly on Prince Edward Island’s world-famous oysters. ...

  • Reducing nutrient load would help: Raymond

    Every flush of a toilet contributes to nutrient enrichment, said Bruce Raymond, but he stressed the vast majority of the nutrients originate from ...

  • Captive eels succumb to anoxia, expert suggests

    “It’s strange,” he said. “Eels, they’re very tough, for one thing.” Bruce Raymond, Manager of watershed and subdivision planning section of the ...

  • Fisherman sustains serious hand injury

    The fisherman reportedly lost part of his hand when he got caught up in the boat’s trap hauler while bringing traps onboard the vessel. Emergency ...

  • Bloomfield Mall restaurant reopens

    “It’s just kind of catchy,” Smallman said of her 4th Quarter Pub and Eatery. “It was going to be sports-themed,” said Smallman, “but it went in a ...