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Kensington, P.E.I., to receive federal funding for wastewater infrastructure
Vehicles collide on Water Street in Summerside
New Charlottetown library to be constructed in Dominion Building
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Mattress theft under investigation in Charlottetown, P.E.I.
A significant number of mattresses and box springs were stolen from a Charlottetown business overnight Friday, Aug. 16. The items were in a storage trailer outside Sleep Country at 180 Buchanan Dr. They went missing sometime between 9 p.m. Friday ...
Sentencing delayed in P.E.I. infanticide case
The sentencing date for a P.E.I. woman who pleaded guilty to three counts of infanticide was pushed back Tuesday because the agreed statement of facts in the case won’t be ready on time. Shannon Dawn Rayner wasn’t in court when her ...
P.E.I. woman sends out last-minute call for school supply donations
A Kellys Cross woman is making a last-minute plea for school supply donations to ease the burden for many parents. Krystal Rice started the initiative last year with great success. Items poured in, enough to fill her husband’s half-ton ...
Police seize drugs, firearms from North Market Street home in Summerside
SUMMERSIDE – Residents in Summerside’s downtown were awoken early Tuesday morning by the sound of tear gas grenades going off as police raided a home on North Market Street. The Prince District Joint Force Operations Unit (JFO) later ...
Engineer says Charlottetown police license plate technology raises concerns
A local engineer says the use of high-tech cameras by police to collect driver license plate data raises serious concerns about surveillance and privacy. Last week Josh Biggley received a summons in the mail from the Charlottetown Police Services ...
Controversial Briggs Street rezoning approved in Summerside, P.E.I.
For the first time in recent memory Summerside Mayor Basil Stewart had to use his ceremonial gavel on Monday to bring order to a city council meeting. Stewart did so during an exchange with angry residents of the Briggs Street area, upset over a ...
Music at the Manse hosts concert to help victims of Charlottetown apartment fire
Grant Pye wasted no time. On July 18, the day after a fire destroyed an apartment building on Harley Street in Charlottetown, Pye reached out to his friend and bandmate, Tim Archer, about putting on a benefit show for the victims. Though he ...
P.E.I. bond rating upgraded to A for first time since 2000
DBRS has upgraded P.E.I.’s bond rating from an A (low) to an A grade for the first time since 2000. Moody’s, meanwhile, has maintained its bond rating of Aa2 for the province. Interest payments on provincial debt are the ...
Physician shortage resolution passed at Kensington, P.E.I., council meeting
Kensington council has requested the provincial government implement a new program to recruit new doctors to the Kensington area. Over 13,000 Islanders in total are on a waiting list for a family doctor. The motion passed unanimously and ...
Volunteer firefighter Jed Burt honoured in Kensington, P.E.I.
A long-time Kensington volunteer firefighter was honoured last week at the council meeting. Gerard ‘Jed’ Burt was a volunteer firefighter in the Kensington fire department from January 1984 until his retirement in December ...