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Local news for Prince Edward Island continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | CBC News

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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6 hrs ago | 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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The Guardian

Restricted, prohibited guns could be carried on P.E.I., warns official

Ottawa's proposed changes to firearms legislation could possibly mean owners of restricted or prohibited guns would be permitted to carry them around at will, says Prince Edward Island's chief firearms officer.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

In Quebec, lighthouses and lobster are just part of the fun

Lighthouses, lobster and cooler temperatures are big draws for travel to Canada's Maritime Islands and New England in the summer months, especially for Texans who are eager to escape the heat.

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The Guardian

Today is Florida Day on P.E.I., at Selkirk park

Lord Selkirk Campground in Eldon will host a new event today, Saturday, July 26 - Florida Days on Prince Edward Island.

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CBC News

Humane Society recommends microchips for pets

A Jack Russell terrier is scanned for a microchip at the Blue Cross Lewknor Rehoming Centre in London.

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The Guardian

Farming away 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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CBC News

New Brunswick Medical Society calls for abortion access plan

Left to right: Jenna Knorr, Erica Knorr and Megan Aiken take part in a protest as pro-choice demonstrators rally at the New Brunswick Legislature in Fredericton on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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CBC News

Money from wind farm deal delayed

P.E.I. Rural Development Minister Ron MacKinley says it's taken longer than expected to get money flowing from the Hermanville community enhancement fund.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBC News

Colombia-claimed airplane engines must be secured by bond

A U.S. company seeking the return of aircraft engines, claimed by the government of Colombia but currently in a P.E.I. repair shop, must post a bond if it wants to proceed with its court action.

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CBC News

'Trout rafts' to help fish escape the heat in P.E.I.

Water temperatures up to 25C have sent trout from some ponds to cooler, faster-flowing streams where predators lurk.

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Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut MLA will not face jail time for P.E.I. impaired driving conviction

South Baffin MLA David Joanasie will not serve jail time following a July 7 impaired driving incident while he was on vacation in Charlottetown, P.E.I. In his sentence, Judge John Douglas gave credit to Joanasie for spending the night of July 7 in jail.

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CBC News

Assault charge laid after girl found at side of road

RCMP have charged a P.E.I. man in relation to an assault on a 17-year-old girl after she was found injured on the side of the road in the early morning hours of July 16. Police were called at about 1 a.m. and were told the injured girl had been found along the Trans-Canada Highway at Cherry Valley east of Charlottetown.

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Burton Cummings packs Charlottetown waterfront

The 5,000 people crowded into the zone at Confederation Landing Park were appreciative of both the music and the provincial and federal governments for footing the bill.

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