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Land purchased to keep lighthouse from falling into sea

The historic Cape Bear Lighthouse in southeastern Prince Edward Island is being saved from toppling into the sea.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Guardian

Fire in abandoned Charlottetown home brings quick response

A small fire in the basement of an abandoned home in Charlottetown drew firefighters and police quickly to the scene.

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Journal-Pioneer

Water is top of mind as Atlantic agrologists meet in Stanley Bridge

In the battle for Prince Edward Island's groundwater, scientists are largely caught in the middle of the proverbial tug-of-war.

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CBC News

Volunteer jailed for stealing from baseball team

A Cornwall, P.E.I. woman will serve 45 days in jail for stealing from the Bluefield High School band program and a little league baseball team.

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The Guardian

P.E.I. RCMP warn against defacing street signs

P.E.I. RCMP tweeted this photo of a shopping cart hanging from a street sign in Stratford, Tuesday, July 22. Prince Edward Island RCMP used their Twitter account this morning to remind the public that altering street signs is against the law.

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Dramatic rescue unfolds in PEI after woman, dog fall into open well

Members from the Kensington fire department were dispatched at 7:40 a.m.July 19 to rescue a border collie and its owner who were trapped in a 24-foot deep well in Baltic, north of the town of Kensington in PEI An uncovered well set the scene for what could have been a tragic situation over the weekend in Baltic, Prince Edward Island.

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Drowning rates down in the Maritimes

The number of people drowning in the Maritimes is falling, but the rates are not the same in all three provinces.

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Ducklings lost when drain cover moved

The Town of Stratford, P.E.I., has posted a sign at Kellys Pond asking people not to move the grate over the culvert that drains the pond, after nine ducklings were swept into it.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBC News

Charlottetown law firm plants trees in Victoria Park

The staff at McInnes Cooper recently spent an afternoon planting maple trees and some native shrubs in Charlottetown's Victoria Park.

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Great white shark from 1983 attracts new attention

The great white shark was hauled up dead in the net of David McKendrick of Alberton, P.E.I. in 1983.

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Downtown knife robbery suspect arrested

A 29-year-old Charlottetown man is in custody charged with an armed robbery just before 9 a.m. Saturday.

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Journal-Pioneer

Islanders get behind-the-scenes look into warship

Petty Officer Dwayne Milligan shows Jeremy Douchane the ins and outs of the ship's controls during a tour Sunday of the HMCS Kingston, a coastal patrol vessel docked in Charlottetown for weekend.

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Charlottetown neighbourhood shaken by murder meets on topic of drugs

Charlottetown Mayor Clifford Lee, left, city councillor Melissa Hilton and Progressive Conservative MLA James Aylward walk to a meeting with residents of the Brows Lane neighbourhood that are concerned with drug activity in the area.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

CBC News

HMCS Kingston in Charlottetown Sunday

HMCS Kingston is docked at the Charlottetown waterfront Sunday and the public is welcome to take a tour of the Canadian warship.

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DiverseCity Summerside Festival educates and entertains

"Buddhism is another way of life. We're here trying to bring harmony to the community," says Liu, a Buddhist monk with the Great Enlightenment Buddhist Institute Society.

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Tryon church to be moved to make way for highway project

The Tryon United Baptist Church building will be moved in August so Route 1 can be straightened.

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Teen sisters named rising stars in Island harness racing

Nicole Reeves and her sister Gillian won a rising star award Saturday from the Prince County Horsemen's Club.

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N.S. RCMP surround home, but assault suspect not found

Officers with an RCMP emergency response team surrounded a home in Ogilvie, N.S., Saturday evening, but didn't find the man suspected of assaulting a woman.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

CBC News

Confederation Trail needs patrol volunteers

Volunteers hand out maps and give information to trail users, and also work with conservation officers on the lookout for illegal activities, such as people riding ATVs and dirt bikes.

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Atlantic Sire Stakes put on show at Summerside

Wendell Willliams bred the colt who picked up his second win of the campaign. ) to win his "A" division in 1:58.1 for owners Peter and Don Smith, Larry Chappell and Gerald Morrissey.

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