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What you need to know about COVID-19: September 18, 2020
UPDATE: Search suspended for two missing teen boys in western P.E.I.
Are virtual doctor appointments here to stay? Atlantic Canadian doctors, patients hope so
Atlantic Canadian residents who are immune compromised fear COVID-19 could be a death sentence
Clinton man pleads guilty to harassment
Drugs and driving net jail time and driving ban for Summerside man
St. Chrysostome man gets jail time for driving while disqualified
Wolfville priest to be next Anglican bishop of Nova Scotia and P.E.I.
Rev. Sandra Fyfe has been elected the next bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Fyfe has been rector of the Parish of Horton, St. John’s Church, Wolfville, since 2009. When consecrated as bishop, she ...
Scammers steal thousands from victims with psychological entrapment games
While online scams are on the rise with more people working from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many fraudsters are still conning unsuspecting victims through telephone calls. "Fraudsters are using every means to target you through ...
Atlantic Canada's bats have an undeserved reputation – and they need your help to survive
Bats may have a bad reputation, but it’s not deserved. And now they’re depending on your help to survive. Scientists and researchers across Atlantic Canada are teaming up to monitor and protect the at-risk animals. Three species found ...
Pope Road roundabout plan not popular with one Summerside, P.E.I. resident
A city resident is not happy with Summerside's proposal for a roundabout at the Pope Road and Central Street intersection. Art Gerrard lives on the Pope Road Connector, a twisty section of street that connects Granville and Central ...
RCMP investigating damage done to old Tyne Valley Memorial Hospital
On Monday, Sept. 1 at about 6 p.m., someone broke into the old Tyne Valley Memorial Hospital and caused a significant amount of damage to the inside of the building. Then, on Thursday, Sept. 3 between the hours of 3 and 8 p.m., someone again ...
Kings County woman taken to hospital following single-vehicle collision on Saturday
A 29-year-old Kings County woman was taken to hospital with injuries following a single vehicle collision on Saturday morning. Just after 10 a.m. on Sept. 5, Kings District RCMP attended the collision on Route 16 in St. Peters. St. Peters ...
Police looking for information about burned truck found in Travellers Rest
RCMP in East Prince are investigating the report of a utility truck that was found on fire on Saturday, Sept. 5, between 6:50 and 7:10 a.m. on the Steel Road in Travellers Rest. Witnesses also reported seeing a small, grey Saturn car travelling ...
UPDATE: Emergency crews deal with a sodium hydroxide leak in Kensington, P.E.I.
A potentially dangerous situation was avoided in the Town of Kensington as emergency crews were on the scene of a sodium hydroxide leak on Tuesday morning. Kensington police chief Lewie Sutherland told The Guardian the driver of a tractor-trailer ...
‘Close to perfect,’ Day says of Atlantic region’s Labour Day weekend forecast
Those looking to take advantage of the Atlantic bubble Labour Day weekend won’t need to worry about the forecast when picking what province to visit. “It’s all about timing,” Cindy Day, chief meteorologist at SaltWire ...
Power outage planned in Summerside Sept. 3
The Summerside electric utility has announced an urgent power outage planned from 4:30 - 6:30 a.m. on Sept. 3. Customers on the R2, circuit which takes in Decker Road, Route 2, Greenwood Drive, Pope Road and nearby streets will be ...