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P.E.I. Muslims mark end of Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan ended Sunday night, and on Monday the Muslim community on P.E.I. came together to celebrate Eid.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Guardian

Charlottetown councillor in hosptal after collison with girl on bicycle

Coun. Eddie Rice, chair of Charlottetown's Water and Sewer Utility committee, says the city may have to expropriate some of the land its needs for its sewer separation project.

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Jalopnik

Evil Beaver Attempts To Kill Family By Dropping A Tree On Their Car

Oh, beavers! They're so cute, right? What with their little waffle-ironed tails and buck teeth and insatiable woodlust? Wrong.

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The Guardian

Robert Goguen

New Brunswick MP Robert Goguen participates in the House of Commons standing committee on justice and human rights July 8, 2014.

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Bangor Daily News

Wyman's acquires 8,000 acres in New Brunswick, expands processing plant on Prince Edward Island

Jasper Wyman & Son, the largest U.S.-owned grower and processor of wild blueberries, announced Tuesday it has signed an agreement to acquire 8,000 acres of land in northern New Brunswick, Canada, in order to increase its supply of the lowbush blueberries.

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CBC News

Rejected marriage commissioner out $500 application fee

A P.E.I. woman was astonished to discover she would not be refunded her $500 application fee after she was rejected as a marriage commissioner.

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CBC News

Call for fox-feeding ban renewed

It would not be realistic to attempt to impose a ban on feeding foxes, says the City of Charlottetown.

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Swindon Advertiser

A world of rich music at WOMAD

IN their pristine white bridal gowns and black furry stovepipe hats, the three women of Dakha Brahka cut a striking, almost unnerving appearance - like something out of a Tim Burton remake of a 1920s silent horror film.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

CBC News

Oyster company receives $205k of clams to fund expansion

An expansion at the Raspberry Point Oyster Co. is expected to increase its annual sales of oysters by one million - or about 22 per cent.

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Journal-Pioneer

Dutch transplants farming on P.E.I

Netherland natives Chiel Middelkamp, right, and his brother, Eelco, are standing tall in the fourth season of operating Middelkamp Organic Produce in Prince Edward Island.

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UnBeige

Oh, Canada! Edward Burtynsky, Fred Herzog Among Photographers Honored with Stamps

Canada knows how to have fun with stamps, eh? Current postage options in the Great White North include a set of spooky stamps devoted to "haunted Canada" , songstress Shania Twain , and Superman, but our favorites are the new set celebrating Canadian photography.

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CBC News

Shellfish line damage investigated by RCMP

Dana Drummond, manager of Atlantic Aqua Farms, is frustrated by the number of mussel lines that have been cut on the company's lease on the Brudenell River.

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CBC News

Biological inventory first step for new park

The Island Nature Trust is doing an inventory of all the species of plants and animals in P.E.I.'s first wilderness park and the area surrounding it.

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Mustard to battle against wireworms

As wireworms spread across P.E.I., costing potato growers millions of dollars by damaging crops, farmers are turning to a new rotation crop for the fight.

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The Guardian

Trying to fill Senate seat not priority now: Ghiz

Catherine Callbeck looks over scrapbooks that were compiled and given to her by Janet Warren.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

CBC News

Jared Connaughton fails to advance at Commonwealth Games

A P.E.I. sprinter competing at the Commonwealth Games will not progress to the semi-finals of the Men's 100-metre event.

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CBC News

Seacow Head Lighthouse celebrates 150th birthday

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Seacow Head Lighthouse. Community celebrations began July 27 in Fernwood, P.E.I. The Seacow Head Lighthouse in Fernwood, P.E.I., is celebrating its 150th anniversary this weekend, but amidst the festive mood there is fear the community may lose the historical structure.

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CBC News

New Brunswick's newest brewery hopes to tell Edmundston's stories

Tapping the keg. The Petit-Sault Brewery brews out of an old police station in Edmundston's downtown.

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The Guardian

Raising the bar

Ryan DesRoches, a native of Charlottetown, is pictured picking berries while cycling on a trail in Germany, meant to show his fondness for using natural products.

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Republican Journal

The Republican Journal on Prince Edward Island

The Littlefield family recently visited Prince Edward Island in Canada on vacation and brought along their Republican Journal.

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